September 6, 2007

Rivals250 lineman visiting

It is a big weekend on the LSU campus this weekend with the second ranked Tigers facing ninth ranked Virginia Tech Saturday night. That also means recruiting visitors and LSU will have many of the unofficial variety but one who is visiting officially is one of the South's top defensive tackles.

Brandon Thompson (6-2, 291) of Thomasville, Georgia will be making the trip with his family this weekend.

"We are driving down there and leaving right after my football game," Thompson said. "My mom, dad and sister are coming with me."

As a junior, Thompson recorded 51 tackles, nine tackles for loss, and five sacks.

LSU defensive backs coach Doug Mallory is recruiting Thompson for the Tiger staff.

"I just want to take a look at all of the schools that are out there before I make a decision," Thompson said.

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