UCLA pushing for trio of Louisiana natives

Three Louisiana recruits are currently visiting UCLA, a thought that could make SEC loyalists feel some mixture of disbelief, indignation and nausea.

Over the last 10 nine years, only one player from the Bayou State — three-star prospect Jeremy McGee — committed to the Bruins. This time around, UCLA is gunning for a trio of top-100 recruits: receiver Malachi Dupre, linebacker Kenny Young and defensive end Davon Godchaux.

How coveted are they? LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron took the time to book the same flight to Los Angeles. Landing even just one of the three could do much for the Bruins’ profile in the Deep South, especially with an announcement coming on ESPNU.

Here’s a look at how they might fit on the roster.

Malachi Dupre, 6-3, 195, #2 WR, #15 overall

UCLA has talent at receiver, but no one that can single-handedly flummox opposing defenses. Continue reading

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