2021 TULANE FOOTBALL COMMITTMENTS

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Meet Tulane's 2021 Football Recruiting Class -

By position -

QB - 1
RB - 1
WR - 3
TE - 1
OL - 2
DL - 3
LB - 2
DB - 4
K - 1

1. Ty Keyes - DECOMMITTED - COMMITTED to USM - QB - 6'2, 205, Taylorsville, MS - rated 3 stars by 247 & Rivals - offered by Auburn, Kansas, ULL, Ole Miss, Miss State, Miss Valley St, Oregon, and USM

2. Kanarius Johnson - DECOMMITTED - WR - 6'2, 190, Laurel, MS - rated 3 stars by 247 & Rivals - offered by Arkansas State, Auburn, Delaware State, Indiana, ULM, Louisville, Miss St., Ole Miss, Missouri, North Texas, Penn State, USA, USM, Texas State, Troy, Western Ky, Yale, Kentucky, and Middle TN St.

3. Iverson Celestine - RB - 5'10, 198, Mandeville, LA - rated 3 stars by 247 & Rivals - offered by La Tech, Middle TN St, South Alabama, Utah, Virginia, Colorado, USM, and Toledo

4. Kolby Phillips - CB - 6'0, 175, Nashville, TN - rated 3 stars by 247 & Rivals - offered by Coastal Carolina, South Carolina, Toledo, Austin Peay, Eastern Michigan, Indiana, Kansas, Liberty, and Western Ky

5. Jaden Handy - DECOMMITTED - RB - 5-8, 189, New Orleans, LA - rated 3 stars by 247 & Rivals - offered by Nevada and UTSA

6. Hayden Shook - OG - 6'4, 315, Perkinston, MS (Miss Gulf Coast Comm. College) - rated 3 stars by 247 & 2 stars by Rivals - offered by South Alabama and UAB

7. Donald Lee - DECOMMITTED - CB - 6'2, 178, Spring, TX - rated 3 stars by 247 and 2 stars by Rivals - offered by Abilene Christian, Arkansas State, Houston Baptist, LA Tech, New Mexico, SMU, Tenn State, UTSA, Utah State, Washington State, Houston, and ULL

8. Mandel Eugene - LB - 6'0, 201, LaPlace, LA - rated 3 stars by 247 & 2 stars by Rivals - offered by McNeese St., New Mexico St., and Southeastern

9. Bailey Despanie - CB - 6'0, 160, Lafayette, LA - rated 3 stars by 247 & 2 stars by Rivals - offered by Kansas, FAU, ULL, Houston Baptist, Prairie View, South Alabama, Southeastern, Southern, and Texas State

10. Roderic Lewis - DECOMMITTED- ATH - 5'11, 175, Memphis, TN - rated 3 stars by 247 & Rivals - offered by Ball State, Arkansas St, Austin Peay, Georgia State, Indiana, Samford, USM, Tenn State, Tenn Martin, Vanderbilt, Western Carolina, Western Illinois, Eastern Ky, Liberty, Memphis, and Southeast Missouri St.

11. Billy Wiles - DECOMMITTED - SIGNED with Clemson as PWO - QB - 6'3, 200, Ashburn, VA - rated 3 stars by 247 & 2 stars by Rivals - offered by Bucknell, Fordham, Gardner-Webb, Georgetown, Howard, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, William & Mary, Yale, Bryant, Campbell, Harvard, Holy Cross, and UMass

12. Jaden Williams - DECOMMITTED - COMMITTED to Boston College - WR - 5'10, 170, Pflugerville, TX - rated 3 stars by 247 & 2 stars by Rivals - offered by Abilene Christian, Arkansas State, ULL, Tulsa, and UTSA

13. BJ Ragland - DECOMMITTED - COMMITTED to Charlotte- OT - 6'3, 285, Chattanooga, TN - currently not rated by either service - offered by Army, Austin Peay, Campbell, Chattanooga, Coastal Carolina, ECU, Eastern Ky, Gardner-Webb, Georgetown, Illinois St, Liberty, Marshall, Middle TN St, Navy, New Mexico, Richmond, Samford, Southeast Missouri St, USM, Tenn State, Tenn Tech, UCF, UT-Martin, Western Illinois, Bowling Green, Charlotte, Furman, Kennesaw St, and Mercer

14. Kriston Esnard - K - 5'10, 179, Decatur, GA - currently not rated by either service - offered only by Tulane

15. Hutson Lillibridge - OG - 6’3, 292, St. Louis, MO - rated 3 star by 247 & Rivals - offered by Black Hills State (what???), Central Michigan, Georgetown, Illinois, Indiana, Indiana State, Kansas, Kent State, Lindinwood University (what???), Louisville, Missouri State, Ohio, South Dakota, UT-Martin, Western Illinois, and Western Michigan.

16. Michael Lunz - DL - 6’3, 230, Radcliff, KY - rated 3 star by 247 & Rivals - offered by Arkansas State, Akron, Arkansas, Cincinnati, Eastern Kentucky, Georgia State, Michigan State, Navy, Toledo, and Western Michigan.

17. Devean “The Real” Deal - TE - 6’4, 225, Garland, TX - rated 3 stars by 247 & Rivals - offered by Abilene Christian, Air Force, Army, Bucknell, Dartmouth, Florida A&M, Georgetown, Houston Baptist, Kansas, ULM, Navy, Northwestern, New Mexico, Rice, Stephen F. Austin, Syracuse, UTEP, Fordham, & Pennsylvania

18. TJ Huggins - WR - 6’2, 170 - WR - Miami, FL - rated 3 stars by 247 & Rivals - offered by Alabama St, App St, Boston College, Coastal Carolina, East Carolina, Florida A&M, FAU, FIU, Georgia State, Indiana, Kent State, Maryland, Miami (FL), Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Rhode Island, USF, USM, Syracuse, Toledo, UAB, UCF, Utah State, Utah, and Virginia Tech

19. Corey Platt Jr. - LB - 6’1, 195 - Little Rock, AR - rated 3 stars by 247 & 2 stars by Rivals - offered by Arkansas State, Kansas, La Tech, ULL, North Texas, & Toledo

20. Bryce Bohannon - WR -5’10, 175 - Conway, AR - rated 3 stars by 247 & not rated by Rivals - offered by Air Force & Central Arkansas

21. Jae’vien (Joker) Gill - DECOMMITTED - signed with UCF - DE - 6’5, 250 - Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - rated 3 stars by 247 & 2 stars by Rivals - offered by Jackson State, Missouri State, Memphis, Nebraska, USA, USM, and Troy

22. Parker Petersen - DE - 6’6, 235 - Nashville, TN - not rated by 247 or Rivals - offered by Army, Bucknell, Central Arkansas, Central Michigan, Chattanooga, Eastern Kentucky, Elon, Illinois State, Lehigh, Missouri State, Murray State, Navy, Samford, Southern Illinois, Tennessee Tech, UT Martin, Western Illinois - teams showing late interest included Kansas State, Michigan State, Nebraska, and Vanderbilt

23. Jeff Nwankwo - WR - 6’5, 200 - Oklahoma City, OK - not rated by either recruiting service - offered by Army, Cornell, Eastern Michigan, Tulsa, and Yale.

24. Elijah Champaigne - DE - 6'3, 260 - Tomball, TX - 3 stars per 247, 2 stars per Rivals - offered by Colorado, Wyoming, Air Force, Houston Baptist, Incarnate Word, Navy, New Mexico, Texas Southern, McNeese State, Texas State, UTEP, and Yale.

25. Lance Robinson - CB - 5’10, 181 - De La Salle, New Orleans - transfer from Kansas State - 2 to 3 years eligibility left - rated 3 star by 247 & Rivals - in 2018, offered by TCU, West Virginia, Colorado, Virginia Tech, Kansas, Arizona, North Texas, Nicholls, McNeese, Colorado State, Arkansas State, FAU, ULL, ULM, La Tech, Marshall, Middle TN State, South Carolina, Southeastern, USM, SMU, Troy, Tulsa, and Washington State.

26. Jadon Canady - CB - 6’0, 170 - Jacksonville, FL - 3 star per 247 & Rivals - offered by Howard, FAU, Alabama State, FAU, Maryland, Memphis, UAB, and Utah State

27. Kai Horton - QB - 6’4, 215 - Carthage, TX - rated 3 star by 247 & Rivals - offered by Stephen F. Austin and McNeese State.


As of 8/5/20, 247 ranks our class 70th nationally, and 7th in the AAC

As of 8/5/20, 247 ranks our class 70th nationally, and 7th in the AAC

As of 8/5/20, Rivals ranks our class 70th nationally, and 8th in the AAC
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As of 8/8/20, 247 ranks our class 65th nationally, and 5th in the AAC

As of 8/8/20, Rivals ranks our class 65th nationally, and 7th in the AAC

Per 247, number of commits per AAC national rankings -

1. Memphis - 39th - 19 commits
2. Cincinnati - 53rd - 16 commits
3. SMU - 56th - 12 commits
4. USF - 60th - 15 commits
5. Tulane - 65th - 15 commits
6. Temple - 68th - 15 commits
7. UCF - 71st - 14 commits
8. East Carolina - 87th - 10 commits
9. Houston - 99th - 7 commits
10. Navy - 111th - 13 commits
11. Tulsa - 115th - 5 commits

Interestingly, Rivals has Navy at 54th nationally with 49 commits - Wow!!!
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247 hasn't ranked the kicker and the OL from Chattanooga. Our ranking is probably higher.
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Do the kickers generally get a ranking?
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tjtlja wrote: Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:13 pm Do the kickers generally get a ranking?
Yes, however perfunctory, they do. Sometimes a kicker gets rated really high, for a kicker. What would another Cairo be worth to us? I'd call that worthy of a high 3 star rating.
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Based on college performance, Cairo should have been a 5 star recruit. I know some of these guys get rated out of high school by the recruiting services, I just didn’t know if a lot of them get that patented 2/3 star ranking.
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tjtlja wrote: Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:17 pm Based on college performance, Cairo should have been a 5 star recruit. I know some of these guys get rated out of high school by the recruiting services, I just didn’t know if a lot of them get that patented 2/3 star ranking.
Yeah, our guy will get the "kicker who signs with Tulane" rating. Alabama's guy will get the "kicker who signs with Saban" rating. Which is why I used perfunctory. :-D
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Let’s hope our kicker gets a rating. Didn’t someone say he was rated #4 in the country by some kicking service.
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After the big commitment of Michael Lunz today (16th overall) -

8/15 - 247 has us ranked 63rd nationally and 5th in the AAC

8/15 - Rivals has us ranked 65th nationally and 7th in the AAC (should be 6th - Navy has 49 commits)

Please note that that BJ Ragland and Kriston Esnard have yet to be ranked by either service.
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Does anyone know about how many schoolies we might have for 2021?
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WF usually gets it to 25 so work with that assumption.
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After the commitment of Devean Deal today (17th overall) -

8/21- 247 has us ranked 63rd nationally and 5th in the AAC

8/21 - Rivals has us ranked 65th nationally and 7th in the AAC (should be 6th - Navy has 51 commits)

Please note that BJ Ragland is now rated 3 stars by 247, and is not rated by Rivals. Kriston Esnard and Deveal Dean have yet to be rated by either service.
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TU23, LG, or FTW, who do you see as the next couple of dominoes to fall our way?
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Recruiting commitments as of 11/9/20 updated. We currently have 14 solid commitments (I am excluding Kolby Phillips).

On Rivals, we rank 72 nationally and 6th in the AAC (Navy ranks 4th with 56 commitments).

Per 247, we rank 72 nationally and 5th in the AAC.
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So the 2021 recruiting class is the biggest clusterpoop. Why?

1.No visits, limited interaction, and basically telerecruiting.

2. The spring/summer evaluations at camps etc. didn't happen.

3. Since #2 didn't happen game film and previous film will be all the more important, BTW there is far less game film on some because of less high school games.

4. The 2020 class will be true freshmen again next year because of waiver this season. So you will have what amounts of two classes in one year.

What does all of this mean?
Well the 2021 recruiting class for everyone is likely to contain the most duds, diamonds in rough, and bad fits ever.
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The Bad - LSU
THe Ugly - USM
Dishonorable mention - Navy
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Poseidon, I think you are talking about the recruiting class that signs this December. Your use of both 2021 and 2020 is confusing. Cannot disagree with your conclusion.
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CT Wave wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:33 am Poseidon, I think you are talking about the recruiting class that signs this December. Your use of both 2021 and 2020 is confusing. Cannot disagree with your conclusion.
I edited, thanks for catching that.
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The Bad - LSU
THe Ugly - USM
Dishonorable mention - Navy
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2021 Commitment list updated thru 11/26/20
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Parker Petersen commit??

https://twitter.com/ParkPetersen94

Is this a PWO?
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He claims offers from Army, Navy, and WMU among FBS programs. I rather think he's not a PWO. Looks like a bigger Luke Jackson.
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Found this write-up from a scouting service called CCS -

As the 2020 football season keeps rolling along, it’s hard to not continue talking about Father Ryan (TN) defensive end Parker Petersen and his ascension up recruiting charts. He has been a force thus far, causing havoc on the opponent’s offense whether it be sacking the quarterback or blocking punts on special teams. Petersen has been a one man wrecking crew!

His play on the field has definitely caught the eyes of several coaching staffs around the country. Petersen recently added new offers from Central Arkansas, Samford and Southern Illinois but also a strong list suitors interested in his talents including Akron, California, Coastal Carolina, Elon, Gardner-Webb, Kansas St, Lafayette, Lehigh, MTSU, North Alabama, SEMO, UAB, UConn, Vanderbilt and Wofford along with a few others.

Petersen is actually a busy guy right now. On top of his season and school work, the Irish edge rusher is also taking visits to college campuses. This past weekend, Petersen took visits to Illinois St and Murray St and has three more set for this week with Missouri St, Samford and Tennessee Tech. All five of those schools have offered.

At this current time, Petersen doesn’t have plans to commit as he feels his recruitment is about to go to another level and he wants to take several more visits before it’s all said and done. He doesn’t have a current leader as he remains open to all.
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Wrestled in the 195 class. I imagine his weight shot up once he was done with his last season. Looks like a bigger Luke Jackson.
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long green wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:30 pm Wrestled in the 195 class. I imagine his weight shot up once he was done with his last season. Looks like a bigger Luke Jackson.
195 class high school wrestlers are usually pretty sculpted. Twitter link says he's closer to 235 now so he really put on some weight on his 6'5" frame.
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Commitment list updated. 16 firm at this time as the early signing date quickly approaches. I am excluding Phillips until further notice.
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I hope Fritz can pull a good DT prospect soon. Worried about the roster in there.
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