On Tuesday, the LSU football staff got their 17th commitment for the 2024 class from 3-star WR Kylan Billiot out of Terrebonne High School (Houma, LA). The No. 9 overall player & No. 2 ranked WR in Louisiana according to 247Sports earned an offer from the LSU staff on last Saturday after a dominating performance at the Tigers 7v7 team camp.
"It feels good & a dream come true to commit to a school like LSU," Billiot said. "I knew I was going to have to work really hard to make it happen. Going to LSU's camp competing against some good competition brought the best out of me, it's just an unbelievable feeling because I went earned it."
The Tigers get their second WR committed for the 2024 class, the other is 5-foot-11 Joesph Stone out of (Fairburn, GA). They may take one more WR for this class, but it's evident that Billiot was a must to keep in the state.
"Me & Coach Hankton have been having a relationship for over a year, he continued to tell me the things I needed to work on to take my game to another level," Billiot said. "I wanted to make sure when he saw me this summer for camp that he could tell that I worked on the things I was weak at."
Billiot's offer list is over 15 & although he's now committed to the Tigers, fans should not be surprised if some SEC schools try to flip him before December's signing day. After being clocked at a 4.57 in the forty yard dash in front of LSU's staff & measuring in at 6-foot-3, 188 pounds with a 78 inch wing span, expect Billiot's stock to continue to rise.
"After I received my offer from LSU on Saturday, a couple SEC schools reached out to me trying to get me to come take an official visit," Billiot said. "I'm not focused on any of those schools, I'm focused on helping my team be better than we were last season & being dominant versus anybody that lines up against me."
"Coach Frank (Wilson), coach Jordan (Arcement), & coach Hankton played such a big role into making me feel like LSU is the best place for me," he said. "We've been having a lot of deep conversations on how to make me a better man by the time I leave there & my career outside of football, that's really big to me. Coach Kelly told me when I get there it's going to be hard, but that's needed if I want to be elite & not regular."
Billiot's first dream was to play basketball in college especially after receiving an offer from Nicholls St. his freshman year, but Billiot soon realized that football could be his ticket.
"I'll always love basketball, but football is better suited for me," he said. "When I started taking football serious after my sophomore year I fell in love with the process & I just want to continue putting in work so I can reach my full potential."
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