BATON ROUGE, La. -- When Texas A&M joined the SEC, it was supposed to further open up Texas for SEC recruiting, especially for the school from the neighboring state, LSU.
In the 2013 class, it didn't work out that way for the Tigers.
LSU missed on a couple of prized targets, notably wide receiver Ricky Seals-Jones, and finished the year with a rare recruiting shutout in the Lone Star state (although, it's worth noting that defensive tackle signee Christian LaCouture played all but his senior of high school in Texas).
Did it mean LSU had lost its touch in Texas?
LSU already has two 2014 commitments from Texas and is in the running for several more. Here's a look: