La. Tech lures pass-catcher Kevin Spears

Despite a scheduled Jan. 18th official visit date with LSU, senior wide receiver Kevin Spears (New Orleans/Holy Cross) committed Sunday to play for Louisiana Tech, The Times-Picayune reports.

Spears spent the weekend on an official visit in Ruston, La. His other scholarship offers include San Diego State, Southern University and Utah. Kentucky, Southern Miss and Tulane also expressed interest.

He caught 60 passes for 1,060 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, earning Class 4A All-State, All-Area and All-District recognition.

The 6-foot-2, 191-pound prospect is verbal No. 13 for the Bulldogs.