June 15, 2007
Battle for Manuel
LSU needs a quarterback as bad as anyone in the country this recruiting year. In fact, they probably need two of them and the one guy that is at the top of the Tiger coaching staff's wish list is Rivals.com five-star signal caller E.J. Manuel of Virginia.
Manuel of Bayside High School in Virginia Beach has already visited LSU unofficially this year and the Tigers made his top 10, which was released last month. However, most followers of the recruiting game are of the belief that LSU is a bit on the outside looking in.
Other schools in the mix for Manuel include Alabama, Maryland, Miami, North Carolina, Oregon, Penn State, Rutgers and Tennessee.
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