May 14, 2007

Manuel still contemplating

Virginia Beach (VA) Bayside High quarterback E.J. Manuel has more than 20 scholarship offers from schools across the nation. So far in his high school career he's racked up more than 4,500 total yards and accounted for 42 touchdowns. And at 6-foot-6 , 203 pounds and possessing 4.6/40 speed, he's got the size and mobility coaches - including those at LSU - want from a collegiate-level quarterback.

Manuel said members of the LSU coaching staff - head coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Gary Crowton among them - recently made the trip up to his high school to watch him in action at spring practice.

"I enjoyed them coming up here and showing me that interest," he said.

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