LSU soccer recruiting: 4-star QB Garrett Nussmeier commits to Tigers in 2021 class

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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow shattered data in 2019 en path to the Heisman Trophy and nationwide championship. The subsequent in line may very well be coming in 2021. Garrett Nussmeier, a four-star prospect within the Class of 2021, dedicated to the Tigers on Monday over affords from Baylor, North Carolina and others.

The Flower Mound, Texas-native introduced his resolution in a video posted to his Twitter account.

Nussmeier is ranked No. 104 within the 247Sports activities Composite rankings and is the No. 7 pro-style quarterback. He threw for 3,788 yards and 38 touchdowns as a junior for Marcus Excessive College in 2019. Nussmeier informed 247Sports activities earlier this spring that LSU’s hiring of passing recreation coordinator Scott Linehan performed a giant position in his recruitment.

“I feel when it occurred, it was fairly cool,” Nussmeier stated. “We bought in contact and we have been speaking. I feel he desires what’s finest for me as a result of it is nearly like having one other father as a coach. I feel it is the identical factor. He would love for me to come back play for him. After all, that is what he desires, however he additionally desires what’s finest for me and he desires me to make the correct resolution.”

Gabe Brooks, midland area recruiting analyst for 247Sports activities, filed this scouting report on the 6-foot-1, 182-pounder.

“Sufficient top with a median body,” he wrote. “Ought to be capable to get north of 200 kilos. Gives excellent manufacturing towards robust competitors at Texas 6A stage. Correct passer to all ranges. Reveals good contact on timing routes and different deep throws exterior the numbers. Flashes playmaking means to make spectacular off-schedule throws below stress. That interprets not solely in recreation conditions, however choose 7-on-7 environments as nicely.

“Professional-style however quick-footed and exhibits means to make first rusher miss to increase play. Encouraging means to throw on the run. Bodily ceiling could also be restricted. Ball will get out pretty shortly, however tightening the supply will assist. Sometimes takes pointless possibilities. Gifted QB with gunslinger mentality and nice soccer pedigree. Among the many prime Texas QB’s in 2021 class. Tasks to high-major stage with chance for long-term NFL Draft potential.”

Nussmeier is the son of longtime offensive assistant coach Doug Nussmeier. The elder Nussmeier is the quarterbacks coach of the Dallas Cowboys, and has served because the offensive coordinator at Washington (2009-11), Alabama (2012-13), Michigan (2014) and Florida (2015-17).

The information of Nussmeier’s dedication elevates LSU to No. 10 within the 247Sports activities Composite group recruiting rankings. The Tigers presently have 9 commitments — six of whom are four- or five-star prospects.

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