May 30, 2006

Jarrett Lee commits to LSU

The LSU football program picked up a huge commitment Wednesday when Texas blue-chip quarterback Jarrett Lee of Brenham Texas gave his verbal pledge to the Tigers in a phone call with Tiger offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher.

Lee chose LSU over Nebraska and close to over 30 other scholarship offers.

"Everything that it was about, everything that was presented to me, the campus, the coaches, the facilities, the atmosphere, the academics and everything they presented I just fell in love with," Lee said. I came back home and I couldn't it out of my head and so I just figured do it now and I'm relieved and I'm excited about being a Tiger and getting things rolling.

Lee (6-3, 210, 4.6) finished his junior season with 3,425 passing yards as he completed 234 of 347 attempts with 40 touchdowns and only 8 interceptions.

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