The Tigers are one of several SEC (or soon-to-be SEC) teams in the mix for one of the top underclassmen prospects from the state of Louisiana. But beyond the benefits of in-state recruiting, they have a leg up as 2025 New Orleans interior lineman Brett Bordelon is an LSU legacy.
His father, Ben, was a standout offensive lineman in Baton Rouge in the 1990s, and his brother, Bo, was a three-star signee in the 2023 class. Brett is entering his sophomore season at Isidore Newman School where he is teammates with No. 1 2023 prospect Arch Manning, and he has the potential to be an elite prospect.
Bordelon’s signing day is a long way off, and most recruiting sites haven’t released rankings for the 2025 class. On3, however, lists him as a four-star recruit. For what it’s worth, the Tigers, who offered him back in December after his freshman season, currently hold a 99.9% prediction for Bordelon’s services per the On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine.
LSU would seem like a logical choice, but Spiegelman reports that the younger Bordelon is expected “explore his options a bit more” than his brother — who pledged to the Tigers 12 days after receiving an offer last January. Still, Spiegelman likes LSU’s chances.
A lot could change between now and Bordelon’s graduation in 2025, but coach Brian Kelly seems to be in a good position to land a player who could see his stock rise quite a bit over the next couple of years.
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