Kayshon Boutte considered transferring from LSU: 'I thought about it, I really did'
Kayshon Boutte enters his third season at LSU as one of the most talented wide receivers in the country. Boutte, though, considered leaving the Tigers in the offseason.
The topic came up when Boutte spoke to the media Friday. Boutte told reporters that he “thought” about transferring, but ultimately felt it was better to stay in Baton Rouge and continue his career at LSU. Jacques Doucet of WAFB shared a video of Boutte’s comments.
“I thought about it. I really did.”@LSUfootball star wide receiver Kayshon Boutte says he considered leaving the Tigers, but decided to stay put.
— Jacques Doucet (@JacquesDoucet) August 6, 2022
Boutte will carry on LSU’s No. 7 tradition in 2022. The New Iberia, Louisiana native made the 2020 Freshman All-SEC team and was recognized as a Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America after logging 45 receptions for 735 yards and 5 touchdowns in the shortened 10-game regular season. In 2021, Boutte was limited to 6 games due to an ankle injury suffered against Kentucky. He still led the Tigers in receiving yards (508) and touchdowns (9) despite missing the final 7 games of the season.