Major Burns has only been committed to LSU for a few days but he’s already making some bold claims when it comes to what he expects from his career as a Tiger.
If you missed the news, the four-star defensive back from Baton Rouge started the wave of momentum Ed Orgeron’s program experienced on the recruiting trail over the weekend as his pledge was the first of four commitments LSU secured — it should be noted that two of the pledges have not been made public outside of Coach O’s trademark “Hold That Tiger!” messages to the program’s fans.
Burns, the No. 6 safety in the nation, Louisiana’s No. 4 overall prospect and a top 150 recruit in the 2020 recruiting cycle according to 247Sports Composite Rankings, committed to LSU on Friday with a video release. Burns was at one point committed to Texas A&M but he backed off that pledge this spring. LSU’s second commitment of the weekend came from four-star defensive back Jordan Toles of Maryland.
Following Burns’ commitment, former LSU and NFL player Ryan Clark was eager to share his thoughts on his school’s latest pickup.
“(Burns) is as focused and intense a young football player as I have ever seen. He will do everything to improve and succeed. I look forward to watching him grow! Welcome to the family,” Clark said following Burns’ commitment.
If breaking the hearts of Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M fans weren’t enough, Burns has upped the ante when it comes to making some fans among the LSU faithful as he’s promised to deliver a national championship during his time with the program.
LSU fans may be excited now but if Burns follows through on that promise, he’ll become a legend in Baton Rouge.