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Derek Barnett

Derek Barnett is another new name to watch as LSU continues searching for another TE in 2014. A big-bodied, versatile athlete, Barnett has an offer from the Tigers and is looking forward to learning more about how he'd fit in their system.

The recruitment of Brentwood, Tenn., TE/DL Derek Barnett has grown exponentially recently as the three-star prospect added three big-time offers last week. One of those came from LSU, which Barnett admitted took him a bit off guard. His coach at Brentwood Academy, Cody White, had maintained contact with LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis — who handles recruiting in Tennessee — and Barnett's... Recommended Stories

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