Better Know a Freshman: Arik Gilbert 

We start our examination of the 2020 recruiting class with its crown jewel. Crown jewel is frankly underselling it, as I haven’t been this excited about a recruit since Leonard Fournette. He comes to LSU listed at tight end, but versatile and athletic enough to play every receiver position like Travis Kelce, and freakishly built enough already to play in the NFL. At 6’5, 253, he’s already an NFL sized tight end. He can flat out fly, is a sharp route runner, and abuses defenders in contested catch situations. Honestly, I think he’s a rare recruit that could jump straight from HS to the NFL, but he can’t, so LSU gets to have him.

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Source: Better Know a Freshman: Arik Gilbert – And The Valley Shook

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