Ed Orgeron made it a point to emphasize the need to upgrade personnel in the trenches after falling to Alabama.
One recruit on hand for the No. 1 vs. No. 3 showdown was Courtland Ford, who took that message to heart.
Ford, a Rivals100 offensive tackle, committed to LSU over the aforementioned Crimson Tide, Georgia, TCU and Baylor, among others. He is the sixth member of the team’s 2020 recruiting class and the first offensive lineman in the group.