Linebacker Clifton Garrett from Plainfield South High School of Plainfield, Illinois, signed his letter of intent joins LSU's signing class.
Garrett (6'2", 228) is the #28 overall prospect according to the 247 Sports Composite rankings. He checks in as the nation's #2 OLB and the #1 player from the state of Illinois. As a Senior Garrett amassed 139 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 3 FF, and 4 FR.
Garrett brings a versatile tool set to Baton Rouge that could allow him to play inside or outside at the linebacker position. He stands the chance to play early in a linebacker core in need of playmakers. Garrett is a good athlete with outstanding instincts in both the run and pass game. Garrett's size, strength and athleticism make him a candidate for early playing time.