Junior wide receiver Kayshon Boutte announced his verbal commitment to LSU via Twitter late Sunday evening.
Commited 🐯 pic.twitter.com/MxRYBelhNq
— Kayshon Boutte (@KayshonB15) October 22, 2018
Boutte, who 247 Sports considers to be the No. 1 prospect from Louisiana in the class of 2020, held offers from Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, West Virginia, Arizona State, UL and Louisiana Tech.
As a sophomore, the 6-foot, 185-pound wideout caught 30 passes for 725 yards for Westgate High School (New Iberia, La.). He also carried the ball 28 times for 210 yards. He was responsible for 11 touchdowns.
Boutte is also a state champion sprinter, placing first in the 400 meters as a freshman. He medaled in both the 200 and the 400 as a sophomore.
Boutte is LSU’s fifth verbal commitment to its 2020 recruiting class, which ranks fourth nationally and second in the SEC. According to 247Sports, Boutte is a four-star recruit. The recruiting service ranks him as No. 51 overall prospect and the No. 10 wide receiver.
Boutte will also participate in the 2020 Under Armour All-American Game.