The five-star prospect ranks in the top 10 nationally and is the nation’s No. 1-rated EDGE. Texas has seemed like the favorite here for a while, but LSU is surging ahead of the visit and has a major opportunity to gain some ground in what is, according to On3’s Billy Embody (subscription required), turning into a two-team race between the Tigers and the Longhorns.
Simmons was considering a trip to Texas A&M next week, as well, but it’s unclear if that is actually going to happen.
Texas will be hard to outlast for the in-state prospect, but based on Embody’s reporting, LSU’s chances seem to be improving by the day.
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