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Max Redfield Receives Offer from LSU

One of the top safety recruits nationwide has received an offer from the runner-up in the 2012 national championship, getting him to shuffle around his top interests which include the Oregon Ducks.

Nov 5, 2011; Seattle, WA, USA; An Oregon Ducks helmet on the sidelines during the game against the Washington Huskies at Husky Stadium. Oregon defeated Washington 34-17. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-US PRESSWIRE

LSU defensive backs coach, Corey Raymond, targeted Max Redfield earlier this week. The safety is a 6-foot-3, 195 pound star from Mission Viejo, California. He’s a top recruit on many websites, as high as fourth in the position and 33rd overall on 247Sports.com, and earning himself a spot on the ESPNU Top 150.

It wasn’t long before Raymond decided to give the safety a chance, according to the LSU Hub. “I was really surprised,” said Redfield. “I had only talked to Coach Raymond a little bit, and I got an offer.”

Outside of LSU and Oregon, Redfield has received offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, California, Colorado, Mississippi, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Southern Methodist, Tennessee, UCLA, USC, Vanderbilt, and Washington.

Three teams are reportedly the current top contenders, according to 247 Sports. LSU shoots up right behind Notre Dame, Oregon, and USC. The Trojans just received a commitment from ESPNU Top 150 QB Max Browne on Wednesday night.

Redfield is a dual-sport athlete at Mission Viejo, playing in football and basketball. He had no trouble converting right off the basketball season during the Nike Football Training Camp. In a recent article by OCVarsity.com, he plans to narrow down the list during the summer and make a decision after the upcoming football season.

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Topics: Arizona State Sun Devils, Arizona Wildcats, Boise State Broncos, California Bears, Colorado Buffaloes, Corey Raymond, LSU Tigers, Max Browne, Max Redfield, Mississippi Rebels, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Oklahoma Sooners, Oregon Recruiting, Southern Methodist, Tennessee Volunteers, UCLA Bruins, USC Trojans, Vanderbilt Commodores, Washington Huskies

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