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Louisiana Tech Offers Tyler Lee’s Brandon Durman

Tyler Lee LB Brandon Durman. (Christopher Vinn,

After Saturday’s new offer, East Texas now has a dozen players in the 2015 class with a Division I FBS offer.

Tyler Lee junior linebacker Brandon Durman received a Louisiana Tech offer during his visit to Ruston on Saturday, according to his Twitter account.


Durman is the second player in Lee’s junior class to receive an FBS offer. SMU offered offensive tackle Matthew Weeks (6-5, 260) a few months ago.

The 6-foot-2, 210-pound Durman is the second East Texan in the 2015 class to receive a Louisiana Tech offer, joining Whitehouse cornerback Nate Brooks (6-0, 150), who also holds a North Texas offer.

Including the aforementioned junior duo with Bulldog offers, five East Texans in the 2014 and 2015 classes hold Louisiana Tech offers. Three East Texans play for Louisiana Tech right now: senior offensive lineman Vince Cano (Kilgore), redshirt freshman receiver Grant Childress (Tyler Grace), and senior offensive lineman Matthew Shepperd (Marshall).

East Texans With Louisiana Tech Offers

  • 2014 — Jacob Bragg, C, Nacogdoches, 6-4, 311 (committed to Kansas)
  • 2014 — Caleb Chumley, ATH, Pine Tree, 6-5, 220 (nine offers)
  • 2014 — Terian “Tee” Goree, WR, Carthage, 6-2, 170 (nine offers)
  • 2015 — Nate Brooks, CB, Whitehouse, 6-0, 150 (two offers)
  • 2015 — Brandon Durman, LB, Tyler Lee, 6-2, 210 (one offer)


2015 East Texas Football Players With Division I FBS Offers

  • Kris Boyd, ATH, Gilmer, 6-0, 175 — offers from Oklahoma, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech (4)
  • Nate Brooks, DB, Whitehouse, 6-0, 150 — offers from Louisiana Tech, North Texas (2)
  • Key’Vantanie “KeKe” Coutee, ATH, Lufkin, 5-10, 160 — committed to Texas; additional offers from Oklahoma, Texas Tech (3)
  • Justin Dunning, WR/S, Whitehouse, 6-4, 200 — offers from Baylor, Florida State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt (9)
  • Brandon Durman, LB, Tyler Lee — offer from Louisiana Tech (1)
  • JaMycal Hasty, RB, Longview, 5-9, 181 — offers from Baylor, Houston, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech (6)
  • Blake Lynch, QB/ATH, Troup, 6-3, 193 — committed to Baylor; offers from Clemson, Mississippi State, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, TCU (6)
  • Daylon Mack, DT, Gladewater, 6-1, 311 — committed to Texas A&M; offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Baylor, Clemson, Florida State, LSU, Miami, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Oregon, SMU, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech (16)
  • Terry Mark, WR, Lufkin, 6-1, 180 — offer from Houston (1)
  • Erik McCoy, OL, Lufkin, 6-4, 297 — offer from Houston (1)
  • Larry Pryor, S, Sulphur Springs, 6-1, 185 — offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech (8)
  • Matthew Weeks, OT, Tyler Lee, 6-5, 260 — offer from SMU (1)

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