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LSU Offers Sulphur Springs Junior Larry Pryor

Sulphur Springs’ Larry Pryor runs with the ball during a Division I 7-on-7 football state qualifier tournament June 15 at Tyler’s Lindsey Park. (Christopher Vinn,

The ninth Division I FBS offer arrived Wednesday for Sulphur Springs’ Larry Pryor, and it was a big one.

The 6-foot-1, 185-pound standout tweeted early Wednesday evening that LSU offered him, giving Pryor two SEC offers along with Arkansas.


Pryor’s offer list is now as follows: Arkansas, Baylor, LSU, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, and Texas Tech.

Projected as a safety at the college level, Pryor had a monster junior season at quarterback. He threw for 2,666 yards, 26 touchdowns, and six interceptions, while rushing for 1,027 yards, 16 touchdowns, and 6.8 yards per carry. He won the Queen Offensive Player of the Week award twice in a three-week span in November.

Pryor’s big season on offense followed a breakout sophomore year on defense in 2012, when he led Sulphur Springs with 118 tackles. He also had one interception, two forced fumbles, and a team-leading 10 pass breakups.

Pryor played on defense in a limited role this season and still finished with two interceptions and one forced fumble.

The offer is only LSU’s second in East Texas’ 2015 class. Gladewater defensive tackle Daylon Mack, who is committed to Texas A&M, also holds an offer from the Tigers.

2015 East Texas Football Players With Division I FBS Offers

  • Kris Boyd, ATH, Gilmer, 6-0, 175 — offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech (6)
  • 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, 6-2, 210 — offer from Louisiana Tech (1)
  • JaMycal Hasty, RB, Longview, 5-9, 181 — offers from Baylor, Houston, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech (7)
  • 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, LSU, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech (9)
  • Matthew Weeks, OT, Tyler Lee, 6-5, 260 — offer from SMU (1)

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