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LSU adds 5-star WR Shelton Sampson Jr. to 2023 class

Class of 2023 five-star wide receiver Shelton Sampson Jr. has committed to LSU, he announced on Instagram on Saturday.

Sampson Jr. is ranked as the No. 33 overall prospect and No. 4 wide receiver in the 2023 class, per the 247Sports Composite.

The 6-foot-4, 181-pound commit picked the Tigers over Alabama, Florida State, and Texas A&M. As a junior at Catholic (Baton Rouge, La.), he helped his team to a 12-1 record and the Louisiana Division I state title.

Sampson Jr.’s decision gives first-year coach Brian Kelly his highest-ranked commit in the 2023 class and his first top-100 commitment from Louisiana.

LSU now has two top-50 receivers in the 2023 class and three receivers total, with Sampson joining No. 40 overall player Jalen Brown (Miami) and three-star Kyle Parker.

(Photo: Kirby Lee / USA Today)

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