Tua Tagovailoa’s Little Brother, A 4-Star QB Recruit, Could Flip His Commitment

first_imgTua Tagovailoa points directions to a teammate.TUSCALOOSA, AL – SEPTEMBER 08: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the offense against the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Alabama and LSU are not just rivals on the football field. The Crimson Tide and the Tigers are rivals on the recruiting trail, too.Tonight, Alabama and LSU’s recruiting battles will be on full display, as several top recruits are visiting Baton Rouge, La. for this evening’s game.One of those recruits: The younger brother of Alabama star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.Taulia Tagovailoa, the No. 6 pro-style QB in the 2019 class per 247Sports, will reportedly be at tonight’s game. He’s not just there to support his big brother, either. LSU is believed to be a major player in his recruitment.The Tigers are attempting to flip his commitment.247Sports has the latest on his recruitment:The No. 6 pro-style QB in the 2019 class per the 247Sports Composite, Taulia committed to the Tide in April. However, the Tigers have been in pursuit of Taulia ever since. And our 247Sports experts indicate the battle between the two SEC powers is getting interesting, with Tennessee also in the mix.LSU head coach Ed Orgeron watched Taulia play Friday evening during the team’s bye week, even bumping into Tua on the sideline. LSU hopes to make Taulia its second QB take in the 2019 class, adding a little Tagovailoa magic to the roster in the process.Alabama is likely still the favorite, however LSU is making a really strong push. The Crimson Tide have multiple quarterbacks committed in the 2019 class, too.Stay tuned.last_img

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