LSU beats Texas, Texas A&M for 4-star running back TreVonte’ Citizen

Four-star running back TreVonte Citizen announced his commitment to LSU, choosing the Tigers over Texas, Texas A&M and others.

TreVonte’ Citizen is staying home with the LSU Tigers.

The four-star running back committed to Ed Orgeron and company on Monday, dropping a video and message on Twitter.

After thanking God, the schools who offered him scholarships and his family, he made the declaration, “I’m staying home and committing to LSU!”

“Thank you Coach Orgeron, Coach Faulk and Coach Mason for recruiting me and treating me like family from Day one. I’m excited to compete against, and with, the best in the country. We’re bringing a national title back to Louisiana!! GEAUX TIGERS”

Citizen was also considering leaving the state of Louisiana. He took official visits to Texas, Texas A&M, Auburn and Arkansas. His final visit to LSU did the trick.

TreVonte’ Citizen is staying in Louisiana as a running back with LSU

The 6-foot, 217-pounder ranks 143rd nationally in the 247Sports composite. He is the No. 11 running back in the class of 2022.

Gabe Brooks of 247Sports described Citizen as a lean running back “at his best as a linear slasher or in one-cut situations.”

He has played running back and linebacker for Lake Charles Prep while also competing in track and field as a runner. His speed reflects that.

LSU has one of the top recruiting classes for 2022. Citizen is the first running back to commit to the Tigers this cycle. The competition for the running back role will be fierce going forward, though. Last year, LSU picked up signatures from Armoni Goodwin and Corey Kiner, both four-star backs ranking No. 94 and 160, respectively.

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