Recruiting: Landry-Walker DB Tywan Francis commits to Louisiana Tech over Tulane, others

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Louisiana Tech added their 14th pledge for the 2018 football recruiting class with the commitment of 3 star defensive back Tywan Francis from Landry-Walker.

Francis, 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, chose Tech over offers from Tulane, UAB, Troy, Kent State, Ball State, Arkansas State, North Texas, South Alabama, SLU, Nicholls and ULM. SEC schools LSU, Miss. State and Arkansas have been monitoring him closely.

With skills to play cornerback or safety, Francis plays with emotion and fire. He has good ball reactions, comes up quickly and is a will He anticipates the receiver’s body language well.

Francis recorded three interceptions and 52 tackles in 2016.

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Rene Nadeau

Rene Nadeau

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Born and raised in the New Orleans area, Rene Nadeau has been involved in sports ever since his earliest memories. Rene played basketball, wrestled, ran track, and was an All-District running back in football at John F. Kennedy High School. He went on to be a member of the LSU football program, developing a passion for the game in even…

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