In today's college football world, it is crazy how lives can often sit on hold, waiting for an 18-year-old's college decision.
It is a decision that can make all the difference and often leave a program with a star or searching for the next best thing.
LSU head coach Les Miles has done an exceptional job in recruiting since arriving to campus back in 2005. He followed arguably the best recruiter in college football history in Nick Saban, who manned the LSU sidelines from 2000-04.
But how does LSU go about landing these top-tier recruits, year in and year out?
Better yet, who are these top recruits, and what is the story behind how they ended up playing in Baton Rouge?
Let's go ahead and break down the all-time best recruit at each position for the LSU Tigers.
Right here, right now!
*These rankings are based on the readers opinion, as well as previous rankings issued by popular recruiting website, Rivals.com, which dates back to 2002.