June 30, 2006

Francois has his priorities

Rivals.com four-star safety prospect Stefoin Francois of East St. John High School has been keeping a low profile this summer while many other prospects are shuttling from one college camp to another.

What Francois has been doing is strength training, participating in 7-on-7 games with his teammates and working hard on the weekends loading and unloading trucks for FedEx.

"It's been hard for me to go to camps with me working on the weekends and then we practice everyday of the week," Francois said.

The Louisiana blue-chip prospect stands at 6-foot-1, 190-pounds and runs a 4.4 in the 40-yard dash. He finished his junior season with 97 tackles (seven for loss), five sacks and two interceptions (including one for a touchdown).

Francois says that LSU running backs coach Larry Porter is trying to convince him to come to the Les Miles Tiger Football Camp next month.

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