Ohio State Trade Cornerback Sevyn Banks Joins LSU Football
Sevyn Banks, an Ohio State cornerback, has been traded to LSU football, the school announced Tuesday.
Banks, a fifth-year senior, made 15 starts in four seasons with the Buckeyes and was a third-team preseason All-American heading into last season. He compiled 43 tackles and two interceptions during his collegiate career.
At 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, the Orlando native struggled with injuries throughout last season and started in six games, playing in nine. Banks started in all eight games at Ohio State the previous season and entered 2021-22 as a projected NFL Draft prospect.
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Banks is the 15th player to transfer to LSU football this offseason and the fourth cornerback, joining UL’s Mekhi Garner, Oklahoma State’s Jarrick Bernard-Converse and Arkansas’ Greg Brooks Jr..
The Tigers had to redo their cornerback room this offseason after starters Dwight McGlothern and Eli Ricks were traded to Arkansas and Alabama, respectively, and Derek Stingley Jr. and Cordale Flott entered the NFL Draft.
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LSU enters its final week of spring training this week with the spring game coming up on Saturday.