NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans (La.) Edna Karr finishes the defense Jonathan Bax had one of the more impressive high-profile campaigns to date in 2022 in the state of Louisiana as TCU Commitments are starting to appear on the national radar.
Power of the government LSU noticed his strong start as defensive coordinator Matt Houseassociate head coach Frank Wilson and defensive analyst Patrick Hill are among those who have maintained contact with Baton Rouge in recent weeks.
“They just wanted to see me do more and be my best,” Bax said. “They just wanted to take their time and see if I was worth the offer. I don’t really play linebacker, but at the SEC level that’s what I’m going to play, so they wanted to see me. play a bit more and so I’m trying to put that on the movie for them.”
LSU certainly has a special affection for Bax as a childhood favorite and a place where he has felt comfortable in the past.
“LSU, I watched a lot,” he said. “My dad is a big LSU fan so it’s always on TV. I watched the South game and it was very exciting. It’s hometown, you know.”
However, there is still a lot of love for TCU, where he remains steadfastly attached.
“They text me every day, just by my ear,” he said. “It’s like a family up there. They’re always betting on me, so it’s family. It’s definitely going to be hard to pull me out of there.”
Bax will be making the trip to Fort Worth this upcoming weekend for TCU’s game against Oklahoma as he will be participating in his first gameday experience in Cowtown.
“I just wanted to see the energy and vibe there,” he said. “It’s probably going to be my home so I just want to see what it’s like.”
Together with LSU, Memphis also began contacting later this year as Bax continued to welcome any interest he received late in his recruitment drive.
“I am open to any offer,” Bax said. “I’m not really shutting it down until I sign that piece of paper in December.”
According to Rivals, 6-foot-3, 235-pound tall, Bax ranks as a three-star player in 2023.