Former Notre Dame starting running back Logan Diggs announced on Tuesday that he’s heading home. He’ll be taking handoffs in Death Valley from now on as a member of the LSU Tigers.

Logan Diggs

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Diggs was born in Boutte, Louisiana, and was a three-star prospect out of Archbishop Rummel High School when he signed with the Fighting Irish. In a breakout sophomore season, he amassed 822 yards and four touchdowns. But apparently, the standout runner must have gotten a little homesick, as he’s now headed back to the

He will have two seasons of eligibility remaining and should be an impact player for Coach Brian Kelly.

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At 6′, 195 pounds, Diggs is versatile in the backfield and runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds. He’s quick off the snap, and he’s proven that he can get the job done as a receiver, as well. He caught a pair of touchdown passes with over 200 receiving yards last season.

The Bayou Bengals (10-4) finished second in the SEC West last year. They eventually finished things off by demolishing Purdue in the Citrus Bowl, but they have been looking to regain some former glory. In recent seasons, the program has fallen behind both Georgia and Alabama in the pecking order of the conference’s elite.

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Logan Diggs joins a talented crew of backs at LSU, which always ranks among the top recruiting schools in the nation.

However, the transfer player could be the frontrunner to start, considering both Josh Williams and Armoni Goodwin are coming off knee injuries they suffered last season. Noah Cain, who totaled 409 yards and 10 touchdowns last season, will also be in the mix for the Tigers.

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