Date of Birth: 06/13/2001
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 185 lbs
College Experience: Louisiana State University
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.
Talented player who missed most of his high school senior season due to an arm injury that required Tommy John surgery, but should be able to compete at full speed this spring … very athletic infielder with good feet, good hands and a strong arm … extremely intelligent young man who actually entered college early, as he could have been a 2020 high school graduate. Prior to LSU Three-year letterman at Zachary (La.) High School … rated as the No. 256 prospect in the nation by Prep Baseball Report … helped lead Zachary to district titles in 2017, 2018 and 2019 … voted 2018 first-team all-district and first-team all-metro … batted .394 in 2018 with 13 doubles, five triples, five homers, 32 runs scored and 18 stolen bases … batted .453 in 2019 with one home run before undergoing Tommy John surgery … graduated summa cum laude from Zachary High School with a 4.2 GPA. Personal Full name is Collier Ray Cranford … parents are Keith and Rene Cranford … dad is a homeland security consultant and mom is a court reporter … has one older sister, Bailey, who is enrolled in the LSU Law School … on attending LSU: “LSU is home for me, I grew up 30 minutes away. I came to games when I was younger and always dreamed of being a Tiger. At the end of the day, I feel as if I had no choice but to come to LSU” … majoring in kinesiology at LSU … born June 13, 2001, in Baton Rouge, La.