Seaton is the No. 40 overall prospect and No. 1 interior offensive lineman in the 2024 cycle, according to the On3 Consensus, a complete and equally weighted industry-generated average that utilizes all four major recruiting media companies. He is also the No. 2 player in Washington D.C.
LSU’s 2024 recruiting class currently contains seven prospects. They are Loganville (Ga.) Grayson four-star cornerback Zion Ferguson, Bellaire (Texas) Shadow Creek four-star safety Maurice Williams, Chillicothe (Ohio) four-star tight end Tayvion Galloway, Loganville (Ga.) Grayson four-star athlete Joseph Stone and Jonesboro (La.) Jonesboro-Hodge three-star linebacker Xavier Atkins, Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian Academy four-star quarterback Colin Hurley and Marrero (La.) John Ehret On3 three-star interior offensive lineman Khayree Lee.
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What to know about Seaton’s recruitment
The 6-foot-5, 295-pound prospect has received 36 offers. According to the On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine, it is a close race between two Big Ten programs for his commitment. Penn State leads for his pledge at 26%, while Michigan isn’t far behind at 22.8%. Ohio State has the next-best odds at 10.2%.
RPM was released to the public in December. The On3 engineering group teamed up with Spiny.ai to create the industry’s first algorithm and machine learning-based product to predict where athletes will attend college.
It factors in machine learning, social sentiment, visits and historical trends. However, expert predictions are still a big piece of the RPM equation.
Seaton has an On3 NIL Valuation of $88K. The On3 NIL Valuation is an index that looks to set the standard market value for both high school and college-level athletes. The NIL valuation does not act as a tracker of the value of NIL deals an athlete has completed to date. It rather signifies an athlete’s value at a certain moment in time.