A prep defensive standout from the New Orleans area has committed to play his college football for the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns.

Sonny Hazard, a defensive lineman with Jesuit High School has given a verbal pledge to Louisiana.

The 6-foot-1, 295-pound Hazard will begin his senior season in the fall, and is scheduled to graduate next spring.

Hazard was also reportedly offered by such schools as ULM, Nicholls St., Northwestern St., and Southeastern Louisiana.