A local prep standout has been offered an opportunity to extend his athletic/academic career by a state school.

Derrick Bercier, who currently attends Acadiana High School, shared on social media on Thursday that has has been extended an offer by Louisiana College.

Louisiana College, like all NCAA Division III schools, do not offer athletic scholarships, but they do offer roster spots.

A 5-foot-10, 210-pound linebacker, Bercier was a part of Acadiana's undefeated Class 5A state title team in 2019.

Also an outstanding student, Saunier reportedly carries a 3.8 GPA.

Saunier is scheduled to graduate high school in the spring of 2021.

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