BATON ROUGE, La. -- It's no mystery why NFL scouts like the offensive skill players that LSU is sending into the draft this year. Watch Zach Mettenberger launch a pass downfield or Jarvis Landry haul in another clutch reception or Odell Beckham Jr.
Editor's note: On Thursday, we examined LSU's success on third down last season (the Tigers led the nation by converting 57.1 percent of the time) and the importance the quarterbacks will play in remaining successful.
Editor's note: Today and tomorrow, we'll take a look at LSU's success on third down last season -- the Tigers led the nation by converting 57.1 percent of the time -- and the obstacles Cam Cameron's offense will face in its attempt to remain similarly efficient this fall.
Plenty going on as spring practices continue in the SEC. We have pro days, coaching talk, players adapting to new positions and even reality TV news in today's lunch links: LSU hosted its pro day on Wednesday and one of the focal points was Zach Mettenberger, who is coming off a knee injury and was donning pads and a helmet for his pro day, a la Johnny Manziel.
about 326 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Barely three months removed from surgery to repair the torn ACL and MCL in his left knee, Zach Mettenberger hardly took it easy in his first public throwing session before NFL talent evaluators.
March Madness is here. A new Cinderella will emerge, and your bracket is bound to start falling apart. For those at work and for those who are taking off early, enjoy a full day of basketball, and for a little football, enjoy today's lunch links.
about 347 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | Texas A&M Aggies
BATON ROUGE, La. - National signing day isn't always dramatic, but this could be a memorable one at LSU. Between the half-dozen spots still available, the uncommitted heavyweights who are reportedly still considering the Tigers and the players who have already committed to LSU and recently considered other options, Les Miles and his staff have plenty of work to do before the end of the day Wednesday.
about 392 days ago | David Ching | NCF On The Trail
The official list will be released by the NFL this weekend, but the latest count of underclassmen leaving the SEC this year is 28. That's after 32 left early a year ago. The deadline to declare was Wednesday, although players still have a window to change their mind prior to this weekend as long as they don't sign with an agent.
We're done with the 2013 college football season, so it's time to see how all 14 SEC teams finished the year in our final set of conference power rankings. It was a collaborative effort on our side, and we think it jibes pretty well: 1.
about 411 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Texas A&M Aggies