BATON ROUGE, La. -- D.J. Welter struggled as a student so much that he missed all of the 2012 season because he was academically ineligible. That has not stopped him from progressing so much as a student of the game of football that he might end up being LSU's starting middle linebacker.
As LSU prepares to begin spring practice March 14, GeauxTigerNation will take daily looks at aspects of the spring camp. This is the third in the series: BATON ROUGE, La. -- If you watched the NFL combine, you saw former LSU defensive linemen and defensive backs lining up to take their turns in drills.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- When Kevin Minter decided Thursday to pass on his senior season to leave LSU for the NFL -- a decision that came as no surprise given the fact the the team's MVP had a superb season and earned his degree at the end of the fall semester -- he didn't leave LSU without a 100-tackle linebacker.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The commitment of Maquedius Bain to LSU on Wednesday made perfect sense. Bain, the No. 6 defensive tackle in the ESPN 150 and the highest-rated of the Tigers' 24 commitments, figures to play at LSU early.
LSU on Monday morning donned full pads for the first time in August as the Tigers wrapped up a stretch of five straight practice days to start August camp. It was the second day of the team being together as a group, meaning you are getting a feel for how newcomers might be used this year.
Now that national signing day is out of the way, we're going to take another look at our SEC power rankings. You won't see any change really, but we have more confidence in some teams now than we did before: 1.
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