The Tigers have thrived under Les Miles. But after a decade at the helm in Baton Rouge, only three quarterbacks have been drafted - two he didn't even recruit. National recruiting reporter Jeremy Crabtree joins Phil Murphy to explain.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- For most LSU fans, there is only one spring storyline that matters: the quarterback battle between Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris. Indeed, the competition between junior Jennings (1,611 passing yards, 11 TDs, 7 INTs in 2014) and sophomore Harris (452 yards, 6 TDs, 2 INTs) might determine whether the Tigers re-emerge as legitimate contenders in the SEC West or remain in the middle of the pack like last season's 8-5 club.
With three new assistant coaches and four early enrollees in the fold, LSU is scheduled to open spring practice on Saturday. As is the case each spring, there are a number of positions that are up for the grabs for the Tigers.
Editor's note: We broke down LSU's need to improve at quarterback as part of our SEC blog's positional series two weeks ago. This week on the LSU blog, we continue our position-by-position look at the 2015 Tigers.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Several LSU true freshmen played key roles in the Tigers' 20-13 overtime loss to Alabama on Saturday. Here is a recap of their performances against the Crimson Tide: S Jamal Adams What he did: With LSU opening in a nickel defense, Adams earned his first career start.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU earned easily its biggest win of the season on Saturday when it rallied past previously unbeaten Ole Miss for a 10-7 victory. The Tigers once again got major contributions from a host of true freshmen in the contest.
Terrence Magee and the defense were the stars of LSU's 41-3 win against Kentucky on Saturday, but several of the Tigers' true freshmen still played key roles in the victory. Here is a recap of some of their performances: S Jamal Adams What he did: Statistics don't adequately explain the ways Adams impacts a game, but he had his best statistical performance against Kentucky.
Give Anthony Jennings credit for this much: The guy has been a good closer. LSU's sophomore quarterback has endured plenty of criticism this season because of his inconsistent play, and his first three quarters in Saturday's win against Florida gave his detractors additional fodder.