BATON ROUGE, La. -- If LSU's history against FCS opponents is any indication, Saturday night's game against Sam Houston State probably will not be particularly competitive. The Tigers are 9-0 all-time against FCS teams, including 6-0 since Les Miles became LSU's coach in 2005, and winning by an average score of 38-10 under Miles.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- When he and his teammates traveled to Houston last weekend, LSU safety Jalen Mills had no idea whether he'd actually play against Wisconsin. It wasn't until the final moments before his team took the field that Tigers coach Les Miles informed the junior safety of his decision.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU has speed and athleticism in spades within its linebacking corps and a secondary that appears ready for a breakout season. The biggest unknown on the Tigers' defense -- a line that has little experience and only marginal productivity -- might be the biggest factor in whether LSU returns to its dominant form on D.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The LSU Tigers lost one the few veterans on its interior defensive line in the first week of preseason camp when Quentin Thomas tore a bicep on Wednesday. LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette confirmed that Thomas had suffered an injury after the fourth-year junior missed practice on Thursday and Friday, but the Baton Rouge Advocate reported that he is expected to miss the season.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The wait was long and sometimes painful, but Jermauria Rasco is finally healthy again. Throughout his LSU career, the senior defensive end has dealt with torn labrums in both shoulders - injuries that dated back to his early years of high school.
Editor's note: This week, we'll take a quick look at each of LSU's position groups as the Tigers prepare to open preseason practice next week. Up next is the defensive line. DEFENSIVE LINE Returning starters: DE Danielle Hunter (57 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, 3 sacks), DE Jermauria Rasco (56 tackles, 6.
We continue our series looking at the most important game for each SEC team in 2014. These are the games that will have the biggest impact on the league race or hold special meaning for one of the teams involved.