BATON ROUGE, La. -- Les Miles has never been afraid to play a true freshman -- LSU's sports information department reports that the Tigers have played 87 first-year freshmen in Miles' nine seasons -- but it has become one of the program's trademarks only in recent years.
BATON ROUGE, La. - One of the biggest defensive storylines from LSU's spring practices was the position shuffling that took place at linebacker. If you weren't paying close attention at the Tigers' spring game, however, you might not have realized just how much shuffling had taken place.
Three things we learned in the spring about the LSU Tigers: 1. QB race is on: If the spring game made anything clear, it's that the quarterback race between Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris was much closer than we might have anticipated prior to spring practice.
LSU's spring practice ended two weeks ago, leaving a full 15 weeks before the Tigers return to the practice field. The position battles that started in the spring will continue through summer workouts before resuming in front of coaches in August.
Sometimes spring practice is important to a football player not because he seizes a starting job, but because he proves to his coaches that he deserves to play. We've discussed plenty of LSU's key spring position battles here in the last few weeks and speculated about who might become the starters at those spots.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Capitalizing on one of the largest collections of premium in-state talent in recent memory, LSU wrapped up a dramatic national signing day by jumping to second in ESPN's class rankings.
about 237 days ago | David Ching | On The Trail: Southeast Region
Signing day 2014 is less than 50 days away, and verbal commitments are about to start picking up. That's why RecruitingNation is getting a leg up on predicting where uncommitted ESPN 300 prospects will land.
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 238 days ago | David Ching | NCF On The Trail
Marshon Lattimore and Erick Smith, two ESPN 300 athletes and high school teammates, decided to be college teammates with verbal commitments to Ohio State at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday.