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.
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 are the wide receivers. WIDE RECEIVER Returning starters: None.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- We're a week away from the start of preseason practice for the LSU Tigers. Since several open spots on the depth chart make this arguably the most important freshman class in Les Miles' decade as the Tigers' coach, we thought it might be a good time to offer a refresher on Miles' thoughts about each signee once they officially became Tigers on national signing day.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Les Miles' official title is head football coach at LSU, but he might as well add "fortune teller" to the list of roles he fills in his job. On some level, every big-time college football coaching staff deals with the dilemma that Miles currently faces, but a spate of NFL early entries in recent seasons has made predicting the future an even more vital element in LSU's success.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Of the six receivers listed on the depth chart for LSU's Outback Bowl win over Iowa, only two of them are still on the Tigers' roster this spring. The returning duo -- Travin Dural and Quantavius Leslie were in their first season of SEC competition.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- We're closing in on the start of spring practice at LSU, so this week let's take a look at five position battles worth watching this spring. We begin today with the wide receivers, which lost two phenomenal players and a senior, essentially forcing the group to start from scratch this spring.