BATON ROUGE, La. -- How deep is the football talent in Louisiana? Consider this: Every football bowl subdivision (FBS) conference in the nation has had a least two Louisiana players sign letters of intent with its member schools for the 2013 recruiting cycle, according to the ESPN database of recruits.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- As LSU puts the finishing touches on its 2013 recruiting class, one might ask what to expect from the incoming class. One way to judge is through history. Looking at the last three classes to complete their eligibility -- and the first three that existed in the RecruitingNation era (starting in 2006) -- one can see some noticeable patterns.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU has eight new scholarship football players on its spring roster, with two players who are expected to be on the Tigers' spring roster facing a delay. Quarterback Hayden Rettig and wide receiver Avery Johnson both got a late green light from the NCAA clearinghouse Wednesday, allowing them to join six other new players who enrolled for the spring semester.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- There are some unknown variables when trying to figure out where true freshmen might play a big role on a team. Take LSU right tackle Vadal Alexander. The 2012 signee became a true freshman starter at right tackle halfway through the season, something nobody saw coming.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Day 2 from the City of Palms Classic is over. For a 12-hour day, Wednesday went by quickly. The next few days will yield a Jabari Parker announcement that will require myself and Paul Biancardi to step away for a few hours.
Media access lasted a mere 12 minutes on the morning of LSU's second fall practice -- which isn't necessarily a bad thing, given the 90-degree heat. A few things changed, but things for the most part stayed the same as the Tigers underwent position drills and warmups ahead of the in-depth practice.
INDIANAPOLIS -- The adidas Invitational transitioned smoothly into bracket play as the games became more intense on Day 3 with an opportunity to advance on the line. Here are a few players who stood out.
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