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.
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.
Florida (3-1, 2-1 SEC) and LSU (4-2, 0-2) might not be ranked, but Saturday's meeting at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is still a key conference game -- particularly in the SEC East, where Florida is still in the running for a division title.
Brandon Harris used words like "terrible" and "nightmare" when describing his first career start against Auburn on Saturday, but those descriptions actually applied to his entire team's performance in a 41-7 defeat.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- This will become a familiar scenario for No. 15 LSU (4-1, 0-1 SEC) for at least the foreseeable future. Entering Saturday's game against No. 5 Auburn (4-0, 1-0), LSU probably can't afford another division loss if it wants to remain in contention in the SEC West -- much less a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff.
BATON ROUGE, La. - The topic du jour at Les Miles' three Q&A sessions on Wednesday concerned his quarterbacks. Specifically, what will be LSU's next move in the battle for playing time between sophomore Anthony Jennings and freshman Brandon Harris?