New Texas running backs coach Larry Porter has 14 years of college coaching experience under his belt, but he's got much more to offer than that. Few other assistant coaches in the country can produce a recruiting resume as sparkling as the one Porter brings to the Forty Acres.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- With Ricky Seals-Jones making his pledge to Texas A&M Monday morning, LSU missed on a much-desired 2013 recruiting target and was perhaps left with a hole in its recruiting class after the Tigers parted ways with former commit Chuck Baker last week.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Three things we liked, and didn't like, from LSU's 41-35 win over Ole Miss Saturday. THREE UP 1. Miles' rant: After the senior night game, the usually affable Les Miles took umbrage with characterizations of his small senior class as one lacking stars and was upset with media characterizations of wide receiver Russell Shepard as "a flop.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU played through two-thirds of the season before finally getting a break, but the bye week has arrived. It's safe to say the offense hasn't been the juggernaut fans were hoping to see in 2012, but it's been good enough to allow the Tigers to control their own destiny with two top-11 teams coming to Death Valley during the next two weeks.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Here's an analysis of three key plays in Florida's 14-6 victory Saturday over LSU. Failed jump pass The score: LSU leading 3-0 late in the first half. The situation: Third-and-goal from the UF 4-yard line.
about 744 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
National signing day for the class of 2014 seems like a distant speck on the map, but this is already shaping up to be a textbook recruiting effort from LSU. There's a pretty basic formula the Tigers have followed to recruiting success during the Les Miles era: Lock up the lion's share of the top talent in Louisiana, then grab a few quality prospects from talent-rich states nearby -- Texas, Mississippi, Florida or Georgia.
about 754 days ago | David Helman | NCF On The Trail