There are no shortage of athletes on LSU’s defense, but the Tigers hadn’t been able to stop anybody of late. They allowed more than 20 points in each of their first three SEC games which included a 44-41 loss to Georgia just three weeks ago.
Early into LSU's fall camp, defensive tackle Anthony Johnson took a chance with his comfort zone. Normally one to sit back, listen and watch, Johnson stood up in front of his teammates and coaches and delivered his own set of motivating words.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU is done with a mere three days of August camp and already we've learned some things about this team. 1. The offensive line might shuffle: Right tackle Vadal Alexander was hobbled in the Chick-fil-A Bowl and rumors were, he was being seriously challenged for his starting spot by redshirt freshman Jerald Hawkins.
It was a huge weekend for LSU football. It was also a bit of a black eye for Tigers football. On the same weekend LSU set an NFL record with six defensive players drafted in the first three rounds and a school record with nine players total getting picked, the Tigers also had two players arrested -- their leading rusher and a draft prospect two nights before he was picked.
How does LSU produce so many NFL draft picks? Recruiting is one good answer. Another is development. The Tigers set an NFL draft record with six defensive players picked in the first two days (top three rounds), finishing with a school-record nine players drafted overall.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The offers keep coming in for 2014 defensive end Davon Godchaux. Already sporting offers from the likes of Florida and Nebraska, Godchaux added an offer this week from Florida State, which offered the defensive end from Plaquemine, La.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- There's a new wrinkle to the Russell Shepard saga. The blue-chip, dual-threat high school quarterback turned underachieving college receiver was worked out by NFL scouts Wednesday during LSU's Pro Day at, of all places, defensive back.