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Tigers secure their QB future

With two seniors set to leave, LSU landed a potential replacement in Gunner Kiel

Updated: December 28, 2011, 1:45 AM ET
By David Helman | ESPN Recruiting Nation
With a Heisman finalist, a No. 1 national ranking and a looming national championship rematch, LSU football already had gained plenty of notoriety in 2011.

The Tigers took that spotlight and ran with it Tuesday, adding No. 2 quarterback prospect Gunner Kiel to an impressive 2012 recruiting class.

The coup is just another chapter in a storybook season for LSU and coach Les Miles, and it demonstrates a national presence the program hasn't previously been accustomed to.

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