Editor's note: This week, we'll take a quick look at each of LSU's position groups as the Tigers prepare to open preseason practice next week. Up next is the offensive line. OFFENSIVE LINE Returning starters: LT La'el Collins (12 starts in 2013), LG Vadal Alexander (13 starts), C Elliott Porter (12 starts), RT Jerald Hawkins (13 starts).
BATON ROUGE, La. - As we detailed Tuesday, LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron's NFL background played a role in the emergence of several Tigers as top draft prospects. Cameron knows how to coach talented players to perform at the pro level, and he knows what it looks like when said players possess legitimate NFL potential.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The race to become the first quarterback selected in next month's NFL draft is apparently down to three players: Central Florida's Blake Bortles, Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater and Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Early enrollment is frequently beneficial in that it helps a newcomer address a team's immediate need, but its value goes well beyond the short term. Imagine what LSU's spring position battles might look like if eight signees hadn't joined the Tigers in January 2013.
Schedule: The Tigers open spring practice on Saturday. They will conclude with the spring game on April 5 at Tiger Stadium. What's new: Former Auburn and Virginia Tech assistant Jeff Grimes joined the staff in January, replacing Greg Studrawa as offensive line coach.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- We're closing in on the start of spring practice at LSU, so this week let's take a look at five position battles worth watching this spring. We covered the wide receivers, defensive tackles, quarterbacks and safeties in the first four installments.