Running? Receiving? Fielding kicks? Those are all fine qualities to have. But what about the guys that do it all? More and more offenses are moving away from the typical pro-style schemes and formations of generations past.
about 1263 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Texas A&M Aggies
Here are five individuals (or groups) from around the SEC who earned helmet stickers for their performances on Saturday. Missouri's running game: The backfield committee of Henry Josey, Marcus Murphy, James Franklin and Russell Hansbrough led the way, as the Tigers racked up 260 yards rushing to handle Ole Miss on the road.
about 1428 days ago | Jeff Barlis | Texas A&M Aggies
Mississippi State (2-2, 0-1) will be the clear underdog when it hosts No. 10 LSU (4-1, 1-1) on Saturday night in Starkville. The Bulldogs have had their ups and downs this season, but middle linebacker Benardrick McKinney believes that if his team just makes a few plays, they can make this game interesting.
about 1479 days ago | Alex Scarborough | LSU Tigers
BATON ROUGE, La. -- As August camp has continued at LSU, position battles have emerged, some expected, some not so much. Here are five worth keeping an eye on as the Aug. 30 season opener against TCU looms.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU is targeting many of the top athletes in the ESPN 300, some because the Tigers' strong brand name makes it an attractive option and others because the fertile Louisiana recruiting base is strong this year, even by the state's lofty standards.
about 1573 days ago | Gary Laney | NCF On The Trail
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.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Here are things to know as LSU starts spring practice: Practice dates: March 14, 15, 16, 19, 21, 23 (scrimmage), 25, 26 and 28. After spring break, resumes April 9, 11, 13 (scrimmage), 16, 18 and 20 (spring game).
BATON ROUGE, La. -- GTN's Gary Laney took your questions on a SportsNation chat Tuesday, but ran out of time to get to all of them. Instead, he turned them into a mailbag: Ricky (New Orleans): How is our offensive line shaping up, since we had problems protecting Zach Mettenberger last year and our running game was not as productive as previous years?
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The future of the running back position seemed to be figured out for LSU. All five backs in the Tigers' 2012 stable were underclassmen. Freshman Jeremy Hill led the group with 755 rushing yards, meaning none of the three juniors had done enough to warrant leaving early for the NFL.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- There are some unknown variables when trying to figure out where true freshmen might play a big role on a team. Take LSU right tackle Vadal Alexander. The 2012 signee became a true freshman starter at right tackle halfway through the season, something nobody saw coming.