BATON ROUGE, La. -- When Jacory Washington first attempted to block Danielle Hunter in practice, it wasn't even a fair fight. Washington had played only wide receiver prior to arriving at LSU last summer to play tight end.
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 are the tight ends. TIGHT END Returning starters: Dillon Gordon (Six catches, 88 yards in 2013).
BATON ROUGE, La. -- We're a week away from the start of preseason practice for the LSU Tigers. Since several open spots on the depth chart make this arguably the most important freshman class in Les Miles' decade as the Tigers' coach, we thought it might be a good time to offer a refresher on Miles' thoughts about each signee once they officially became Tigers on national signing day.
LSU's spring practice ended two weeks ago, leaving a full 15 weeks before the Tigers return to the practice field. The position battles that started in the spring will continue through summer workouts before resuming in front of coaches in August.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Asked to describe how an ideal 2014 season might develop for his position group, LSU's DeSean Smith sets a high bar for the tight ends to attempt to clear. "I envision of course all of us playing, all of us rotating," Smith said after Tuesday's practice.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- With more than three weeks to go until LSU opens spring practice on March 7, we'll use some of the down time to review the Tigers' recruiting efforts in recent years and to preview the upcoming series of spring practices.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Capitalizing on one of the largest collections of premium in-state talent in recent memory, LSU wrapped up a dramatic national signing day by jumping to second in ESPN's class rankings.
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TAMPA, Fla. -- Aside from notching a 10th win for four consecutive seasons, LSU's 21-14 win over Iowa in Wednesday's Outback Bowl didn't mean a great deal. However, it gave us a glimpse into the future -- one that will become a bit clearer over the next few days.