Saturday's LSU-Alabama game will decide more than the SEC West and potential playoff berths. As the last several years have shown, the game has helped almost single-handedly decide some big recruiting battles.
about 443 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
BATON ROUGE, La. -- For most LSU fans, there is only one spring storyline that matters: the quarterback battle between Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris. Indeed, the competition between junior Jennings (1,611 passing yards, 11 TDs, 7 INTs in 2014) and sophomore Harris (452 yards, 6 TDs, 2 INTs) might determine whether the Tigers re-emerge as legitimate contenders in the SEC West or remain in the middle of the pack like last season's 8-5 club.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU's 2014 recruiting class was important, not just because of the significant talent infusion that it provided, but also because of the numerous holes that the Tigers needed to fill.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU's coaching staff had not fully completed its 2015 signing class before 2016 was already front-and-center in the coaches' minds. Only three days after national signing day, LSU will stage its "Boys From the Boot" recruiting weekend where it will host many of the state's up-and-coming prospects -- so getting the state's top talent on campus this weekend became an immediate top priority.
about 716 days ago | David Ching | NCF On The Trail
LSU wrapped up an 8-4 regular season by edging Texas A&M on Thursday -- with freshman running back Leonard Fournette leading the way. Here is how Fournette and LSU's other true freshmen fared in the 23-17 victory over the Aggies: S Jamal Adams What he did: Adams started for the second time in the past three games and tied for the team lead with eight tackles, plus he made a tackle for loss.
Nobody on LSU's roster put up huge totals in Saturday's 17-0 loss to Arkansas, but here is a recap of the night for five of the Tigers' true freshmen: S Jamal Adams What he did: Adams totaled four tackles on Saturday against Arkansas.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Several LSU true freshmen played key roles in the Tigers' 20-13 overtime loss to Alabama on Saturday. Here is a recap of their performances against the Crimson Tide: S Jamal Adams What he did: With LSU opening in a nickel defense, Adams earned his first career start.
Every year the Alabama-LSU game is one of most highly anticipated games of the year. The two teams, for the most part, have been the most dominant teams in the SEC West. With Auburn's success the past two years and the emergence of Ole Miss and Mississippi State, the competitive division is arguably the toughest in college football.
about 806 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU earned easily its biggest win of the season on Saturday when it rallied past previously unbeaten Ole Miss for a 10-7 victory. The Tigers once again got major contributions from a host of true freshmen in the contest.