Editor's note: This week we continue to break down each of LSU's position groups as we prepare for the Tigers to open preseason practice in early August. After examining the offensive positions last week, today we shift to the other side of the ball with the defensive line.
With three new assistant coaches and four early enrollees in the fold, LSU is scheduled to open spring practice on Saturday. As is the case each spring, there are a number of positions that are up for the grabs for the Tigers.
It's never too early to look ahead to next year. Here are seven prospects in the 2015 class who could make their mark in future editions of the Ultimate ESPN 300. DT Daylon Mack (Texas A&M): Last year it was DE Myles Garrett who made a splash for the Aggies, and Mack is expected to do the same in 2015.
about 587 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCF On The Trail
The days of waiting for youngsters to make impact in college football are over. If you're a top freshman prospect, you're expected to come in and contribute. So much for slacking on your training before prom.
about 596 days ago | Edward Aschoff | NCF On The Trail
There is only one new face among SEC head coaches this year -- Florida's Jim McElwain -- but a number of the league's head honchos face increased pressure to perform in 2015. Continuing this week's SEC series of post-signing day roundtable discussions, today we'll examine the conference coaches who are under pressure to make something happen after signing their newest class of recruits.
about 597 days ago | ESPN.com staff | NCF On The Trail
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.