BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU has speed and athleticism in spades within its linebacking corps and a secondary that appears ready for a breakout season. The biggest unknown on the Tigers' defense -- a line that has little experience and only marginal productivity -- might be the biggest factor in whether LSU returns to its dominant form on D.
BATON ROUGE, La. - La'el Collins took a risk in returning for one more season at LSU. That much is certain. But the senior offensive tackle believes that the potential payoff outweighs the chance he took by remaining in college.
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 defensive line. DEFENSIVE LINE Returning starters: DE Danielle Hunter (57 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, 3 sacks), DE Jermauria Rasco (56 tackles, 6.
For the eighth consecutive year, the SEC led all conferences with the most NFL draft picks. When all was said and done on Saturday, the SEC had 49 former athletes selected. In 2013, the SEC had a league-record 63 players drafted, and after last year's draft, the league averaged 48.
about 1865 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Texas A&M Aggies
Lots more NFL draft talk and a bit from spring practice as we take a spin around the SEC with today's lunchtime links. Kentucky announced Tuesday that it has extended Coach Mark Stoops' contract through the 2018 season.
about 1871 days ago | David Ching | Texas A&M Aggies
Sometimes spring practice is important to a football player not because he seizes a starting job, but because he proves to his coaches that he deserves to play. We've discussed plenty of LSU's key spring position battles here in the last few weeks and speculated about who might become the starters at those spots.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU held its final spring practice this week, officially sending the Tigers into a crucial offseason. An obvious point this spring was that Les Miles' coaching staff was working with an incomplete roster.
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.