BATON ROUGE, La. -- It's only going to look like an all-comer's combine. LSU's Pro Day on Wednesday will feature a whopping 28 participants, the result of a year where the Tigers sent 13 players to the NFL combine.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- As LSU puts the finishing touches on its 2013 recruiting class, one might ask what to expect from the incoming class. One way to judge is through history. Looking at the last three classes to complete their eligibility -- and the first three that existed in the RecruitingNation era (starting in 2006) -- one can see some noticeable patterns.
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.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU is short on numbers at tight end, but the Tigers took a step in rectifying that situation Wednesday. Logan Stokes, a three-star tight end from Northeast Mississippi Community College, signed with LSU on junior college signing day.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Logan Stokes wanted to clear up a misconception about him on the eve of his signing with LSU. "In my first game in junior college, I made catches but I had to learn how to block," said the sophomore at Northeast Mississippi Community College, who will sign with the Tigers on Wednesday morning before having an informal evening ceremony with teammate Nick Thomason.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU played through two-thirds of the season before finally getting a break, but the bye week has arrived. It's safe to say the offense hasn't been the juggernaut fans were hoping to see in 2012, but it's been good enough to allow the Tigers to control their own destiny with two top-11 teams coming to Death Valley during the next two weeks.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- How LSU players on awards watch lists have fared through seven games: DE Sam Montgomery (Bednarik, Nagurski, Rotary Lombardi): Leads one of the nation's best defenses in both sacks (4) and tackles for loss (8.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- How LSU players on awards lists have fared through six games: DE Sam Montgomery (Bednarik, Nagurski, Rotary Lombardi): Has two sacks and 6.5 tackles for loss, but he needs to increase his production in the second half to get back into contention.