BATON ROUGE, La. -- Anthony Jennings got the first chance to work with LSU's starting offense when the Tigers opened preseason practice on Monday. Now he must somehow retain that honor once the full team begins practicing together later this week -- and that won't be easy with freshman quarterback Brandon Harris breathing down his neck.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Brick Haley faces the blessing and the curse of coaching LSU's defensive line each year around this time. The blessing is that the Tigers' coaching staff has attracted loads of NFL-caliber talent to Baton Rouge.
Early into LSU's fall camp, defensive tackle Anthony Johnson took a chance with his comfort zone. Normally one to sit back, listen and watch, Johnson stood up in front of his teammates and coaches and delivered his own set of motivating words.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU is done with a mere three days of August camp and already we've learned some things about this team. 1. The offensive line might shuffle: Right tackle Vadal Alexander was hobbled in the Chick-fil-A Bowl and rumors were, he was being seriously challenged for his starting spot by redshirt freshman Jerald Hawkins.
How does LSU produce so many NFL draft picks? Recruiting is one good answer. Another is development. The Tigers set an NFL draft record with six defensive players picked in the first two days (top three rounds), finishing with a school-record nine players drafted overall.
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.