BATON ROUGE, La. -- Through three quarters Saturday night, Kenny Hilliard and LSU's offensive line had done nothing to give their coaches confidence that they'd dominate the fourth quarter against a stiff Wisconsin defense.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Frank Wilson's job could have been awfully difficult this season if the wrong personalities existed within his running backs room at LSU. Wilson -- the Tigers' recruiting coordinator and running backs coach -- just bolstered his depth chart by adding the nation's top overall prospect, Leonard Fournette, plus Darrel Williams, who rushed for 2,200 yards as a high school senior.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- By now it's no secret that LSU's offense will be loaded with freshmen and inexperienced underclassmen. Perhaps that's why offensive coordinator Cam Cameron has emphasized since spring practice that his veterans have to do more than lead by example.
Editor's note: On Thursday, we examined LSU's success on third down last season (the Tigers led the nation by converting 57.1 percent of the time) and the importance the quarterbacks will play in remaining successful.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Barely three months removed from surgery to repair the torn ACL and MCL in his left knee, Zach Mettenberger hardly took it easy in his first public throwing session before NFL talent evaluators.
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.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Les Miles' official title is head football coach at LSU, but he might as well add "fortune teller" to the list of roles he fills in his job. On some level, every big-time college football coaching staff deals with the dilemma that Miles currently faces, but a spate of NFL early entries in recent seasons has made predicting the future an even more vital element in LSU's success.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Frank Wilson hasn't been taking it easy on his players lately. LSU's running backs coach has been giving Terrence Magee and Kenny Hilliard a heavy workload in spring practice, which was partially out of necessity since the two seniors are the only scholarship tailbacks on the Tigers' spring roster.