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  1. LSU notes: Jennings starts with varsity

    David Ching

    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 ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  2. Mills helps steady LSU's safeties

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jalen Mills doesn't view himself as a safety. He doesn't view himself as a cornerback, either. He views himself as both -- which is coming in handy for LSU's defense these days. "When you come in, you call yourself a defensi...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. LSU's best recruiting sleepers

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Whatever you do, don't try to out-evaluate LSU coaches. LSU has been one of college football's premier producers of pro talent in the Les Miles era, and more often than not, the eventual high draft picks are players who were un...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  4. Despite departures, secondary looks deep

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- By the middle of August camp, free safety Eric Reid was the only returning starter in LSU's vaunted secondary. After Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu was dismissed from the team, Reid, the junior free safety from Geismar,...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  5. Young DBs vulnerable? Don't bet on it

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- If you're looking for a vulnerability in No. 3 LSU's defense, you don't have to go much further than the scoring summary of Saturday's 41-14 win over North Texas: "UNT: Brelan Chancellor 80 pass from Derek Thompson (Olen kick)....

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  6. Countdown to kickoff: Our predictions

    Gary Laney and David Helman

    GeauxTigerNation writers Gary Laney and David Helman get you ready for the season with a daily breakdown throughout August of what LSU is facing in the fall -- from its opponents to its road trips to who it's recruiting. Today, in the final countdown...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  7. Ready or not, Simon now elder statesman

    Gary Laney

    The clock has sped up for the development of LSU cornerback Tharold Simon. Like the steady line of Tiger stars at cornerback in recent years, Simon was supposed to enjoy a season being the "other" starter next to the superstar. He would start for ...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  8. LSU's Bennie Logan wears No. 18 well

    Gary Laney

    For Bennie Logan, getting to wear the No. 18 for his junior season at LSU amounts to an affirmation. Not that he needed much more positive feedback for his play at defensive tackle. He is a pre-season All-SEC pick and many project him to be a firs...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  9. Five things to know: Defensive backs

    Gary Laney

    With spring football and the NFL draft in the books, here are five things to know about LSU's secondary: 1. LSU's still DBU: For the second straight year, LSU had the NFL draft's first selected defensive back when cornerback Morris Claiborne went ...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  10. Eight sign as undrafted free agents

    David Helman

    Only five of LSU's NFL hopefuls made it into the seven rounds of the NFL draft, but plenty more were involved in a flurry of free agent activity during the weekend. Following the draft's conclusion Saturday night, NFL teams began contacting valued...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  11. Two Tigers taken on Day 2 of draft

    David Helman

    Two more LSU alums officially entered the NFL on Friday night, but the wait was a bit longer than expected. Rueben Randle and Brandon Taylor joined first rounders Morris Claiborne and Michael Brockers as members of LSU's 2012 draft class. Randle w...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  12. LSU has two picked in first round

    Gary Laney

    When the Dallas Cowboys drafted LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday, he became the latest to prove that where one is ranked on the recruiting boards in high school does not predict where one will even...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  13. Taylor showing his physical style

    Former LSU safety Brandon Taylor is participating in the Senior Bowl this week, and he is displaying his hard-hitting style. Taylor has been working with the South team in Mobile, Ala. Todd McShay has a quick take on how Taylor is performing, and al...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  14. Blackwell, Peterson, Taylor selected to Senior Bowl

    David Helman

    LSU seniors Brandon Taylor, Deangelo Peterson and Will Blackwell have been selected to play in the 2012 Senior Bowl, the school announced in a release Friday. The trio has been tabbed to represent the South squad in the game, which will be played ...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  15. LSU Tigers might be better in 2012

    David Helman

    With a strong nucleus returning and a top recruiting class on tap, 2012 could be even better -- if the Tigers can find answers at five key positions.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012