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  1. LSU offseason work generating sacks, INTs

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- When it comes to turnovers and sacks, it's not a chicken-or-the-egg equation for LSU's defense. It's a chicken-AND-the-egg thing -- because without one, the Tigers likely won't have the other. "If you're covering and they're...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  2. Freshman defenders could claim roles

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- He's not a native-born Louisianan -- in fact, he's 900 miles from his Illinois home -- but LSU freshman Clifton Garrett said he gets chills when he thinks about his first Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. "It's going to be heart...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  3. LSU has 'productive' first scrimmage

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Les Miles didn't offer many specifics about LSU's first preseason scrimmage on Wednesday -- particularly about which quarterbacks completed the two touchdown passes -- but the Tigers' coach described the 26-play scrimmage as "pret...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  4. LSU notes: New and improved Rasco

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The wait was long and sometimes painful, but Jermauria Rasco is finally healthy again. Throughout his LSU career, the senior defensive end has dealt with torn labrums in both shoulders - injuries that dated back to his early ye...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  5. Five battles to watch as LSU opens camp

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- With LSU opening preseason practice today, the Tigers will have no shortage of position battles to watch over the next 26 days until the Aug. 30 opener against Wisconsin. Let's take a glance at five positions that should featur...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  6. LSU position breakdown: S

    David Ching

    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 are the tight ends. SAFETY Returning starters: Jalen Mills (67 tackles, four tackles for a lo...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  7. LSU position breakdown: CB

    David Ching

    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 are the cornerbacks. CORNERBACK Returning starters: Tre'Davious White (55 tackles, two interc...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  8. 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
  9. LSU spring football primer

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Here are things to know as LSU starts spring practice: Practice dates: March 14, 15, 16, 19, 21, 23 (scrimmage), 25, 26 and 28. After spring break, resumes April 9, 11, 13 (scrimmage), 16, 18 and 20 (spring game). What's new...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  10. Opening spring camp: LSU

    Chris Low

    Schedule: The Tigers open spring practice Thursday and will conclude the spring April 20 with their annual National L Club spring game at 3 p.m. ET in Tiger Stadium. What's new: Cam Cameron steps in as LSU's offensive coordinator after spending pa...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Where LSU will need help: Defense

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The commitment of Maquedius Bain to LSU on Wednesday made perfect sense. Bain, the No. 6 defensive tackle in the ESPN 150 and the highest-rated of the Tigers' 24 commitments, figures to play at LSU early. And he'll play a posit...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Elliott Porter settles in at backup center

    garylaney

    When offensive lineman Josh Dworaczyk started cross-training as LSU's across-the-line utility man, he was asked about taking snaps as the second-team center. "Well, I think the first guy who will get the call after [starter P.J. Lonergan] will be ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  15. Tigers shifting positions at camp

    Gary Laney

    Les Miles hinted more than a week ago that offensive guard Josh Dworaczyk might become a utility offensive lineman. That has become a reality at camp as Dworaczyk has taken snaps at first-team right tackle at recent practices. The senior is not...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  16. Mathieu's selfishness costs him at LSU

    Edward Aschoff

    At the end of the day, Tyrann Mathieu just couldn't stop thinking about himself. Months after proclaiming he was changed, humbled and ready to lead, Mathieu's selfishness cost him his LSU career, as Les Miles announced his player's dismissal at a ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012