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  1. Whitfield, Cameron share longtime bond

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Michigan. USC. Stanford. LSU? Three of those football powers are known for their abilities to attract the nation's top quarterback prospects. The fourth could join their ranks, said quarterback guru George Whitfield Jr., largel...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  2. Les Miles' new role: Fortune teller

    David Ching

    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 t...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  3. Spring prediction: Competition on O-line

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- A brand-new version of LSU's football team will take the field this week for its first spring practice. In previous weeks, we've broken down several players and position groups to watch this spring. This week, leading up to Sat...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  4. Recruiting rewind: LSU All-Americans

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU fans are drooling over uncommitted targets such as Malachi Dupre and Adoree' Jackson, which is understandable since four- and five-star prospects are statistically more likely to become productive college players. But signi...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  5. Fournette can dull sting of Hill's exit

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. - An unusual set of circumstances must exist when one of the most productive running backs in school history leaves early for the NFL draft and nobody seems too concerned. Jeremy Hill rushed for 216 yards in LSU's season-ending vi...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  6. LSU instant impact recruits

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- With LSU after so many ESPN 150 players, which ones would likely make an impact earliest? Here are the 10 most likely candidates: 1. RB Leonard Fournette (New Orleans/St. Augustine) 6-foot-1, 232 pounds ESPN 300 rank: 1 Wh...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  7. Clark first D-line commitment for Tigers

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Deondre Clark grew up a fan of LSU and its line of star defensive linemen. Now he'll be part of it. The four-star defensive end from Oklahoma City's Douglass High school pledged to LSU coach Les Miles on Tuesday night over t...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  8. Fournette stars at heralded St. Augustine

    Gary Laney

    NEW ORLEANS -- There are probably a lot of kids at St. Augustine High School who can do an impression of Avery Johnson, the former NBA player and coach with the distinctive, high-pitched voice. They could probably tell you their favorite play by t...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  9. GTN mailbag: Backups, but also pros

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- GeauxTigerNation writer Gary Laney answers your questions: From: Biff (Chicago): Do the recruiting coaches feel any advantage in having someone like Lavar Edwards, who wasn't a starter his senior year, get drafted into the NFL?...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  10. Enrollment, talent booming in Dutchtown

    Gary Laney

    GEISMAR, La. -- Behind the football offices and locker rooms at Dutchtown High School in Baton Rouge's southeast suburbs sits a series of trailers, temporary classrooms that prove the barely 11-year-old school already is overcrowded. "We'll probab...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  11. LSU in NFL draft: A record-setting day

    Gary Laney

    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 n...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  12. LSU D-line's talent trumps experience

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- For LSU fans who worry about how the defensive line will look in 2013 after the Tigers lost all four starters, seeing Danielle Hunter walk into a room would ease their minds. He's all of 6-foot-5, with the long, slender build o...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  13. Mailbag: Quarterbacks, anyone?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Gary Laney took your questions: From Will (Houston): If Zach Mettenberger is going to be the starting quarterback, the big question is, who will be the No. 2 coming out of spring? Gary Laney: The obvious answer would be so...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  14. 2014 LSU recruiting preview: QB and RB

    Gary Laney

    The second in a series of previews of players LSU might target in the 2014 recruiting class. Tuesday, we looked at wide recievers and tight ends. BATON ROUGE, La. -- Will LSU sign a quarterback in 2014? And how many running backs will the Tigers p...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  15. DBs from SEC blanket combine

    Gary Laney

    Several of RecruitingNation's SEC sites took a look this week at the players headed to the NFL combine, which begins today in Indianapolis, and other predraft camps. Click here to read the entire predraft series. Today: Defensive backs and special te...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  16. OLs from SEC can thrive at combine

    Gary Laney

    Several of RecruitingNation's SEC sites will look this week at the players headed to the NFL combine, which begins Friday in Indianapolis, and other predraft camps. Today: Offensive linemen. LSU Tigers The biggest question mark among the 13 ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013