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  1. LSU freshman tracker

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Saturday's 34-29 loss to Mississippi State was a night many LSU players probably want to forget, but it was the biggest game yet for one of the Tigers' key freshmen. Quarterback Brandon Harris "made a case for himself" accordin...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  2. LSU freshman tracker

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU got one more true freshman -- linebacker Clifton Garrett -- onto the field in Saturday's 31-0 win against Louisiana-Monroe, meaning the Tigers have now played 17 of their 23 true freshmen. Let's take a look at how some of L...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  3. LSU Tigers freshman tracker

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Saturday's blowout win over Sam Houston State provided LSU with an opportunity to empty the bench -- and Tigers coach Les Miles took advantage by letting 16 players make their college debuts. That included seven true freshmen -...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  4. Freshman spotlight: 'Heisman moment'

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- OK, that had to be a first. It was definitely LSU freshman Leonard Fournette's first touchdown of his career. There's no question about that. But Fournette's striking the Heisman pose after the 4-yard run against Sam Houston St...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  5. LSU freshman tracker

    David Ching

    So it wasn't a Heisman Trophy-caliber debut for LSU freshman Leonard Fournette. The Tigers' coaches understandably rode the defense and veteran running back Kenny Hilliard late as No. 13 LSU scored 21 unanswered points to beat No. 14 Wisconsin 28-24 ...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  6. Front seven key for LSU, Wisconsin D

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- For all the headlines generated by quarterback battles and freshman superstars, one thing seems abundantly clear about Saturday's showdown between No. 13 LSU and No. 14 Wisconsin. The team whose defensive front seven has the more ...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  7. LSU freshmen could become instant stars

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Brandon Harris and Leonard Fournette have been waiting for this opportunity since well before they became roommates at LSU this summer. With barely a week to go before they make their college debuts against Wisconsin, Fournette...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  8. Who's the fastest? LSU debate rages

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Rashard Robinson was in the middle of complimenting freshman receiver D.J. Chark when a reporter informed him that LSU coach Les Miles proclaimed Chark as possibly the fastest player on the team. That's when Robinson's expressi...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Freshman Herron turning heads in camp

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- With injured junior Quentin Thomas out for an indeterminate amount of time, LSU coach Les Miles didn't wait long to name a potential replacement at defensive tackle. "I think we're really pretty good at defensive tackle," Miles...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  11. LSU notes: Cameron wants vocal leaders

    David Ching

    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 tha...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  12. Revisiting Miles' thoughts on 2014 class

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- We're a week away from the start of preseason practice for the LSU Tigers. Since several open spots on the depth chart make this arguably the most important freshman class in Les Miles' decade as the Tigers' coach, we thought i...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  13. LSU embraces playing freshmen

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Les Miles has never been afraid to play a true freshman -- LSU's sports information department reports that the Tigers have played 87 first-year freshmen in Miles' nine seasons -- but it has become one of the program's trademarks ...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  14. Evaluating our LSU spring predictions

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU's spring practice is officially in the books. Now that it's over, we thought it might be fun to review two sets of our predictions from before the spring and see how close we came. Prediction No. 1: Freshmen will contend fo...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  15. Transition tough for freshman safeties

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- He probably thought he was prepared to compete at the time, but Corey Thompson can now admit that it blew his mind when he first set foot on LSU's practice field as a freshman. He had been an all-state safety and certainly has ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  16. Spring predictions: Freshmen will contend

    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. As we lead up to Saturday's ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014