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  1. 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
  2. Report: Tigers lose veteran DT Thomas

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The LSU Tigers lost one the few veterans on its interior defensive line in the first week of preseason camp when Quentin Thomas tore a bicep on Wednesday. LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette confirmed that Thomas h...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Mills' suspension adds uncertainty at safety

    David Ching

    Safety already ranked among the most unproven positions on LSU's roster. Jalen Mills' arrest and indefinite suspension on Wednesday only adds to the uncertainty. Mills was arrested early Wednesday and charged with second-degree battery in connecti...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  6. What's next in LSU position battles?

    David Ching

    LSU's spring practice ended two weeks ago, leaving a full 15 weeks before the Tigers return to the practice field. The position battles that started in the spring will continue through summer workouts before resuming in front of coaches in August....

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  7. Five post-spring questions for LSU

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU held its final spring practice this week, officially sending the Tigers into a crucial offseason. An obvious point this spring was that Les Miles' coaching staff was working with an incomplete roster. Seven underclassmen ju...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Leslie leads way with 3 TDs in scrimmage

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- A senior receiver who has yet to enjoy much success in the fall was one of the stars in LSU's final scrimmage before next Saturday's spring game. Quantavius Leslie -- who joined the Tigers as a hyped junior college transfer las...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Key spring position battles: Safety

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. - We're closing in on the start of spring practice at LSU, so this week let's take a look at five position battles worth watching this spring. We covered the wide receivers, defensive tackles and quarterbacks in the first three in...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  12. LSU position groups to improve: No. 3

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- With more than three weeks to go until LSU opens spring practice on March 7, we'll use some of the down time to preview the upcoming series of team workouts. In the first two days of this week's series listing five position gro...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  13. LSU recruiting: Positions of need

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU is targeting many of the top athletes in the ESPN 300, some because the Tigers' strong brand name makes it an attractive option and others because the fertile Louisiana recruiting base is strong this year, even by the state's ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  14. LSU future power rankings

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Powered by its fertile recruiting ground, continued production of NFL talent and its dominant defense, LSU is No. 3 in the first college football future power rankings. But are the Tigers destined to stay there? What could prop...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  15. ESPN 300 analysis: LSU Tigers

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- It's been since Jordan Jefferson in 2008 that one could find a Louisiana quarterback who met the four-star threshold. Back then, before RecruitingNation issued stars, Jefferson was given an 80 score, which translates to four st...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  16. LSU 10: Projecting the impact newcomers

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- With LSU's summer semester under way, new players who graduated from their previous schools in May are on campus and taking part in summer workouts. The one exception is defensive back Rashard Robinson, who will use summer school ...

    Blog | June 13, 2013