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  1. LSU position breakdown: LB

    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 linebackers. LINEBACKER Returning starters: D.J. Welter (80 tackles, 4 tackles for lo...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. LSU linebackers are a versatile bunch

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. - One of the biggest defensive storylines from LSU's spring practices was the position shuffling that took place at linebacker. If you weren't paying close attention at the Tigers' spring game, however, you might not have realized...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  3. Q&A: LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU sophomore Kendell Beckwith described himself as "the happiest man ever" when he learned that the Tigers' coaching staff planned to move him from defensive end to linebacker this spring. After completing his second practice ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  4. LBs hope to restore LSU defense's attitude

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Chat with Lamar Louis for a minute or two and it will become clear that LSU's linebackers have plenty of confidence. One of several Tigers linebackers who will shift to new positions this spring -- Louis spent the first few pra...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  5. LSU position groups to improve: No. 1

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- With 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. We've discussed the tight ends, defensive tackles, safeties and linebackers in ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  6. LSU confirms four player departures

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU on Wednesday confirmed that four reserves -- offensive lineman Derek Edinburgh Jr., linebacker Lorenzo Phillips and defensive backs Jerqwinick Sandolph and Derrick Raymond -- have left the football program. LSU did not list...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  7. Scout's take: Garrett a perfect fit for LSU

    Craig Haubert

    Inside linebacker Clifton Garrett (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield South) committed to LSU on Tuesday, giving the Tigers their 12th ESPN 300 commit. The No. 37 player in the ESPN 300 gives coach Les Miles a tough run defender. What will make him so ef...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  8. LSU camp: Biggest position battles

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- As August camp has continued at LSU, position battles have emerged, some expected, some not so much. Here are five worth keeping an eye on as the Aug. 30 season opener against TCU looms. Middle linebacker The prime competitors...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  9. Sharieff Rhaheed decommits from LSU

    Gary Laney

    The recruiting process was supposed to be over for ESPN 300 linebacker Sharieff Rhaheed (Fort Pierce, Fla./Fort Pierce Central). The ESPN 300 pick pledged to LSU in March. But Rhaheed never stopped looking at what was out there and he said contact...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  10. Rare senior class at LB must be replaced

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- It might seem strange to say, but LSU has a rare luxury of knowing it will lose at least two linebackers after the 2013 season with both Lamin Barrow and Tahj Jones entering their senior seasons. What's so weird about that? It'...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  11. In the middle or not, Barrow still leads

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- If you see LSU linebacker Lamin Barrow's first name and wonder how to properly pronounce it, just remember, it rhymes with "machine." As in, "Lamin, the Tackling Machine." That might be appropriate for the rising senior line...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  12. Coming off injury, McGinnis' stock rises

    Gary Laney

    ZACHARY, La. -- If you're looking for game film of fast-rising 2015 linebacker Arthur McGinnis (New Orleans/Warren Easton), you might look for a long time. A sprained ankle and knee sidelined him for most of the 2012 season, giving scouts just two...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  13. 2014 Recruiting Preview: Defensive backs

    Gary Laney

    This is the sixth in a series looking at players LSU might target in the 2014 recruiting class. Previously, we looked at wide receivers and tight ends, running backs and quarterbacks, offensive linemen, defensive linemen and linebackers. BATON ROU...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  14. 2014 Recruiting preview: Linebackers

    Gary Laney

    This is the fourth in a series looking at players LSU might target in the 2014 recruiting class. Previously, we looked at wide receivers and tight ends, running backs and quarterbacks, offensive linemen and defensive linemen. BATON ROUGE, La. -- L...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  15. Watch List LB Josh Mabin has favorite

    Bob Przybylo

    Following a great junior day visit to LSU, Watch List linebacker Josh Mabin (Spring, Texas/Klein Oak) is a huge fan of the Tigers even though an offer wasn't extended his way. "I've always been a huge fan of the Tigers," Mabin said. "The area is n...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  16. New commit brings LSU versatility

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- That Duke Riley plays linebacker and is able to run a 40-yard dash in under 4.5 seconds had many thinking he might be destined to fill LSU's need for a safety in the 2013 class. The way J.T. Curtis, Riley's legendary coach at R...

    Blog | January 30, 2013