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  1. 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
  2. Shepard, Ford excel at LSU's pro day

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- There's a new wrinkle to the Russell Shepard saga. The blue-chip, dual-threat high school quarterback turned underachieving college receiver was worked out by NFL scouts Wednesday during LSU's Pro Day at, of all places, defensi...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. SEC sends several RBs to NFL 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. Today: Quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. LSU Tigers Perhaps it says something about LSU's off...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  6. LSU Class of 2009 review

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Lamin Barrow, Josh Williford, Tahj Jones and Craig Loston will be looked at as old, old men next year when they enter their fifth-year senior seasons at LSU. In a program that has made an art of the three-year recruiting cycle,...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  7. LSU's best recruiting sleepers

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Whatever you do, don't try to out-evaluate LSU coaches. LSU has been one of college football's premier producers of pro talent in the Les Miles era, and more often than not, the eventual high draft picks are players who were un...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  8. Mailbag: Chances for Nkemdiche?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- GTN writer Gary Laney takes your questions on LSU football and recruiting: From Scott: It's common knowledge that LSU uses the RB by committee approach, and it has worked well. But what I've noticed is it becomes somewhat of a...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  9. Is the three-year cycle sustainable?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Around the nation, and to those who follow LSU from an arm's length, the news that trickled out from Nicholson Drive in the last week was alarming. The Tigers lost nine, count them, nine underclassmen to the NFL draft over the ...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  10. After Ford, does LSU look for a RB?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The future of the running back position seemed to be figured out for LSU. All five backs in the Tigers' 2012 stable were underclassmen. Freshman Jeremy Hill led the group with 755 rushing yards, meaning none of the three junior...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  11. Recruiting Week in Review: LSU

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- No LSU commit won MVP, nor scored a touchdown at the Under Armour All-American game. Yet, it was a huge, huge game for LSU recruiting. LSU landed its two biggest commits in its 25-man 2013 class at the Under Armor game as de...

    Blog | January 07, 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. Countdown to Signing Day: Jeryl Brazil

    Gary Laney

    Vitals: Athlete Jeryl Brazil, Loranger, La., 5-foot-10, 184 pounds. Committed: July 20, 2011 ESPN Grade: 85, 4-star prospect Picked LSU over: Alabama, Florida State, Arkansas and Tennessee, among others State of the position: Brazil will ...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  14. LSU hopes reputation leads to big weekend

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE -- LSU already has a top 10 class, but this weekend the Tigers will be pitching to make it even better. Maquedius BainDefensive tackle2013Uncommitted: ListPos Rk Stars Grade Hometown 6 87 Fort Lauderdale, FL The Tigers will host a...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  15. Already a star, Tharold Simon now starter

    Gary Laney

    When one breaks down the 15 returning starters on LSU's football teams, the list does not include junior cornerback Tharold Simon, a fact that may cause one to do a double take. Simon emerged as a one of the team's rising stars last season as LSU'...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  16. Five newcomers to watch in 2012

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. - College football, by its nature, is a sport of turnover. For every Michael Brockers or Morris Claiborne headed to the NFL, there will be a new player getting on the field trying to make an impression. Here are five new names,...

    Blog | June 28, 2012