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  1. Senior backs mentor Fournette, Williams

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Frank Wilson's job could have been awfully difficult this season if the wrong personalities existed within his running backs room at LSU. Wilson -- the Tigers' recruiting coordinator and running backs coach -- just bolstered hi...

    Blog | August 18, 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. 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
  4. Key factors for LSU's third-down success

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- In April, we broke down how LSU's offense led the nation in third-down efficiency last season by converting for a first down or touchdown 57.1 percent of the time. The three key names in that endeavor were quarterback Zach Mett...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  5. Dynamic duos and their instant impacts

    David Ching

    When a football coaching staff signs one of the top few recruits at any position, it's cause for celebration. Therefore, grabbing two of the top three prospects at that position might warrant an Animal House-style party. Between 2006, when ESPN be...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  6. How LSU fared in 'Position U' rankings

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The idea for this week's "Position U" series actually came about during spring football practice at LSU -- which I assume some of you know was my first covering the Tigers. During post-practice interviews with Tigers players, i...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  7. LSU RBs room seems a bit empty, for now

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Frank Wilson hasn't been taking it easy on his players lately. LSU's running backs coach has been giving Terrence Magee and Kenny Hilliard a heavy workload in spring practice, which was partially out of necessity since the two ...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  8. 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
  9. LSU July camp: Five storylines

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- This time, the big dogs will come out. After a relatively light June camp, LSU's July camp is expected to be star-studded, with top players from across the country expected to attend. In the past, it's been a good place for LSU...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  10. For LSU, New Orleans not automatic

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- When players like Tyrann Mathieu, Anthony Johnson and Odell Beckham star for LSU football teams, you better believe LSU fans don't take it for granted. All three are from New Orleans, which, as a metropolitan area, has not been...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  11. Class of 2013: Where they fit

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- With the 2012-2013 school year winding down, the members of the LSU signing class of 2013 should be arriving on campus soon for summer workouts. The Tigers brought in eight early enrollees in the spring and 19 more will come this ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  12. GTN team mailbag: A better Mettenberger?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- GTN writer Gary Laney took your questions about the Tigers as they headed to the home stretch of spring practice: From: Tone (Denver): Gary, do you think Zach Mettenberger will be better prepared to perform at a higher level th...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Crowded LSU pro day will look like combine

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- It's only going to look like an all-comer's combine. LSU's Pro Day on Wednesday will feature a whopping 28 participants, the result of a year where the Tigers sent 13 players to the NFL combine. Among the players will will part...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  15. Will departures mean spotlight for Magee?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- When Michael Ford and Spencer Ware decided to leave LSU after their junior seasons, it left twice the opportunity for Terrence Magee to find his niche in the LSU backfield. While neither Ford nor Ware was the Tigers' main back ...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  16. 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