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  1. Versatility an asset for Tigers' OL

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Because of their smaller rosters, NFL clubs love versatility among their offensive linemen. That being the case, pro scouts will probably take long looks at LSU's line, as several linemen have the position versatility they like to...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  2. Cam Cameron on LSU draft prospects

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. - As we detailed Tuesday, LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron's NFL background played a role in the emergence of several Tigers as top draft prospects. Cameron knows how to coach talented players to perform at the pro level, and he...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  3. Coach's influence helped LSU prospects

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- It's no mystery why NFL scouts like the offensive skill players that LSU is sending into the draft this year. Watch Zach Mettenberger launch a pass downfield or Jarvis Landry haul in another clutch reception or Odell Beckham Jr...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  4. Collins: 'My time is going to come' in '15

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU has a chance to break its year-old program record of nine players selected in the NFL draft this week. If the Tigers fail to set a new milestone, thank La'el Collins. No really, Tiger fans, thank him. Collins' decision to r...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  5. Q&A: LSU QB Zach Mettenberger

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Although 20 of his former LSU teammates also worked out before NFL scouts at Wednesday's pro day, Zach Mettenberger was the story. The former Tigers quarterback seemed a bit displeased by his performance in his first public wor...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  6. Mettenberger gives scouts an eyeful

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Barely three months removed from surgery to repair the torn ACL and MCL in his left knee, Zach Mettenberger hardly took it easy in his first public throwing session before NFL talent evaluators. The former LSU quarterback gave ...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  7. LSU pro day: Inside the numbers

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The race to become the first quarterback selected in next month's NFL draft is apparently down to three players: Central Florida's Blake Bortles, Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater and Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel. But according ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  8. D-line snaps might be spread more evenly

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Brick Haley faces the blessing and the curse of coaching LSU's defensive line each year around this time. The blessing is that the Tigers' coaching staff has attracted loads of NFL-caliber talent to Baton Rouge. Just check the ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  9. LSU NFL draft combine primer

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The NFL draft combine has begun, and LSU is well represented with 11 former Tigers on the list of invited players. Here's a look at the Tigers who are scheduled to be in attendance and when their position groups will take the fi...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Draft entries create youth movement

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The way Les Miles sees it, rival programs that aren't hit as hard by the NFL draft might boast older, more physically developed talent since fewer players skipped town with college eligibility remaining. "Or [they] have lesser ...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  12. Who fills holes at LSU after early entries?

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The damage wasn't as significant as a year ago, but early entries into the NFL draft will again hit LSU hard this season. The Tigers lost seven players who had eligibility remaining -- five of whom came from the offense, a year...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  13. Collins' return a win-win proposition

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- La'El Collins would have been an NFL draft pick this year. He might have even been an early-round pick this year. But unlike seven teammates, Collins announced on Tuesday that he will return for the 2014 season at LSU in order to ...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  14. 2015 OG Hoge lists LSU in top 3 after offer

    Josh Moyer

    2015 OG Tristen Hoge (Pocatello, Idaho/Highland) lists LSU among his three favorites after head coach Les Miles wasted no time Tuesday in extending an offer. Before Hoge, the nephew of former NFL running back Merril Hoge, began a tour of the facil...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  15. LSU 10: Imported stars

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- No state produces more NFL players per capita than the Bayou State. And LSU gets the lion's share of those players. It's a winning formula. But it wouldn't be true to say LSU wins with Louisiana talent and Louisiana talent alon...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  16. 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