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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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. GTN mailbag: Backups, but also pros

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- GeauxTigerNation writer Gary Laney answers your questions: From: Biff (Chicago): Do the recruiting coaches feel any advantage in having someone like Lavar Edwards, who wasn't a starter his senior year, get drafted into the NFL?...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  14. LSU in NFL draft: A record-setting day

    Gary Laney

    How does LSU produce so many NFL draft picks? Recruiting is one good answer. Another is development. The Tigers set an NFL draft record with six defensive players picked in the first two days (top three rounds), finishing with a school-record n...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  15. ESPN the Magazine: Tyrann Mathieu

    After spending time in rehab, Tyrann Mathieu is trying to convince NFL GMs that he's more than his old habits. Mathieu sits down with ESPN the Magazine to discuss his past and the upcoming draft....

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  16. 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