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  1. LSU freshman tracker

    David Ching

    So it wasn't a Heisman Trophy-caliber debut for LSU freshman Leonard Fournette. The Tigers' coaches understandably rode the defense and veteran running back Kenny Hilliard late as No. 13 LSU scored 21 unanswered points to beat No. 14 Wisconsin 28-24 ...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  2. LSU position breakdown: RB

    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 running backs. RUNNING BACK Returning starters: Fullback Connor Neighbors (7 catches,...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. Palelei becomes LSU's 13th commitment

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Running back Sione Palelei (Gonzales La./East Ascension) is supposed to be a speed guy, but when he checked in for his one day of participation in LSU's July Elite camp Tuesday, he weighed in at a powerful 5-foot-10, 202 pounds wi...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  4. 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
  5. LSU camp: McClellan shows athleticism

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- In a 7-on-7 drill Tuesday morning at LSU's June football camp, a burly running back who looked a little bit like a defensive lineman getting to play around with the offense flared out to his left looking for a pass. The quarter...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  6. GTN mailbag: The No. 2 RB on the board?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- GeauxTigerNation writer Gary Laney took your questions: From: Hunter Johnson: Do you think LSU would rather sign Racean Thomas or Darrel Williams at running back with Leonard Fournette, and does Kwon Alexander being from the sa...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  7. New OC Cameron opens things up

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- While getting new offensive coordinator Cam Cameron's red-zone passing offense installed during Tuesday's practice, LSU was in a formation where running back Alfred Blue was lined up like a wide receiver. In this era of the ver...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  8. Lessons Learned: Baton Rouge NUC

    Gary Laney

    ZACHARY, La. -- Sione Palelei's name is as fun to say as the 2014 running back is to watch. The Utah transplant who stars for East Ascension High in Gonzales, La., was named the Most Valuable Player of the National Underclassman 5-star camp at Zac...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  9. For LSU offense, answers coming quickly

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- At LSU practices this spring, you might think you're seeing double. Maybe triple. Instead of one group getting a repetition -- say, one quarterback handing off to a running back -- you've got three quarterbacks and running back...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  10. Fournette compares to Louisiana's best

    Gary Laney

    Wayne Reese knows what a good running back looks like. He was the coach at New Orleans' Carver High School when a shifty little back named Marshall Faulk passed through his program en route to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So when Reese, now t...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  11. Running back tops LSU 2014 needs

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- It's a bit of a gamble. LSU took no running backs in its 2013 signing class and enters 2014 with only four scholarship running backs on its roster. Given a good season by sophomore Jeremy Hill -- who will be three years out of ...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  12. 'Boys from the Boot' have top 2014 players

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Ask any long-time observer of Louisiana football and they'll tell you that the Class of 2014 will be a special one in the state. Headlined by running back Leonard Fournette, offensive tackle Cameron Robinson and safety Laurence...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  13. 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
  14. 2014 position preview: Running backs

    David Helman

    The lack of a running back in LSU's 2013 recruiting class signals two obvious situations. First, as has been repeated plenty, the Tigers are absolutely loaded at the position with five quality players, none of whom are seniors. Second, it creates a p...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  15. Tigers keep finding young stars

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- When LSU starting running back Spencer Ware was taken to the locker room during the second quarter of The Tigers' 23-21 win over South Carolina on Saturday night with what later proved to be a stomach ailment, it seemed the Tigers...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  16. Injuries hit LSU's power run identity

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- When you envisioned LSU's power-run identity coming into the season, you might have thought of this: Alfred Blue, the running back who emerged from the Tigers' five-man competition at the position, carrying the ball behind brui...

    Blog | October 01, 2012