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  1. For LSU O-line, an unusual position flip

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- When LSU offensive lineman Vadal Alexander moved to left guard last week following what may be a career-threatening injury to projected starter Josh Williford, Alexander was left with the possibility of starting at a second positi...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  2. LSU QB recruiting: Where Tigers stand

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- There's a quarterback controversy brewing among LSU fans. No, it doesn't mean Zach Mettenberger is being challenged as the starter. It does mean LSU is hot on the trail of some four-star talent at the position in recruiting. ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  3. 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
  4. LSU Tigers spring wrap

    Gary Laney

    LSU TIGERS 2012 record: 10-3 2012 conference record: 6-2 Returning starters: Offense: 9; defense: 3; special teams: 1 Top returners: QB Zach Mettenberger, RB Jeremy Hill, RB Alfred Blue, OL La'el Collins, WR Jarvis Landry, WR Odell Beckh...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  5. Will early enrollees make impact for LSU?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- So far, neither junior college transfer in LSU's 2013 signing class has become the obvious starter at their positions. On the other hand, it looks like the six freshmen who entered college early might already be reaping some re...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Minus Faulk, LSU might reshuffle OL

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Before Chris Faulk's surprising announcement Wednesday that he'll leave LSU this spring, the starting lineup for Tigers' 2013 offensive line seemed easy enough to figure out. The only departing starters from LSU's line would b...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  8. Despite departures, secondary looks deep

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- By the middle of August camp, free safety Eric Reid was the only returning starter in LSU's vaunted secondary. After Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu was dismissed from the team, Reid, the junior free safety from Geismar,...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  9. Where LSU will need help: Offense

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- There are some unknown variables when trying to figure out where true freshmen might play a big role on a team. Take LSU right tackle Vadal Alexander. The 2012 signee became a true freshman starter at right tackle halfway throu...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  10. Tiger Tale: P.J. Lonergan

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Leading up to the Chick-fil-A Bowl, we'll take a daily look at a key LSU player. We'll examine how he has done and what his challenges are for the Clemson game. P.J. Lonergan, C, Senior Accomplishments: A three-year starter at c...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  11. LSU Tigers find depth amid roster depleted by injuries, off-field...

    Gary Laney

    Few teams in college football have been hit as hard as the LSU Tigers by injuries and off-the-field issues, yet young players have stepped in and provided unexpected depth.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  12. Kadron Boone Mettenberger's TD target

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE -- With Jordan Jefferson still suspended and starter Jarrett Lee having led LSU to a 25-point half lead, quarterback Zach Mettenberger got the most significant snaps of his sophomore season in a 49-3 Sept. 10, 2011 win over Northwestern S...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  13. Alfred Blue continues to roll as starter

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Spencer Ware was healthy and running hard. Michael Ford looked fast and Kenny Hilliard was a load. Alfred Blue, however, did nothing to indicate that he isn't LSU's main running back going forward during LSU's 41-3 romp over Wa...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  14. Blue, Muncie go from forgotten to starters

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Before Alfred Blue and Luke Muncie were named LSU's starters at their respective positions Monday, they shared a common trait: Both juniors were seemingly forgotten men at their positions, at least from the outside. Until a ...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  15. Who emerged as starters in camp?

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Depending how you look at it, LSU's August camp ended on Aug. 16 with the last scrimmage before the start of the fall semester, or on Aug. 21, with the last scrimmage before the Tigers shifted their focus to preparations for the Se...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  16. Ready or not, Simon now elder statesman

    Gary Laney

    The clock has sped up for the development of LSU cornerback Tharold Simon. Like the steady line of Tiger stars at cornerback in recent years, Simon was supposed to enjoy a season being the "other" starter next to the superstar. He would start for ...

    Blog | August 17, 2012