While most other college football programs across the country are just beginning their spring practice sessions, LSU is slightly ahead of the curve.
Les Miles' team held its final practice of the spring this past Thursday and wrapped up their annual spring game on Saturday.
Coming off an undefeated regular season and SEC Championship in 2011, the Tigers will have huge expectations heading into this college football season. Of course, they also face the challenge of replacing a number of talented seniors that will be playing on Sundays now.
There were plenty of new faces in key positions for the Tigers this spring, but what are the most competitive position battles to keep an eye on?
Let's break down LSU's five best spring football battles going on.
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