Can you smell it in the air?
College football is here as fall practice is under way in Baton Rouge. That means that the No. 1-ranked LSU Tigers are just weeks away from taking the field in the team's season opener on Sept.1 against North Texas.
With that top ranking comes plenty of good competition throughout the Tigers' fall camp. But what players are still battling for starting spots this season?
Could there be another Morris Claiborne-like defensive back on this 2012 team?
Let's go ahead and break down five Tigers who will build strong hype throughout the 2012 fall practice time.
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