The basis of LSU's success revolves around the quality of the Tigers' recruiting and the effectiveness of inserting a young player into a contributing role.
It's Les Miles' bread and butter and it's what makes him an elite coach at the college level. His ability to acknowledge players' attributes and quicken the learning curve for them is uncanny, and it can be viewed throughout his LSU tenure with sensational freshman performances by Tyrann Mathieu, Eric Reid, Jeremy Hill, Odell Beckham, Patrick Peterson, etc.
Entering the 2013 football season, the Tigers have many candidates for breakout freshmen, but who will emerge from this great LSU recruiting class to become the next young Tiger great?
Here are five players to keep an eye on, as they'll likely make a case to start in fall practice.