LSU's spring practice had no shortage of headlines, the biggest of which were on offense.
The Tigers lost quarterback Zach Mettenberger, running back Jeremy Hill, right guard Trai Turner and receivers Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham Jr. To make matters worse, only Mettenberger was a senior.
But LSU had question marks defensively as well. The Tigers lost key components in their run defense in Anthony Johnson, Ego Ferguson and Lamin Barrow.
Performing well in spring practice does not mean a player will play during the season. But there is no doubt it helps the coaches know if a player has the talent to play in games.
Here are a few of LSU's performers who rose to the occasion, and a few who didn't.