LSU led all schools with nine draft picks in the 2014 NFL draft. But in all likelihood, the Tigers will not repeat their same success next season.
Les Miles will rely heavily on freshmen and true sophomores next season who will not be draft eligible for 2015, which is good news for the future of the program. With that said, LSU will have some talented players who will be playing their final season in Baton Rouge this year.
Left tackle La'el Collins made a surprising decision to come back for his senior season. Collins is taking a major risk by returning to the Tigers. Past offensive tackles such as Ciron Black and Chris Faulk made similar decisions, and neither were drafted.
Nevertheless, Collins is a different player than the offensive tackles before him. Here is a quick look at his 2015 draft stock.