Playing time will be on the line once LSU fall camp begins in early August. Head coach Les Miles will have a tough time configuring the depth chart, especially with his talented incoming freshman class of 2014.
Successful teams annually have non-projected preseason starters step up throughout the season. Last year, running back Terrence Magee was that player for LSU. Viewed as a fourth-string back, Magee finished as the team's second leading rusher, proving his worth in fall practice and earning the trust of Miles and the coaching staff.
Injuries happen throughout the college football season, so Miles will need depth beyond his starting lineup. Backups will have their chance in fall camp to show why they deserve playing time.
Here are five players that will raise eyebrows over the next few weeks.