1. LSU Football: Can Tyrann Mathieu Live Up to Last Year's Stellar Season?

    Expectation: The act or state of looking forward or anticipating. What a word to attach to a young kid's name...

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  2. LSU Football: How Zach Mettenberger Will Keep Tigers in BCS Title Hunt

    There is a reason to root for Zach Mettenberger to succeed as LSU's starting quarterback, and it has nothing to do with liking LSU or that his last name is cool to say over and over again...

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  3. LSU Football: Tigers QB-WR Tandem Snubbed in ESPN Article

    It is no secret that Les Miles ' LSU football teams are traditionally known for having dominant defenses and a powerful running game...

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  4. LSU Football: Tigers Miss out on Another Top Quarterback Recruit

    Les Miles and his coaching staff know how important it is for LSU to land a top-notch quarterback in their 2013 recruiting class. But for some reason, successfully recruiting the quarterback position has not been easy for this LSU team as of late...

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  5. LSU Football: Tigers Land Another Commitment for 2013 Class

    With Rueben Randle bolting early for the NFL draft and Russell Sheppard entering his senior season in a career that just hasn't lived up to expectations, Les Miles has been searching for some help at the wide receiver position...

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  6. LSU Football: Which Former Player Will Have the Best Rookie NFL Season in 2012?

    Call me crazy if you will. My mind must be running on instinct and intuition, as opposed to simple Mathematics 101...

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  7. 2012 NFL Undrafted Free Agents: 5 Guys with the Most Long-Term Upside

    And with the final selection in the 2012 NFL Draft , the Indianapolis Colts select.... There were many NFL prospects who sweated through this year's draft, hoping that they would hear their name called before the end of that sentence...

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  8. LSU Football: Les Miles' Plan to Air It out in 2012

    LSU fans remember it like it was yesterday, although they certainly wish that wasn't the case. The perfect season in-the-making came to a sudden halt after an embarrassing 21-0 shutout loss to Alabama in this past year's BCS Championship Game...

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  9. LSU Football: Ranking the 5 Best Games on the Tigers' 2012 Schedule

    Now that spring practice has come to a conclusion and the NFL draft is all over, college football fans can't help but to look forward to next season already...

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  10. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 Picks We Still Can't Wrap Our Heads Around

    They picked WHO? Football fans can count on the fact that those three words will likely be blurted out at some point during the NFL draft...

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  11. The 25 Most Explosive College Football Athletes in 2012

    Quick.. What do LaMichael James, Chris Rainey and Robert Griffin III all have in common? Well yes, they were all selected in this year's NFL Draft, but they were also among the most explosive players in college football this past season...

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  12. LSU Football: 5 Things That Will Keep Les Miles Up at Night

    Les Miles has established himself as one of the top coaches in college football over the past several years...

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  13. LSU Football: Tigers Pick Up New Running Back Recruit

    LSU coach Les Miles made it a point this offseason to put a wall up surrounding the state of Louisiana for his 2013 recruiting class...

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  14. LSU Football: Plenty of Tigers in Merriman's Way-Too-Early 2013 NFL Mock Draft

    1. Jacksonville Jaguars : Matt Barkley, QB, USC The Blaine Gabbert experiment will likely come to an end after two years, making way for Barkley to be the quarterback of the future in Jacksonville...

    Sean Merriman Written by Sean Merriman about over 2 years ago 1,518 reads 2 comments

  15. LSU Football: 8 Former Tigers Sign as NFL Undrafted Free Agents

    It may not be the most conventional way of making it to the NFL, but signing a free agent contract as an undrafted player still provides players an opportunity to make it at the next level...

    Sean Merriman Written by Sean Merriman about over 2 years ago 3,808 reads 4 comments

  16. LSU Football: Breaking Down Each LSU Player Selected in the NFL Draft

    NFL draft experts believed that as many as eight former LSU players could potentially be selected in this year's draft. In the end, there were five Tigers who were selected this past weekend, and that certainly isn't anything to be ashamed of...

    Sean Merriman Written by Sean Merriman about over 2 years ago 1,497 reads 1 comments

  17. 2012 NFL Draft Results: 10 Biggest Winners and Losers from Rounds 2 and 3

    The opening night of the NFL Draft will always be most exciting to watch for NFL fans. But in reality, it is the second and third round which generally decides whether a team will come away from the draft as a true winner or loser...

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  18. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Complete Second Round

    33. St. Louis Rams: Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford Sam Bradford spent far too much time on his butt last season, which is why the Rams must jump at getting a potential franchise left tackle here in Martin...

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  19. 2012 NFL Draft Results: 10 Biggest Winners and Losers from Round 1

    This NFL draft was filled with surprises, but all in all, the majority of the players who we expected to be selected indeed were at some point. Fans saw a ton of trades taking place early on, which really set the stage for the rest of the first round...

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  20. LSU Football: 5 Most Important Redshirt Freshmen and Transfers

    LSU redshirt freshman quarterback Stephen Rivers is one of the most talked about quarterbacks in the SEC, although he has yet to take a single live snap in a college football game...

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  21. Riley Reiff: 6 Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of 2012 NFL Draft Prospect

    Size, strength and experience. What more could you possibly want in a future franchise left tackle? Riley Reiff has all three, which is why he is all but guaranteed to be a first round selection in this year's NFL draft...

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  22. Stephon Gilmore: 6 Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of 2012 NFL Draft Prospect

    Former South Carolina standout Stephon Gilmore has seen his draft stock take a huge leap in the final weeks leading up for the NFL draft...

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  23. Fletcher Cox: 6 Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of 2012 NFL Draft Prospect

    Fletcher Cox is a guy who has seen his name shoot up draft boards over the past two months, and rightfully so. Cox was a two-and-a-half year starter at Mississippi State at the defensive tackle position...

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  24. David DeCastro: 6 Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of 2012 NFL Draft Prospect

    When it comes to the most polished, NFL-ready offensive guards in this year's NFL draft, former Stanford standout David DeCastro tops the list. DeCastro is arguably the top offensive guard product to come out of college in the past decade...

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  25. Sean Cattouse: 6 Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of 2012 NFL Draft Prospect

    Sean Cattouse may not be a big-name player in this year's NFL Draft, but he does possess all the ideal measurables of an NFL-ready safety...

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