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LSU running back Alfred Blue sometimes wonders whether he'd break off more runs like his 45-yard touchdown last weekend if had he chosen to play somewhere else.
Yet Blue says he's glad he's at LSU, where he spells running backs Spencer Ware and Michael Ford, and also shares carries with Kenny Hilliard and Terrence Magee.
The No. 1 Tigers average 195.1 yards rushing, but playing running back at LSU requires patience.
Coach Les Miles has shown he's willing to play five different tailbacks at any given time, and no LSU rusher averages as many as 65 yards per game.
Miles says the depth of LSU's running game is the strength of its offense, with fresh backs wearing down defenses for four quarters.
LSU plays at Mississippi on Saturday night.
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Alfred Blue sometimes wonders whether he'd be breaking off more runs like the 45-yard touchdown he had last weekend if had he chosen to play somewhere other than LSU.
"I'm glad I'm here, though," said Blue, who is third on LSU's depth chart but is tied for the team lead in touchdowns rushing with six. "I don't want to play...
Les Miles won't name a starting quarterback before the Tigers take the road to Oxford, but he does talk about preparing to play the Rebels and why his team likes to play on the road.
BATON ROUGE - LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne has been named as one of 15 semifinalists for the 2011 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, the organization announced on Wednesday.
Justin Hamilton had 18 points, Anthony Hickey added 17 and LSU beat Western Kentucky 76-57 in the Charleston Classic on Friday.
The Tigers (2-2) will face either VCU or Georgia Tech in Sunday's fifth-place game in the eight-team tournament at TD Arena.
Hamilton was a perfect 8 for 8 from the foul line and added nine rebounds. The 5-foot-11 Hickey had seven rebounds, four assists...
Northwestern opened up the Charleston Classic with a big win over the LSU Tigers.
BATON ROUGE - LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne has been named as one of five finalists for the 2011 Bronko Nagurski Trophy, which is awarded to the National Defensive Player of the Year by the Football Writers Association of America and the Charlotte Touchdown Club.
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