Posted August 16, 2012 on louisianastate.scout.com
PLAYERS: Tharold Simon
TEAMS: LSU Tigers
Tharold Simon got his share of snaps in 2011 as the LSU Tiger defense steamrolled their way to the BCS national championship game. The talented corner has evolved from a part time starter to a leader in a secondary that needs a calming effect. Simon reports that he is ready to answer the call.
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