LSU right tackle Alex Hurst and right guard Josh Williford have been ruled out of Saturday night's game against South Carolina, meaning the Tigers will have only two season-opening starters on the offensive line in uniform.
LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette says Hurst has been excused for undisclosed personal reasons, while Williford was unable to return after leaving last week...
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October 13, 2012
by: Duke Manyweather
#72 Alex Hurst, OT LSU
HGT: 6056 WGT: 340
When you play Offensive Line in the SEC, there is no such thing as a week off. Every week it is almost guaranteed you will be facing a future early-round draft pick. Your weekly success and failures are under a tight microscope and will ultimately effect your draft grade. As I look closer at the Offensive Tackle position...
Alex Hurst and Barrett Jones agree that if Monday's showdown is more bruising than LSU's 9-6 overtime victory at Alabama on Nov. 5, extended whirlpool time will be more welcome than a victory parade.