LSU linebacker D.J. Welter was in on 11 tackles Saturday night in the Tigers' 35-21 win over Auburn. After the game the Bayou Bengals' starting middle linebacker spoke about his performance.
D.J. Welter sat down with TSD's Eric Oslund during Sunday's LSU Media Day. The Tigers' starting middle linebacker opened up on a number of topics, including playing under John Chavis and knowing the defense in and out.
DJ Welter may have been a surprising choice to replace Kevin Minter as LSU's starting middle linebacker. But he's doing his part to earn that spot, and he's hoping 2013 becomes a breakout season for him.
All summer long TSD will unveil our top 50 LSU players for the 2013 season. TSD's Ben Love, Austin Cooper and Hunter Paniagua compiled the rankings. Coming in at number 27 is redshirt junior linebacker D.J. Welter.
Linebacker Tahj Jones and tight end Tyler Edwards are among four LSU players declared academically ineligible for the remainder of the football season, The Times-Picayune reported Wednesday.
Citing a source close to the program, the paper reported linebacker D.J. Welter and offensive lineman Evan Washington, both sophomores, are the other ineligible players.
Jones is the only starter...