Linebacker Lamin Barrow never doubted that the Tigers had the talent to bottle up two-time Heisman hopeful Johnny Manziel.
The challenge was getting a unit full of first-year starters to develop the discipline and trust in one another required to execute the schemes drawn up by the man they call ''Chief,'' defensive coordinator John Chavis.
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago
After giving up 494 yards and 44 points to Georgia, the LSU defense has a lot to sort through this week before traveling to Starkville. Senior linebacker Lamin Barrow discussed the defense's progress with TSD's Ben Love.
LSU has only three full-time returning starters on defense.
The 12th-ranked Tigers had a team-record eight players taken in the NFL draft last April.
Despite the loss of so much talent, coach Les Miles says he's seen a typical Tigers defense in practice. Linebacker Lamin Barrow, the top returning tackler, says he's can't wait for everyone to see that his coach his right...
In a tradition now dating back 10 years to 2003, players have selected Lamin Barrow to wear the #18 jersey for the Tigers. Not only was he already going to be counted on to anchor a defense that will have a good number of fresh faces, he'll now be counted on to be a total team leader.
Barrow was second on the team last year with 104 tackles, behind the recently departed...
Lamin Barrow will wear the most important number for the LSU Tigers during the 2013 season – No. 18. It was announced via the Tigers’ equipment Twitter account on Sunday night – check it out.
LSU SID Michael Bonnette also confirmed the news.
Lamin Barrow will wear No. 18 this year for @lsufball. Very deserving of this honor. pic.twitter.com/8TmqumpJR7
— Michael Bonnette...
TSD's summer-long countdown of the top 50 LSU football players for the 2013 season has reached the final two. Coming in at number two is senior linebacker Lamin Barrow, a rare commodity in college football as a returning 100-tackle performer.