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LSU freshman runs 4.24 during testing

LSU freshman defensive back Donte Jackson won himself plenty of fans during initial testing this summer. Multiple sources told James Smith of The Times-Picayune that Jackson ran a 4.24 forty yard dash. Not exactly a lightweight. Given how one of the top defensive backs in the NFL in Arizona Cardinal Patrick Peterson went to LSU, this is only going to help Jackson. He is the defending...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Countdown to SEC Media Days: The top 5 defensive secondaries

Defensive back has become a spotlight position in the SEC. In the last 12 NFL Drafts, the SEC has had 18 defensive backs selected in the first round, including 12 (eight in the top 10) in the last six drafts. It didn't used to be this way in the SEC until 2000 when then-LSU coach Nick Saban began recruiting more physical defensive backs who could control athletes playing in space...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
July 09, 2015

LSU plan to use five-star freshman Donte Jackson on both offense and defense

The LSU Tigers are hoping for more consistency from their quarterbacks and an improved Leonard Fournette to help fix an offense that was held to 13 points or fewer in four games last season.Additional help may be coming from a player not even on the roster this spring.LSU's running back coach and recruiting coordinator Frank Wilson spoke with The Times-Picayuneto discuss the role...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles' five best DBs drafted by the NFL

LSU coach Les Miles has 13 first-round NFL draft choices in his first eight drafts, and no position has been more productive than defensive backs. The Tigers have had four first round DBs under Miles - LaRon Landry in 2006, Patrick Peterson in 2011, Morris Claiborne in 2012 and Eric Reed in 2013. Overall, Miles has had 12 defensive backs drafted including eight in the first three...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 30, 2015

Safety Cameron Lewis Commits to LSU

Over the years, the LSU Tigers have established themselves as “Defensive Back University” or simply put. “DBU.” Players such as Laron Landry, Patrick Peterson, Tyrann Mathieu, Morris Claiborne, Eric Reid,  and plenty of others have donned purple and gold. There is a long list of Tigers who will eventually join them in the NFL who are currently suiting up for LSU. That notion...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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