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A Glimpse at the SEC Quarterbacks of 2015

It’s fascinating to contemplate how much of a difference two years can make. 2013 was the year of the quarterback in the SEC. The conference was oozing with talent with names like Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray, Zach Mettenberger, A.J. McCarron and Connor Shaw. 2014 was expected to be a down year for quarterback play in the SEC, and it was, especially compared to 2013. What level...
Via Bloguin Best
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

A Glimpse at the SEC Quarterbacks of 2015

It’s fascinating to contemplate how much of a difference two years can make. 2013 was the year of the quarterback in the SEC. The conference was oozing with talent with names like Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray, Zach Mettenberger, A.J. McCarron and Connor Shaw. 2014 was expected to be a down year for quarterback play in the SEC, and it was, especially compared to 2013. What level...
Via The Student Section
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Coming Attractions: West QB rankings, Muschamp on hottest seat; more

As if the SEC West needed further proof of the sway it holds on the college football landscape, the latest AP Top 25 supplied it. With Mississippi State going from unranked to 14th following its victory in Baton Rouge, six of the division's seven teams appear in the poll. That's six more than the ACC, three more than the Big Ten and Big 12 and two more than the Pac-12, all coming...
Via Fox Sports South
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU Tigers betting Preview, 2014 odds to win SEC West

The LSU Tigers finished 2013 on a 1-5 ATS slump despite going 4-2 SU over that six-game stretch. They'll need to rely on their signature defense to compete in the SEC, going off at 13/2 to win the conference title. LSU's offense was one of its strengths in 2013, averaging 35.8 PPG to lead the team to a 10-3 SU and 5-7-1 ATS season. The Tigers will have a whole slew of new faces on...
Via OddsShark
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin-LSU: 5 Things To Watch For in Texas

LSU vs Wisconsin in Houston, Texas. That is an usually game, but one of the best games of the weekend. LSU is going into this game rank 13 and Wisconsin is one top behind them at number 14. Some key things to watch for in this match-up is to see how will sophomore Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris perform, LSU's defense vs Wisconsin's star running back, Melvin Gordon, how the Badger...
Via Football Nation
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin, LSU playing QB games before opener

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Four quarterbacks could be in play in the season opener Saturday night between two power conference programs. No. 14 Wisconsin meets No. 13 LSU in Houston in a prime-time matchup. The Badgers appear to have settled on dual-threat junior Tanner McEvoy as the starter, though coach Gary Andersen won't officially name one. Andersen has said both McEvoy and last year...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 LSU Tigers Season Preview: Predicting Wins and Losses

The 2014 season for the LSU Tigers will be the start of a new era as they look to replace one of the top quarterbacks from last year. Zach Mettenberger was one of the nation’s best quarterbacks in terms of accuracy and arm strength. Mettenberger was one of the best quarterbacks the Tigers have had in some time, but will have to adjust to life without him.The projected starter for...
Via Football Nation
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie QB Mettenberger ready for extended reps vs. Falcons

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- On Saturday night, Titans rookie QB Zach Mettenberger will have another chance to prove that impressive preseason results are more than just fool's gold. Titans backup Charlie Whitehurst won't play against the host Falcons in the third preseason game for both teams (injured finger on throwing hand). That leaves Mettenberger taking all the quarterback snaps once...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Moment Of Truth

The SEC will see a lot of new faces under center this season, as the conference had four signal callers taken in the 2014 NFL Draft. Texas A&M will try to live life without Johnny Manziel, Georgia has to replace Aaron Murray, Alabama must move on from A.J. McCarron, and LSU will be without the services of Zach Mettenberger. That’s quite a bit of star power, but the team that...
Via The Student Section
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Moment Of Truth

The SEC will see a lot of new faces under center this season, as the conference had four signal callers taken in the 2014 NFL Draft. Texas A&M will try to live life without Johnny Manziel, Georgia has to replace Aaron Murray, Alabama must move on from A.J. McCarron, and LSU will be without the services of Zach Mettenberger. That’s quite a bit of star power, but the team that...
Via Bloguin Best
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU Tigers: Replacing Offensive Weapons in 2014

The biggest shoes to fill on LSU’s team this season will be the eight that left for the NFL Draft this past May. When you lose two 1,100-yard receivers, a 1,400-yard rusher and a senior quarterback who threw for over 3,300 yards, fining players to just “Step in” is usually a great challenge. In Baton Rouge, there are players and talent can “step in” but this a team that...
Via Football Nation
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 12 LSU Tigers season preview

Head coach Les Miles and the LSU Tigers had nine players selected in the NFL draft to lead the Southeastern Conference and the entire nation after a 10-3 campaign in 2013. On offense, many key pieces are gone like both 1,000 yard receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry, 1,000 yard rusher Jeremy Hill, and starting quarterback Zach Mettenberger. Trying to fill the void at...
Via College Football Universe
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU Football: 5 Reasons The Tigers Will Win It All In 2014-15

In the nine seasons that Les Miles has been at LSU, the Tigers have won 10 games. Not a bad ratio, but the fans in the Bayou are now faced with a questions as to whether their beloved Tigers offense will function in a cohesive unit that can make those faithful forget about names like Mettenberger, Blue, Hill, Landry and Beckham. That’s a pretty hefty pill to swallow – especially...
Via Football Nation
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Zach Mettenberger could be the Titans answer at QB

It didn’t take long for quarterback Zach Mettenberger to catch the eye of Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt. Just six days after being selected in the sixth round of the NFL Draft, the former LSU standout was showing off his notable arm strength at the rookie minicamp. Granted, the players weren’t in pads and there was no contact, however Mettenberger launched a deep pass...
Via isportsweb.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Mettenberger could be Titans' long-term answer at QB

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It didn’t take long for quarterback Zach Mettenberger to catch the eye of Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt. Just six days after being selected in the sixth round of the NFL Draft -- in what Whisenhunt labeled as a "low-risk, high reward" pick -- the former LSU standout was showing off his notable arm strength at last week's rookie minicamp. Granted, the players...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

15 Burning Questions For The 2014 College Football Season

As we sit here mid May, we are only 15 weeks away from the beginning of the 2014 college football season. The days are slowly slipping away until fall camp starts and before you know it we will be starting a new season of college football. As we start to look ahead to the 2014 season, there are a number of questions that we should think about and consider before the first kickoff...
Via Football Nation
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Check: Titans Quarterback Zach Mettenberger

Zach Mettenberger is what many would consider "a steal" for the Tennessee Titans. Tennessee traded up in the 6th round to the 178th overall pick to take the LSU quarterback. Many draft experts considered Mettenberger as a 2nd round talent but were concerned by his off-field issues.On April 30th, 2010, Mettenberger plead guilty to two counts of sexual battery after being kicked off...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

After focusing on defense on Day 3, Titans move up to grab Mettenberger

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans went largely defensive on the final day of the NFL draft, that is until a final pick that brought the most attention. Three of their four picks today came for a defense moving to a 3-4 basic set under new coach Ken Whisenhunt. Each defender was drafted to fill position needs targeted before the three-day talent gathering began Thursday in New York...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU defense aims to return to prior form

Last season was one which largely deviated from the familiar script which LSU fans had become accustomed to seeing out of their favorite football program in Baton Rouge. The Tigers relied heavily upon one of the nation’s most prolific and balanced offensive attacks orchestrated by first-year coordinator Cam Cameron and spearheaded by quarterback Zach Mettenberger and the overabundance...
Via In The Neutral Zone
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Dolphins consider Johnny Manziel?

The draft is just a little under two weeks away; we have broken down players the Fins should target.  Also possible players the Dolphins could have the opportunity to draft.  What if the Dolphins said forget all that, we want a quarterback.  The name that’s on every draftniks lips the last year plus is, Johnny Manziel.  What if the Dolphins had a shot at Johnny “Football”...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Vikings draft preview: Quarterbacks

  FOX Sports North's Brian Hall provides complete coverage of the Vikings and the 2014 NFL Draft in his 14-part preview. Today is the second day of his Vikings draft previews. You can find the entire series here. TODAY'S POSITION: QUARTERBACKS Importance (1-to-10 scale): 9 On the roster This position was graded as 3 for need at this point last year and Minnesota returns its top...
Via Fox Sports North
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Auburn's Marshall ready to become face of SEC at QB?

AUBURN, Ala. -- Johnny Football is gone. So too is one half of college football's hottest couple. The most prolific passer in SEC history? He's NFL-bound too. The conference, so deep at the most glamorized position on the field last season no longer has Johnny Manziel, AJ McCarron, Aaron Murray, Zach Mettenberger or Connor Shaw. In all, seven of the top eight passers from a year...
Via Fox Sports South
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 LSU Tigers Key Players and Schedule Preview

The 2014 season for the LSU Tigers will be somewhat of a rebuilding year after losing star quarterback Zach Mettenberger. Mettenberger was arguably the best quarterback LSU has had since Head Coach Les Miles has been in Baton Rouge. The Tigers will have to replace Mettenberger in 2014 and try to keep their dominant running game up to par. The running game of LSU has been their strength...
Via Football Nation
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Zach Mettenberger, Like Johnny Manziel, Does Pro Day In Helmet, Shoulder Pads

Johnny Manziel started a trend – ever heard that before? Last month, Manziel completed his Pro Day workout for NFL scouts wearing a helmet and shoulder pads – something very unorthodox for a prospect to do at the quarterback position. Today, former LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger followed suit, wearing his full gear during the Tigers’ Pro Day. Yes, Johnny started a trend...
Via College Spun
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Where will each QB go in the 2014 NFL Draft?

Seeing where the quarterbacks get picked is one of the most interesting things to watch each year in the NFL Draft. In 2013, EJ Manuel was the first quarterback drafted when he went to the Bills at #16. This year, there are three quarterbacks (Blake Bortles, Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater) that could go in the top ten. In addition to those players, there are many other signal...
Via Bloguin Best
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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