The Tigers will took Sunday off as
the squad gets ready for the first day of the fall semester on Monday. LSU will
practice at 3 p.m. on Monday as the Tigers begin looking toward the
LSU'S FISHER, PELINI MAKE LIST OF TOP COORDINATORS
Sixth-year LSU offensive
coordinator Jimbo Fisher and first-year defensive coordinator Bo Pelini have
been recognized by Rivals.com as two of the nation's top five coordinators on
both sides of the ball. Pelini, who joined the Tigers after a stint at
ESPN.COM RANKS TIGER RECEIVERS BEST IN NATON
As part of its college football preview, ESPN.com has listed LSU's wide receivers as the best unit in the nation. The website calls senior Skyler Green, "one of the most explosive after-the-catch receivers in the country." ESPN.com also calls junior Craig Davis the "most complete receiver on the team and that he should emerge as a special talent with improved route-running skills as a junior." The Tigers return three starters at wide receiver from a year ago in juniors Davis and Dwayne Bowe along with sophomore Early Doucet.
LSU O-LINE CALLED BEST IN NATION BY THE SPORTING NEWS
LSU's offensive line, a unit that returns four starters from a year ago, is ranked as the nation's No. 1 unit in The Sporting News' College Football Preview issue, which is currently on the news stands. Returning starters on the LSU offensive line include preseason All-America Andrew Whitworth at left tackle, 2004 First-Team Academic All-America Rudy Niswanger at center, senior Nate Livings at right guard and junior Brian Johnson at right tackle. Redshirt freshman Brett Helms emerged from spring practice at the starter at left guard for the Tigers. In all, the Tigers have six offensive linemen who have at leas four starts to their credit with Whitworth leading the way with 39 starts. Other players with starting experience on the offensive line for the Tigers include sophomore guard Will Arnold and senior guard Terrell McGill.