LSU scrimmages for the first time - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

LSU scrimmages for the first time

  • LSUMore>>

  • LSU football enjoys team outing at original T.J. Ribs restaurant

    LSU football enjoys team outing at original T.J. Ribs restaurant

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 9:37 PM EDT2015-08-12 01:37:12 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 10:06 PM EDT2015-08-12 02:06:19 GMT
    The LSU football team took a break from the sweaty grind of fall camp Tuesday night to enjoy some team bonding and great food.
    The LSU football team took a break from the sweaty grind of fall camp Tuesday night to enjoy some team bonding and great food.
  • LSU football wants return to 2011 defense

    LSU football wants return to 2011 defense

    Thursday, August 6 2015 3:15 PM EDT2015-08-06 19:15:51 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 3:36 PM EDT2015-08-06 19:36:51 GMT
    LSU may have ranked No. 1 in the SEC defensively last season, but many fans and analysts agree that wasn’t an accurate reflection of how the team actually played. 
    LSU may have ranked No. 1 in the SEC defensively last season, but many fans and analysts agree that wasn’t an accurate reflection of how the team actually played. 
  • LSU football reports for fall camp, Miles says Bain was never reinstated

    LSU football reports for fall camp, Miles says Bain was never reinstated

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 12:06 PM EDT2015-08-05 16:06:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 5 2015 4:52 PM EDT2015-08-05 20:52:04 GMT
    On a steamy and sweltering morning in south Louisiana, the LSU football team officially reported for the start of fall camp. The Tigers checking into the West Campus Apartments Wednesday morning, with their first practice set for Thursday. 
    On a steamy and sweltering morning in south Louisiana, the LSU football team officially reported for the start of fall camp. The Tigers checking into the West Campus Apartments Wednesday morning, with their first practice set for Thursday. 
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU's first scrimmage of fall camp was naturally closed to the media, but head coach Les Miles did meet with the press afterwards and shared this information:

Miles described the scrimmage as a situational one, focusing on red zone and tight zone. He said it was roughly 65-70 plays, including special teams. Because the workout was moved indoors because of the weather, there was no punting. Miles said he enjoyed the work, but added it was sloppy with penalties.

Miles provided no stats from the scrimmage at the time of the press conference.

Miles says the first team defense "is very difficult to handle" and that senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger "ran into a defensive end or two."

Miles says Danielle Hunter and Jordan Allen were the first two defensive ends used. When asked about junior end Jermauria Rasco, who has worn a green jersey throughout camp, Miles said "We looked at him."

"What we can do is run the football and throw it with some understanding," Miles said of his offense.

Backup quarterback Anthony Jennings threw the ball 10 of the 16 snaps he was in, according to the coach.

Miles says wide receivers Jarvis Landry, Odell Beckham, Travin Dural and Kevin Spears stood out during the scrimmage.

Kenny Hilliard and Alfred Blue ran the ball well, according to the coach. Miles was a bit dismissive of running back Jeremy Hill, saying he "took some snaps", but didn't remember him getting many carries.

Miles added he had no update on Hill's playing status. "As soon as I have information there, I'll bring it forward as fast as I can." He then winked.

Miles also had no update on senior offensive guard Josh Williford, whose career may be over after another reported concussion.

6'3, 245 pound true freshman Melvin Jones from Washington-Marion high school is working predominantly at fullback.

Redshirt freshman linebacker Trey Granier has left the team. Granier apparently had an immediate desire to play, and that wasn't transpiring as he had hoped.

Junior Elliot Porter and true freshman Ethan Pocic continue to battle for the starting spot at center.

True freshman speed demon Jeryl Brazil worked at running back, defensive back, kick returner and punt returner.

LSU is ranked number 14 in the Sports Illustrated preseason top 25 poll released Wednesday. The Tigers are one of seven SEC teams in the top 25.

Copyright 2013 WAFB. All rights reserved.

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • South Carolina's late field goal tops Louisiana Tech, 17-16; Allen-Williams out for the season

    South Carolina's late field goal tops Louisiana Tech, 17-16; Allen-Williams out for the season

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:12:02 GMT
    The Gamecocks surround kicker Parker White, who says Saturday's game-winning field goal was the first in his career. (Source: WIS)The Gamecocks surround kicker Parker White, who says Saturday's game-winning field goal was the first in his career. (Source: WIS)

    Parker White kicked a 31-yard field goal with four seconds left to give South Carolina a 17-16 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.

    Parker White kicked a 31-yard field goal with four seconds left to give South Carolina a 17-16 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.

  • Mississippi State falls to Georgia 31-3

    Mississippi State falls to Georgia 31-3

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:47:50 GMT
    UGA beats MSU 31-3, click on the video above for highlights. Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.
    UGA beats MSU 31-3, click on the video above for highlights. Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.
  • Gators rally, nip Cats 28-27

    Gators rally, nip Cats 28-27

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:46:02 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freddie Swain caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Luke Del Rio with 43 seconds remaining to cap No. 20 Florida's rally from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit that beat Kentucky 28-27 on Saturday night.      The Gators extended their winning streak over the Wildcats to 31 games, the nation's longest streak in FBS, and took early control of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division. And it required everything they had after t...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freddie Swain caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Luke Del Rio with 43 seconds remaining to cap No. 20 Florida's rally from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit that beat Kentucky 28-27 on Saturday night.      The Gators extended their winning streak over the Wildcats to 31 games, the nation's longest streak in FBS, and took early control of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division. And it required everything they had after t...
Powered by Frankly