LSU targeting D-line, speed for 2013 

April, 4, 2012
BATON ROUGE -- LSU's recruiting class continues to swell. The Tigers are approaching double digits for 2013 commits after spring practice concluded on Saturday. It's still early in the game, but after just a few months of recruiting for next year, it's safe to say LSU has singled out a few positions of need heading into the next national signing day.

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Davide De PasLSU is targeting Robert Nkemdiche, 2013's top recruit, to keep the defensive line dominant.
Defensive line: Given the areas of LSU's need, it's no surprise that two of the Tigers' additions during this past weekend came along the defensive line. LSU added two defensive linemen to its 2012 recruiting class in February by signing Danielle Hunter and Jerald Hawkins -- both defensive ends.

Les Miles acknowledged that the defensive front would be an area of focus going into 2013, and that has proven to be accurate in the early going. The Tigers opened their final weekend of spring football by securing the commitment of defensive tackle Tevin Lawson out of Denham Springs, La. Listed at 6-foot-4, 275 pounds, Lawson has plenty of growing left to do and could be monstrous by the time he plays for the Tigers.

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