Countdown to camp: Is Rivers ready? 

July, 10, 2012
GeauxTigerNation writers David Helman and Gary Laney break down the competitions, issues and talking points of LSU's August camp. Players report to campus Aug. 1 and we'll have a preview segment every weekday in July leading up to the day the players report:

The nightmare scenario for most LSU fans this fall involves quarterback Zach Mettenberger not living up to his much-hyped expectations.

What if he's just ordinary? What if Mettenberger, despite his looks-the-part 6-foot-5 frame and rifle arm, isn't the trigger man that will turn the Tigers' offense from something that just tries to stay out of the way of the defense and special teams into an explosive force?

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No. 2 CB Sheffield Talks Recruiting
Fort Bend Marshall cornerback Kendall Sheffield landed at No. 12 in the new ESPN 300. That's good enough to earn him the top spot in Texas. Sheffield spoke about the ranking, a recent trip to LSU and his decision date with ESPN's Phil Murphy.Tags: Kendall Sheffield, Fort Bend Marshall, RecruitingNation, ESPN 300, high school football recruiting, Phil Murphy