Countdown to camp: Three to lead 

July, 16, 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:

[+] EnlargeRussell Shepard
AP Photo/Bill HaberRussell Shepard will have the opportunity to be a vocal leader for LSU in 2012.
When you have more than half your starters back on a team littered with household names, it would be accurate to portray a team like LSU as an experienced team.

Just don't call it a senior team.
Drive Through: SEC West Dominance
With four teams in the top 10, the SEC West is dominating the college football landscape early in the season. Following Mississippi State's win over LSU, we look at where the Tigers now fall in the race and who the frontrunner in the division is.