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.
Five-Star DE Jefferson Updates Recruitment
Recruiting reporter Derek Tyson stopped by No. 2 defensive end CeCe Jefferson's high school to talk with the five-star about final visit plans and a desire to be a part of a package deal with other heavy-hitting prospects.