Denham Springs, Tevin Lawson ready 

August, 13, 2012
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Tevin LawsonDavid Helman/ESPN.comLSU commit Tevin Lawson has his recruitment behind him and can focus on 2012.
Kaleb Blanchard is ready to run, and it shows at practice.

Denham Springs' senior tailback is completely healthy this fall after a 2011 campaign that one could only call snake bitten. Blanchard couldn't stay on the field during the Yellow Jackets' run to the Class 5A playoffs -- if it wasn't a shoulder injury suffered early on in the season, it was a hamstring injury that hobbled him upon his return.

"When you've played all the time and had success, when you get a setback you've got to learn how to handle that blow," said Denham Springs coach Dru Nettles. "It took him some time, but ... he's definitely motivated to go play football."
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