Tigers peaking just in time for recruiting 

November, 14, 2012
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How do these work as far as mind-boggling stats go: in his last two games, LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry has hauled in 17 receptions for 185 yards and two touchdowns.

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Chris Graythen/Getty ImagesJarvis Landry 's recent success might help LSU's recruiting.
Alright, so that in itself isn't crazy -- simply a solid couple of days of work for the sophomore. But here's where it gets really weird: if those two games had come during LSU's 2011 season, Landry would have finished fourth on the team in receptions, fourth on the team in yards and tied for third in touchdowns. With the exception of departed star Rueben Randle, Landry basically matched in two weeks what LSU's receiving corps was able to accomplish en route to the BCS championship game last year.

It's an old point by now, but it quite simply hasn't been a good time to play in the Tigers' passing game these past few years. Landry himself remembers frustrations with the Tigers' offense from 2010 -- his senior season in high school.
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