LSU players support Hill 

August, 5, 2013
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BATON ROUGE -- As far as LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger is concerned, Jeremy Hill has already earned the trust of his teammates.

"He's already taken the necessary steps (to earn trust) with us," Mettenberger said Monday after learning that Hill, who could have been sent to jail Monday but instead saw the probation he was serving for carnal knowledge of a juvenile extended. "With his probation ... he's already earned the trust from me with the baby steps he's taken."

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Mettenberger's attitude towards Hill reflects that of his teammates, who on Monday voiced support for Hill, the talented, but troubled sophomore who led the Tigers in rushing as a freshman last year. Hill has been suspended from the team indefinitely since he was arrested for punching an individual in a bar fight in April.

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