Countdown to camp: Shepard's chance 

July, 2, 2012
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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
Derick E. Hingle/US PresswireRussell Shepard is looking to be a go-to threat in 2012.
Remember Russell Shepard?

He came to LSU in 2009 as one of the nation's most coveted dual-threat quarterbacks, an athlete so dynamic that if the position of quarterback ultimately did not prove to be his calling, he'd move somewhere -- wide receiver maybe, running back perhaps-- and become one of the multi-talented stars of college football.
LSU's Talented Youth
LSU head coach Les Miles talks about the loss of talent to the NFL Draft, how he will replace quarterback Zach Mettenberger and his expectations for running back Leonard Fournette.
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