Countdown to kickoff: Hello, Washington 

August, 6, 2012
GeauxTigerNation writers Gary Laney and David Helman get you ready for the season with a daily breakdown throughout August of what LSU is facing in the fall, from its opponents, to its road trips to who it's recruiting. Today, David Helman asked the questions in a Q&A with Mason Kelley of's HuskyNation, which covers Washington:

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Gary A. Vasquez/US PresswireWashington QB Keith Price will be a focal point for LSU's defense.
Q: Quarterback Keith Price is the name the majority of LSU fans will know going into this matchup. After losing running back Chris Polk, who steps up to help Price move the ball?

A: Replacing Polk is one of the key questions Washington is looking to address early in fall camp. The Huskies have options at the running back position in junior Jesse Callier, sophomore Bishop Sankey and Deontae Cooper, who is coming off knee injuries in back-to-back seasons.
Rabalais looks ahead at LSU's FB schedule
Paul Finebaum and Scott Rabalais discuss the LSU 2015 football schedule.