First-round CB and young talent lead LSU
Only two draft-eligible LSU defenders received draftable grades based on our preseason film study, but after reviewing the Tigers' season-opening win over Oregon and its high-powered offense, it's clear there are plenty of players on the roster with pro potential.
Here's a breakdown of how the two graded defenders fared against the Ducks -- as well as some of the younger LSU defenders who stood out as possible NFL prospects -- and what to watch for in Thursday night's SEC matchup with Mississippi State.
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