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    LSU TIGERS

    2011 SEC Football Schedule
    Schedule Breakdown With ESPN's Todd Blackledge
    Tony Barnhart's SEC Western Division Preview
    2010 LSU SEC Football Stats
    Download LSU's 2010 Football Games


    QUICK FACTS

    Founded: 1860
    Enrollment: 27,992
    Chancellor: Dr. Michael Martin (Mankato, ’69)
    Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics: Joe Alleva (Lehigh, ’75)
    Institutional / Athletics Website: www.lsu.edu / www.lsusports.net
    Stadium: Tiger (92,400)

    HISTORY
    First Year of Football: 1893
    Years Playing Football / Games Played: 119 / 1,156
    All-Time Overall Record: 720-389-47 (.643)
    All-Time Bowl Record: 22-19-1 (.536)

    COACHING STAFF
    Head Coach: Les Miles
         Alma Mater (Year): Michigan (1976)
         Record at School /Years: 62-17 (.785)
    Assistant Coaches (Alma Mater/Year/Responsibilities):
         John Chavis (Tennessee/1979/Defensive Coordinator)
         Steve Kragthorpe (West Texas State/1988/Offensive Coordinator)
         Ron Cooper (Jacksonville State/1983/Defensive Backs)
         Steve Ensminger (LSU/1982/Tight Ends)
         Brick Haley (Alabama A&M/1989/Defensive Line)
         Billy Gonzales (Colorado State/1994/Wide Receivers/Passing Game Coordinator)
         Greg Studrawa (Bowling Green/1987/Offensive Line)
         Frank Wilson (Nicholls State/1997/Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator)
         Thomas McGaughey (Houston/1996/Special Teams Coordinator)

    TEAM INFORMATION
    Basic Offense: Multiple
    Basic Defense: 4-3
    Letterwinners Returning: 52
         Offense:            23
         Defense:            28
         Specialists            1
    Letterwinners Lost: 19
         Offense:            8
         Defense:            9
         Specialists:            2

    *Starters Returning:    15 (8 offense/7 defense)
    Offense:       
    OG Josh Dworaczyk (6-6, 295, Sr.)
    C P.J. Lonergan (6-4, 300, Jr.)
    RG T-Bob Hebert (6-3, 280, Sr.)
    RT Alex Hurst (6-6, 329, Jr.)
    WR Deangelo Peterson (6-4, 243, Sr.)
    WR Russell Shepard (6-1, 188, Jr.)
    QB Jordan Jefferson (6-5, 224, Sr.)
    FB James Stampley (5-10, 230, Sr.)
        
    Defense:       
    DE Kendrick Adams (6-5, 255, Sr.)
    DE Lavar Edwards (6-5, 265, Jr.)
    LB Stefoin Francois (6-1, 215, Sr.)
    LB Ryan Baker (6-0, 230, Jr.)
    CB Morris Claiborne (6-0, 177, Jr.)
    SS Eric Reid (6-2, 207, So.)
    FS Karnell Hatcher (6-2, 212, Sr.)

    Starters Lost:        9 (3 offense /4 defense/2 specialists)
    Offense:       
    WR Terrence Toliver (6-5, 203, Sr.)
    OT Joseph Barksdale (6-6, 318, Sr.)
    RB Stevan Ridley (6-0, 226, Jr.)

    Defense:       
    DT Lazarius Levingston (6-4, 280, Sr.)
    DT Drake Nevis (6-2, 285, Sr.)
    LB Kelvin Sheppard (6-3, 240, Sr.)
    CB Patrick Peterson (6-1, 222, Jr.)

    Specialists:         
    P Derek Helton (6-0, 178, Sr.)
    PK Josh Jasper (5-11, 171, Sr.)   

    *-Specialists include kickers and punters only

    Returning 2010 Post-Season Honorees (Position/Name/2010):
    •    CB Tyrann Mathieu (1st team Rivals.com & FWAA Freshman All-America; 1st team SEC Coaches Freshman All-SEC)
    •    CB Morris Claiborne (2nd team SEC Coaches & AP All-SEC)
    •    DL Barkevious Mingo (1st team SEC Coaches Freshman All-SEC)
    •    DL Sam Montgomery (1st team SEC Coaches Freshman All-SEC)