What are top 5 questions LSU must answer during spring football practice? _lowres

Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- Ethan Pocic and Maea Teuhema are two of the returning three players on the line.

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LSU coach Les Miles has some questions to answer when spring football practice gets under way on March 7, culminating with the annual spring game on April 16.

Here's the full spring practice schedule, including other key dates.

Here's a look at the Top 5 questions:

What needs answering: How LSU’s defense will look in defensive coordinator Dave Aranda’s first spring practice.

No. 5: How will LSU’s D look?

What needs answering: Who is in LSU’s linebacker rotation and what the linebacker depth chart look like.

No. 4: What’s the linebacker rotation?

What needs answering: If Danny Etling will emerge as a real threat in LSU’s quarterback race.

No. 3: Can QB Danny Etling emerge as a real threat?

What needs answering: If the Tigers will change up spring practice offensively as coach Les Miles indicated last week.

No. 2: Will spring really be different offensively?

What needs answering: Which of the healthy players will emerge as the top five offensive linemen.

No. 1: Who are the best five O-linemen?