LSU’s heralded basketball freshmen Ben Simmons, Antonio Blakeney, Brandon Sampson raising expectations, and one's talking national championship _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- LSU basketball freshman Ben Simmons talks to the media about the upcoming basketball season Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in the LSU basketball practice facility.

Is there anything LSU freshman Ben Simmons can't do on a basketball court?

Check out the video of this amazing shot Simmons posted on his Instagram account this week:


A video posted by Ben Simmons (@benjaminsimmons25) on Sep 17, 2015 at 3:13pm PDT

Simmons, part of the nation’s third-ranked recruiting class that coach Johnny Jones and his staff put together, is creating a buzz that the basketball program hasn't seen in a long time: Like this from ESPN basketball expert Jay Bilas. And this.

So much buzz some it spilled over to the football program, where Coach Les Miles somewhat jokingly said he'd make a great goal-line target in the Tigers' passing game.