Quarterback

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

10 Anthony Jennings -or- 6-2 216 Jr.

6 Brandon Harris 6-3 206 So.

TAKE NOTE: For a second straight year, these guys will battle for the top spot. It appears Harris has the edge.

Running back

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

7 Leonard Fournette 6-1 230 So.

34 Darrel Williams 6-0 201 So.

5 Derrius Guice 5-11 222 Fr.

4 Nick Brossette 6-0 218 Fr.

TAKE NOTE: This position is loaded with talent and versatility — not to mention youth.

Fullback

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

44 John David Moore 6-4 235 So.

32 Tony Upchurch 6-1 241 RFr.

TAKE NOTE: Moore, a walk-on-turned-starter, is in the lead role, but watch for freshman David Ducre.

‘X’ wide receiver

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

83 Travin Dural 6-2 203 Jr.

8 Trey Quinn 6-0 197 So.

TAKE NOTE: Dural should be the Tigers’ long-ball threat, a speedy guy whom the Tigers can count on for deep balls.

‘Z’ wide receiver

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

15 Malachi Dupre 6-3 190 So.

9 John Diarse 6-1 209 So.

TAKE NOTE: Dupre is a versatile talent who’s matured. Diarse and Quinn are expected to split the role at slot.

Tight end

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

85 Dillon Gordon 6-5 308 Sr.

89 DeSean Smith 6-5 243 Jr.

TAKE NOTE: This group could be used more than ever this season. Gordon is the blocker, Smith the receiver.

Left tackle

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

65 Jerald Hawkins 6-6 305 Jr.

67 Jevonte Domond 6-5 298 Jr.

TAKE NOTE: There’s a dropoff from first-round talent La’el Collins, but the Tigers are in good hands with Hawkins.

Left guard

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

77 Ethan Pocic 6-7 309 Jr.

63 K.J. Malone 6-4 298 So.

TAKE NOTE: Pocic is the most versatile lineman. He can play every position and is poised to play tackle next year.

Center

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

64 Will Clapp 6-5 303 RFr.

72 Andy Dodd 6-4 319 So.

TAKE NOTE: Clapp’s father, Tommy, was a four-year letterwinner and a captain on LSU’s 1987 team.

Right guard

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

76 Josh Boutte 6-5 342 Jr.

78 Garrett Brumfield 6-3 294 RFr.

TAKE NOTE: Les Miles called Boutte “the biggest man I’ve ever known” this summer. He’s poised for a big season.

Right tackle

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

74 Vadal Alexander 6-6 329 Sr.

66 Toby Weathersby 6-5 292 Fr.

TAKE NOTE: Alexander moves from left guard to right tackle for an anticipated standout senior season.

Defensive end

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

46 Tashawn Bower 6-5 240 Jr.

49 Arden Key 6-6 231 Fr.

TAKE NOTE: Bower will be challenged by young guys like Sione Teuhema and highly regarded freshman Key.

Defensive tackle

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

91 Christian LaCouture 6-5 307 Jr.

99 Greg Gilmore 6-4 313 So.

TAKE NOTE: LaCouture heads into his second full year as a starter and the leader of a unit with many new faces.

Defensive tackle

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

57 Davon Godchaux 6-4 293 So.

97 Frank Herron 6-4 289 So.

TAKE NOTE: The expectations on Godchaux are sky high. As a true freshman, he started the final nine games.

Defensive end

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

92 Lewis Neal 6-2 264 Jr.

58 Sione Teuhema 6-4 251 So.

TAKE NOTE: Neal spent much of last season at tackle, but he was moved back to his preferred position.

Strongside linebacker

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

11 Lamar Louis 5-11 232 Sr.

40 Duke Riley 6-0 227 Jr.

TAKE NOTE: Both of these guys are expected to play a lot. Louis might get the first snaps, but Riley is on his heels.

Middle linebacker

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

52 Kendell Beckwith 6-2 252 Jr.

22 Ronnie Feist 6-1 234 Jr.

TAKE NOTE: Beckwith usurped D.J. Welter midseason last year and has All-America-type expectations.

Weakside linebacker

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

45 Deion Jones 6-1 227 Sr.

48 Donnie Alexander 6-1 215 So.

TAKE NOTE: Jones spent three years as a special-teams headhunter before rising to a starting role.

Cornerback

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

18 Tre’Davious White 5-11 191 Jr.

13 Dwayne Thomas 6-0 186 Jr.

TAKE NOTE: White may be LSU’s best cover man and could be a first-round pick. Thomas is the starting dimeback.

Safety

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

28 Jalen Mills 6-0 196 Sr.

29 Rickey Jefferson 6-0 206 Jr.

TAKE NOTE: Mills is the leader of the secondary. He can play each spot and has three years of starting experience.

Safety

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

33 Jamal Adams 6-1 211 So.

26 John Battle 6-1 194 So.

TAKE NOTE: Adams broke out halfway through his true freshman season as a hard-hitting, fierce safety.

Cornerback

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

24 Ed Paris 6-1 210 So.

2 Kevin Toliver II 6-2 196 Fr.

TAKE NOTE: Paris, mostly a special-teams player last year, will be challenged by Toliver and freshman Donte Jackson.

Kicker

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

42 Colby Delahoussaye 5-9 182 Jr.

14 Trent Domingue 6-2 170 Jr.

TAKE NOTE: These two finished last season battling for the starting job after Delahoussaye got the yips.

Punter

No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl.

38 Jamie Keehn 6-5 231 Sr.

14 Trent Domingue 6-2 170 Jr.

TAKE NOTE: The Australian averaged 45 yards per boot last season. That ranked ninth nationally.