LSU released its 2015 football roster ahead of spring practice, which begins March 7.

Here are some noted changes to it.

Notable players who redshirted in 2014:

  • S Corey Thompson
  • DT Trey Lealaimatafao
  • OL William Clapp
  • OL Garrett Brumfield
  • DT Travonte Valentine
  • WR Tony Upchurch
  • TE Jacory Washington

Notable players missing from the roster:

  • DL Mickey Johnson – expected to transfer
  • PK Chris Sciambra – he’ll focus on baseball this spring

Notable freshmen who did NOT letter (but played) in 2014:

  • S John Battle
  • LB Clifton Garrett
  • DB Russell Gage
  • WR D.J. Chark
  • WR Kevin Spears

Notable freshmen who did letter in 2014 (does not include the obvious ones):

  • DB Ed Paris
  • S Devin Voorhies
  • LB Donnie Alexander
  • DE Sione Teuhema

New players who were not part of last year’s season-ending roster (presumed walk-ons):

  • PK Alex Kjellsten (No. 29) – sophomore transfer from McNeese State
  • PK Ronald Brown (No. 35) – sophomore
  • QB Tiger Scheyd (No. 17) – redshirt freshman
  • QB Caleb Lewis (No. 14) – freshman
  • WR Brandon Gonsolin (No. 23) – redshirt freshman
  • WR Dylan Kelly (No. 40) – redshirt freshman
  • SNP/TE Conner LeBlanc (No. 60) – redshirt sophomore
  • DL Marcus Roberts (No. 60) – redshirt junior from Baton Rouge
  • SNP John Ballis (No. 61) – redshirt junior who transferred from Kentucky
  • OL Jibrail Abdul-Aziz (No. 62) – sophomore from Baton Rouge
  • DL Hunter Burns (No. 62) – sophomore from Baton Rouge CC
  • OL Turner Simmers (No. 69) – redshirt freshman

Jersey numbers changes:

  • LB Lamar Louis from 23 to 11
  • LB Clifton Garrett from 3 to 30.
  • S Tommy LeBeau from 1 to 41.
  • S John Battle from 30 to 26
  • WR Avery Peterson from 2 to 21.
  • CB Micah Dickens from 11 to 12
  • S Corey Thompson from 12 to 23
  • WR Miquel James from 86 to 22
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