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Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- New LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele lines up Tigers defenders for a drill Saturday in the indoor practice facility.


Defensive end Deondre Clark returned to practice after missing the last three days of drills with an eye injury, and safety Corey Thompson was not participating in drills.

LSU had its fifth of 15 spring practices on Tuesday, and, yes, it included the famous Big Cat Drill. Videos of the drills are below, but, first, the news:

Clark was poked in the eye last week and missed practices last Tuesday and Thursday and Saturday’s scrimmage. He was dressed out and participating with players during Tuesday’s drills.

Thompson attended practice in his jersey but without pads. He did not participate as he continues to recover from lingering knee problems. He had ACL surgery more than a year ago and had another small procedure recently.

Cornerback Tre’Davious White and receivers Trey Quinn and D.J. Chark were at least three of a host of players returning punts.

Big Cat Drill

OL Jerald Hawkins (WIN) vs. DE Deondre Clark

C Ethan Pcoci vs. DE Tashawn Bower