menu

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
New offensive line coach Jeff Grimes is participating in his first Spring Practice with LSU since taking over for Greg Studrawa back in late January.

In ESPN's article on Tuesday, some of the players and head coach Les Miles had a chance to talk about Grimes' change in coaching style and what it will do for the Tigers this upcoming season:
quote:

“If [Grimes is] on the practice field, you probably wouldn't even notice him. You notice Stud because he was out there yelling and doing all those things and being passionate like that,” left guard Vadal Alexander said. “Grimes is just a guy that just wants everything to be perfect. He's kind of like Coach Miles. They're both kind of the same in that facet. So I can tell you right now, we're better this week than we were last week just because of Coach Grimes.”
quote:

“He’s upfront. He won’t sugarcoat anything. He’ll just tell you how it is,” said senior Fehoko Fanaika, who is battling for the Tigers’ starting right guard spot.
quote:

“I think we’ll be better. I really do,” Les Miles said. “But it has to do with the duality of veteran offensive linemen getting to a point in their career where they’re making the final adjustments and Jeff coming in with a real nice focus for them there. I think it should be pretty quick.”
quote:

“Coach Grimes is one of the most specific, technical guys you'll meet in your life. Automatically, right off the bat, he got us better,” Alexander said. “Coach Stud was a great coach and I love him. He got us better, as well, but just Coach Grimes has a different way of approaching things. He's more mellow.”

quote:

“I think our guys are responding to it,” Miles said. “I think the guys are really in position to do so in other words. It’s pretty much a veteran group and there’s always the final footwork, if you will, or the final course, the head placement. I think Jeff’s coming in at the right time for these guys and making that point.”
Complete Story
Filed Under: LSU Football

Comments

3 Comments
Turner left early because of the 4 hour practices Miles has
Reply35 months
That article makes me more curious about Trai Turner leaving early.
Reply35 months
Great to hear.
Reply35 months
Popular Stories
comments8

College Baseball Polls: 2/20/17

LSU is currently 3-0.
comments50
comments9

Updated Odds To Win The 2017 Heisman Trophy - 2/20/17

LSU RB Derrius Guice is on the board.
comments5

Alabama Hires New Offensive Coordinator

The Crimson Tide have found their new OC.
comments1

Video: 2017 LSU Football Offseason Training

LSU's offseason training program started last week.
LATEST HEADLINES
Caleb Gilbert To Start On The Mound vs. UNO Tuesday Night
The longest outing of his career is 5.2 innings.
comments3
comments50
Updated Odds To Win The 2017 Heisman Trophy - 2/20/17
LSU RB Derrius Guice is on the board.
comments9
Video: Recapping Jared Poche's Historic No-Hitter
Poche' is only the 6th LSU Tiger to throw a no-hitter.
comments1
Jared Poche' Named SEC Pitcher Of The Week
Poche' threw a no-hitter on Saturday.
comments3
Video: 2017 LSU Football Offseason Training
LSU's offseason training program started last week.
comments1
LSU Landed Three Commits At Their Annual Boys From The Boot Event Last Weekend
The coaching staff has added 5 commitments since last Thursday.
comments3
College Baseball Polls: 2/20/17
LSU is currently 3-0.
comments8
LSU Baseball Defeats Air Force, 10-3
The Tigers outscored their opponents 25-3 this weekend.
comments1
LSU Basketball Falls to Alabama, 90-72
LSU falls to 9-17 overall and 1-13 in SEC play.
comments5
logoFollow TigerDroppings for LSU Football News
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on LSU Football and Recruiting.

FacebookTwitterInstagram