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ESPN released post-signing day SEC front seven rankings last week and pegged LSU at No. 2 behind Alabama. Here is what they had to say:

2. LSU: Ed Orgeron lost a lot of value with the departures of Kendell Beckwith, Davon Godchaux, Duke Riley and Tashawn Bower. However, there's a ton of talent still here, and arguably the best defender in the SEC returns in edge rusher Arden Key, who registered 12 sacks and 14.5 TFLs. Veterans Christian LaCouture and Greg Gilmore return good experience up front. Coaches are excited about youngsters Rashard Lawrence and Ed Alexander along the line. Linebackers Donnie Alexander and Devin Voorhies expected to at least be limited this spring, but rising sophomore Devin White is back with a ton of upside, as are fellow youngsters Sci Martin, Michael Divinity and Ray Thornton. ESPN 300 members Tyler Shelvin and K'Lavon Chaisson could see early time as well.
Complete Rankings:
1. Alabama
2. LSU
3. Auburn
4. Georgia
5. Florida
6. Texas A&M
7. Kentucky
8. Mississippi State
9. South Carolina
10. Ole Miss
11. Vanderbilt
12. Tennessee
13. Arkansas
14. Missouri
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TD needs to put a trigger warning on these ESPN rankings more with Bama @ No. 1 and a few folks could snap.
Reply3 months
we are top 2 on both lines of scrimmage, give me that with senior QBs any day
Reply3 months
Well. We know Bama is #1 until we beat em, according to ESPN. So the fact that they have us at #2 in most of these categories gives me reason for optimism. Plus, I know what we've got and who we have coming in. Plus, the new coaching staff should make a world of difference! The worm is turning!
Reply3 months
This is getting ridiculous. Apparently bama won the championship game.
Reply3 months
They did win the SECCG quite convincingly, and did have the #1 signing class in CFB...
3 months
Why don't they just make the entire plane out of Alabama.
Reply3 months
We changing LSU's name to Avis, now they just have to play harder...
Reply3 months
ESPN: And the off season championship goes to ... wait for it ... ALABAMA!!!
Reply3 months
frick Bama
Reply3 months
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