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matt314
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Member since Oct 2009
165 posts

Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub

Shepard Impressing at Eagles Camp

I know but it's really slow.

Cue up evals of our pass game for the last four years.

I'd love to see JJ and JL both get camp deals with the Jets.


munchman
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Baton Rouge
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6347 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
He got a lot of pub at LSU


VegasPro
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Vegas
Member since Aug 2011
2706 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
Les has two NC's if he uses him more.


BRUNNIN4
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Baton Rouge
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2442 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Les has two NC's if he uses him more.



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harry coleman beast
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Left Field
Member since Aug 2008
47471 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
Keep your terrible trolling to the MSB. Thanks


geauxjo
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Gonzales, LA
Member since Sep 2004
10013 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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VegasPro Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub Les has two NC's if he uses him more.


Les loses games if he uses him more. Loved his heart but his hands were stone.


Dudebro2
LSU Fan
San Diego
Member since Dec 2011
2831 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
Personally I hope the guy just wrecks up the NFL just so we can shove it in all those nega-tigers faces that railed on him for the last 3 years on this site!!!


Drummin Fool
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Yo momma knows where I'm at!
Member since Jun 2010
1099 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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"It's a blessing," said Shepard. "Somebody like Michael Vick, who's a future Hall-of-Famer in my book, a great guy, a great individual and an amazing football player.


What about animal rights activist?


geauxjo
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Gonzales, LA
Member since Sep 2004
10013 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Personally I hope the guy just wrecks up the NFL just so we can shove it in all those nega-tigers faces that railed on him for the last 3 years on this site!!!


Sounds like a great reason to hope the kid succeeds.


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whodidthat
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Member since Aug 2011
5108 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Personally I hope the guy just wrecks up the NFL just so we can shove it in all those nega-tigers faces that railed on him for the last 3 years on this site!!!



The article basically says that he's been working harder than ever before. Staying after practice to train. If he would have done that in college his career at receiver would have been a lot better.


JJ27
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Member since Sep 2004
49498 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
Link me to one article where Shep was lazy at LSU.


geauxjo
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Gonzales, LA
Member since Sep 2004
10013 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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The article basically says that he's been working harder than ever before. Staying after practice to train. If he would have done that in college his career at receiver would have been a lot better.


No doubt. If he would have done that more at LSU maybe we would be rubbing it in the faces of fans from other teams instead of arguing about rubbing it in the faces of our own.


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geauxjo
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Gonzales, LA
Member since Sep 2004
10013 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Link me to one article where Shep was lazy at LSU.


You won't find one. I don't think anyone is saying he was lazy. But you also can't find an article from his time here that said he was putting in after-practice time catching hundreds of extra balls. That's the point.


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munchman
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Member since Feb 2006
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re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Les has two NC's if he uses him more..





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whodidthat
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2011
5108 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Link me to one article where Shep was lazy at LSU.



Didn't say lazy, just maybe didn't work as hard as he could have, like the other players do. Why did Beckham, Landry, Boone, and Wright pass him on the depth chart then? With a former NFL coach with the receivers. Dural also passed by him before getting injured. Seems like a pattern. Has to be a good reason for that.


mmcgrath
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New Jersey
Member since Feb 2010
9828 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Why did Beckham, Landry, Boone, and Wright pass him

Beckham had a stretch in the beginning of last season as bad as any stretch I saw from Shep.
The other guys are stud WR's. However Shep always had the dimension of having different skills that he could bring to the table.


RBWilliams8
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Member since Oct 2009
48287 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Les has two NC's if he uses him more.


no


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JJ27
TCU Fan
Member since Sep 2004
49498 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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Has to be a good reason


He's not a traditional WR and he was misused at LSU.


geauxjo
LSU Fan
Gonzales, LA
Member since Sep 2004
10013 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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However Shep always had the dimension of having different skills that he could bring to the table.


Pray tell what are these dimensions? This was the party line always quoted by those who felt Les was under or mis-using him. I watched LSU try to get the ball in Sheps hands multiple ways. He just never came close to consistently excelling. I always hoped he would "get it" and break out but it never happened. I still hope he makes it in the NFL but he never developed here while others around him just always seemed to pass him up.


whodidthat
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2011
5108 posts

re: Russell Shepard getting some NFL pub
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He's not a traditional WR and he was misused at LSU.



Just excuses. He had plenty of time to hone his skills and the coaches gave him snaps from the get-go. NFL prefers traditional receivers who can run routes and catch consistently. Playing in a spread offense would have hindered his NFL development. Better numbers doesn't equal better pro success.


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