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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron spoke to media after practice on Wednesday and commented on ineligible freshman linebacker Donte Starks.

Orgeron said Starks is “very close” to being academically eligible but still has work to do. He added that Starks situation will likely “come down to the wire" before the season starts.


Starks, a former 4-star prospect from John Ehret in New Orleans tweeted out the following on Monday:



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Can anyone clarify what is meant by "still has work to do?" Just seems to me that we're at a point in the academic year where the work is either done or it's not. And genuinely just asking a question, not trying to flame the kid; I want him eligible as much as the next guy.
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Team Donte
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Pulling for you Donte! Let's get it done so you can help us out on the field...
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Kid is going to be stud. Just get in baby.
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Can you let the rest of us know how you know that? I want to believe you but I'm not sure I can without further details.
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Great to hear. Dontes a good kid
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Can you let the rest of us know how you know that? I want to believe you but I'm not sure I can without further details.
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Solo Cam works with TigerRee in the athletic dept. He...knows...all
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