LSU wide receiver Jonathan Giles will be switching from No. 7 to No. 12 in an attempt to break out of a slump.

Giles, who was Texas Tech's leading wide receiver in 2016 with 69 receptions for 1158 yards and 13 touchdowns, has only caught four passes for 20 yards this season.

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I hope all of you tiger fans don't have kids with all the negative comments. What if it was your son or daughter in sports? How would you feel?
Reply9 months
don't you have to be productive to begin with to then have a slump?
Reply9 months
He shouldn’t even be starting.
Reply9 months
Along with John Battle. John Battle is so sorry.
9 months
This explains why LSU lost to UF.
Reply9 months
hew never earned, nor proved talented enough to wear a number "usually" reserved only for the player who stands out above the rest both on and off the field. it was given to him for nothing and diminished what that number traditionally stood for. not saying he isnt a good kid, but he is not a team leader on and off the field
Reply9 months
I do not care about the #, but he heeds to do some thing. PRACTICE MALES PERFECT ... NOT PERFECT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT --YES Do what it takes.
Reply9 months
OOPS CORRECTED. I do not care about the #, but he heeds to do some thing. PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT-NOT PERFECT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT --YES Do what it takes.
9 months
Take it down a notch. It is fooseball
9 months
Again again and Again I questioned months ago how a man neveron the team(we talkin bout practice) gets the honor of 7. Bad move on the coaches
Reply9 months
Leave it to an LSU student to think that switching around some fabric on a jersey will alter physical performance. A joke and an idiot
Reply9 months
Giles never performed to the level of #7 so this is good to see. Before he came to LSU, I read he was the bomb and also during preseason practices. More like a dud.
Reply9 months
Transfer should never ever get that
9 months
A jersey number doesn't change your speed. He is playing way too slow for an SEC team. He's our 7th best WR. The only positive so far has been that he is a safe punt returner, but then today he botched that by fielding the ball inside the 10 several times. He is not a play-maker against SEC defenses.
Reply9 months
Welp.....
Reply9 months
Still not impressed.
Reply9 months
I don’t think he has made one defender miss all year. He is not a threat at all with the ball in his hands.
Reply9 months
He needs to switch teams.
Reply10 months
I made a thread on this and got CRUSHED. Called it.
Reply10 months
I bet ur fat and stink too
9 months
Is it totally wrong that I laughed a little when I saw this?
Reply10 months
Yes! what if it was your son or daughter. Would you still have laughed?
9 months
Cool
Reply10 months
Delpit
Reply10 months
So who gets #7 now
Reply10 months
Delpit
10 months
Also, this is stupid. It’s a number.
Reply10 months
AMac
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Have you ever played? It’s totally psychological. He couldn’t handle the pressure I bet.
10 months
It won’t help him be a better football player. Never in the history of football is a number responsible for making a football player run faster or catch better
9 months
I played football for 15 years. I'll have to agree with (AMac) its psychological. I always hated having to change numbers.
9 months
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