Chris Parent (@chrisparent)/LSU Athletics
New LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger was on the ESPN 104.5's program "Hangin' with Hester" Thursday and said that sophomore quarterback Myles Brennan will get the first snap when Spring Practice starts up in just a few weeks.

Ensminger added that quarterback Lowell Narcisse and Justin McMillan will also get reps with LSU's first team. Per The Advocate:
quote:

"I've kind of told him, Myles right now, 'hey, we're all in here starters' and that's the way it's gonna go. Yes, Myles will take the first snap of spring practice and all that. But as we get into teams and as we get into scrimmages and everything else. I've gotta allow these other kids, Lowell [Narcisse] and Justin [McMillan] to get with the first group and run the reps and everything else. And it's my job to do a good job of playing to their strengths …

"Hopefully as we put this together when [any of the QBs are] in the ballgame I'm not asking those quarterbacks to do what another quarterback can do, and I can play to his strengths."
Brennan, a pro-style passer from Long Beach, MS appeared in six games last season, completing 14-of-24 of his passes for 182 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions.
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83 Comments
F that i'm Team Narcisse
Reply9 days
Right team Narcisse
9 days
Honestly u should support whomever they start. By that comment it shows ur not an lsu fan if u were even one to start. The rant needs less of you guys and more united fans
9 days
Coach O made the same mistake Miles did last year by not getting this kid more reps. 14 passes all year, when you KNEW he was going to be your starter this year. We have got to do a better job in the thinking ahead department.
Reply10 days
How Do u know Brennan will start
9 days
“to make an ASSUMPTION” Is that when two people pro-create in Assumption Parish?
Reply11 days
Ensminger bout to light up the sec.
Reply11 days
Hope Brennen comes close to what y’all expect or wish for
Reply12 days
Why so many bitch babies. Let them win 8 games and be satisfied
12 days
I don’t have a problem with this. Was expected. And someone has to take the first snap. Doesn’t matter at this point. More importantly, I wonder what the hell kind of scheme we’ll be seeing. The coaches probably are wondering too.
Reply12 days
I am ok with it. Coach O needs a 2nd QB to come with certain plays. In case, starter gets hurt.
Reply12 days
Somehow I knew this would be a hot topic in February. Not sure what all the fuss is about, someone has to take the 1st snap!
Reply12 days
It’s amazing, last year people were bitching because Brennan was not given some starts over Etling and now they’re doing the same because he’s taking the first snaps? You people are like the Democratic Party. You’re have to find something to fuss about. Kids the best on the roster. If he gets beaten out, then so be it. As of now he is head and shoulders over the rest.
Reply12 days
Because they are liberal little shits
12 days
Head and shoulders? That is laughable. If that were the case, none of this debate would be happening. He might be a better passer than Narcisse, but he’s not a better QB.
12 days
There is no debate with the coaches! The debate is here DA! Last i saw we aren’t professionals like the ones making the calls. Like I said before Myles is head and shoulders above the rest. That’s why he was the only one to take a snap as a backup last year.
12 days
Start who you will but how many qb’s that didn’t have any mobility have won the SEC in the last 10 years?
Reply12 days
Or a national championship?
12 days
All you need is a qb that can scramble when u need him to and Brennan can do that.. 2013 the offense averaged over 35 ppg. And was a very good offense with the least mobile qb Iv ever seen. They had not much problem getting the ball down field all season. The defense was the problem giving up huge plays.
12 days
Aj macqueerin
12 days
For you numbnuts out there, Myles Brennan is the best QB on the roster and it isn't close. Brennan set damn near every passing record in Mississippi high school football. Narcisse hasn't played a complete year of football in 3 years and is coming off 2 major knee injuries. Narcisse also has difficulty with acuracy and intermediate passes. These facts are FACTS. Now LSU is going to open up the offense and has WRs coming out the arse but some nitwits on this board bitch about developing the best passing QB on the roster. I swear some of the idiots on this board couldn't coach a little league football team but think they know football. It is hillarious and pathetic at the same time.
Reply12 days
But is he finally up to 225 or still 200-205? Thats the biggest rant question
12 days
So if you gonna claim that Narcisse has difficulty with accuracy and intermediate passes as facts, don't you think you should back it up with some proof? We are supposed to believe some assh0le running his mouth about something he has no proof of? Yea Narcisse didn't play in 3 years but he did dominate the river parishes. I expect him to be rusty but "difficutly with accuracy and intermediate passes" Last season we damn near threw no intermediate passes. Unless you are referring to those bull shite shovel passes. So my question to you is how could he struggle with something our offense rarely ran last season? I'll hang up and listen.
12 days
Stripes... do you coach?? Bc to make an ASSUMPTION that Myles Brennan is the best quarterback on the roster is BS!! Myles Brennan got some game action last year and there wasn’t anything overly spectacular about him so I don’t know what your thing is or that you feel like you’re some type of guru but you don’t know crap! Am I saying that LN is better?? Absolutely not!! Let those three battle it out on the field and see who wins!! Remember MB in all that he did (National records and all that) didn’t have offers from every school in the country.... so just sayin
12 days
"I've kinda told him"...I can't imagine Saban, Dabo, Harbaugh, Meyer, etc's OC stating "I've kinda"...anything. What a s h i t show happening right now in Tiger Town.
Reply12 days
You are an idiot.
12 days
Wow, this has nothing to do with a shite show. I have been a negatiger LSU fan for a long arse time. One thing I have learned is that positiger LSU fans have been mostly correct in our coaching situation right now. They didn’t want to change from Les Miles, because of what we are dealing with now. They warned us of consequences of firing Les Miles under this AD. They loved Les Miles and still questioned Les Miles as our coach in the past, but knew the risks. They knew Alleva would fail and that there will be consequences. Those consequences involved are what we are dealing with right now. Be careful of what you wish for. Remember, LSU football is always going to be political in the State of Louisiana. Our state is a shite show, mostly because we are broke, and realize that everything about LSU will be dictated about our state budget. Majority of people in Louisiana don’t get give a frick about LSU football, it has 0 ROI to them. Why would they give a frick. It is only entertainment.
12 days
Saban says "kinda" every fricking time he talks
12 days
What exactly is the significance of taking the first snap in spring practice? Seems kind of meaningless to me...
Reply12 days
I'm ok with Brennan taking first snaps. But if this starts to sound like last year's rhetoric of a fair competition, I'm done. This talk that we're all starters is just to keep someone from transferring. As long as the coaching provide the opportunity truthfully and are honest with the others about their chances, I'd be ok with the results. We'll see the truth soon enough.
Reply13 days
Translation : as soon as Brennan hits a slump for half a quarter you'll be crying that the wrong about is in the game despite having 0 information to base anything on.
12 days
I agree with you but Truth from this HC? What a joke. Everything out of 0’s mouth has been a lie.
10 days
One QB has had some snaps in SEC games, the other hasn't had any game snaps in two years, kind off an easy call as as starting point, it will play out from there
Reply13 days
Totally agree CSA Tiger.... that’s all that really needs to be said about it.
11 days
Competition is good. WTF would ppl complain?
Reply13 days
People reacting to this negatively have an agenda and HAVE THEIR OWN MINDS MADE UP who's better, for God's sake the coach said look at it like "we're all starters"....Mett had great success against Bama with a bad line, Chad Kelly did too, when Clemson beat them their QB had success...we have all seen both types do well and fail....I want the best overall QB running the system that fits him best, some people think the coachs don't, who was it that sealed Narcisse to LSU and just threw all his eggs into a DT QB, but he's now prejudiced against DT QBs.... confirmation bias is a hell of a thing
Reply13 days
Narcisse isn’t gonna be satisfied running “packages” — he wants to be starter. He’ll be at a new school by next year. Never stood a chance under Coach O and his “pro style offense or bust” mentality.
Reply13 days
HE chose to come here. If he only runs "packages" then it's because he isn't the best QB. That's how competition works. If he beats out Brennan, he'll start. Best man wins. Don't be a pussy......Narcisse won't
13 days
Just like Miles did Shep, JJ, AJ, & Harris lol
13 days
What does Miles' handling of previous QBs have to do with this ELchapo? lol?
13 days
How is this even a question? Miles is way more advanced passing the ball. With the running game taking a step back this year we have to go with the passer
Reply13 days
A one-dimensional QB isn’t gonna win you any championships.
13 days
Neither is a running qb. JJ and Harris were the last two to prove my point but there is many more.
13 days
BDJ
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A pick every 6 attempts. Yep. Sure looks advanced to me.
13 days
I like Narcisse, I do. But I think Brennan is the better passer of the two. Narcisse is a better runner, but we have plenty of guys on the field that can make plays with the ball in there hands. LSU's problem has been getting the ball to those play makers. I think Brennan provides a passing game that opposing defenses will actually have to game plan for. Just my opinion tho...
Reply13 days
Narcisse isn’t that bad of a passer. You people act like he’s Brucie from The Longest Yard. The QB who can pass and run is the one who will win championships in today’s day and age.
12 days
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