LSU football spring game April 20

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
LSU head football coach Les Miles covers his face against Mississippi State last season. LSU begin spring practice recently.
POST SOUTH PHOTO/Peter Silas Pasqua

BATON ROUGE - LSU will conclude its spring football practice on Saturday, April 20 in Tiger Stadium with the annual National L-Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's.

Kickoff for the contest is set for 2 p.m. and admission is free of charge.

Prior to kickoff for the spring game, LSU will host a Fan Fest in Lot A of Tiger Stadium beginning at 11 a.m. with food and drinks, a live band, and inflatables and other activities for the kids. The gates to Tiger Stadium will open at noon with the kickoff to follow at 2 p.m.

More details about the LSU National L-Club Spring Game and the Fan Fest will be made as the date of the game approaches.

LSU will turned up the intensity on Saturday as the Tigers put on shoulder pads for their final workout of the week after two days of practice in shorts and helmets.

"I like the tempo of practice," LSU head coach Les Miles said. "It's been a nice start to the spring. Our team is improving. We have some young guys that will have an opportunity to compete. We have some veterans that know how to do things. It is a nice start. I think our defense is maybe going to be ahead of where we were at different times a year ago.

LSU will practice a total of 15 times during the spring. One obvious area of interest for the Tigers this spring is the development of the offense under first-year coordinator Cam Cameron. Cameron, who joined LSU last month, after serving as an offensive coordinator and a head coach in the NFL, has made his impact felt right away with an up-tempo, NFL-style practice routine.

"I think it is very good," Miles said. "It is fast paced, but it's under development. It is not necessarily finished with the players. What has to happen is the offense has to accomplish it. It is a challenge to them and I think they are really enjoying the challenge. They are recognizing that there are some real benefits to that style of play. It has been very good."

LSU's first scrimmage of the spring will be held on Saturday, March 23.