April 2, 2007

Answers to ten spring football questions

Slightly more than one month ago when LSU was preparing for spring football practice, ten questions were posed concerning the team.

The only opportunity for members of the media to view live contact took place during the spring game. During daily practice, the only part of the workouts open to the media involved individual drills.

Keeping in mind that the visual evidence was quite limited, here are the answers to the previously asked questions.

1. What will the Gary Crowton offense look like?

There will be multiple looks as regards formations. Crowton will have the Tigers line up in the conventional run-oriented I formation as well as the more wide-open spread. A tight end will be used as one of the inside receivers in the four-wide sets. Look for LSU to run option out of the spread formation which was something Crowton has used in the past. The quarterback will do more designed running than in the past. The passing game will be built around getting the ball to the speedy skill-position players in space.

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