FBS RankingOffenseDefense
Rushing207.6 (28th)128.5 (24th)
Passing203.5 (84th)187.6 (21st)

Tigers report: Notes, quotes

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QB Ryan Perrilloux, Reserve, La. -- Widely considered the nation's top quarterback prospect as well as one of the nation's top overall players. A consensus five-star All-American by every major recruiting publication, Perrilloux originally committed to Texas before switching to LSU in the final days of recruiting. He's a dual-threat quarterback who recorded a Louisiana high school record 5,006 total yards of offense as a senior at East St. John's, including 3,546 yards passing and 1,460 yards rushing.

DB Chris Hawkins, Walker, La. -- One of Louisiana's top overall prospects and one of the nation's top-rated cornerbacks. Despite seeing limited action as a senior due to an ankle injury he still managed to record 1,397 yards and 18 touchdowns as a running back.

OTs Max Holmes and Ciron Black -- Holmes, of Parkway Baptist High in Baton Rouge, and Black, from Tyler, Texas, are key members of this year's signing class because LSU lost three seniors off last year's line, offensive tackles Andrew Whitworth and Nate Livings and Rudy Niswanger, and then lost a major juco recruit, Compton (Calif.) Community College's Kevin Myers, to USC. "Those two, plus the redshirts that we have on campus, some guys that will play some significant time for next year's team will be in a position to step forward," Miles said. "We'd like to have a large offensive line class next year, but we thought we had enough."

"They want me there. ... I'm not saying they lacked confidence or trust in JaMarcus Russell or Matt Flynn . . . but they said (they) weren't consistent." -- New LSU signee QB Ryan Perrilloux on his conversations with LSU players during his recruiting visit.

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