Football Practice Photos and Notes (Aug. 15)
BATON ROUGE — Thursday was a day of firsts for the Tigers, as rain in the area caused the team to move to the LSU Indoor Practice Facility for the first time this fall. Also, the players wore full pads for the first time since fall camp began on Monday.
Look to the homepage on LSUsports.tv to listen to the audio from coach Nick Saban’s post-practice interview. Topics included injuries, going indoor to practice, Saturday’s first scrimmage, virus at Virginia Tech, Kenderick Allen’s off-the-field leadership, cornerback depth, Marcus Randall’s progress, etc.
- The Tigers practiced in full pads for the first time this season after wearing “shells” (helmets and shoulder pads) since Monday.
- G Stephen Peterman (concussion), SS Damien James (shoulder), DE Kenderick Allen (left patella tendon) and FB Kevin Steltz attended practice but did not participate.
- LB Donovan Grayson left the team for personal reasons.
- TE Marcus Whitty continued to don a red jersey.
- Walk-on DL Steven Smith left the team.