KOLBE FIELDS: LSU ODYSSEY TRANSFER PROFILE
KOLBE FIELDS (LB)
-4 Years Eligibility Remaining
One of LSU's most explosive signings during January's transfer portal siege, Kolbe Fields' in-conference move from South Carolina to LSU (news broken by this site first) is without question a major deal for the Tigers:
Not only will Fields supply depth & SEC experience at a badly depleted unit on defense (while taking away Louisiana talent from an in-conference competitor), Kolbe could very well challenge for a leading role at linebacker.
A native of Metairie, Louisiana, Kolbe played one season for South Carolina, his freshman debut where he recorded a single tackle throughout 4 appearances for the Gamecocks.
Out of Rummel High, Fields shares a few former teammates among the Tigers' roster (an example: Quinton "Pig" Cage), which is an apparent and obvious pattern concerning LSU's transfer strategy: Louisiana natives....but not just any Louisiana native...former high school teammates of LSU's current veteran roster.....pillars of the roster.....reunited with friends on a team, in a situation neither thought would ever be possible....until the transfer portal.
Fields recorded an outrageous 105 tack