LSU FRESHMEN & SOPHOMORES TAKEOVER: BEHIND THE YOUTH MOVEMENT CARRYING KELLY'S TIGERS
By LONN PHILLIPS SULLIVAN
Realistic LSU fans always understood the unique challenges of this season.
Introducing a new coach and overhauled staff, instituting a different culture, adding 16 new transfer players (most from the state of Louisiana), suffering the departure of NFL pedigree talents at key positions, whether through the Draft or transfer portal, all as the Tigers' fanbase bemoaned missing out on in-state 2022 recruiting talents Jacoby Mathews, Aaron Anderson, Kendrick Law or Shazz Preston....anyone could tell Brian Kelly's debut year would be a time of transition.
But what those fans took for granted???
At that time, only a month and change into his tenure as LSU Head Coach, Brian Kelly and his staff secured key local