LSU football: Ed Orgeron gives projected depth chart for season-opener versus BYU

BATON ROUGE, La. — No matter where the LSU football team’s season opener versus BYU is played, Ed Orgeron knows what his depth chart will look like.

With rumors swirling about the relocation or postponement of the Tigers’ game Saturday, Orgeron took the podium and addressed the media Monday afternoon. In his press conference, Orgeron revealed a detailed depth chart, including a couple of hints as to who won some of the Tigers’ fall position battles.

Here, as follows, is Orgeron’s projected LSU depth chart.

LSU football offense depth chart

Quarterback: Danny Etling

Running back: Derrius Guice, Darrel Williams, Nick Brossette, Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Wide receiver: D.J. Chark, Russell Gage, Derrick Dillon

Tight end: Foster Moreau or J.D. Moore

Left tackle: K.J. Malone

Left guard: Garrett Brumfield

Center: Will Clapp, Lloyd Cushenberry

Right guard: Saahdiq Charles or Ed Ingram

Right tackle: Toby Weathersby

LSU football defense depth chart

Defensive end: Christian LaCouture, Frank Herron

Nose tackle: Greg Gilmore, Ed Alexander

Defensive end: Rashard Lawrence

Inside linebacker: Donnie Alexander, Tyler Taylor or Jacob Phillips

Inside linebacker: Devin White, Jonathan Rucker, Patrick Queen

Field linebacker: Corey Thompson or Michael Divinity

Bench linebacker: K’Lavon Chaisson or Andre Anthony or Ray Thornton

Cornerback: Donte Jackson, Jontre Kirklin

Strong safety: John Battle, Todd Harris

Free safety: Ed Paris or Grant Delpit

Cornerback: Kevin Toliver, Greedy Williams

Nickelback: Kary Vincent or Xavier Lewis

LSU football special teams depth chart

Long snapper: Blake Ferguson

Punter: Josh Growden

Place kicker: Jack Gonsoulin

Kickoff specialist: Connor Culp

Kick returner: Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Punt returner: Donte Jackson or Derrick Dillon

Check back to SEC Country throughout the week for more updates about the LSU football team’s depth, and also where the Tigers’ season opener may or may not be located Saturday. Follow @nicksuss and @bigahickey on Twitter for live updates from our Baton Rouge based beat writers. 

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