BATON ROUGE, La. — In this week’s edition of “Sound Off,” SEC Country beat writers Nick Suss and Alex Hickey discuss the biggest stories surrounding the LSU football team this week, including head coach Ed Orgeron’s announcement Tuesday night that Danny Etling will be the team’s starting quarterback.
- 0:27: Orgeron named Etling as his starting quarterback. What was it about what Etling has done since coming back from his offseason surgery that made him the choice? What does this mean for the future of true freshmen Myles Brennan and Lowell Narcisse as they prepare to back him up? How much will they get to play? How quickly will Coach O be willing to make a switch if he needs to?
- 4:45: LSU’s other position battles, including discussions about the competition between Grant Delpit and Ed Paris at safety; Kary Vincent Jr. and Xavier Lewis at nickelback; Lloyd Cushenberry, Ed Ingram and Saahdiq Charles at right guard; and K’Lavon Chaisson and Ray Thornton at outside edge rusher.
- 7:45: Arden Key is still rehabbing from his offseason shoulder surgery. When might he be back? What will LSU have to do if Key isn’t able to play in the season opener against BYU?
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