I wasn’t thinking so given this:
Junior receivers Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry are likely headed to the draft, as is third-year sophomore Jeremy Hill. Up front on the offensive line, it’s still hazy but conceivable that left tackle La’el Collins and right guard Trai Turner could also depart for pro ball.
Factor in the loss of starting quarterback Zach Mettenberger, as well as the possibility of Alfred Blue spurning a fifth year and junior Kenny Hilliard also moving on, and, well the math is very similar to the equation LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis had to crunch last offseason.
Apparently an LSU beat writer thinks differently. Mainly because of…
First and foremost, while replacing guys like Mettenberger, Beckham, Landry and Hill isn’t a simple task, there is traditionally a much smoother transition for younger, inexperienced players on that side of the ball than on defense.
Secondly, at the quarterback spot in particular, LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron is getting a jump start on next season with the spectacular emergence of freshman Anthony Jennings in the season finale against Arkansas.