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2017 Schedule
8-4, 2nd in SEC - West

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No surprises here: Alabama is the favorite to win the 2017 national championship, according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Ohio State has the second-best odds. Of the three teams tied for third-best chances, only Florida State has appeared in the College Football Playoff.

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2dAdam Rittenberg

The honeymoon is over for Orgeron

After Ed Orgeron's successful stints as D-line coach and interim head coach, LSU will have high expectations in his first full season in charge.

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5dMel Kiper Jr.

Way-too-early 2018 rankings: Derrius Guice

LSU's Derrius Guice ranks high among 2018 NFL running back prospects. Seven of the top-10 players at the position hail from the SEC.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Giants star WR Odell Beckham Jr. began making a name for himself at the 2014 NFLPA Rookie Premiere.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

No. 4 overall pick Leonard Fournette's gear and sizing for the NFLPA Rookie Premiere.

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What are the must-see SEC events? (1:39)

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

LSU coach Ed Orgeron says that he would not have voted for an early signing period in college football. "I have no choice" now though. Orgeron says it changes how you use your man power with recruiting and it could affect postseason bowl preparation. "It's a war out there, and now you have two [signing days]."

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14dSam Khan Jr.

Concerns among Top-25 teams

The Tigers have a new offensive coordinator but might not have a quarterback who can produce the desired results.

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14dMel Kiper Jr.

Top undrafted 2017 free agents to watch

Local product Travin Dural could fight for a roster spot in New Orleans given the Saints' uncertainty at receiver in the wake of the Brandin Cooks trade.

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Drafted players leave big shoes to fill (1:18)
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SEC quarterback expectations (4:14)
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Who can compete with Bama in 2017? (3:14)
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Joe Lisi: LSU's season hinges on QB play

Goforthe2.com's Joe Lisi joined Matt Moscona to discuss his early 2017 college football preview, including his expectations for LSU, Alabama and the rest of the SEC.

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