LSU was lacking no less than 10 scholarship gamers Sunday night time when it took on Florida State within the Tigers’ season opener within the Caesars Superdome.
Topping the record had been junior working again John Emery Jr., who’s additionally scheduled to be sidelined for subsequent Saturday night time’s residence opener in opposition to Southern. His absence is expounded to his 2021 season-long NCAA suspension for teachers.
Senior cornerback Sevyn Banks, who remains to be working his means again getting back from an harm he suffered final season whereas enjoying for Ohio State, was additionally not dressed out.
Freshman defensive finish Quency Wiggins, a former Madison Prep standout, was seen sporting a strolling boot on his left foot and used a scooter to get from the Tigers’ locker room to the sphere throughout warmups.
Security Joe Foucha, a switch from Arkansas, was additionally lacking. Foucha is dealing with a four-game suspension associated to a problem with the switch, a number of sources instructed The Advocate. There’s an ongoing appeals course of that might scale back the suspension.
Additionally lacking among the many 70 gamers LSU was allowed to decorate had been offensive lineman Xavier Hill, linebackers DeMario Tolan and Zavier Carter, kicker Nathan Dibert, security Jordan Allen and huge receiver Landon Ibieta.