The Kickoff: Freshman ready to star for LSU

BY Peter Schrager • October 14, 2009

Welcome Freshman

When you have a game featuring the two teams that have accounted for the last three BCS titles, have combined for more than a dozen NFL first-round draft picks this decade, and have played in some of the most thrilling nationally televised games in recent memory, there are more than enough familiar faces involved.

Sometimes it feels like LSU senior wideout Brandon LaFell's been in college for 27 years. He hasn't — but he, like his teammate Ciron Black or Florida's Brandon Spikes and Tim Tebow — has played in more big time games than the average college football player could ever possibly dream of.