Defensive dominance proves LSU will be tough out for every SEC opponent

No matter the opponent, it’s hard to completely shut out an offense in college football. It’s just not the way football is set up. The game is tailored to the offense having usually some modicum of success. — Read on

Will LSU have an elite defense in 2022?

LSU enters the game as a slight betting favorite, playing on a neutral field in their home state. Most people feel the battle within the battle will be in the trenches. — Read on

LSU’s Brian Kelly offers high praise for safety group

There have been injuries, blown coverages, and talented players coming up a little bit short. Brian Kelly spoke about the safety group during his radio show on Thursday night, and he said he feels good about where that group is at. — Read on


by LONN PHILLIPS SULLIVAN @LonnPhillips After careful examination of LSU's spring game tape, LSU Odyssey have come up with a few defensive names to watch out for and an analysis on what we witnessed from new Defensive Coordinator Matt House's unit. — Read on SPRING GAME DEFENSIVE DEEP DIVE

Where LSU’s defense stands after spring practice

New defensive coordinator Matt House admitted that his system is not fully installed just yet. As the unit begins to take on the personality of the talent available, options will become more clear to the coaching staff. — Read on Where LSU’s defense stands after spring practice


Now in his third year at LSU carrying some rare snaps on defense, Antoine Sampah has been snake-bitten by a knee injury stemming from his senior year at Woodbridge High; since 2020, momentum is hard to find for the Virginia native. — Read on 2022 LINEBACKERS


by LONN PHILLIPS SULLIVAN @LonnPhillips In 2022, LSU's Defensive Line will be led by its fourth different coach in the past 4 seasons, former Oklahoma DL impresario Jamar Cain taking the place of outgoing DL leader Andre Carter. — Read on LSU ODYSSEY D-LINE PREVIEW

Analyzing LSU’s defense heading into first spring under Brian Kelly

LSU has a history of building special defenses. Going back to 1959, coach Paul Dietzel’s Tigers allowed a mere 52 points for the entire season (just 4.5 points per game) with five shutouts and nine outings where the opponent was kept out of the endzone. — Read on Analyzing LSU's defense heading into first spring …

How Kerry Cooks, Robert Steeples Hope to Build LSU Secondary in 2022

As the Tigers look to recover from their defensive struggles in 2021, this revamped coaching staff has high hopes going into spring. Adding two talented defensive back coaches in Robert Steeples and Kerry Cooks, the two will look to bring back the “DBU” swagger to Death Valley. — Read on How Kerry Cooks, Robert Steeples …