LSU names Brandon Harris starting quarterback

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Another day, another quarterback competition decided. The LSU Tigers were the most recent team to name their starter at quarterback for at least the first game of the 2015 season.

According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, head coach Les Miles named true sophomore Brandon Harris the starting quarterback for the team’s opening game against McNeese State. Harris had been in a battle with Anthony Jennings since the latter returned from his suspension in late July, but the writing was on the wall for Harris to win the starting job.

Harris threw for 452 yards, six touchdowns, and two interceptions last season. Harris did all of this while splitting time with Jennings and only seeing significant playing time in five games for the Tigers.

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to USA TODAY Sports

CAMPUSSPORTS Writer
CAMPUSSPORTS Writer
Caleb is a young veteran of the sports journalism world that has a passion for college football, mostly the SEC, but namely the LSU Tigers. He also has an affinity for the Georgia Southern Eagles, because who doesn't love Erk Russell and national championships, right? He has experience working in print and online media as well as broadcasting, working with his high school alma mater football team and the Savannah Bananas.
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