March 12, 2007

Two kickers to replace one

Chris Jackson played an integral role in the LSU kicking game throughout his four-year career.

Last season, Jackson handled kickoffs and punts. Prior to his senior campaign, Jackson also attempted field goals and extra points.

So, obviously, finding a replacement for Jackson is one of the important tasks for coach Les Miles this spring.

As the Tigers move into the second half of spring drills, it appears that two players will take over for Jackson.

Colt David, who assumed Jackson's placement responsibilities in 2006, will be the kickoff person. Patrick Fisher, who will be a fifth-year senior, is leading the competition for the punter's job.

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