LSU held its first scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday. In addition to the news that QB Joe Burrow was held out due to a minor injury, Tigers coach Ed Orgeron touched on a variety of topics including which players stood out.

Here are the highlights of what Coach O had to say:

  • “Tremendous scrimmage” for both sides of the ball and special teams.
  • QB Myles Brennan was 8-of-13 passing. Never want starting QB to get hurt, but Orgeron thought it provided a “good situation” to build depth at the position.
  • Brennan “still has a ways to go,” but is much improved from last season.
  • Other notable non-participants in scrimmage were Kristian Fulton, Grant Delpit and K’Lavon Chaisson. Orgeron did not offer many details, but said some could be back soon, others later.
  • Freshman DB Derek Stingley had two INTs.
  • “I’m glad the defense came along because the offense was moving the ball on them all week.”
  • Jacob Phillips, Damone Clark and Patrick Queen were all “excellent” at linebacker.
  • On Clark: He’s an elite athlete. He’s 6-3, 238 (pounds) and can run. He’s always first in team sprints. In the weight room, he lifts everything in front of him. Smart, great kid, great student.
  • Todd Harris and JaCoby Stevens are playing well. Cordale Flott and Jay Ward playing well at cornerback.
  • Orgeron on York: He’s taller. He has a bigger range. He’s kicked a 59 yarder in an all-star game. Cole has that magic about him. I think Cade does too. But he has to prove it in front of a crowd.
  • WR Ja’Marr Chase had three catches for 101 yards, including a 56-yard touchdown.