After decommits, how might LSU proceed?


BATON ROUGE, La. -- When news came down last week that LSU had lost a pair of commitments from wide receiver Chuck Baker and fullback Kennard Swanson, it wasn't met with the angst from fans that one might think.

It wasn't long before the 4-star receiver and 3-star fullback parted ways that some were wondering how LSU would make room if all the star prospects who are considering LSU and still available -- including the nation's top two athletes in Ricky Seals-Jones and Kendell Beckwith -- want to come.

That doesn't seem to be an issue now.

With the two decommits leaving LSU with 23 in the class, plus the Tigers' ability to bring in about four early enrollees in January and have them count against the 2012 class, the Tigers can still add six players by signing day, enough where the speculation has gone from "How will LSU make room?" to "Will the Tigers use all their scholarships?"

Here are some approaches LSU might take:

1. Shoot for the stars