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Link Gumbo: 4/24/2017 - Spring Game Fallout

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Because starting your day with LSU news is always a great idea.

NCAA Football: Louisiana State Spring Game Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

With the spring game over and baseball season still in full swing there’s a lot to be excited about in the world of LSU Tigers sports right now.

The Spring game was overall a successful event with a really good turnout by the fans.

Unfortunately, the quarterbacks struggled through the whole event, and head coach Ed Orgeron wasn’t too pleased with that whole deal.

He also made a statement implying the quarterback position is still very much anyone’s chance at this point.

Danny Etling wasn’t looking like himself, going 4 of 11 of the game, causing some members of the fan base to doubt his ability to maintain the starting position. This is simply a spring game, and I’m more concerned with the Danny Etling that breathed new life into an otherwise dead offense and led the Tigers to an awesome Citrus Bowl victory against Louisville... because, you know, that’s what actually matters at the end of the day. So, I think it was an off night for him - but that’s just my two cents.

Despite a poor performance, the offense overall looked much improved compared to this time last year. It looks like new offensive coordinator Matt Canada will be bringing a faster-paced, more aggressive system this year - something to contend with. That’s right, Alabama. Slow your roll tide.

First-year wide receiver Mannie Netherly took to Twitter with this cool picture after the game.

I actually interviewed him in late December of last year, and let me tell you - his family puts together a MEAN Christmas tree. LSU-themed of course.

Dave Aranda’s defense was looking top notch per usual, and coach Orgeron agreed they totally owned the night.

Speaking of football, LSU alum Randy Moss’ son is transferring to LSU from NC State to play Tiger football. Good move, Thaddeus.

In recruiting news, NOLA.com has the full list of prospects that showed up for the festivities right here. The Tigers picked up three commitments as you probably know — Dawg Nation has this feature on Adam Anderson, the most highly touted of the three.

As for the baseball side of things, the Tigers will be heading to New Orleans Tuesday to take on rival Tulane. The game will be televised by the CBS Sports Network at 7 p.m. CT.

A win would be great for morale, after being blown out 10-2 by a stout Kentucky offense that caused them to drop the series on Sunday.

But we’ll just chalk that up to a rough case of the Mondays for the baseball team. Geaux Tigers!