Quarterback Jarrett Lee is among LSU players that may be ineligible to play in a bowl due to academic issues.
LSU coach Les Miles will not name a starter against Western Kentucky and expects to use Jarrett Lee and Jordan Jefferson based on situations.
Jarrett Lee went from being Jordan Jefferson’s backup to being the top-rated passer in the SEC.
LSU quarterback Jarrett Lee was an efficient 14-for-20 for 165 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Tigers' win over Auburn.
With Jordan Jefferson suspended indefinitely, senior Jarrett Lee will take over as the starting quarterback at LSU.
It may simply be a motivational tactic for LSU's starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson, but coach Les Miles has nothing but praise for backup Jarrett Lee leading into Saturday's televised spring game.
"I think Jarrett Lee's had a really good spring, and I think how he runs the team and how he handles the mechanics of quarterback is much better," LSU coach Les Miles said after Tuesday's scrimmage. "Is he closer? I don't know if he's closer. I know this. There's competition there."
Quarterback Jarrett Lee is still enrolled at LSU and plans to push starter Jordan Jefferson this spring. “He’s real excited to be back,” Jarrett's father Stephen Lee said. “I think in his heart and mind, he understands better now exactly what happened to him (in 2008), and he’s ready to see if another year of maturity and sitting back and learning will help him. He’s very eager.”
LSU lost starting redshirt freshman quarterback Jarrett Lee to an ankle injury in their loss to Ole Miss. Lee was only 4-of-12 for 49 yards and an interception before being knocked out of the game.
Jarrett Lee will remain the starting quarterback for LSU as they take on Troy this Saturday.
LSU quarterback Jarrett Lee will start this week's game against Alabama, though the Tigers will continue to prepare freshman Jordan Jefferson for playing time.
Jarrett Lee will start at quarterback for LSU this Saturday against Tulane.