Update: La'el Collins will return to LSU for his Senior season.

After learning that running back Jeremy Hill and right guard Trai Turner are declaring for the NFL draft on Monday, LSU fans might he hearing some good news about offensive tackle La'el Collins.

The Advocate is reporting that Collins plans to return to LSU for his senior year per conversations with wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
quote:

Receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry will forgo their senior years and enter the NFL draft, Beckaham confirmed Monday, and the receiver said left tackle La’el Collins plans to return to LSU.

Collins was the lone holdout among LSU’s underclassmen making decisions – to go pro early or return to LSU. Underclassmen have until Wednesday to declare.

Beckham and Landry were expected to make the early leap to the pros. Collins had been “wrestling” with his decision, a source said last week. Beckham said he recently spoke to Collins. Collins made the decision because he envisions that he’ll be a first-round draft pick next year.
Collins is projected to be selected in the second to third round in this year’s NFL draft. Underclassmen have until January 15th to declare for the draft.

Complete Story
Filed Under: LSU Football
Originally published on TigerDroppings.com

Comments

11 Comments
He's a huge need since CRob defected to gumpsville. We need him fer sure. LF will enjoy a few hundred more yds with him.... so will Hilliard.
Reply44 months
Is he announcing via Twitter like Jerm Hill did?
Reply44 months
Come on, Sources...please be right this time!
Reply44 months
So then he is leaving. Got it
Reply44 months
"Sources" lol
Is Jeremy now recruiting La'el to the NFL?
Reply44 months
Sources are crap lately. I will believe it when it comes out of his mouth!
Reply44 months
I'm tired of f'n sources.
Reply44 months
Ooh look everybody he just said "Sources" hot dang that must mean its true....wish there was admin that could admin admins that could whack this post
Reply44 months
I'm not believing it until I hear it come out of Collin's mouth.
Reply44 months
A teammate coming out and sharing this is a solid source, but I'll wait until Jan. 16th before I get my hopes up. Would love to have him back, he's a monster on the left side.
Reply44 months
Sources sure have been wrong ALOT lately!
Reply44 months
Popular Stories
comments12

Paulina Gretzky Back In The Hot Selfie Game

Starring in "Babe On A Plane."
LATEST HEADLINES
LSU Releases Complete 2018 Schedule
The Tigers open up the season vs. Miami.
comments11
Photo: LSU Brought In Refs To Practice To Clean Up Penalties
LSU had nine penalties vs. MSU last week costing them 112 yards.
comments9
LSU President Shares His Thoughts On Ed Orgeron After MSU Loss
F. King Alexander is not a fan of the coaching talk on social media.
comments43
Former Tiger Marcus Spears Has A Message For LSU Fans
Spears says LSU has become a "very average college football program."
comments90
Video: LSU Player Interviews From Monday, Sept. 18
Will Clapp and Devin White talked about team discipline and penalties.
comments10
Ed Alexander Ruled Out For Syracuse Game, LSU's DL Depth Gets Thinner
Ed Orgeron is hoping to get Rashard Lawerence back this week.
comments4
Video: Ed Orgeron's Full Press Conference From Monday, September 18
Orgeron's talks about MSU game and looks ahead to Syracuse.
comments2
LSU Falls In ESPN's SEC Power Rankings
As expected after a 30-point loss.
comments4
logoFollow SECRant for SEC Football News
Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get the latest updates on SEC Football and Recruiting.

FacebookTwitter