Army Game: Viewers Guide

Six LSU commits will be on display Saturday during the U.S. All-American Bowl. Here's a rundown of what LSU fans should be looking for during the contest.

U.S. Army – Noon CT – NBC

1. The Future of LSU's Passing Game

Three parts of LSU's future offensive air attack will be on display Saturday in San Antonio. Hayden Rettig, Desean Smith and John Diarse will all play on the same team and will provide fans a glimpse into who may be the primary parts of LSU's passing game down the road. The three prospects, along with the other commits playing in the Army game, have developed chemistry during the week, and that connection could show up Saturday afternoon. Though Diarse's future may be on the defensive side, he will start at wide receiver, and these early reps with Rettig will only help build the foundation of LSU's future offense.

2. Tre'Davious White Faces His Biggest Challenge

White's ability has long been known inside the LSU circle, but those on the outside have been a bit pessimistic as to whether he can keep up with elite wide receivers. By all reports, White has exceeded expectations during Army practices and will have an opportunity to show that talent to a national audience. Going up against some of the top WRs in the game, White can really boost his stock by showing up in San Antonio.

3. Josh Boutte's Big Body

At 6-foot-5, 320 pounds, there aren't many bigger than Boutte at the Army game. He has worried some LSU fans recently with his intention to take visits to other schools — though he said he'll only see UL-Lafayette — but Tiger fans should still look forward to watching him compete against the best. Considered the top interior OL prospect in LSU's 2013 class, Boutte can create even more optimism with a solid showing in San Antonio.

4. Frank Herron One of the Four-stars

With all the attention being paid to LSU's DL commits, Herron is one of those that has almost been forgotten. With Kendell Beckwith, Maquedius Bain and Greg Gilmore the focus for many, Herron can show he warrants his four-star ranking during the Army game. The 6-foot-5 prospect has enough ability to land in the same discussion as those other elite recruits, and a big showing Saturday will secure his standing among the LSU faithful.

5. One of LSU's Remaining Targets

A lot has been made about Tahaan Goodman and the mutual interest between him and LSU. He has said he plans to take an official visit to LSU before Signing Day, but a date has yet to be scheduled. He's also expressed his desire to play with Priest Willis on the next level, and most LSU fans would be more than happy if the coaches could land both of these elite defensive backs. Goodman will put on a show Saturday, and the Tiger faithful can get a glimpse of what has grabbed the attention of the coaches.

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