LSU no longer pursuing JUCO quarterback

LSU appears to be content with its current quarterback situation and is no longer pursuing one from the junior college ranks

LSU seems ready to head into the 2015 season with Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris.

The Tigers are no longer pursuing a junior college quarterback, according to a coach from East Mississippi Community College.

TSD reported last month that Cam Cameron had requested film on Chad Kelly, who spent this past season at EMCC after being dismissed from Clemson. Les Miles said during a press conference in November that the Tigers were evaluating a number of junior college prospects, including quarterbacks.

But Cameron recently informed the staff at EMCC that LSU would no longer be recruiting Kelly.

"LSU feels good with what they have returning and are not going after a junior college quarterback," said EMCC QB coach Scott Gasper.

The Tigers never extended an offer to Kelly, but it seemed LSU was at least kicking the tires. Now it appears they'll let either Jennings or Harris retain control of the offense.

The quarterback position was highly criticized this past season amidst Jennings' struggles and calls for Harris to take over. Jennings finished the regular season with 1,460 passing yards, completing 48.8 percent of his throws. He had 10 touchdowns and seven interceptions while starting 11 of the 12 games this year.

Harris played in nine games this season, but in only one of LSU's last four, appearing briefly when Jennings came out with injury. Harris started one game at Auburn, but that disastrous outing led to him returning to the bench. He completed 25 of 42 passes this year for 452 yards with six touchdowns and two picks.

2015 three-star quarterback Justin McMillan will join those two this spring as he's set to enroll early with the Tigers.

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