LSU's Collins, Neighbors going to Senior Bowl
BATON ROUGE - Two LSU football players accepted invites to be part of the Reese's Senior Bowl Monday.
LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins and fullback Connor Neighbors were recently named the university's most valuable players on offense. The Tigers averaged 219 yards a game on offense during the 2014 season.
Collins, a Baton Rouge native, is a three-year starter for the Tigers and led all offensive linemen on the team in snaps (792) and knockdowns (84.5) this year.
Neighbors was a two-year starter at fullback and is the third member of his family to accept a Senior Bowl invitation, joining his father Wes Neighbors and grandfather Billy Neighbors.
The two acceptances brings the total number of players going to the Senior Bowl up to 86. The annual game will kick off at 3 p.m. CT Saturday, Jan. 24 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile.