LSU's Toby Weathersby begins a new chapter preparing for 2018 NFL Draft
It’s a new and exciting day for the right tackle from Houston, TX.
Former LSU offensive tackle Toby Weathersby talks about the bright future of LSU’s offensive line, the draft process and what propelled the Tigers to win 6 of their last 7 regular season games in 2017.
Weathersby was one of LSU’s six underclassmen to declare for the NFL Draft earlier this month alongside Derrius Guice, Donte Jackson, Kevin Toliver and Will Clapp. LSU’s six underclassmen to declare is only four fewer than the school’s most ever of 10 in 2012.
With the departures of both draft-eligible juniors Toby Weathersby and Will Clapp, the Tigers do return a very young and talented offensive line in 2018 led by senior Garrett Brumfield. Brumfield announced last week that he would return for his final season.
Ed Orgeron also landed a commitment from the top JUCO offensive tackle in the nation Badara Traore, who is expected to make an immediate impact. Traore is one of LSU’s 9 mid-year enrollees.
In this brief interview, Weathersby says that the returning offensive line will be “phenomenal,” especially since most of freshman starters gained quality experience in their first seasons in Baton Rouge.
In 2017, LSU had more players (51) on NFL opening day rosters than any other school, and more talent is certainly on the way.
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