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LSU looking for more from its tight ends

Converting WR Sullivan to TE
Posted at 7:55 PM, Aug 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-03 23:16:09-04

BATON ROUGE — LSU football wants more from its tight ends. Cue Jimmy Graham, Joe Brady and Stephen Sullivan.

Maybe you need a little more context.

The Tigers are converting wide receiver Stephen Sullivan to a tight end. The 6-foot-5-inch wide receiver was sold on the transition by passing game coordinator Joe Brady.

Brady spent one season with the Saints, and is drawing on that experience to entice Sullivan. He sat down with the receiver and some Jimmy Graham highlights to show Sullivan what Brady thinks he can do.

"I think watching Jimmy Graham plays with Joe Brady kind of sold on him," said Orgeron Friday. "We can do the same things with Jimmy with Setphen. I'm not saying he's the same type of player. If we can run the same type of plays, I think he has totally bought into that."

Last season LSU tight end Forster Moreau cagut 22 passes for 272 yards and two touchdown. The Raiders draft Moreau in the fourth round of the NFL Draft in April.