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I like the way LSU newly-hired Steve Kragthorpe talks.
Then again, I'm going to take his own advice to decide just how good an offensive coordinator he is going to be.
Kragthorpe has said in recent interviews and during his initial press conference after being hired to replace the not-so-popular Gary Crowton that he doesn't want to hear who is going to make plays, he is waiting to see who will make plays.
"I told the players the other day, 'If someone hands you a check for $10,000 and says you get to invest this,' you're not going to throw it in whatever investment you hear about first," Kragthorpe said during a live interview session at TJ Ribs in Baton Rouge (at least he has good taste on where to go).
"You're going to do some research. That's how I call my game. I'm going to put my money where the money players are.
I'm kind of deaf to guys who want the ball. I'm a visual person. I want to see you make plays in practice."
Sounds great. Kragthorpe has generally said all the things LSU fans were waiting to hear. Things such as there is no incumbent at quarterback
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