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Jared Poche, LSU

Jared Poche has been a rock for the Tigers. (LSU photo)


Meet LSU’s Heartbeat: Jared Poche

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HOUSTON — Lefthander Jared Poche is the most important recruit LSU had show up this past fall.

Yes, Poche is a senior, and no, he technically wasn’t a recruit last summer. But when the 6-foot-2, 217-pounder, was drafted in the 14th round by the Padres, many around Baton Rouge felt like it was a foregone conclusion that he’d sign and begin his professional career. As the summer progressed, though, the mood changed and Poche announced he was returning to the friendly confines of Alex Box[…]