LSU star cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., who was hospitalized Friday, practiced Tuesday and is expected to play this week against Vanderbilt, coach Ed Orgeron said Wednesday.
Stingley was sent to the hospital after falling "acutely ill," the school said. He was discharged Saturday but did not play in LSU's season-opening loss to Mississippi State.
The potential return of Stingley, who worked in a no-contact gold jersey Tuesday, will help an LSU man-to-man scheme that Mississippi State exploited last week, as quarterback K.J. Costello passed for an SEC-record 623 yards and five touchdowns.