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LSU Safety Rickey Jefferson Says Tigers Have "Better" Defensive Backs Than Florida's Vernon Hargreaves

Update: It appears Florida's Vernon Hargreaves III may have come across the quote below, and his response is exactly what you'd expect from a player of his caliber. 

Earlier: LSU and Florida have gone back and forth all summer long trying to stake claim to the title of "Defensive Back University," as you can see here, here and here. Both teams feel deserving of such a title, and LSU junior safety Rickey Jefferson gave his opinion on the matter Friday afternoon. When asked if the Tigers had a defensive back as good as Florida's Vernon Hargreaves III, Jefferson was quick to answer. And thanks to Ross Dellenger, an LSU beat reporter for The Advocate, we have it.

Both of these football teams have stellar defensive backs, but Hargreaves III is considered - by many - to be the best in the country, so that's a bold statement by Jefferson. And this likely won't be the last we hear of it.