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With the first week of LSU football’s fall camp wrapping up, the Tigers have suffered the team's first injury, though it doesn't appear to be one that will keep a true freshman addition off the practice field for very long.

LSU freshman middle linebacker Micah Baskerville has suffered a foot injury that required minor surgery and a temporary walking boot, sources tell the Geaux247 staff. The foot injury is one that brings with it a timetable that expects to see him return to the practice field before the season opener against Miami, a source added.

A source indicated that the foot injury is similar to the one former Tiger defensive lineman Christian LaCouture suffered during the 2015 season. After LaCouture had minor surgery for a stress fracture in his foot the Thursday before the Western Kentucky game, the defensive lineman returned to action 16 days later for the team's matchup with Alabama. He recorded three tackles in the game, including a sack.

Baskerville, an early-enrollee who took part in spring practices with the Tigers, has had a fast start to his college career, impressing the staff this offseason and quickly moving into the conversation for playing time as a true freshman this fall. The Evangel Christian graduate was ranked as a consensus four-star prospect by the recruiting services, checking in as the No. 14 middle linebacker prospect on the 247Sports Composite and the No. 9 middle linebacker prospect on 247Sports. He was ranked by the 247Sports Composite as the No. 8 recruit in Louisiana and the No. 277 overall recruit in the country, while 247Sports tabbed him as the No. 5 prospect in Louisiana and the No. 155 overall prospect in the 2018 class.

LSU's presumed starters at middle linebacker this season are junior Devin White and sophomore Jacob Phillips. White led the team with 133 total tackles last season, making him one of the most talked about returning starters in the Southeastern Conference this season. Phillips saw action as a backup linebacker during his true freshman season last fall.

Behind White and Phillips, LSU's second-team linebacker group had been made up of sophomores Tyler Taylor and Patrick Queen, though Taylor was suspended from the team on Wednesday following the news of his arrest in Georgia this summer.

Baskerville was running with the third-team at linebacker to begin fall camp, where he was joined by fellow freshman Damone Clark. Like Baskerville, Clark was ranked as a four-star prospect and one of the Top 20 middle linebacker prospects in the country coming out of Southern Lab in Baton Rouge.

LSU's defense should be one of the best in the SEC this fall. Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, now in his third season with the program, fielded the nation's No. 12 total defense last season and the No. 10 total defense the year prior.

The Tigers will return to the practice field on Thursday, and LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is set to address the media following Saturday's scrimmage. LSU will have the day off on Friday ahead of Saturday's first scrimmage of fall camp.

Stay tuned to Geaux247 for more on this developing story.