Louisiana State Rumors & News

  • LSU's Orgeron not expecting Arden Key to be ready for opener

    The Advocate "Ed Orgeron reasserted Thursday that he does not expect record-setting edge rusher Arden Key to play in LSU's season opener against BYU on Sept. 2. "Nah, I don’t think so," he said when asked. "I’m not sure, but I’m not expecting it. But nothing that dude does surprises me. He’s going to go to..." August 18

  • LSU makes addition of third Jefferson brother officially official

    College Football Talk "For the 10th consecutive season, a Jefferson brother will be a member of the LSU football team. Earlier this month, Justin Jefferson revealed via Twitter that he had signed his papers to officially become a member of the Tigers. Less than a week later, LSU announced that the 2017 recruit has..." August 10

  • LSU suspends starting offensive lineman Maea Teuhema indefinitely; he will transfer

    Alabama "LSU has indefinitely suspended starting offensive lineman Maea Teuhema, the school announced Wednesday. The suspension is believed to be related to academics, according to reports by NOLA.com and The Advocate. LSU coach Ed Orgeron told reporters Monday that Teuhema was working through "academic..." August 03

  • Orgeron on bowl controversy: Leonard Fournette couldn't play

    NFL.com "Only Leonard Fournette knows for certain how his ankle felt during LSU's preparations for the Citrus Bowl last year, but Tigers coach Ed Orgeron refuted the notion that Fournette could have played and skipped the game with an eye toward NFL draft preparations. Instead, an emotional Fournette..." July 11

  • LSU Linebacker Investigated for Allegedly Raping Female LSU Athlete

    TMZ "LSU linebacker Jacob Phillips is being investigated for rape -- after a female LSU student athlete filed a report with police ... TMZ Sports has learned. Phillips has not been arrested or charged with a crime -- but we've confirmed the Baton Rouge PD is actively working on the case. We're told..." July 03

  • LSU believes TCU prematurely recruited transfer Allen

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU officially granted offensive lineman Willie Allen a release from his scholarship early in June and Allen, a former five-star prospect, has had his choices of schools to attend. He has visited UCLA and Baylor and has also talked to Miami, a school LSU opens the 2018 season. If Allen were to..." June 17

  • LSU is trying hard to keep Texas from establishing itself in Louisiana

    CBS Sports "It would appear that LSU and in-state politicians have successfully kept Texas out of Louisiana for satellite camp participation -- for now, anyway. But there's collateral damage in LSU's motives, and it involves the recruits themselves. Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated took a deep dive into..." June 14

  • LSU transfer Saivion Smith to star over at Mississippi JUCO

    College Football Talk "Before restarting his FBS playing career, Saivion Smith will make a pit stop at a lower level of college football. According to a Twitter feed devoted to all things junior college football, Smith is set to transfer to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The report comes nearly two weeks..." June 13

  • LSU's Arden Key to return to team Monday

    Bleacher Report "Arden Key is returning to LSU. The school announced the All-SEC pass-rusher intends to return for his junior season after he took a leave of absence from the sport in February. "Arden had shoulder surgery and everything went as planned," Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron said in a statement on the..." June 05

  • Highly touted tackle Willie Allen to transfer from LSU

    The Advocate "A third offensive lineman is transferring from the LSU football program. Willie Allen, a former John Curtis standout who redshirted as a freshman last season, plans to transfer, he announced on Twitter on Sunday night. Allen joins fellow tackle Chidi Okeke and center Andy Dodd as O-line..." June 05

  • LSU coach expects to know Arden Key's future next week

    NFL.com "The mysterious absence of DE Arden Key from the LSU football program is about to reach a turning point. LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda said Thursday that he expects the Tigers coaching staff to learn next week whether Key, who took a leave of absence from the program in February, will be..." May 27

  • Leonard Fournette's brother, Lanard, arrested for gambling with fake ID

    The Advocate "LSU running back Lanard Fournette was arrested and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison after he was allegedly caught gambling with a false ID, police said. Fournette, the younger brother of former LSU standout Leonard Fournette, was arrested at L'Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge on Monday,..." May 23

  • Texas Tech top WR Jonathan Giles transferring to LSU

    ESPN "For the second time this offseason, LSU has landed a marquee transfer from Texas Tech. Jonathan Giles, who led the Red Raiders in receiving last season, announced Monday on Twitter that he'll be transferring to LSU. Giles caught 69 passes for 1,158 yards and 13 touchdowns last year. He ended..." May 16

  • Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris completes transfer to UNC

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Brandon Harris is officially in the running to replace Mitchell Trubisky as North Carolina's quarterback next season. The Tar Heels announced Friday that Harris' move to UNC is complete as a graduate transfer from LSU. Harris started 15 games for the Tigers over three seasons, completing..." May 12

  • Texas flips 4-star S Caden Sterns from LSU

    Bleacher Report "Prospect Caden Sterns is staying in Texas. Sterns, who is a 4-star recruit in the class of 2018, per Scout, flipped his commitment from the LSU Tigers to the Texas Longhorns on Sunday. He announced the news on his Twitter page. According to Scout, the 6'1" and 173-pound Sterns is the No. 52..." May 08

  • Ed Orgeron: Lane Kiffin was headed to LSU as OC before FAU hired him

    CBS Sports "The reunion of Ed Orgeron and Lane Kiffin was going to happen, and then FAU came calling with an offer to make Kiffin the next head coach of the Owls. Kiffin and Orgeron were assistants together on Pete Carroll's USC staff, then reunited at Tennessee when Kiffin was named the Vols' head coach...." May 06

  • LSU expects star defender Arden Key back in June

    The Advocate "— Arden Key could return to the LSU football team as early as the start of the summer semester June 5. Coach Ed Orgeron “expects” Key back to start summer school, he said during a speech at the Northwestern State Legends Gala on Friday night. Later, Orgeron said the school is “targeting” that..." May 06

  • Read Email Telling LSU Athletes Not to Wear LSU Gear if They Protest Alton Sterling Decision

    Black Sports Online "SB Nation has learned that LSU sent an email to its student-athletes urging caution regarding the Alton Sterling case decision. On Wednesday the United States Justice Department announced no charges will be brought against the officers who killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., on July 5,..." May 04

  • LSU's Magee suspended indefinitely after simple burglary arrest

    The Advocate "LSU reserve offensive lineman Adrian Magee was arrested Wednesday afternoon on a count of simple burglary hours after the university indefinitely suspended the Franklinton native. Baton Rouge police issued the arrest warrant for Magee Tuesday on a count of simple burglary of an inhabited..." April 27

  • Son of Randy Moss jumps to LSU after transferring from NC State

    LSU 247 Sports "LSU's football team has reeled in another college transfer, this time nabbing a commitment from North Carolina State freshman tight end Thaddeus Moss, who is on his official visit to Baton Rouge this weekend. "I just committed to Coach O," Moss said. "He was ready for it. They are definitely..." April 23

  • 4-star DE Adam Anderson flips commitment from Georgia to LSU

    SEC Country "LSU’s spring game brought a big-time boom. In fact, it brought three. Ed Orgeron and Co. continued to work their magic in Georgia and with high school trios, securing commitments from three defensive linemen from Rome (Ga.) High School. Adam Anderson, a former Georgia verbal commit; Jamarcus..." April 22

  • LSU lands former Texas Tech defensive lineman Breiden Fehoko

    ESPN "Former Texas Tech defensive lineman Breiden Fehoko announced Monday he will transfer to LSU. Fehoko was a two-year starter for the Red Raiders and the No. 51 recruit in the ESPN 300 in 2015. He took five official visits this spring and chose LSU over Auburn, Georgia, Ole Miss and..." April 18

  • LSU's Arden Key hints at return from hiatus

    Bleacher Report "A couple of months after declaring a leave of absence from the team, LSU defensive end Arden Key appears ready to return. The junior posted an encouraging message on his Twitter account. According to Alex Hickey of SEC Country, Key was also spotted at the team's practice Thursday, although..." April 07

  • Ex-LSU QB Brandon Harris announces he's transferring to North Carolina

    CBS Sports "We know where former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris will be play football next. Harris announced Sunday on Facebook that he would be transferring to North Carolina. He previously announced a transfer from LSU last month. Harris went through roughly a six-week recruiting phase before eventually..." March 26

  • Danny Etling is lead candidate for LSU starting QB; Ed Orgeron emphasizes open competition

    ESPN "Ed Orgeron suggested he likely knows the outcome of LSU's spring quarterback competition, but the coach will not simply hand the job to incumbent starter Danny Etling. Although Orgeron said the fifth-year senior "has had an excellent offseason," he still wants Etling to earn the job over..." March 07