Louisiana State Rumors & News

  • LSU lands commitment from top JUCO tackle Badara Traore

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU's offensive line got a huge boost on Thursday when Badara Traore, the top-rated junior college offensive tackle in the country, announced his commitment to the Tigers. Traore, who plays at Asa College in New York but is from Massachusetts, announced his commitment on Twitter. The..." December 08

  • LSU-Alabama game pulls lowest rating in over a decade

    Awful Announcing "When you think of great college football rivalries in the new millennium, Alabama-LSU has to be at or near the top of the list for the most important game in the sport. The Tide and the Tigers have consistently been at the top of the national title picture with the SEC’s run of dominance through..." November 07

  • Ed Orgeron believes a national championship is near for LSU

    SEC Country "Ed Orgeron is confident that a national championship is not far around the corner for LSU. When asked by a caller to his radio show how far the Tigers could go with the “true grit” they showed in their rally from a 20-point deficit to beat No. 10 Auburn, Orgeron suggested the ultimate..." October 19

  • LSU RT Toby Weathersby challenges critics to ‘box it out’ with him

    Sportsnaut "The LSU football team has taken a few steps in the wrong direction this season, and the criticism that has followed recently got to right tackle Toby Weathersby. After a couple of blowout wins against cupcake opponents to open the season, LSU got a wakeup call against Mississippi State in Week..." October 03

  • LSU’s Derrius Guice posts, then deletes, picture of him with brand-new car

    Sportsnaut "Unless LSU running back Derrius Guice has north of $50,000 laying around for a rainy day, this photo of him posing with his mother and a brand new car probably isn’t going to sit well with the NCAA. As noted, Guice would quickly delete the photo. But as we all know, you really can’t delete..." September 20

  • Ed Orgeron: LSU looking to get freshman QB Myles Brennan on the field

    Sportsnaut "LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is looking to get freshman Myles Brennan involved as he looks for a spark offensively. On Monday following Saturday’s embarrassing blowout loss to Mississippi State, Orgeron said, “We’re going to give Myles more reps. See if he can play in the next couple of games,” per..." September 19

  • Les Miles hired by FOX Sports as TV analyst

    Larry Brown Sports "Les Miles was unable to find a head coaching job that he considered worthwhile for the 2017 college football season, so he will have to settle for working as a TV analyst. On Tuesday, FOX Sports officially announced the hirings of Miles, Mark Helfrich and Danny Kanell. Miles said weeks ago..." August 29

  • LSU star linebacker Arden Key to miss season opener against BYU

    CBS Sports "It doesn't come as a surprise, as coach Ed Orgeron has been hinting about it for a couple of weeks now, but Arden Key will not play in LSU's opener against BYU. Orgeron made it official on Monday. Orgeron said that either Ray Thornton, Andre Anthony or K'Lavon Chaisson could all start in his..." August 28

  • 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