Louisiana State Rumors & News

  • 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

  • LSU announces Arden Key taking leave of absence from program; remains on the team

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU announced outside linebacker/defensive end Arden Key will "take some time away" from football but will remain on the football team. The school made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon. Here's the full statement from LSU coach Ed Orgeron: "In consultation with our staff and his..." February 15

  • LSU's Brandon Harris to transfer out of program

    ESPN "LSU quarterback Brandon Harris announced on Monday that he will transfer. Harris tweeted his intentions to transfer Monday afternoon and LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette later confirmed Harris' departure to ESPN. Harris was named the Tigers' starter, but was benched in favor of Purdue transfer..." February 14

  • New Orleans area coaches considering boycott against LSU

    SEC Country "Is LSU close to losing one of its most fertile recruiting grounds within the state? That might ultimately be what occurs on Thursday evening when several of the New Orleans Metro area high school football coaches gather to discuss a potential boycott of the LSU Tigers football..." February 07

  • Leonard Fournette now says sitting out the bowl game was not his decision

    CBS Sports "And now we know the rest of the story. Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette took some heat in December when he announced he would not play in the Citrus Bowl against Louisville. Chiefly, Fournette was criticized for "quitting" and being "soft" by resting his nagging ankle injury and..." February 04

  • North Shore star K'Lavon Chaisson chooses LSU over Texas

    Houston Chronicle "North Shore defensive end K'Lavon Chaisson's signing was one of the most highly anticipated decisions in the country on Wednesday's National Signing Day. He made folks in Louisiana really happy." February 01

  • LSU flips heralded LB Jacob Phillips from Oklahoma

    SI "LSU has flipped four-star linebacker Jacob Phillips from Oklahoma on Thursday, the Army All-American announced on Twitter. The flip comes after months of pushing from the LSU staff, lead by General Manager Austin Thomas. "This has been one of the hardest decisions I have ever made in my..." January 27

  • LSU to pay OC Matt Canada $1.5 million per year

    The Advocate "Dave Aranda isn’t the only assistant on new coach Ed Orgeron’s staff making the big bucks. LSU offensive coordinator Matt Canada is set to make $1.5 million per year as part of a three-year contract that he and the school agreed upon, according to documents obtained by The Advocate. Canada’s..." January 19

  • LSU's Dupre declares for 2017 NFL Draft

    Alabama "LSU wide receiver Malachi Dupre is headed to the 2017 NFL draft, he announced Friday. Dupre made the announcement via a video posted to his Twitter account. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound Dupre was a two-year starter for the Tigers, totaling 98 receptions for 1,609 yards and 14 touchdowns in his..." January 14

  • LSU safety Jamal Adams leaving school early for 2017 NFL Draft

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "In an announcement that surprised few, LSU All-American safety Jamal Adams will skip his final season of eligibility and enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Adams, a junior from Lewisville, Texas, made the announcement at a press conference Friday at LSU. He is expected to be no worse than a top-10 pick..." January 06

  • Police investigating LSU football field being vandalized

    Larry Brown Sports "LSU police are investigating an incident reported on Tuesday night about the football field being vandalized. The alleged burglary took place at 11:30 pm on Tuesday night, according to the campus police crime log. This is the second time in two months that there was an incident with the LSU..." January 04

  • LSU's Davon Godchaux to declare for NFL draft

    The Advocate "LSU defensive lineman Davon Godchaux will forego his senior season with the Tigers and enter the NFL draft early, he announced in a post on social media Sunday. "I know in my heart this is the best choice for me and my son, Davon Montel Godchaux II," Godchaux, a Plaquemine native and three-year..." January 01

  • LSU pounds Jackson, Louisville in Citrus Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- No matter what Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson tried to do, the LSU defense had all the answers Saturday. Jackson was sacked eight times while LSU running back Derrius Guice rushed for a 70-yard touchdown to lift the No. 20 Tigers to a 29-9 win over No. 13 Louisville in..." December 31

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