Louisiana State Rumors & News

  • LSU lands commitment from nation's top recruit Derek Stingley Jr.

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "For Derek Stingley Jr.'s 16th birthday, the LSU football coaching staff gave him a surprise gift at Tigers' practice facility. Coaches gathered in the lobby and sang Happy Birthday to the unsuspecting Dunham cornerback after he was told he was heading to the school just to..." June 20

  • Urban Meyer calls LSU QB Joe Burrow a ‘Buckeye forever’

    College Football Talk "The majority of players that end up transferring from one school to another probably leave on mostly positive terms with their previous school. In the case of quarterback Joe Burrow, there appear to be absolutely no bitter hostilities left at the table at Ohio State as far as Buckeyes head..." June 19

  • J.T. Barrett: Joe Burrow's intelligence should help him become LSU's starting QB

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints rookie quarterback J.T. Barrett spent three years playing with Joe Burrow at Ohio State, and with Burrow transferring to LSU this year, Barrett thinks his former teammate has what it takes to become the Tigers' next starting quarterback. "He's..." May 29

  • LSU legend, Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at 80

    CBS Sports "LSU announced Sunday morning that Billy Cannon, one of the greatest Tigers in the program's history, has died at the age of 80. Cannon passed away Sunday morning peacefully at his home.  Cannon was the star running back for LSU during the 1958 national championship season and..." May 20

  • Report: Former Ohio State QB Joe Burrow to transfer to LSU

    The Advocate "LSU’s quarterback competition is indeed getting a new face. Joe Burrow, the graduate transfer from Ohio State, has chosen LSU over Cincinnati, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer, adding himself to a hotly competitive starting quarterback battle.  Burrow is..." May 18

  • Jaw punches, Red Bull chugs and helmet snaps: What it's like to play for LSU's Ed Orgeron

    Alabama "Eleven a.m. kickoffs stink. Tailgating becomes breakfast and player pregame routines are condensed into the time they'd rather be relaxing. They're rare at LSU, famous for its night games. All but three were played in the evening last year with one 11 a.m. tucked in Nov. 11..." May 15

  • QB Joe Burrow takes visit to LSU

    Larry Brown Sports "One of Joe Burrow’s first stops on his recruiting trail is to LSU. The Advocate’s Ross Dellenger reported on Friday that Burrow arrived in Baton Rouge to take a visit. Burrow is the hottest graduate transfer on the market. The former Ohio State quarterback announced on Tuesday that he was..." May 12

  • LSU, Texas, Texas Tech the finalists for Cal transfer RB Tre Watson

    College Football Talk "At some point this week, one Power Five program will (likely) be the beneficiary of a graduate transfer from one of their fellow Power Fives. According to Adam Rittenberg of ESPN.com, Tre Watson has whittled his transfer to-do list down to three schools — LSU, Texas and Texas Tech. As had..." May 03

  • Cal RB transfer Tre Watson schedules LSU visit

    SEC Country "LSU’s starting running back may not even be on the current roster, after all. As coach Ed Orgeron explores all options to restock his backfield this spring, a new name has surfaced on the graduate transfer market. California running back Tre Watson is in line to make an official visit to LSU on..." April 16

  • LSU lands commitment from Stanford transfer, New Orleans native Terrence Alexander

    The Advocate "LSU got help at its thin cornerback position. Terrence Alexander, a 5-10, 190-pounder who prepped at John Curtis, is transferring from Stanford to LSU, the school announced Thursday morning in a statement. Alexander, a redshirt senior with one season left to play, is eligible immediately as..." April 12

  • RB Derrius Guice was asked at combine if he likes men

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL Scouting Combine is notorious for being a place where players are asked weird and even sometimes inappropriate questions. One player has already shared that he was asked something inappropriate. Former LSU running back Derrius Guice said during an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio that he..." March 08

  • Ja'Marr Chase, Rummel receiver, signs with LSU

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The Tigers have landed one of the the nation's top receivers. Rummel's Ja'Marr Chase announced and signed with LSU over Auburn on Wednesday at a ceremony at the Metairie high school. Both LSU and Auburn recruited Chase hard and had him on campus for official visits in the weeks leading up..." February 07

  • Derrius Guice signs with agency that reps Kendrick Lamar

    ESPN "One of the biggest names in music representation is getting into the business of representing athletes. Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), which represents the likes of Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock, announced Friday it is opening up a sports division and its first client will be former..." January 19

  • LSU to hire Kevin Faulk as director of player development

    SI "LSU great and former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk is expected to become the Tigers’ new director of player development, a source told SI. The 41-year old is the school’s all-time leading rusher and has been coaching in Louisiana at Carencro High, his alma mater. LSU is still getting the..." January 18

  • LSU RB Derrius Guice declares for the NFL draft

    The Advocate "The Derrius Guice era at LSU is at its expected end. The former Catholic High star and record-setting Tigers running back is forgoing his senior season for the NFL draft, he announced Wednesday with a post on social media, a bit of news expected for months now. Guice will finish his LSU..." January 10

  • LSU promotes Steve Ensminger to offensive coordinator

    Alabama "LSU has promoted Steve Ensminger to offensive coordinator, the school announced Wednesday. The 59-year-old Ensminger, a former LSU quarterback, has been on the Tigers' staff since 2010. He was interim offensive coordinator for the final eight games of the 2016 season after Cam Cameron was..." January 10

  • LSU secures 2018 commitment from 4-star CB Kelvin Joseph

    The Advocate "Four-star Scotlandville safety Kelvin Joseph committed to LSU on Saturday during the U.S. Army All-American game in San Antonio, giving the Tigers another boost to their 2018 recruiting class. The No. 1-ranked defensive back/safety in Louisiana, according to 247Sports.com, had offers from..." January 06

  • LSU parts ways with OC Matt Canada

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The Matt Canada experiment is officially over at LSU after just one season. LSU and Canada, the school's offensive coordinator in 2017, have agreed to part way, the school said in a release Friday (Jan. 5). "I want to thank Matt for his contribution here at LSU and wish him and his family..." January 06

  • LSU's Derrius Guice To Declare for NFL Draft

    TMZ "LSU superstar running back Derrius Guice is going pro ... TMZ Sports has learned. The 20-year-old college junior racked up 1,251 yards and 11 rushing TDs during the 2017 season -- and set the LSU single season yards-per-carry record in 2016 with 7.58 yards per carry. Guice had given..." January 05

  • Source: LSU DC Dave Aranda remains nation's top-paid assistant with new 4-year, $10M deal

    ESPN "College football's highest-paid assistant coach is staying at LSU and getting even richer. LSU head coach Ed Orgeron announced Wednesday night on Twitter that defensive coordinator Dave Aranda has agreed to remain with the Tigers. Aranda is receiving a new four-year contract that will pay..." January 04

  • LSU likely to split with offensive coordinator Matt Canada after one year

    CBS Sports "The highest-paid offensive coordinator in college football might not get a second year to implement his system at LSU as the Tigers are planning to split with Matt Canada after the Citrus Bowl, according to The Daily Advertiser and The Advocate. Canada and coach Ed Orgeron have seemingly been..." December 28