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  • 58-Year-Old LSU Coach Ed Orgeron Spotted Shirtless Going Beastmode On A Jog

    Total Pro Sports "Ed Orgeron is not going to let a worldwide pandemic stop him from working out. The LSU Tigers head coach was recently spotted shirtless going full beastmode while jogging down a street in Florida. Coach O stated back in 2019 that he loved to run at noon everyday, explaining..." May 24

  • Joe Burrow Earned LSU DB JaCoby Stevens' Respect After Fight at Practice

    Bleacher Report "It wasn't a game, particular throw or brilliant individual performance that helped quarterback Joe Burrow earn defensive back JaCoby Stevens' respect. Rather, it was a fight in practice. Brody Miller of The Athletic detailed a fight between the LSU offense..." May 20

  • LSU LB Donte Starks Dismissed from Team for Team Rules Violation

    Bleacher Report "LSU has dismissed linebacker Donte Starks from the football team for a violation of team rules.  Per Spencer Chrisman of CBS Baton Rouge affiliate WAFB, Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron announced Starks' dismissal on Friday.  Starks was a 4-star..." May 15

  • LSU QB Myles Brennan has bulked up to 218 pounds

    Yardbarker "Myles Brennan has bulked up and is poised for his first season as LSU’s starting quarterback. Brennan is set to be a redshirt junior this fall and will replace Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow as the quarterback for the defending national champs. When Brennan arrived on..." May 14

  • LSU OC expects ‘breakout season’ from WR Racey McMath

    Larry Brown Sports "LSU has some major holes to fill on offense with star players like Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson having moved on to the NFL, and Racey McMath is a name we should keep an eye on heading into the 2020 season. LSU offensive coordinator Steven Ensminger told reporters on Wednesday that..." May 14

  • Four-star RB Corey Kiner commits to Tigers in 2021 class

    The Spun "Four-star back Corey Kiner announced his commitment decision Monday afternoon. The Ohio native is heading to SEC territory. The 5-foot-10, 205-pound back has committed to Ed Orgeron and the LSU Tigers. Kiner chose Louisiana State University over other elite programs including Ohio..." May 11

  • USC Football Hires Away LSU's Hype Video Tandem

    The Big Lead "USC has made two huge hires that could add a ton of excitement to the school's athletic program. LSU video coordinator Jacob Brown and LSU video editor Will Stout will be headed to Los Angeles to work for USC's football program. Brown and Stout created incredible hype videos during..." May 06

  • Four-star QB Garrett Nussmeier commits to Tigers in 2021 class

    CBS Sports "LSU quarterback Joe Burrow shattered records in 2019 en route to the Heisman Trophy and national championship. The next in line could be coming in 2021. Garrett Nussmeier, a four-star prospect in the Class of 2021, committed to the Tigers on Monday over offers from Baylor, North..." May 04

  • LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase already being compared to Odell Beckham Jr.

    Clutch Points "There is already a lot of buzz around LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft, and one NFL executive has already compared him to Odell Beckham Jr., according to Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated: How good is he? “He’s better already than..." May 04

  • Five-star QB Caleb Williams trims list to three schools

    247 Sports "The No. 1 quarterback in the Top247 in five-star Caleb Williams trimmed his list of what was five finalists to three schools on Monday afternoon. Oklahoma, LSU and Maryland are still in the picture for the Washington (DC) Gonzaga signal-caller with Clemson and Penn State no longer..." May 04

  • Tigers land commitment from four-star linebacker Zavier Carter

    The Advocate "LSU football added another piece to its 2021 recruiting class Friday morning with 4-star linebacker Zavier Carter committing to join the Tigers. Carter, rated as the 15th best outside linebacker in the country by 247Sports, announced his decision on Twitter. " May 04

  • LSU makes a big move, reels in Harvard grad-transfer OL Liam Shanahan

    Rivals "LSU filled yet another spot via grad transfer with a pledge from Ivy League first-team guard Liam Shanahan, by way of Harvard University, according to a source. Shanahan was a wanted man, but elected to spend his final year of collegiate football playing in Baton Rouge, which was..." April 28

  • 5 College Football Teams That Will Be Most Impacted By The Coronavirus

    Sportsnaut "As things stand, the world will certainly not be back to business as usual by the time normal college football season rolls around due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, it seems the season is still going to happen one way or another. How exactly this altered season will..." April 28

  • LSU lands coveted DE recruit Landon Jackson from Texas

    ESPN "One day after LSU saw 14 of its players taken in the NFL draft, the Tigers added a big prospect in ESPN Junior 300 Landon Jackson, the No. 8-ranked defensive end. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound lineman from Pleasant Grove High School in Texarkana, Texas, committed to LSU..." April 27

  • LSU ties record with 10 players selected in first three rounds

    Pro Football Talk "LSU has sent a lot of players to the pros over the years, but they have never had as many players selected in one draft as they have this year. The reigning national champions had 10 players come off the board through the first three rounds. Their previous record for a single draft..." April 25

  • LSU lands ESPN Junior 300 wide receiver JoJo Earle

    The Spun "Four-star 2021 wide receiver JoJo Earle has top-flight speed and hands to match. With colleges eager to land him, Earle has decided to end his recruiting and make his commitment decision. Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Earle announced that he is committing to LSU. The Tigers were..." April 23

  • Joe Burrow sends cool message to LSU fans before NFL Draft

    Larry Brown Sports "Joe Burrow has never shied away from reminding everyone how much LSU meant to his career, and on the eve of the NFL Draft, he’s paying tribute one more time. The LSU football account shared a message from Burrow, the likely first overall pick in the draft, thanking the state of..." April 22

  • JT Daniels: Four Potential Landing Spots For USC Transfer

    The Big Lead "JT Daniels has entered the transfer portal, meaning the former five-star quarterback recruit might be on the move from USC. Daniels is apparently making this decision under the assumption he won't have to sit out a year. The NCAA is believed to be close to approving a rule that would allow..." April 18

  • College football coaching staffs starting to trend younger; LSU's the oldest surveyed

    USA Today "Charlotte coach Will Healy was making the rounds at a men's basketball game not long after being hired in December 2018 when an usher tapped Healy on the shoulder, threw back his thumb and ejected the 49ers' new coach from the area. No students are allowed in this section, the usher..." April 17

  • Urban Meyer Tweets Out Awesome Photo of Joe Burrow and Chase Young Scrimmaging at Ohio State

    12 Up "When you think of the best college football players from the 2019 campaign, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and Ohio State defensive end Chase Young are probably the first two names to roll off the tongue, and for good reason. The former went on to win the National..." April 14

  • Nick Saban expects Joe Burrow to have a 'fantastic' NFL career

    ESPN "Alabama coach Nick Saban believes former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow can carry his college success into the next level. In an episode of "Detail" that debuted on ESPN+ on Monday, Saban praised the projected top overall pick in next week's NFL..." April 13

  • Jim Harbaugh extends scholarship offer to second-grade cancer survivor

    College Football Talk "Courtesy of the current Michigan football head coach, how about a little pick-me-up story amidst all of the coronavirus pandemic news? Thomas Fidone is a four-star 2021 prospect out of Iowa. On the 247Sports.com composite, he’s rated as the No. 2 tight end in the..." April 10

  • Former LSU QB And His Son Both Test Positive For Coronavirus

    Total Pro Sports "The coronavirus continues to show that is does not care how old or young you are, how much money you have, or how insanely famous you might be, it will affect anybody at anytime. According to The Advocate, former LSU QB Jamie Howard has not only tested positive for COVID-19, his..." April 03

  • 2-Time FCS All-American Jabril Cox Transfers to LSU from North Dakota State

    Bleacher Report "The reigning national champion LSU Tigers are reloading for the 2020 campaign, as former North Dakota State linebacker Jabril Cox announced his transfer on Thursday. Cox is a two-time FCS All-American across three seasons at NDSU. ESPN's Alex Scarborough pointed out that..." April 03

  • Ed Orgeron Files For Divorce From Wife Weeks After Winning LSU Championship

    TMZ "Ed Orgeron is calling things off with his wife, Kelly ... the LSU head coach filed for divorce a little more than a month after he led the Tigers to a National Championship. The 58-year-old filed the court docs in Louisiana back on Feb. 26, according to The..." April 02

  • 2020 NFL Draft prospect rankings: Running backs

    The Score "theScore's Mike Alessandrini and Dan Wilkins break down the top running back prospects in the upcoming 2020 NFL Draft as part of a position-by-position series. QB | RB Running backs 1. Clyde Edwards-Helaire School: LSUMarch 29

  • Former LSU Football Star, Two-Sport Athlete Orlando McDaniel dies of COVID-19

    Sportsnaut "The state of Louisiana is quickly becoming one of the hardest-hit regions as the COVID-19 pandemic quickly spreads throughout the United States. It’s impacting the sports world in a big way, too. It was just announced that former NFL quarterback Bobby Hebert lost his father..." March 28

  • CFB betting; which teams are trending up, down in returning production?

    The Score "Returning production is never the be-all, end-all in college football, but it's still important. Good players at the peak of their athletic careers typically only get better, giving an edge to programs that can reload on an annual basis. The betting markets obviously take this..." March 24

  • Ed Orgeron’s coronavirus PSA is a must-watch

    Larry Brown Sports "The state of Louisiana has enlisted LSU coach Ed Orgeron to record a public service announcement about the coronavirus pandemic. Coach O is a very popular figure in Louisiana after leading the Tigers to a national title. " March 14

  • Tommie Robinson Named Texas A&M’s Running Backs Coach

    KBTX "Texas A&M Football added 30-year coaching veteran and National Championship coach, Tommie Robinson, to its staff, announced Monday by head coach Jimbo Fisher. Robinson joins the Aggies after three seasons at LSU culminating in the 2019 National Championship. "Tommie has..." March 10

  • LSU set to host LB Jabril Cox in NCAA Transfer Portal

    247 Sports "LSU signed 22 prospects following February's National Signing Day, and with the NCAA's limit per class set at 25 signees, the Tigers have three spots left available to fill this offseason. LSU head coach Ed Orgeron has said repeatedly that he plans to explore the NCAA Transfer..." March 06

  • LSU Grants Iconic No. 7 Jersey to Superstar WR Ja'Marr Chase for 2020 Season

    12 Up "The No. 7 jersey at LSU has traditionally been handed down to the best player on any given Tigers team, and the budding star that will don it for the 2020 season has been chosen. Head coach Ed Orgeron confirmed that wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase will switch from the No. 1 he wore..." March 05

  • Transfer Receiver Dee Anderson Shows OSU Love on Twitter

    SI "Things are looking even better for Oklahoma State to land LSU wide receiver transfer Dee Anderson. Anderson took to Twitter Thursday morning and posted a GIF of Pistol Pete waving an Oklahoma State flag in front of the video board in Boone Pickens Stadium. While that isn’t..." February 29

  • LSU Frat Bros Arrested for Tearing Up Football Field In Late Night Dumbassery

    TMZ "WORST CRIMINALS EVER??? Two LSU frat bros and a female companion were arrested this week after cops say they broke into Tiger Stadium and whipped a suped-up golf cart all over the football field, causing a ton of damage! And, the worst part ... they probably would've..." February 29

  • Former Tiger and Patriot Kevin Faulk to be LSU running backs coach

    ESPN "LSU is promoting Kevin Faulk to running backs coach, a source told ESPN on Tuesday. Faulk, an All-America running back for LSU who played 13 seasons for the New England Patriots, has been serving as the Tigers' director of player development since..." February 25

  • 5 College Football Freshmen Who Can Become Instant Stars

    Sportsnaut "The 2020 recruiting class is in the books, and it’s clear there are a handful of freshmen who have both the talent and skillset to make an immediate impact. We’re highlighting five freshmen in particular who are set up for instant success. These young men will burst onto..." February 25

  • LSU's Justin Jefferson Says He Donated Money From Odell Beckham Jr. To Local Church

    TMZ "Remember when Odell Beckham was handing out wads of cash to LSU players after winning the national championship?? Turns out, that act of kindness just helped a good cause ... because Justin Jefferson says he donated the moolah to his local church!! Of..." February 25

  • Alabama wanted Joe Burrow to play third-string

    USA Today "Joe Burrow did the unthinkable for the LSU Tigers at quarterback — in more than just one way. Between guiding his team to an undefeated season capped off with a national championship win, shattering NCAA and program records, taking home the Heisman Trophy and becoming the..." February 24

  • Joe Burrow does perfect Ed Orgeron impression in funny interview

    The Sports Daily "LSU product Joe Burrow is one of the most polished and accurate quarterbacks to have ever come out of college football, and he also has a charismatic personality as well — complete with a great sense of humor. " February 20

  • Baton Rouge zoo names baby giraffe after Joe Burrow following naming contest

    NFL.com "It's likely Joe Burrow will hear his name called early at the 2020 NFL Draft. It's even more likely he'll hear it called if he ever visits the Baton Rouge Zoo. " February 18

  • Baton Rouge Zoo Names Baby Giraffe After Joe Burrow

    Sportsnaut "The state of Louisiana is still celebrating the record-breaking 2019 season of former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow. If you needed any evidence to support that claim, we present “Burreaux,” a baby giraffe at the Baton Rouge Zoo who was named after the future..." February 15

  • Florida State and LSU announce two-game neutral-site series

    College Football Talk "Courtesy of Florida State and LSU, we have some rather meaty scheduling in which to sink our collective offseason teeth.  Unfortunately, it’s bereft of on-campus meat. Very early Tuesday afternoon, and after it had been rumored as a possibility a year and a half..." February 11

  • Scott Linehan reportedly joining LSU as passing game coordinator

    Larry Brown Sports "The LSU Tigers have reportedly made their move to fill a vital position on their coaching staff. According to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic, longtime NFL offensive coordinator Scott Linehan will join LSU as the new passing game coordinator, replacing Joe Brady. " February 10

  • LSU will send the most players to the 2020 NFL combine

    College Football Talk "You can chalk up yet another win for LSU football. This one, though, won’t help them much moving forward. In mid-January, LSU football won the 2019 national championship. A week later, LSU football “won” the early-entry phase of the offseason as an FBS-high..." February 08

  • Joe Burrow Will Spend First NFL Check On A Personal Chef

    TMZ "Joe Burrow is looking to follow LeBron James' lead when he starts making that NFL money ... telling TMZ Sports he's gonna hire a personal chef to keep him in shape!! Of course, the Lakers superstar reportedly spends a whopping $1.5 million a year to..." February 04

  • LSU's Ed Orgeron taking gamble with hiring of Bo Pelini as defensive coordinator

    USA Today "The last time I saw Bo Pelini in person was at about 4 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2008, on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Just a few hours before, his LSU defense had held off his alma mater, Ohio State, for a 38-24 victory in the Bowl Championship Series national championship game in the..." January 29

  • Lane Kiffin Reveals How He Almost Worked for Ed Orgeron at LSU

    12 Up "Ole Miss wasted no time in finding a replacement for ousted head coach Matt Luke after canning him following a tumultuous 4-8 campaign in 2019. They found their man in FAU's Lane Kiffin, inking him to a five-year, $21 million contract. Kiffin, despite being just 44..." January 28

  • 2020 Recruits Most Likely to Light Up College Football as True Freshmen

    Bleacher Report "Prospect fans know the guys the college football recruiting services expect to be the next big things. But who will shine right away? It's not easy going from high school to the FBS, but every year some players see that freshman wall and blow right through..." January 28

  • Report: LSU losing top defensive analyst to on-field job at Nevada

    Saturday Down South "The LSU Tigers have experienced quite a bit of staff turnover after winning the national title earlier this month, and that continued on Tuesday. This time, the Tigers reportedly lost a top defensive analyst from their support staff. Per a report from Shea Dixon of..." January 28

  • LSU likely to name Bo Pelini defensive coordinator

    Larry Brown Sports "Bo Pelini is reportedly headed back to Baton Rouge. According to Stadium’s Brett McMurphy, the LSU Tigers have offered Pelini their defensive coordinator job, and he is expected to accept. " January 27