Louisiana State Rumors & News

Buy Louisiana State tickets at TicketCity
  • LSU Tigers quarterback TJ Finley enters NCAA transfer portal

    ESPN "LSU quarterback TJ Finley, who started five games for the Tigers as a freshman in 2020, has officially entered the NCAA's transfer portal. "I would like to express my sincere gratitude ... for all of the love and support shown towards me this past year and a..." May 06

  • LSU Plans to Ban Derrius Guice Indefinitely, Remove His Name from Record Books

    Bleacher Report "LSU is reportedly in the process of banning former Tigers running back Derrius Guice from the program indefinitely and removing his name from the school's record books. ESPN's Heather Dinich reported Friday the decision comes after Guice, who played at LSU..." April 24

  • 2022 Safety Jacoby Mathews Commits to LSU Football

    SI "JaCoby Mathews said his commitment could come at any time and the elite Louisiana prospect caught many off guard when he announced on Friday his commitment to the LSU Tigers.  Mathews becomes the 13th commit for Ed Orgeron and company out of the 2022 class and the ninth commit..." April 23

  • Four-star TE Jake Johnson, son of NFL great Brad Johnson, commits to Tigers

    The Advocate "A major recruit is planning on joining family in Baton Rouge. Jake Johnson, the nation's top-rated tight end, announced Thursday afternoon he is committed to LSU's 2022 recruiting class. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound four-star is the younger brother of LSU quarterback Max Johnson,..." April 16

  • LSU official sues for $50 million, alleging retaliation for Les Miles allegations

    Detroit News "In a $50 million federal racketeering lawsuit, an associate athletic director at Louisiana State University accuses university officials of retaliating against her for reporting racist remarks and inappropriate sexual behavior by former head football coach Les Miles. Sharon Lewis'..." April 09

  • Ed Orgeron: Derrius Guice's alleged behavior 'unacceptable'

    ESPN "LSU football coach Ed Orgeron said in a written statement submitted to a Louisiana state Senate committee on Tuesday that he considered former running back Derrius Guice's alleged sexual harassment of Gloria Scott in 2017 "utterly unacceptable" but denied ever speaking..." April 07

  • LSU receiver Koy Moore's description of police questioning him does not match video

    USA Today "LSU wide receiver Koy Moore and his former attorney's claims of harassment by police last November appear to be exaggerated. Baton Rouge Police released body-camera video Tuesday of officers questioning Moore, a freshman from New Orleans, and his friend, Alabama freshman..." April 07

  • Arik Gilbert ponders return to LSU after spurning Florida

    Lafayette Daily Advertiser "Former LSU tight end Arik Gilbert may be on his way back to the Tigers. Gilbert, a freshman from Marietta, Georgia, who was a top threat for LSU in 2020, left the team late last season, entered the transfer portal, and considered transferring to Florida. But that did not work..." April 07

  • LSU Says 74-Year-Old Grandma Tried To Extort Them After Derrius Guice Sexually Harassed Her

    Black Sports Online "This is an interesting strategy from LSU. Instead of just acknowledging that Derrius Guice is an abuser, they are trying to victim shame the grandma. “LSU documented several instances in 2017 when Gloria Scott contacted university officials to report that former star..." April 06

  • Derrius Guice Accused Of Sexual Harassment By 74-Year-Old Woman, 'He Scarred Me'

    TMZ "A 74-year-old grandmother says Derrius Guice sexually harassed her at the Superdome back in 2017 ... and she says the ex-LSU superstar was so vile, she's still "scarred" by the run-in. Gloria Scott explained the encounter to lawmakers during her testimony..." March 26

  • Ed Orgeron says he has learned his lesson about infamous defense quote

    Larry Brown Sports "LSU coach Ed Orgeron is shying away from bold proclamations about his team this season. Orgeron memorably said last September that the Tigers’ defense was “so much better” than it had been at any point of the team’s 15-0 championship season in 2019. That..." March 24

  • Oregon State president F. King Alexander submits resignation for role in Miles saga

    ESPN "Oregon State University president F. King Alexander has submitted his resignation amid backlash related to his role in the sexual misconduct scandal at Louisiana State University, where he previously served as president. The decision was announced during a session of the OSU board of..." March 23

  • Kansas football at a turning point: The Les Miles disaster, clear lessons and what comes next

    The Athletic "Kansas will kick off spring practice March 30, and it will do so with its third head coach in the last four years — as a program once again unsure of its direction after the unceremonious ending to the Les Miles era two weeks earlier. The guy who is set to lead the Jayhawks into spring..." March 19

  • Oregon State Faculty Calls for Resignation of President in Les Miles Allegations

    SI "The Oregon State Faculty of Senate passed a vote of no confidence on Thursday, calling for the resignation of President F. King Alexander. This news comes after the university placed King on probation though June 1 because of his role in the reported sexual harassment of students by..." March 19

  • Sizable Louisiana receiver becomes ninth commit in Notre Dame class of 2022

    College Football Talk "Less than a week after Notre Dame landed a commitment from its quarterback of the class of 2022, the Irish pulled in their first receiver pledge of the cycle on Wednesday morning. Consensus three-star receiver Amorion Walker (Ponchatoula High School; La.) may not warrant much..." March 11

  • Kansas fires AD Jeff Long two days after parting with coach Les Miles over issues at LSU

    CBS Sports "Kansas fired football coach Les Miles after a 2013 investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior by Miles during his time at LSU surfaced to the public. Now the man who hired Miles to lead the Jayhawks, athletic director Jeff Long, is out as well. Long..." March 10

  • LSU coach Ed Orgeron responds to Husch Blackwell Report findings

    Yardbarker "A recent investigation into LSU’s handling of allegations of sexual assault and dating violence turned up some disturbing findings. According to the Husch Blackwell Report, LSU deeply mishandled a pattern of “inappropriate behavior” with female students by..." March 09

  • Kansas insists it vetted ex-LSU coach Les Miles properly with no red flags on hiring background checks

    CBS Sports "Kansas found no red flags with Les Miles during what it claims were extensive background checks prior to his hiring in 2018, school sources told CBS Sports. Those sources defended KU's vetting of Miles, who is currently on administrative leave after..." March 08

  • 70-Year Old Woman Accused Former NFL RB Derrius Guice Of Sexual Harassment While At LSU

    Total Pro Sports "Derrius Guice has not been brought up since being cut from Washington after charges of domestic violence were levied against him. That changed this week. A new report has surfaced documenting a 70-year-old’s woman accusation that Guice sexually harassed her at a high school..." March 06

  • Attorney for former LSU football coach Les Miles wants internal investigation released

    USA Today "Former Louisiana State University football coach Les Miles on Wednesday ended his legal bid to prevent the public release of a 2013 investigation report into allegations that he sexually harassed student workers and made sexist comments about others. USA TODAY sued LSU..." March 06

  • LSU suspends 2 athletic officials for not reporting misconduct allegations

    The Score "LSU suspended a pair of athletic officials in the wake of an independent investigation that found the school regularly mishandled allegations of sexual assault and dating violence. Senior associate athletic director Verge Ausberry will be suspended for 30 days and..." March 05

  • Ex-LSU AD Recommended Les Miles Be Fired over 2013 Harassment Allegations

    Bleacher Report "Former LSU athletic director Joe Alleva recommended Les Miles be fired as head coach in 2013 amid sexual harassment allegations. The recommendation was included in the results of LSU's internal investigation into multiple allegations made against Miles during his..." March 05

  • How on Earth Did LSU Not Fire Les Miles After the 2013 Investigation in Sexual Harassment?

    The Big Lead "Les Miles should have been fired by LSU in 2013. That's the lesson everyone should take from USA Today's stunning report released on Thursday. According to an internal investigation done by an outside law firm on behalf of LSU, Miles was accused of making sexist comments about..." March 04

  • Former LSU football coach Les Miles was banned from contacting female students after 2013 probe

    USA Today "At the height of his fame as Louisiana State University’s head football coach, Les Miles was accused of texting female students, taking them to his condo alone, making them feel uncomfortable and, on at least one occasion, kissing a student and suggesting they go to a hotel after telling..." March 04

  • Arik Gilbert decommits from Florida, re-enters transfer portal

    247 Sports "Florida has lost one of its major expected additions from the transfer portal, it would appear. On Sunday afternoon, LSU tight end and former five-star prospect Arik Gilbert announced that he has decommitted from Florida and will re-enter the NCAA's transfer portal...." February 28

  • Les Miles reached settlement with student over harassment allegations

    CBS Sports "The branches of the ongoing investigation into LSU's handlings of allegations of sexual misconduct and domestic violence cases have reached Lawrence, Kansas. A report from Andrea Gallo and Brooks Kubena of the Baton Rouge Advocate on Wednesday reveals that current..." February 24

  • Former Clemson LB Mike Jones announces transfer to LSU

    The Spun "Linebacker Mike Jones Jr. won’t be playing for Clemson anymore after entering the transfer portal last month. But he’ll still be a Tiger – just for a different team. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, Jones announced that he is joining LSU for the 2021 college..." February 10

  • Arik Gilbert Commits to Florida

    SI "Former LSU tight end and major Georgia target Arik Gilbert has committed to Florida per his social media feeds. He announced his decision Sunday on Twitter with the following statement:  "After careful consideration, I have decided to commit to the University of..." February 01

  • LSU Tigers land ESPN Jr. 300 offensive tackle Will Campbell

    ESPN "LSU has gotten off to a fast start in the 2022 recruiting cycle and added to its class on Saturday when ESPN Junior 300 offensive tackle Will Campbell announced his commitment to the Tigers. Campbell is the No. 62-ranked recruit overall, a 6-foot-6, 275-pound tackle out of Neville..." January 31

  • Ex-LSU player Ray Parker facing disturbing animal abuse allegations

    Larry Brown Sports "Former LSU football player Ray Parker was suspended last year after he was charged in a domestic violence incident, and that is not the only legal trouble he is facing. Parker was charged with misdemeanor battery of a dating partner last September. He had been free on $4,500 bond..." January 29

  • Andre Carter following Daronte Jones to LSU

    Pro Football Talk "Former Jets defensive line coach Andre Carter is following Daronte Jones to LSU, Bruce Feldman of TheAthletic.com reports. Carter will serve in the same position in Baton Rouge. Carter has spent the past three seasons in the NFL. He was assistant defensive line coach with the Dolphins..." January 28

  • LSU hires Vikings DBs coach Daronte Jones as DC

    The Score "LSU found a replacement for former defensive coordinator Bo Pelini. The Tigers hired Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones to fill the position, the program announced Tuesday. LSU and Pelini parted ways in December after just one..." January 26

  • LSU expected to hire Vikings DBs coach Jones as new DC

    CBS Sports "LSU is close to hiring its new defensive coordinator -- again. According to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic and Brett McMurphy of Stadium, the Tigers are expected to hire Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones to lead the team's defensive unit in..." January 25

  • LSU finalizing deal to make Saints' Ryan Nielsen new DC

    The Score "LSU is working to finalize a deal to make New Orleans Saints assistant Ryan Nielsen the Tigers' new defensive coordinator, reports Jane Slater of NFL Network. Nielsen has informed Saints head coach Sean Payton he intends to take the job, Slater adds. " January 18

  • Rich Rodriguez hired by Louisiana-Monroe as offensive coordinator

    Larry Brown Sports "Rich Rodriguez is returning to college football. Louisiana-Monroe announced on Tuesday that they have hired Rodriguez as their offensive coordinator. In addition, his son Rhett is transferring to the school. Rhett will have two years left of eligibility. " January 12

  • Panthers coaches Jake Peetz, DJ Mangas both hired to lead LSU's offense, school announces

    The Advocate "Carolina Panthers quarterbacks coach Jake Peetz has been hired as LSU's next offensive coordinator, the university announced Wednesday. LSU and Peetz came to an agreement quickly, just days after the NFL regular season ended on Sunday. Peetz interviewed with LSU on Tuesday, along..." January 06

  • LSU TE Arik Gilbert enters NCAA Transfer Portal

    247 Sports "The LSU offense could be losing one of its most promising young players to the transfer market. After speculation that he might be on the move, sources tell 247Sports that Tigers tight end Arik Gilbert has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal. In December, Geaux247 reported..." January 06

  • LSU Running Back Tre Bradford Arrested For Stealing At Walmart, Booking Photo Released

    Total Pro Sports "Kevontre Bradford was arrested for an alleged theft at a Baton Rouge Walmart according to a report from WBRZ. A booking photo was taken and Bradford was issued a misdemeanor summons by deputies in Baton Rouge. " December 25

  • Terry Bowden to be hired as ULM head football coach, reports say

    Alabama "Terry Bowden is back as a college football head coach. The 64-year-old Bowden has been hired at ULM, according to a report by the Monroe (La.) News-Star. The former Auburn, Samford, North Alabama and Akron head man spent the last two years as a volunteer staff member at..." December 23

  • LSU cleans house with coaching staff after disappointing 5-5 season

    Larry Brown Sports "The LSU Tigers have cleaned house with their coaching staff following a disappointing 5-5 season.  LSU on Monday parted ways with defensive coordinator Bo Pelini, safeties coach Bill Busch, and defensive line coach Bill Johnson. They are also parting ways with passing..." December 22

  • LSU Football Moving On From Defensive Coordinator Bo Pelini

    SI "It seemed like an inevitability most of the season but on Monday it was reported that LSU is expected to part ways with defensive coordinator Bo Pelini, sources confirmed to Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger. Safeties coach Bill Busch will not return to the team and defensive..." December 21

  • Auburn coaching search: Billy Napier remaining committed to Louisiana amid rumored interest from Tigers

    CBS Sports "Louisiana coach Billy Napier is a candidate that's been connected to the Auburn coaching job, and had even reportedly jumped to the top of its wish list, according to 247Sports. He won't be granting that wish, though, as Louisiana released a statement from..." December 21

  • Alabama flips elite WR JoJo Earle from LSU

    247 Sports "Alabama had an encore flip on Wednesday after flipping Keanu Koht from LSU earlier in the day, this time landing elite wide receiver JoJo Earle who opted for Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide over Ed Orgeron and the Bayou Bengals. It’s quite the..." December 16

  • Four-star RB Armoni Goodwin commits to LSU over Auburn

    CBS Sports "One of the country's top uncommitted running backs, Armoni Goodwin, announced Wednesday that he plans to sign with LSU, adding to a productive early National Signing Day for the defending national champions. Goodwin is considered the No. 5 running back and No. 94 overall prospect in..." December 16

  • 4-star DT Maason Smith stays local with commitment to LSU

    Yahoo! Sports "Maason Smith, the nation’s No. 1 player, is staying home. Smith, a defensive tackle from Terrebonne in Houma, Louisiana, announced his commitment to LSU on Wednesday. Smith, rated as the top prospect in the class of 2021 by Rivals.com, chose the in-state Tigers over other..." December 16

  • Crimson Tide flip four-star DE Keanu Koht from LSU on National Signing Day

    The Spun "On Wednesday morning, high school football players around the country officially signed with their college football programs. For many, their minds have been made up for months. National Signing Day is just a formality for many who knew where they wanted to go all..." December 16

  • LSU knew in 2018 that officials kept allegations against athletes in-house. It did nothing.

    USA Today "Two years ago, a report by Louisiana State University’s lead Title IX investigator showed that top athletic department administrators skirted the school’s sexual misconduct policies by keeping allegations against athletes in house. Yet LSU did nothing to correct the..." December 15

  • LSU staffer jokes Kole Taylor’s shoe is going into Hall of Fame

    Larry Brown Sports "The Shoetastrophe. The L-S-Shoe game. We’re already getting some clever suggestions for what to call LSU’s 37-34 victory over Florida at The Swamp in Gainesville on Saturday night. And LSU is grateful for what happened. Late in the fourth quarter, Florida defensive..." December 13

  • Marco Wilson’s Dad Addresses His Son Throwing A Shoe & Costing Gators Game vs. LSU

    Total Pro Sports "Marco Wilson is the sickest man in the nation right now, after he inexplicably grabbed a shoe of an opposing player and tossed it downfield in celebration of a defensive stop. Officials flagged him for unsportsmanlike conduct, giving the Tigers a free first down. LSU drove..." December 13

  • Marco Wilson costs Florida by throwing shoe after late stop

    For The Win "Florida – LSU is always a heated SEC rivalry, but the game took a turn for the absolutely ridiculous on Saturday night during the fourth quarter. With the game tied at 34, #6 Florida appeared to force LSU into a fourth down … until Florida’s Marco Wilson picked up an LSU..." December 13