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  • Ed Orgeron Dropped from LSU Sex Discrimination Lawsuit; Cited for Alleged Misconduct

    Bleacher Report "Former LSU head coach Ed Orgeron was one of 14 people dropped from a lawsuit alleging LSU officials violated Title IX policies and failed to properly investigate sexual assault complaints. "The judge asked to narrow our complaint down and we analyzed who the relevant parties..." January 20

  • LSU LB Micah Baskerville Announces Plans To Return to LSU For Another Season

    Saturday Down South "Micah Baskerville, a senior linebacker at LSU, has announced his plans for the 2022 season. Baskerville, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, has appeared in 40 games and logged 171 tackles in a career that began in 2018, passed up the chance to enter the 2022 NFL Draft and will..." January 19

  • LSU Football Team Lands Transfer Defensive Tackle Mekhi Wingo

    ESPN "Former Missouri defensive tackle Mekhi Wingo announced he is transferring to LSU on Tuesday. Wingo was a freshman this season at Missouri and played in 12 games with 27 total tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack. He is part of a large number of..." January 18

  • Brian Kelly’s Daughter Claps Back At Haters Still Taking Shots At Her Dad

    Total Pro Sports "Brian Kelly leaving the Notre Dame Fighting Irish was beyond ugly, but nothing compared to him suddenly developing a southern accent as soon as he got to time. Shortly after being introduced as the Tigers’ head coach in December, Kelly sent the internet into a frenzy after..." January 15

  • Penn State transfer Noah Cain commits to LSU

    247 Sports "Former Penn State running back Noah Cain is transferring to LSU. The Baton Rouge native made it official Thursday evening, announcing his commitment to the Tigers via social media. This news comes just one day after Cain entered the NCAA Transfer Portal. He is..." January 13

  • Missouri Transfer Mekhi Wingo To Visit LSU, Oklahoma, USC

    247 Sports "Former Missouri defensive lineman Mekhi Wingo is in high demand as a transfer, since recently entering the portal. Wingo — a three-star recruit in the Class of 2021 — will visit LSU Wednesday through Friday, Oklahoma Friday and Saturday and USC Sunday and..." January 12

  • Trevor Etienne spurns Clemson to commit to SEC school

    Larry Brown Sports "Trevor Etienne will not be following the path of his brother Travis by committing to Clemson. Instead, the younger Etienne has opted to try his hand in the SEC. Etienne, a consensus four-star running back recruit, announced prior to Saturday’s All-American Bowl that he..." January 08

  • Derek Stingley Jr. Declares for 2022 NFL Draft, Will Forgo Senior Season at LSU

    Bleacher Report "LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. will enter the 2022 NFL draft, he announced Thursday in an article on the Players Tribune. Stingley wrote that he knows he's "ready to lock in and focus on what’s next" as he prepares to start his journey to the next..." January 06

  • LSU Hires Chiefs’ Matt House As DC

    Pro Football Rumors "Late in his third season as Chiefs linebackers coach, Matt House has committed to return to the college ranks. LSU announced House’s hiring as its next defensive coordinator. This move comes a year after House declined to become the University of..." December 29

  • Kendrick Law, 4-star athlete, commits to Alabama over LSU

    Yahoo! Sports "Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide continue winning off the field in the recruiting circuit. One of Alabama’s favorite places to recruit is near-by Louisiana. It may be the home of the LSU Tigers, but Saban and is staff might as well be calling it their second home. Eli..." December 17

  • LSU QB Max Johnson will transfer to Texas A&M

    The Athletic "LSU transfer quarterback Max Johnson announced Friday that he committed to Texas A&M. Johnson, who started all 12 games for the Tigers in 2021, entered the transfer portal on Dec. 6. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher said Wednesday that he is receptive to a potential transfer..." December 17

  • LSU QB Myles Brennan exits college football transfer portal, to play for Tigers in 2022

    ESPN "Quarterback Myles Brennan will stay at LSU for the 2022 season after entering the transfer portal in November, he announced Thursday. "There's no place like home. Let's ride tiger nation!" Brennan, who opened the 2020 season as LSU's starter..." December 16

  • Former LSU Tigers All-American cornerback Eli Ricks to transfer to Alabama Crimson Tide

    Eleven Warriors "The rich get richer. Alabama lands LSU transfer cornerback Eli Ricks, who the Buckeyes showed interest in when he first entered the portal before reportedly back off thereafter. Ricks was ranked as the second-best player in the transfer portal by 247Sports. " December 16

  • TE Jake Johnson to sign with Texas A&M after flipping from Tigers

    The Athletic "Texas A&M's monster Class of 2022 recruiting haul continued on Wednesday morning as the Aggies flipped the commitment of Oconee County (Ga.) tight end Jake Johnson after the former LSU pledge re-opened his recruitment last week. The Oconee County football program's Twitter account..." December 15

  • 4-star recruit Quency Wiggins signs with LSU football over Alabama and Florida

    Lafayette Daily Advertiser "Four-star defensive end Quency Wiggins committed to LSU football over Alabama and Florida at the opening of the early signing period on Wednesday morning. LSU announced Wiggins' signing shortly after the announcement.  At 6-foot-6 and 274 pounds,..." December 15

  • Brian Kelly Awkwardly Dances With Quarterback Recruit In Viral Video

    Awesemo "Brian Kelly will do whatever it takes to land a recruit, even if that means going to back to back dancing. Kelly has secured Walker Howard to stay with the LSU recruiting class as the 5-star quarterback recruit has chosen to stay with Kelly’s program following the coaching..." December 13

  • Florida to hire LSU's Corey Raymond

    247 Sports "Florida coach Billy Napier has landed his first whale of an assistant coach, according to a report from FootballScoop.com. The Gators are reportedly expected to hire LSU's Corey Raymond as assistant head coach of the defense and cornerbacks coach, pairing..." December 09

  • Landon Jackson Is Yet Another LSU Tigers Player Entering The Transfer Portal After The Hiring of Brian Kelly

    Total Pro Sports "Since the hiring of former Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, the Tigers have lost a number of key players and recruits. On Wednesday, LSU defensive lineman Landon Jackson, a former four-star recruit, announced his intentions of placing his name into the transfer portal, per Matt..." December 08

  • LSU reportedly offered Jimbo Fisher mega contract to leave Texas A&M

    Saturday Down South "The LSU Tigers and athletic director Scott Woodward were apparently ready to spend mega-money to try and pry away Jimbo Fisher. According to The Action Network’s Brett McMurphy, Woodward was “prepared” to offer the Texas A&M coach an 8-year, $125 million..." December 08

  • LSU football commits Jake Johnson and Decoldest Crawford decommit from the Tigers

    247 Sports "LSU football lost a pair of recruiting commitments on Tuesday. Four-star tight end Jake Johnson and three-star wide receiver Decoldest Crawford announced decommitments from the program. Johnson, the brother of LSU starting quarterback Max Johnson,..." December 08

  • LSU Starting QB Max Johnson Enters Transfer Portal After Brian Kelly Hire

    Bleacher Report "LSU starting quarterback Max Johnson has entered the transfer portal, he announced Tuesday. The news comes after the Tigers hired former Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly to become their next bench boss following the departure of Ed Orgeron. Johnson spent the first..." December 07

  • Brian Kelly's Daughter's TikTok Post Is Going Viral After He Left for LSU

    SI "By now, everyone who follows college football knows that Brian Kelly decided earlier this week to leave Notre Dame to become the next head coach at LSU. What everyone may not know is that one of Kelly's children, Grace, is a senior at Notre Dame and still has five months left..." December 04

  • Brian Kelly has already made his first firing at LSU

    Larry Brown Sports "Brian Kelly has bailed on his players at Notre Dame, been hired as head coach at LSU and faked a southern accent while pandering to his new fans. Now he’s also fired his first Tigers holdover. Bruce Feldman of The Athletic reports that Kelly has..." December 04

  • Brian Kelly Hilariously Trolled For Faking A Southern Accent When Making Speech During LSU Basketball Game

    Awesemo "Brian Kelly is officially an LSU Tiger. And apparently he has a nice new accent to boot, too. Kelly was attending the LSU basketball game on Thursday night. And when speaking to the fans in the stands, he was was very clearly forcing a newfound southern twang in his..." December 03

  • LSU's Brian Kelly: I had 'no plan' to look for new job entering the season

    The Score "Newly appointed LSU head coach Brian Kelly took the podium as the leader of the Tigers for the first time Wednesday on the heels of his abrupt exit from Notre Dame after 12 years. "There was no plan in place as I entered the 2021 season that I was looking for..." December 01

  • Leaked video of Brian Kelly's 7AM Good Bye Speech To The Team Was A Total Of 4 Minutes And 18 Seconds

    Barstool Sports "Well this was basically a big nothing burger. I guess it's hard to give a heartfelt speech when you don't have one.  No claps at the end. No questions allowed. Just a quick "sorry it got leaked" at the beginning. Kelly said simply that he wanted a new..." December 01

  • Brady Quinn rips 'classless' Brian Kelly for move to LSU

    USA Today "When Brady Quinn was the quarterback of Notre Dame, he experienced a head coaching.  Although Tyrone Willingham being fired and replaced by Charlie Weis before the 2005 season doesn't compare exactly, Quinn sounded off after Brian Kelly left the program late..." December 01

  • Brian Kelly leaving Notre Dame to coach LSU; offer is 10 years and at least $100 million

    The Athletic "Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly will be hired as LSU's next head coach, sources confirmed to The Athletic on Monday night. LSU's offer to Kelly is a 10-year deal that will take him north of $100 million with incentives, sources tell The Athletic's Matt Fortuna and Brody..." November 30

  • Brian Kelly reportedly texts Notre Dame players about LSU news

    Sporting News "Brian Kelly has reportedly reached out to his Notre Dame roster hours after news broke that he is heading to LSU. The Notre Dame players and coaching staff found out the news like the vast majority of objective observers: through social media and news reports. At first, reports..." November 30

  • Brian Kelly's move from Notre Dame to LSU shows college football has a real problem on its hands

    Yahoo! Sports "The news conference to introduce Lincoln Riley as USC’s head coach on Monday was so full of grandiosity, athletics director Mike Bohn actually uttered the following words without even a hint of irony: “It was never our goal to change the landscape of college..." November 30

  • LSU targeting Notre Dame's Brian Kelly as next head coach

    The Score "It looks like LSU has set its sights on a primary target for its next head coach. The Tigers are making an "aggressive push" to hire Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, sources told Bruce Feldman, Brody Miller, and Pete Sampson of The..." November 29

  • Lincoln Riley shoots down rumors: 'I'm not going to be the next coach at LSU'

    The Score "It's safe to cross Lincoln Riley's name off the list of possible candidates for LSU's head coaching job. The Oklahoma coach didn't waste any time Saturday in setting the record straight about any speculation involving him and the Tigers while speaking..." November 28

  • With $200 million already spent, where will USC, LSU and Florida turn?

    Yahoo! Sports "The defining trend of this 2021 coaching carousel is easy to identify. It began with the early firings of coaches, as Georgia Southern and USC dismissed their coaches in September and the floodgates opened from there. What has happened since..." November 27

  • LSU cornerback Eli Ricks will enter transfer portal

    The Athletic "LSU cornerback Eli Ricks, a standout freshman a year ago whose sophomore season was cut short by injury, will enter the transfer portal, according to multiple reports. Ricks hasn’t played for the Tigers since reaggravating a shoulder injury against Kentucky on Oct. 9. A former..." November 22

  • LSU Has Made Lincoln Riley A Huge Offer

    The Spun "On Wednesday afternoon, news broke that Michigan State offered to make Mel Tucker one of the highest-paid coaches in college football. According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, Michigan State offered a 10-year, $95 million deal. With Tucker seemingly locked up as the..." November 17

  • Mel Tucker, Michigan State Working on 10-year, $95m Contract Amid LSU Buzz

    Bleacher Report "Mel Tucker's success with Michigan State in 2021 has put him in a prime position to potentially get a lucrative raise.  Per Chris Solari and David Jesse of the Detroit Free Press, Michigan State is preparing a 10-year, $95 million contract extension for the..." November 17

  • Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher responds to ongoing LSU rumors

    CBS Sports "Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher has refuted rumors in the pastconnecting him to the vacancy at LSU. However, those rumors aren't going away -- not as long as Scott Woodward, the man who hired Fisher in College Station, is the athletic director for the Tigers. But with the..." November 15

  • LSU not giving up on dream coaching candidate?

    Larry Brown Sports "One intriguing name that has come up in LSU coaching rumors is that of Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher. While that looks highly unlikely, one reporter thinks the Tigers are still going to try. In an appearance on “Breaking the Huddle with Joel Klatt,” FOX..." November 08

  • QB Myles Brennan enters transfer portal

    Larry Brown Sports "Brennan confirmed Monday his decision to transfer from LSU, thanking Tiger fans and adding that he would be “forever LSU.” After serving as Joe Burrow’s primary backup in 2019, Brennan entered the 2020 season as the LSU starter. He suffered an injury three games into..." November 01

  • Ed Orgeron says LSU Tigers can't hold football practice due to number of injuries

    ESPN "The LSU Tigers have so few players available because of injuries that they will be unable to hold a full football practice Wednesday, coach Ed Orgeron told reporters during a conference call. Orgeron added that a previously scheduled scrimmage on Thursday won't be able to take..." October 28

  • Mel Tucker responds to LSU rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Michigan State coach Mel Tucker tried to push aside rumors linking him to another job as he prepares for the biggest game of his tenure. On Monday, Tucker had his first media availability since reports emerged linking him to the LSU job. Unsurprisingly, Tucker was not in the mood..." October 25

  • LSU & Ole Miss Fans Got Into A Massive Brawl In The Stands During The Game

    Total Pro Sports "Another week, and yet another fight in the stands by college football fans. This time, it happened between Ole Miss and LSU fans. Ole Miss poured it on for a 31-7 lead against LSU on Saturday, before they took their foot off the gas to make the score look a little bit more respectable..." October 24

  • Myles Brennan Responds To Story of Ed Orgeron Bringing ‘Multiple Girlfriends’ To Practice With Their Kids

    Total Pro Sports "Over the weekend, it was announced that LSU would be parting ways with Ed Orgeron after the season. Now that his future is done at the program, other things have begun to leak out about his tenure there. The Athletic’s Brody Miller reported that Orgeron was accused of hitting on..." October 21

  • Ed Orgeron 'wanted to finish out' 2021 season with LSU before parting ways

    Yardbarker "It was reported this past weekend that LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron and the university reached an agreement that will see him part ways with the program following the current college football season.  As Alex Scarborough of ESPN noted, Orgeron spoke with reporters Wednesday..." October 21

  • LSU HC Ed Orgeron Would Let His “Girlfriends” Run Practice and Let Their Kids Run Drills With The Players

    Black Sports Online "Coach O was wilding out after his divorce. Ed Orgeron was married for 23 years, and by all accounts, the marriage was a solid one. He filed for divorce as soon as he won the National Championship and knew he was about to get a big contract extension. Coach O who is 60 years old now,..." October 19

  • LSU coaching candidates: 4 best targets for Tigers search

    Sportsnaut "Ed Orgeron is out after the 2021 season, creating the best opening in college football and opening the door to a pool of LSU coaching candidates that could turn this program around quickly. The Tigers, two years removed from winning a national championship, will have an opportunity to..." October 19

  • Clemson's Dabo Swinney says he doesn't have interest in LSU football coaching opening

    ESPN "Clemson football's Dabo Swinney said Tuesday that he had no interest in the LSU coaching vacancy at this point, joking that he was surprised to be considered "a big-time coach." "This is the only Death Valley I'm concerned with right here," Swinney said,..." October 19

  • Jimbo Fisher responds to LSU rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "LSU is likely to attract a number of high-profile candidates this offseason after deciding to part ways with Ed Orgeron, but Jimbo Fisher insists he will not be one of them. Fisher is considered by many to be one of the favorites to land the LSU job. The Texas A&M coach was asked..." October 18

  • Ed Orgeron Asked Pregnant Wife Of LSU Official To Cheat With Him; His Womanizing Led To Firing

    Black Sports Online "Ed Orgeron was married for 23 years. Then six weeks after becoming a GOD in Lousiana, he filed for divorce. Flushed with millions and free of his wife, Coach O did what many men did before him. He started wilding out. If the wins had kept coming, no one would have..." October 17

  • Joe Burrow shades LSU over Ed Orgeron firing

    Larry Brown Sports "Most LSU fans will likely accept that it was time for the school to move on from coach Ed Orgeron. Joe Burrow, however, is not one of them. Burrow was clearly disappointed with the announcement that Orgeron and LSU will part ways at the end of the season. Burrow and Orgeron won a..." October 17