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  • Louisiana Lafayette lucks out with win despite special teams disasters

    Larry Brown Sports "Louisiana Lafayette lucked out with a win over Appalachian State despite having a total disaster of a game on special teams. The Ragin’ Cajuns beat the Mountaineers 24-21 when App State kicker Chandler Staton hooked a 30-yard chip shot field goal attempt to tie the game with a..." December 05

  • Alabama's Nick Saban cleared to travel with team to LSU on Friday

    ESPN "Alabama football coach Nick Saban said he has cleared COVID-19 protocols and will travel with the team to LSU on Friday. "I'll be there," Saban said on his radio show Thursday night. "I'm good. I think my time is up. I'm ready to get back in..." December 03

  • LSU WR Terrace Marshall opts out of remainder of 2020 season to prepare for upcoming NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "LSU's season has gone from bad to worse. The defending national champions are 3-4 after losing to Texas A&M in Week 13 and have no chance to repeat as SEC West champions. Now the Tigers will have to finish the season without one of their best players. Wide receiver Terrace..." November 29

  • LSU says probe into handling of sexual misconduct complaints to be done by February

    USA Today "The outside investigation into LSU’s mishandling of sexual assault and domestic violence complaints is expected to be finished by February, and the school’s interim president and athletic director promised “appropriate steps will be taken” for..." November 25

  • Louisiana coach tests positive

    USA Today "Just three days after No. 25 Louisiana's game against Central Arkansas was canceled -- with 33 players out after positive coronavirus tests and contact tracing -- the team announced on Twitter Saturday that coach Billy Napier had tested positive for..." November 21

  • LSU LT Dare Rosenthal reinstated from suspension

    ESPN "LSU starting left tackle Dare Rosenthal has been reinstated to the team, coach Ed Orgeron said Wednesday. Rosenthal had started two of three games to open 2020 before he was suspended indefinitely in mid-October. " November 18

  • LSU mishandled sexual misconduct complaints against students, including top athletes

    USA Today "For more than a year, people at the highest levels of the Louisiana State University athletic department fielded complaints about their prized running back, Derrius Guice. Early in the spring 2016 semester, a member of the LSU diving team told her coach and an athletic department..." November 16

  • Attorney says LSU WR Koy Moore and Alabama WR Traeshon Holden were held at gunpoint by police

    CBS Sports "The attorney for LSU wide receiver Koy Moore and Alabama wide receiver Traeshon Holden told BET that the two players were held at gunpoint in an incident on Saturday night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Moore had previously discussed the..." November 12

  • LSU quarterback Myles Brennan expected to miss rest of 2020 season due to injury

    WDSU "LSU quarterback Myles Brennan is expected to miss the rest of the 2020 season due to a hip injury. He suffered the injury in the Tigers loss at the University of Missouri in October. " November 12

  • No. 1 Alabama’s battle with SEC rival LSU postponed due to COVID-19

    Clutch Points "The LSU-Alabama rivalry is one of the premier matchups in college football, but it will not take place this weekend and might not happen at all this season. This weekend’s scheduled bout between the two SEC teams has been postponed due to the Tigers’ issues with..." November 10

  • 3 BRPD officers placed on leave following incident with LSU WR Koy Moore

    WAFB "Three Baton Rouge police officers have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into an incident shared on social media Sunday, Nov. 8, according to Chief Murphy Paul. LSU freshman wide receiver Koy Moore posted on social media that he was “violated” by..." November 09

  • LSU facing outbreak, Ed Orgeron hopes team can play vs. Alabama

    USA Today "The LSU Tigers suffered a small outbreak of COVID-19 in recent days, meaning those players will be out for this weekend’s clash with Alabama. LSU, which is facing a roster crunch this season due to NFL defections, opt-outs, transfers, etc., now could be in jeopardy of playing..." November 09

  • LSU's Koy Moore alleges harassment by police; college, Baton Rouge PD investigating

    The Advocate "LSU and Baton Rouge Police Department officials are both investigating an incident in which wide receiver Koy Moore claimed Sunday he was "violated numerous times" by police officers. Moore posted a personal statement on Twitter saying he was approached by..." November 09

  • LSU Tigers coach Ed Orgeron says team focused on improvement, not Alabama

    ESPN "LSU will look to salvage its season against No. 2 Alabama on Nov. 14, but coach Ed Orgeron said beating the Tigers' SEC West rivals isn't the primary focus of the bye week. "We've got to fix us first," he said. LSU, which went undefeated and won the..." November 02

  • LSU's Ed Orgeron Running His Ass Off After Divorce

    TMZ "Revenge bod??? Not exactly ... but LSU football coach Ed Orgeron says now that he's single, he's been filling his spare time by running like crazy! As we previously reported, Coach O and his longtime wife, Kelly, split back in February ... right after..." October 30

  • LSU starting offensive tackle Dare Rosenthal suspended indefinitely

    CBS Sports "LSU is headed to Auburn this weekend in a key SEC West showdown, but will be doing so without one of its key starters on offense. Coach Ed Orgeron announced Monday that starting left tackle Dare Rosenthal has been suspended indefinitely. No specific reason was given for..." October 26

  • LSU QB Myles Brennan returns to practice, but status for Saturday's game at Auburn uncertain

    ESPN "LSU quarterback Myles Brennan, who has been out with a lower-body injury, will return to practice on Monday, but it's still unclear whether he'll be able to play against Auburn. LSU coach Ed Orgeron said they'll make a decision on a daily basis this week..." October 26

  • LSU to start freshman TJ Finley at QB vs. South Carolina

    The Score "LSU will start freshman quarterback TJ Finley against South Carolina on Saturday, head coach Ed Orgeron announced Thursday, according to Brooks Kubena of The Advocate. " October 22

  • LSU Football Self-Imposes Penalties, Bans Odell Beckham Jr. from Facilities for Two Years

    SI "LSU is self-imposing penalties for rules violations and hoping the NCAA doesn’t levy more. The school is docking itself eight football scholarships over a two-year period and reducing recruiting visits, evaluations and communication after a nearly two-year investigation..." October 21

  • LSU's Myles Brennan not expected to play vs. South Carolina

    247 Sports "LSU head coach Ed Orgeron quickly addressed the status of starting quarterback Myles Brennan Wednesday morning on the SEC Coaches Teleconference. It's continuing to trend towards a true freshman quarterback starting for the Tigers as Orgeron said he doesn't..." October 21

  • LSU Tigers QB Myles Brennan has 'significant' lower-body injury, questionable for Saturday

    Lafayette Daily Advertiser "LSU starting quarterback Myles Brennan is questionable for the Tigers' home game against South Carolina Saturday (6 p.m., ESPN) with a lower body injury, Coach Ed Orgeron said Monday. "Myles has a significant injury to his lower body," LSU coach Ed Orgeron said on a..." October 19

  • Florida Gators vs. LSU Tigers Football Game Postponed

    SI "The No. 10 Florida Gators will not be taking on the LSU Tigers this week, according to multiple reports, including one from The Advocate's Brooks Kubena as well as WCJB20's Jacquie Franciulli. Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak among the University of..." October 14

  • LSU's Myles Brennan doubtful vs. Florida

    The Score "LSU quarterback Myles Brennan is doubtful for Saturday's matchup against Florida, head coach Ed Orgeron announced Wednesday morning, according to Brooks Kubena of The Advocate. Orgeron added that the signal-caller is "pretty bruised up" after a..." October 14

  • Texas A&M surges and LSU falls out, while Clemson leads the latest Amway Coaches Poll

    USA Today "Saturday’s round of wild college football games with a few unexpected results caused considerable shakeup in the Amway Coaches Poll, though Clemson and Alabama continue to lead the way. Clemson strengthened its hold on the No. 1 ranking after dispatching then-No. 7 Miami (Fla.)..." October 12

  • What Can LSU Football Do to Get the Running Game on the Right Track?

    SI "There are several areas that LSU must improve if it wants to run the football effectively. The Tigers must make immediate improvements across the board because a trip to Florida lies ahead. There’s no time to sit and stew about the loss to Missouri. LSU must travel to..." October 12

  • Ed Orgeron backs Bo Pelini after ugly defensive performance

    Larry Brown Sports "Ed Orgeron backed Bo Pelini even after LSU’s defense had its second poor performance of the season. LSU dropped to 1-2 after losing at home 45-41 to Missouri in Baton Rouge, La. on Saturday.  Missouri quarterback Connor Bazelak threw for 406 yards and 4 touchdowns..." October 11

  • Ed Orgeron frustrated after LSU's 'embarrassing' effort on defense in uncharacteristic loss to Missouri

    ESPN "LSU coach Ed Orgeron called his team's defense "embarrassing," after the Tigers allowed 586 yards of total offense in a 45-41 loss at Missouri. "We couldn't stop anybody. Really a poor showing on defense," Orgeron said. "We have to..." October 10

  • LSU home game against Missouri moved due to Hurricane Delta

    USA Today "The college football game between No. 16 LSU and Missouri, scheduled to be played Saturday in Baton Rouge, has been moved to Columbia due to concerns with Hurricane Delta, the Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday. The game will be played at noon ET and broadcast by ESPN. The..." October 07

  • LSU Tigers cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. expected to play after hospital stay

    ESPN "LSU star cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., who was hospitalized Friday, practiced Tuesday and is expected to play this week against Vanderbilt, coach Ed Orgeron said Wednesday. Stingley was sent to the hospital after falling "acutely ill," the school..." September 30

  • LSU Tigers coach Ed Orgeron after season-opening loss: 'It's my job to fix it'

    ESPN "LSU became the first defending national champion to lose its season opener in more than two decades Saturday, and coach Ed Orgeron said the responsibility rests with him to turn things around heading into this weekend's game against Vanderbilt. The Tigers, who entered..." September 29

  • Louisiana AG blames governor's decision to limit fans at 'LSU Stadium' for Tigers' loss

    Sporting News "LSU was thoroughly handled in its season-opening loss to Mississippi State on Saturday. The sixth-ranked, defending national champion Tigers had no answer for Mike Leach's "Air Raid" attack in the 44-34 defeat. Bulldogs quarterback K.J. Costello completed 36 of 60 passes..." September 27

  • Mississippi State Trolled LSU By Mocking Their 'Get The Gat' Celebration After Win

    Total Pro Sports "The Mississippi State Bulldogs are on cloud nine Saturday after they went out and knocked off No. 6 LSU, 44-34, at Tiger Stadium. The team was led by Mike Leach’s air-raid offense and QB K.J. Costello setting the SEC single-game record for passing yards with 623 yards. He added..." September 27

  • LSU Tigers star CB Derek Stingley Jr. (illness) hospitalized overnight

    ESPN "LSU star cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. was hospitalized overnight on Friday and is expected to be discharged soon, the school said in a statement hours before its season-opening game against Mississippi State on Saturday. According to the statement, Stingley became..." September 26

  • If SEC coaches put messages on their masks, here's what they should be

    USA Today "Some football coaches in the NFL have struggled with wearing their masks on the sideline during games. (Their wallets have paid the price, though.)  Let's hope college football coaches in the Southeastern Conference, which begins play Saturday, set a better example..." September 26

  • LSU names Myles Brennan starting quarterback

    The Score "LSU head coach Ed Orgeron announced Monday that Myles Brennan will be the team's starting quarterback for the season opener Saturday against Mississippi State, according to ESPN's Alex Scarborough. "I've always believed in Myles," Orgeron..." September 21

  • Ed Orgeron: Most LSU players have had COVID-19

    ESPN "LSU football coach Ed Orgeron said Tuesday that most of his team has contracted COVID-19. "Not all of our players, but most of our players have caught it," Orgeron told reporters. "I think that hopefully they won't catch it again, and hopefully they're not..." September 15

  • LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase officially declares for 2021 NFL Draft

    WAFB " LSU junior wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase has announced that he has officially declared for the 2021 NFL Draft. He made the announcement via social media on Tuesday, September 15. " September 15

  • LSU defensive tackle Neil Farrell opting back in for 2020 season

    WBRZ "According to reports from The Athletics, LSU defensive tackle Neil Farrell is planning on opting back in for the upcoming 2020 season. Farrell said he would not play in 2020 on August 8th citing COVID concerns.  " September 15

  • Mike Golic shares message after calling college football game

    MSN.com "Mike Golic was back on the ESPN airwaves on Saturday, and it was to call some college football. The former longtime ESPN Radio host teamed with Dave Pasch to call Saturday’s Louisiana Lafayette 31-14 win over Iowa State. Golic tweeted after the game to share how much he enjoyed..." September 13

  • Louisiana shocks No. 23 Iowa State with 17-point upset for first top 25 win since 1996

    CBS Sports "It didn't take long for an upset to occur in the 2020 college football season. It happened on the first semi-full weekend of games with Louisiana surprising No. 23 Iowa State 31-14 on the road for the Sun Belt's second big victory of the young season. Not..." September 12

  • LSU Tigers' Ray Parker suspended after arrest

    The Advocate "Before LSU announced the suspension of football player Ray Parker Wednesday morning, the redshirt freshman defensive end was arrested in Baton Rouge on battery of a dating partner and simple criminal damage to property. Parker, 20, was arrested by LSU police and booked in..." September 10

  • LSU reduces stadium capacity to 25% due to pandemic

    Yardbarker "The defending national champion LSU Tigers plan to fill Tiger Stadium to 25% capacity for the 2020 college football season held amid the coronavirus pandemic. Per Adam Rittenberg of ESPN, that amounts to roughly 25,580 spectators attending games in the venue..." September 09

  • Ed Orgeron says more LSU players considering sitting out 2020 season

    Alabama "LSU has already had four players opt out of the 2020 season, and that may not be the end of it for the defending national champs. Ed Orgeron acknowledged during a Zoom press conference Tuesday morning that there could still be additional LSU opt outs. “There’s a..." September 01

  • Alabama-Georgia, LSU-Alabama in primetime among six games selected

    CBS Sports "The 2020 SEC schedule is unlike anything in history with the entire league adopting a 10-game, conference-only schedule that will put the best teams from college football's top conference battle against each other every single week. On Tuesday, CBS announced its initial round of selections..." September 01

  • Tyler Shelvin becomes latest key LSU player to opt out of 2020 season

    CBS Sports "LSU has now lost two of its top playmakers, one on each side of the ball. According to Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated, Tigers defensive tackle Tyler Shelvininformed the coaching staff on Monday that he would be opting out of the upcoming 2020 college..." August 31

  • LSU's Ja'Marr Chase Will Opt-Out of 2020 Season, Prepare for NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "The defending national champions are going to be without one of their offensive superstars in 2020.   According to CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd, wideout Ja'Marr Chase is opting out of the 2020 season to focus on his future NFL career, with an announcement expected..." August 30

  • LSU offensive linemen placed under quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure

    CBS Sports "The start of the SEC season is just under one month away, and LSU is having a major personnel issue during the early part of fall camp. The majority of LSU's offensive line is currently quarantined due to either positive COVID-19 tests or exposure to infected..." August 26

  • LSU coach Ed Orgeron says alleged quote in Derrius Guice report 'not accurate' and 'victims should be heard'

    CBS Sports "LSU football coach Ed Orgeron issued a firm rebuttal Thursday to remarks attributed to him in a recent USA Today report on rape allegations against former Tigers running back Derrius Guice. The USA Today story detailed how Guice allegedly raped two women when he..." August 21

  • SEC schedule begins Sept. 26, LSU-Mississippi State headlines Week 1

    The Score "The SEC announced its Week 1 slate Monday as its 2020 football schedule is set to kick off Sept. 26. All 14 teams in the esteemed conference will play on the opening Saturday, headlined by matchups between LSU and Mississippi State,..." August 17

  • LSU Tigers senior CB Kary Vincent Jr. opts out of 2020 season

    ESPN "LSU senior cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. announced on Monday that he is opting out of the college football season and will begin training for the NFL combine. Vincent becomes the second player from the defending national champions to opt out. Neil Farrell Jr., a projected..." August 17