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  • Trevor Lawrence fires back at news anchor who trolled him over engagement

    Larry Brown Sports "Trevor Lawrence recently got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Marissa Mowry, which is typically a joyous occasion for a couple. One local news anchor tried to spoil it for Lawrence, however, and the Clemson star wasn’t having it. After Lawrence revealed on social media Friday..." July 21

  • Former LSU linebacker Marcel Brooks headed to TCU

    The Advocate "Former LSU linebacker Marcel Brooks entered the transfer portal in late June, and he is now reportedly headed to TCU, according to 247Sports. The sophomore was expected to build on a 2019 season in which he showed flashes of his playmaking ability inside former defensive..." July 15

  • LSU coach Ed Orgeron confident of college football's return: 'Football is the life blood of our country'

    USA Today "While the SEC is taking a wait-and-see approach to the upcoming football season due to the coronavirus pandemic, coach Ed Orgeron of the defending national champion LSU Tigers is moving full speed ahead.  "I don't think we can take this away from these players,..." July 14

  • 5 college football programs that have struggled to contain COVID-19

    Sportsnaut "As the scheduled kickoff for college football season rapidly approaches, things are looking dim for the nation’s biggest amateur sport. The Big Ten and PAC 12 have eliminated all cross-conference games. The Ivy League has gone one step further by canceling all fall sports, with..." July 12

  • Howard one of seven finalists for highest-rated recruit in the Class of 2021

    College Football Talk "Here’s something you don’t see every recruiting cycle: Howard and a five-star prospect in the same story.  Yet, here we are. This week, touted 2021 defensive end Korey Foreman revealed the seven schools that are finalists for his talent.  And one of the..." July 10

  • LSU Tigers Debut 3 Massive Championship Rings, Check Out The Rocks!

    TMZ "Huge day for the national champs ... the LSU Tigers just debuted their 3 title rings from the 2019 season ... and they're HUGE!!! The Tigers got 3 rings total -- one for their SEC Championship, one from the College Football Playoff championship (provided by the CFP), and one..." July 07

  • Ed Orgeron takes up boxing during college football offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "Ed Orgeron has a new hobby. The LSU coach has had extra free time this offseason due to many college football activities being suspended. With that free time, Orgeron has taken up a new sport: boxing. Orgeron began training with Baton Rouge-based trainer L.J. Morvant roughly..." July 04

  • Four-star edge rusher Naquon Brown commits to Tigers in 2021 class

    103.7 The Game "Naquan Brown commits to the LSU Tigers. Photo courtesy of CBS Sports. The 2021 recruiting class for LSU gained another edge rusher in four-star commit Naquan Brown. " July 02

  • 5 college football transfers who will have a big impact in 2020

    Larry Brown Sports "The transfer portal has become an increasingly vital part of college sports in recent years. College football teams use transfers to become quick contenders, and in the case of some schools, remain contenders despite high-profile departures. Oklahoma has essentially made it standard practice to..." July 01

  • Marcel Brooks enters the NCAA Transfer Portal

    247 Sports "One of the most promising young players on LSU's football roster has now entered his name into the NCAA's Transfer Portal. On Friday, sophomore linebacker Marcel Brooks put his name into the transfer portal and can now be contacted by other college programs, multiple..." June 26

  • Clarkston's Garrett Dellinger picks LSU over Michigan football, other Big Ten powers

    Detroit Free Press "Garrett Dellinger recorded a commitment video, but it had four different endings. Each ending had Clarkston’s 6-foot-6, 290-pound offensive tackle committing to a different school: Michigan football, Penn State, LSU and Ohio State. The ending Dellinger..." June 24

  • Will Louisiana wake up now that COVID-19 has hit LSU football?

    The Advertiser "It ain't over, until it's over. The late Yankee catcher great Yogi Berra was not talking about COVID-19 when he said that in the summer of 1973. He was talking baseball as the manager of the New York Mets, who proved him prophetic as they rallied from 12.5 games out of..." June 21

  • Dozens of LSU Football Players Forced to Quarantine in Latest College Football COVID-19 Setback

    12 Up "Friday was far from a good day for college football. Reports suggested that 23 Clemson Tigers football players all tested positive for COVID-19, the most of any university at the time. That, sadly, wouldn't be the last of the bad news on that subject. According to Ross..." June 20

  • 5 Most Explosive Players In College Football Right Now

    Sportsnaut "One of the most valuable assets for any football team is an explosive weapon. A player with the ability to score from anywhere changes the dynamic of every play. They keep opponents on edge, even creating opportunities for their teammates when they don’t have the ball. When they..." June 19

  • Arch Manning already getting pressure to go to LSU

    247 Sports "2023 is a long ways away for a recruit, but there's no question one of the nation's top quarterbacks in that cycle is New Orleans (La.) Isidore Newman's Arch Manning. Talking with Off The Bench with Culotta and T-Bob on Tuesday, Arch's father, Cooper, spoke about his..." June 19

  • Joe Burrow named as the SEC Male Athlete of the Year

    College Football Talk "Joe Burrow may have seen his time at the collegiate level come to an end, but the No. 1 overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft is still collecting hardware. Wednesday, Joe Burrow was named as the winner of the 2019-2020 Roy F. Kramer SEC Male Athlete of the Year.  The..." June 18

  • 5 College Football Programs That Could Shock The World In 2020

    Sportsnaut "College football is often criticized for being dominated by a repeating cast of a few elite teams. However, especially once you look beyond the playoff-level programs, there are plenty of shocking stories every single season. Due to the nature of being a college sport, NCAA teams face..." June 16

  • Alabama Beats Out LSU and Ohio State to Land First 5-Star Recruit of 2021 Class

    12 Up "Another day, another big win for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Nick Saban and Co. just made a major statement in the race for 2021 college football recruiting supremacy, gaining the commitment of the very first 5-star prospect to join their upcoming class. Offensive tackle JC..." June 12

  • Walker Howard, elite QB prospect out of St. Thomas More, commits to LSU

    The Advocate "Lafayette QB Walker Howard, the No. 3-ranked pro-style passer in the country for 2022 announce his commitment Friday to play for LSU. Howard made the announcement in a video he released about 11 a.m. In January, the 6-foot-2, 190-pounder rising junior at St. Thomas..." June 12

  • LSU, Oklahoma finalists for highest-rated QB in the Class of 2021

    College Football Talk "LSU demolished Oklahoma on the playing field earlier this year.  Now, the Sooners are hoping to return the favor on the recruiting trail. Caleb Williams is one of the top quarterbacks in the 2021 recruiting class.  In fact, on the 247Sports.com composite,..." June 09

  • Coach Ed Orgeron Says Entire LSU Roster Is Registering To Vote

    TMZ "A bunch of Tigers will be flooding the booths in Baton Rouge this November ... 'cause LSU head coach Ed Orgeron says ALL of his players decided to team up and register to vote. The leader of the reigning national champs revealed the team's decision on the "Off..." June 09

  • LSU AD compares fans attending CFB games during pandemic to car accidents

    Sportsnaut "As teams begin to prepare for the 2020 college football season, athletic directors around the NCAA are making plans for how to get fans into seats this year during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stadium revenue from the college football season is essential for many universities across the..." June 05

  • LSU, Michigan Have Discussed Future Football Game

    Sportsnaut "As Michigan Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh and LSU Tigers Ed Orgeron prepare their football teams for a challenging 2020 college football season, their athletic directors are thinking about the future. Specifically, having the two iconic coaches to square off against each other in a future..." June 04

  • 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