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No. 6 LSU at No. 18 Texas A&M Saturday, 12:00 p.m. ESPN Line: LSU -4 There might not be a better matchup of great offense vs. great defense this entire college football season than what we’ll get Saturday, when the LSU Tigers travel to College Station to take on the Texas A&M Aggies. The Tigers enter Kyle Field with the nation’s No. 2 scoring defense, and will have the fun task of trying to stop the nation’s fifth best scoring attack. That’s right, Saturday sure will be fun. Miles vs. Sumlin. Johnny Manziel vs. Sam Montgomery, Eric Reid and the Tigers’ defense. LSU vs. Texas A&M. We’re all excited. And here’s what you need to watch out for. For LSU to Win: They need to run the ball like they did against South Carolina last weekend. Simply put, it’s no secret that the Tigers run game hasn’t been as strong as in years past, thanks in large part to a depleted offensive line which was forced to start two freshmen last weekend against South Carolina. Tha...

Honeybadger received benefits from a night club that could jeopardize his future eligibility

A Sports Illustrated cover story reports that former LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu received benefits from a night club that could jeopardize his future eligibility.“Since last January, Mathieu has allowed his image to be used on a flyer promoting an event at a local night club, appeared in several promotional videos online and… received benefits at the club that could affect his eligibility...

Report: Mathieu might have violated NCAA rules

Sports Illustrated is reporting that former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu might have violated NCAA rules by promoting a night club while he was still a member of the team. The magazine reports Mathieu appeared in a video made by a group of his friends that goes by the name Era Nation in which he promotes a party at a Baton Rouge club called The Palace on March 10 of this year. ...

Les Miles has tiger-print chairs? Of course he does.

Never let is be said that LSU head football coach is a man for subtlety.  While some coaches' offices quietly speaks of their owner's position, Miles' office screams "I'm the coach of the freakin' LSU Tigers" with these tiger-print chairs. Not every college football coach could get away with an office that looks like of came out of Elvis' Jungle...

ICYMI: Tyrann Mathieu vs. Allegations flying

(( It appears more controversy is surrounding exiled LSU football player Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu. Sports Illustrated reporter Pete Thamel filed a report that was published on Tuesday afternoon. In that story, Thamel and reporter Thayer Evans documented what they claim is an NCAA violation that would make Mathieu ineligible. That violation...

Tyrann Mathieu's family fights back against Sports Illustrated piece

Yesterday, Crystal Ball Run told you about a newly released Sports Illustrated article which, put simply, implied that former LSU All-American cornerback Tyrann Mathieu and his friends from high school used Mathieu’s likeness to promote parties at clubs and other events. If the report is found to be true, it could put Mathieu’s future eligibility at the school in jeopardy (he’s...

LSU football: Did Honey Badger, other players commit NCAA violations?

Despite a big win Saturday against South Carolina, many still perceive LSU’s 2012 football season as a bit of a disappointment so far. The Tigers entered the year as a National Championship favorite, but with one loss already under their belts, it’s safe to assume that the Tigers have to win out to play themselves back into the BCS discussion. And even then it might not be enough...

Monday Player Tidbits

Check out the latest on safety Eric Reid's injury situation and get updates on James Hairston, Alex Hurst and Sam Montgomery. Plus, could Alfred Blue return to LSU this season?

Gamecocks Podcast: Reviewing the LSU Defeat

In this episode of the Gamecocks Podcast, we provide a review of the LSU Tigers beating South Carolina this past weekend. Take a listen to our podcast below and make sure you read our road trip review of our visit to LSU: Furthermore..... Thanks to @GeneralLOHD , @MooseLOHD and @BDroberts816 for being a active members of the Gamecocks Podcast. There are several...

Turner Remains Happy With Decision

When Ralston Turner transferred from LSU to NC State in the spring he knew he was heading to a region that loves basketball.

SEC Honor Roll: Week 7

Theres no slowing Johnny Manziel. Well, at least not until Texas A&M plays LSU (Saturday) and Alabama (Nov. 10). The Aggies freshman quarterback dominated again in a 59-57 victory over Louisiana Tech, leading this weeks SEC Honor Roll: High Fives Jeff Driskel, Florida: Vanderbilt had no answers for the running of Florida QB, who rushed for 177 yards and three TDs on only...

Manziel, Clowney headline midseason awards

Top offensive player: Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M Position: QB Class: Redshirt freshman Supporting evidence: Theres reasons why people call him Johnny Football. Good thing Count Von Count from Sesame Street isnt in charge of statistics at the Texas A&M. It would take him forever to get to the 2,356 yards of total offense (392.7 a game) that Manziel has accumulated. Manziel...

Texas A&M faces tough test in LSU defense

Better catch some Zs if you want to catch Johnny Manziel. That's LSU's strategy this week anyway. Coach Les Miles has brought in a sleep doctor this week to help prepare No. 6 LSU (6-1) for Saturday's 11 a.m. kickoff against No. 20 Texas A&M (5-1) in College Station, Texas. "Without giving away trade secrets, we're going to change our body clock a little...

Lots from Logan

LSU's junior defensive tackle discusses the Texas A&M offense, run game, quarterback Johnny Manziel and how the team's getting ready to wake up early for Saturday's 11 a.m. kickoff.
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