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LSU players are already starting to ponder their place in college football history. Quarterback Jordan Jefferson says if the top-ranked Tigers can beat No. 2 Alabama on Monday night "I think we will go down as the greatest team." Guard Will Blackwell and tailback Michael Ford were a little less bold, but think LSU would have a case.
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer Jarrett Lee kept LSU's championship hopes alive.
Jordan Jefferson is trying to see them through to the finish.
Lee was the starter early in the season, leading the Tigers to a perfect start. But he struggled mightily when the top-ranked Tigers played Alabama in November, and Jefferson came into...
Jordan Jefferson remembers nearly every second of the last time he played in the Superdome.
He was the starting quarterback for Destrehan High School, and like so many kids growing up in Louisiana, was awed to be playing in New Orleans' football palace. By the end of the night, he'd led his school to its first state championship in 34 years.
''I've been in the...
Top-ranked LSU is 13-0 and the SEC champion because Les Miles and his staff have recruited some of the best players in the nation.
And they do this every year.
Heck, LSU already has a verbal commitment from the top quarterback prospect in Gunner Keil.
So much like yesterday's top five players from Alabama, it's equally as tough to pare down LSU to its best five.
After a bowl season full of offensive shootouts, LSU coach Les Miles says to expect some "big boy football" when his top-ranked Tigers take on No. 2 Alabama in BCS title game Monday night.
NEW ORLEANS — Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu had a new number and a new nickname yesterday in practice — but it wasn’t out of fear Alabama was spying on LSU’s workout.
In another illustration of how different Les Miles and Nick Saban run their ships, the Tigers had a...
The head coach talks about the impact of freshman players, The Tigers' offense and what he thinks about his critics
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Justin Hamilton and Storm Warren each had a double-double, and LSU defeated Ole Miss 81-55 in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams Saturday.
Hamilton had career highs with 23 points and 16 rebounds. Hamilton made nine of his 12 field goal attempts. Warren matched his season-high with 15 points and collected 11 rebounds.
Warren replaced Johnny...
Tonight's the night folks as number one LSU takes on number two Alabama for the BCS Championship. There will be plenty of debate with respect to the polls should Bama wins and everything will be right if the Bayou Bengals put the Tide down in New Orleans. A lot of people have their BCS game predictions, their players to watch and all the storylines covered entering the game....