LSU cuts nose tackle

LSU has cut nose tackle Travonte Valentine from the team. “We wish him the best” said Tigers coach Ed Orgeron on Thursday, after announcing he was booted for a violation for team rules. Valentine has been a thorn in the team’s side for a while. While he started the first five games of the season, his […]
Via SEC Football Blog
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

LSU dismisses nose guard Travonte Valentine from team

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU coach Ed Orgeron says he has dismissed sophomore nose guard Travonte Valentine for violating team rules. Valentine, of Hialeah, Florida, had 10 tackles in the 2016 season's first five games, sitting out the final seven. Valentine arrived at LSU in 2014 as a highly touted defensive tackle. The Advocate reports ( that the Southeastern...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Travonte Valentine officially eligible to rejoin LSU

The LSU Tigers got some good news a few weeks ago as it was reported that former defensive tackle Travonte Valentine had been cleared by the SEC to rejoin the team. He needed to complete one final class at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and on Monday, he did just that. Ross Dellenger of The Advocate reported Monday that Valentine had finished his final summer course and...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Travonte Valentine Back At LSU, Eligible Immediately

Travonte Valentine, the former four-star defensive tackle who was dismissed from the LSU program last year, is back with the Tigers according to multiple reports. He is immediately eligible and has three years left to play. 247Sports’ Ryan Bartow broke the news. Breaking: Travonte Valetine returns to #LSU. Immediately eligible. Exclusive: @Sheadixon ...
Via College Spun
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Former LSU DT Travonte Valentine two classes away from returning

The LSU Tigers lost a player that could have been a big piece of their defense in Travonte Valentine after he faced some academic troubles. He has spent the last two seasons with the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs, but he seems to be very close to making a return to Baton Rouge. A few months ago, Valentine was given approval from the SEC to return to the Tigers...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Travonte Valentine hoping for second chance at LSU

One former LSU recruit never got his chance to see the field for the Tigers after he signed his letter of intent with the team and he now hopes that a second chance will be coming his way very soon. Travonte Valentine was a member of LSU’s 2014 recruiting class, but he was never able to take the field after a host of academic issues hampered the start of his career. It looks like...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

LSU loses another elite member of their 2014 recruiting class

The LSU Tigers suffered another loss to their highly ranked 2014 recruiting class Wednesday as Travonte Valentine finds himself no longer a member of the football program, according to LSU's SID:Valentine joins highly touted linebacker Clifton Garrett and defensive lineman Trey Lealaimatafao as members of the 2014 Tiger class to only survive one season on the team's roster. NOLA...
Via FOX Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU DT Travonte Valentine leaving for junior college

LSU freshman defensive tackle Travonte Valentine is no longer with the program and is likely headed to junior college. Jim Kleinpeter of the Times-Picayune reported the change in Valentine’s status. Sources told Kleinpeter that Valentine, a former four-star recruit out of Champagnat Catholic High School in Hialeah, Florida, near Miami, failed multiple drug tests and also barely...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU DT booted for academics

******* freshman defensive tackle Travonte Valentine has left LSU after failing academically, reports have said. According to reports, Valentine sacrificed spring practice to focus on academics after redshirting his first year. He still didn't manage it, and now he's transferred to Arizona Community College. He was suspended in April for not getting his grades straight. At the time...
Via SEC Football Blog
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Will DT Travonte Valentine finally see the field for LSU in 2015?

The LSU Tigers were ecstatic to land Travonte Valentine out of Florida in their 2014 recruiting class, as one of Florida's top overall prospects, the U.S. Army All-American was expected to play a role for the Tigers last season.Unfortunately, Valentine never could make the grades to become eligible in Baton Rouge. There is good news however, as that may soon be changing according...
Via FOX Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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