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Leonard Fournette and Jacksonville make a good fit

Jaguars did plenty of homework on the LSU All-American.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
7 hours ago

Bills take LSU DB Tre’Davious White in first round

DBU added a second first-round pick Thursday night. Buffalo selected LSU cornerback Tre’Davious White No. 27 overall in the NFL Draft. Teammate Jamal Adams went No. 6 to the Jets. He’s the third Tiger taken in the first round. LSU is known for producing elite defensive backs, and White is another one who should have a good NFL career. Despite LSU’s stacked defensive back depth...
Via Saturday Down South
7 hours ago

Jamal Adams thanks LSU, details plans for first NFL paycheck after being drafted by the Jets

The New York Jets didn’t think former LSU S Jamal Adams would still be on the board when they were on the clock with the No. 6 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. However, when they saw that he was indeed still available, they didn’t hesitate to make him the newest member of their team. Afterwards, the grateful ex-Tiger spoke with the media, saying he’s happy to be heading...
Via Saturday Down South
9 hours ago

New York Jets select Jamal Adams with No. 6 pick

The New York Jets were without question one of the most intriguing teams to keep an eye on heading into the 2017 NFL Draft. They have quite a few needs to address, including the quarterback position. All of that being said, the Jets have settled on LSU safety Jamal Adams with the No. 6 overall pick in the draft.Adams racked up 76 total tackles to go along with a sack, an interception...
Via This Given Sunday
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars take LSU's Leonard Fournette with 4th overall pick

Via FOX Sports
10 hours ago

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Two Tigers in the top 5?
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
13 hours ago

LSU baseball is in the same spot as last year, but can the Tigers finish?

BATON ROUGE, La. — At 10-8 in the SEC, the LSU baseball team is right where it wants to be. Well, only if last season is being used as a template. At the same point in time last year, the Tigers were in the exact same position before finishing on a 9-3 kick in conference play and earning a national seed in the NCAA tournament. And it’s not just the record that looks the same...
Via SEC Country
16 hours ago

How LSU's projected 2017 starting offense compares to 2016

The Tigers begin the 2017 campaign on Sept. 2 against BYU
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
17 hours ago

Leonard Fournette asked about picking LSU over Alabama, and his answer will make LSU fans happy

Coming out of high school, Leonard Fournette could have chosen just about any college in the country to attend. Of course, the Louisiana running back ultimately decided to stay home and play for his in-state Tigers over the option of leaving the state and playing for Nick Saban and Alabama. Considering Fournette never beat the Tide and struggled against the Alabama defenses focused...
Via Saturday Down South
17 hours ago

2017 NFL Draft: Who is Tashawn Bower? 5 things to know about the LSU outside linebacker

Tashawn Bower wasn’t LSU’s most notable outside linebacker in 2016, but he very well might have played his way into the NFL. Bower made just 23 tackles in 2016, but 5.5 of them were for loss. Plus. he had four sacks, five quarterback hurries, one forced fumble and one pass breakup. Compound those numbers with a memorable NFL combine performance and Bower is likely to slide...
Via SEC Country
17 hours ago

Jamal Adams on sharing draft stage with Tre’Davious White: ‘We are DBU, so let’s clear that up right now’

When Jamal Adams and Tre’Davious White woke up Thursday morning, they were both most known for being LSU Tigers. When the two wake up Friday, if they can sleep after the first round celebrations that is, they will be known in their new cities for being NFL rookies. Before that time comes, however, LSU’s former standout safety took one last chance to declare his school as the...
Via Saturday Down South
19 hours ago

5-star recruiting prospect Anthony Cook impressed by LSU culture

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Eye on the Tigers, a rundown of everything happening in LSU Tigers recruiting, with Sam Spiegelman. Today, we discuss how Anthony Cook‘s first visit to Death Valley altered the landscape of his recruitment. Anthony Cook’s first visit to LSU lived up to the hype, and then some. Cook is the nation’s No. 2 cornerback and No. 10 overall prospect...
Via SEC Country
21 hours ago

WATCH: Newsbeat 4.26.17

Tonight on Newsbeat, Governor Edwards' CAT tax fails to make it to the House floor, get your updates on Mike the Tiger's habitat construction, and over 25,000 pounds of potatoes dropped today on the LSU Parade Grounds during the annual Potato Drop. Follow us on Twitter @lsutigertv Follow us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/lsutigertv
Via LSU Tigers Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LSU mailbag: Recruiting strategy, QB battles, spring game reaction

Welcome to SEC Country’s weekly mailbag, a question-and-answer forum between readers and LSU team and recruiting reporter Sam Spiegelman. In this edition, we touch on the LSU coaching staff’s decision to offer out-of-state recruits before in-state recruits, when the offensive booms will come and reaction from Saturday night’s spring game. To submit a question for Spiegelman...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

LSU’s Arden Key gives an update on his status following spring football

After missing out on the entire spring, LSU standout junior linebacker Arden Key doesn’t apparently anticipate missing any time this fall. LSU announced in February that Key would be taking a leave of absence from the team. While the exact reason behind the absence has not been publicly released, Key took it upon himself to control any rumor that he plans on skipping the upcoming...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Tulane defeats LSU 9-6 to complete a season sweep

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor NEW ORLEANS — The LSU bullpen unraveled in a five-run seventh inning as Tulane stormed back to secure another season sweep and fourth consecutive victory over the Tigers. Tulane has won four in a row against LSU for the first time since 1975-77. LSU took a 6-4 lead […]
Via Tiger Rag
2 days ago

5 players making a mistake by leaving school early for NBA Draft

It’s difficult to begrudge any young player who chooses to forego additional time playing as an amateur when they could cash in on their talents by heading to the pros. Judging the financial standing of any young man or the motivation behind his decision to turn pro can get dicey.Making the choice to begin playing professionally is a huge proposition, and the timing of that decision...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former LSU G Antonio Blakeney signs with agent

Antonio Blakeney reportedly has signed with an agent. As reported by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman on Tuesday, the former LSU guard has signed with Aaron Turner. Blakeney became one of the Tigers’ most consistent scorers last season, averaging 17.2 points per game as a sophomore. Shortly after Will Wade was hired, LSU’s new basketball coach said he planned to meet with Blakeney to discuss...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Leonard Fournette credits football for saving his life

Where would Leonard Fournette be if not for the game of football? It’s a question the NFL draft hopeful answered during an interview with "PFT Live."He told "PFT Live" that he considers football “to be a literal life-saver,” per Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk. He said that the game, which he started playing as a freshman in high school, kept him away from the darker...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Leonard Fournette rocks $1K purple Louboutins at LSU spring game

Leonard Fournette is making sure his shoe game is strong before the NFL Draft takes place next week, and judging by what he wore at LSU’s spring game, we can safely say he’s doing it right. I’m no fashion expert by any means, but I know a good pair when I see one. And these purple Louboutins that Fournette wore — on the field, where most rock athletic shoes, mind you —...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: LSU Softball falls to #9 Tennessee

The LSU Tigers fell 6-3 to the Tennessee Lady Volunteers on Friday after a shaky defensive performance and low energy in the bullpen. Follow us on Twitter @lsutigertv Follow us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/lsutigertv
Via LSU Tigers Athletics
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sound ready to grab Leonard Fournette or Christian McCaffrey

One of the most popular notions ahead of the 2017 NFL draft is the Carolina Panthers selecting a running back.It makes perfect sense. The team needs to get Cam Newton some help and the veterans on the roster in the backfield could use a spell. Whether the pick at No. 8 is LSU’s Leonard Fournette or Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey is where folks usually get caught up.Not Carolina...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles likely to entertain hometown crowd with draft-day trades

The Philadelphia Eagles head into next week’s draft in a pretty good spot. They made some solid moves in free agency and are definitely on the upswing following an inconsistent 2016 performance.Of course, it all starts with young quarterback Carson Wentz. General manager Howie Roseman and Co. are hellbent on building the team around him. And for good reason. Despite some late-season...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Garrett says he choked out LSU opponent

Myles Garrett isn’t known for being an undisciplined madman on the field, but he will show some toughness if he feels it’s necessary.During an interview with ESPN published last week, Garrett was asked about the meanest thing he’s done on the field. The potential No. 1 pick gave his answer: Q: What’s the meanest thing you’ve ever done?A: Against LSU my last year, I choked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teams concerned about Fournette’s passion for football

Do NFL teams worry Leonard Fournette might not be passionate about the game of football? According to one report, the answer is yes.“One question that’s faced LSU RB Leonard Fournette concerns his passion for football,” wrote Albert Breer of The MMQB. “And there’s a widespread feeling he’s driven by stardom.”We’ve seen this all too often in the NFL. A player has all...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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