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LSU ranked No. 6 in ESPN's Way-Too-Early Top 25

Schlabach has six SEC teams in his Top 25, but No. 1 Alabama and the Tigers are the only two in his Top 10.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 hour ago

Learning roles has been a season-long process for first-place LSU

The Tigers begin a rugged week against two ranked foes at 6 p.m. Wednesday when they take on South Carolina
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 hours ago

LSU at No. 20 South Carolina: Chalk talk

The Tigers begin a big week on the road against the Gamecocks
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
20 hours ago

Toughness, work on the glass loom large for LSU against 20th-ranked South Carolina: 3 keys

The Tigers take on the Gamecocks at 6 p.m. Wednesday
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
21 hours ago

LSU No. 1 in FPI rankings, No. 2 in SEC, website says

Tigers have 18 starters returning with top 5 recruiting class.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
23 hours ago

Blakeney's 31 points leads LSU past Miss. St., 88-77

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Antonio Blakeney scored a career-high 31 points, and LSU moved into sole possession of first place in the Southeastern Conference with an 88-77 victory over struggling Mississippi State on Saturday night. Blakeney, a freshman whose previous single-game high was 22 points, hit 11 of 17 shots, including four 3-pointers. It was easily Blakeney's best outing...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking a look at the 2016 LSU recruiting class

On Wednesday, the LSU Tigers solidified their recruiting class as one of the best in the nation. After falling from number one, the Tigers finished with the third best recruiting class according to 247Sports. The Tigers signed 24 players for the 2016 class and this season they focused on getting defensive talent. After getting little from their front seven in the past two years,...

LSU doesn’t land a No. 1 class, but results matter more

By any standard, LSU’s National Signing Day was a mixed bag. Sure, the Tigers landed five-star corner Kristian Fulton, but that was just the cherry on top of a loaded defensive-back class at a position which already was a relative strength on the depth chart. Elsewhere, LSU lost out on key four-star linebacker Erick Fowler to Texas and saw longtime target Trayvon Mullen choose...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU’s Les Miles Explains Interesting Origin Behind Eating Grass Before Games

If you’ve ever watched or attended a LSU Tigers football game, you’ve seen the rather interesting moment when head coach Les Miles picks up a piece of grass off the ground and put it in his mouth for a taste. It’s something that makes people scratch their heads wondering one simple thing: why? During National Signing Day, Miles was interviewed about the class that LSU signed...
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU adds depth to veteran squad with top-5 rated class

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Tigers coach Les Miles was not necessarily seeking immediate help from the 2016 recruiting class, not with up to 18 starters returning from last season's 9-3 LSU team, Still, there could be a number of players contributing sooner than later among the 23 new signees who formally committed to LSU on Wednesday. ''You look at the veteran team we have coming...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Star Defensive Back Kristian Fulton Commits To LSU

In the circus that is college football’s National Signing Day, there is plenty of drama between conference foes who are going after the same recruits. One of the top players who was still undecided coming into the day is five star cornerback Kristian Fulton. The Louisiana native was torn between staying home and playing for the Tigers or heading over to the SEC West and playing...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU basketball, part 2: It’s about more than Ben Simmons

To the casual American sports fan, Ben Simmons might indeed represent a ratings magnet for ESPN, thereby convincing the WorldWide Leader to broadcast a disproportionate amount of LSU basketball games this season. It’s been rather conspicuous over the past month: Not only do commentators reserve a ton of airtime for Simmons, but ESPN does as well. Yes, let’s not deny the obvious...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU lands three-star QB commit

The LSU Tigers have a surefire top-three recruiting class for the 2016 season, but their class would look a whole lot more complete with a quarterback in the mix. Since four-star quarterback Feliepe Franks flipped to Florida, the Tigers hadn’t picked up a commit from that position. They did just that on Sunday when in-state three-star quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. announced his...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lil Wayne offers advice for LSU star Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons has been one of the best college basketball players in the country this season and the LSU star freshman will likely be the No. 1 pick in this June’s NBA Draft.  There’s a ton to like about his game – his size, his passing, his basketball IQ, his ability to create, etc.  If there’s one complaint, though, it’s this: he has to be more aggressive. This was...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU hanging billboards featuring commits around Louisiana

The LSU Tigers have one of the best recruiting classes in the country for the 2016 season. They will soon make their class official when their commits sign next week on National Signing Day. The Tigers are pretty excited for their recruiting class and they are pretty proud to show their recruits off. They have started hanging up billboards around the state of Louisiana ahead of the...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Jokingly Says LSU ‘Paid Very Well’ During His Time Playing For School

When it is all said and done, Shaquille O’Neal will likely go down as one of the best players ever to touch a basketball. From championships to MVP awards and all the accolades in the pros, Shaq got his start as a dominate force for the LSU Tigers. While staking his claim as one of the best on the hardwood in the SEC, Shaq turned the Tigers back to a force that hadn’t been seen...
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda to get hefty contract

LSU hired former Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Aranda three weeks ago to replace Kevin Steele. Aranda made a big change, but probably for good reason as he is reportedly getting a very flexible contract to do his thing for the Tigers. According to the Baton Rouge Advocate, LSU’s Board of Supervisors are meeting later this month to set up a three-year, $3.75 million contract...
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former LSU Star Jacob Hester Thinks The Tigers’ 2016 Recruiting Class Could Be An “All-Time” One

Les Miles is putting together quite a 2016 recruiting class. LSU’s ’16 crop currently includes 21 commitments, 17 of which are four-stars.  The Tigers probably aren’t done yet, too. LSU currently trails Ohio State on most recruiting sites, but if Miles’ team has the type of finish most analysts are expecting them to, Baton Rouge, La. should be home to the country’s No...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star LSU WR Commit Dee Anderson Has Reportedly Been Cleared By NCAA

An interesting journey is finally ending in good news for a four-star LSU wide receiver commit. After being ruled ineligible to play his senior season of high school football, Dee Anderson has now been cleared by the NCAA and will soon enroll in Baton Rouge, according to The Advocate’s Ross Dellenger. News: #LSU early enrollee WR Dee Anderson has been cleared by the #NCAA and...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Defensive Stars Kendell Beckwith, Tre’Davious White Expected Back At LSU

According to a report by Nola.com, LSU fans may have two big reasons to celebrate. Two of the Tigers’ top defensive players, linebacker Kendell Beckwith and cornerback Tre’Davious White, are expected to come back for their senior season. #LSU DB Tre’Davious White, LB Kendell Beckwith expected to return for senior season, source says @lsufball https://t.co/dHOiZooRWM — Jim...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU loses more than a coach in Frank Wilson

While the LSU Tigers return a ton of talent on their team for the 2016 season, it looks like they have lost one of their biggest pieces on the coaching staff. Thursday night, running back coach Frank Wilson was hired away as the new head coach of the UTSA Roadrunners. Wilson has long been considered one of the nation’s best recruiters the last few seasons. He has continued to give...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star Defensive Tackle Rashard Lawrence Choosing Between LSU And Ohio State On January 22

The top-ranked player in Louisiana and one of the nation’s top defensive tackles will come off the board next week. Five-star Rashard Lawrence will choose between his home state LSU Tigers and Ohio State on January 22, he announced today. pic.twitter.com/b1JdWLQrGN — Rashard Lawrence (@Rashard_99) January 14, 2016 Heading into the season those two schools were included in his...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Leonard Fournette’s Braces Are Finally Off

LSU’s star running back Leonard Fournette embodied everything every football player wants to be. The talented rusher ran past defenders all season to end with a total of 1,953 yards and 22 touchdowns. It seems the only thing truly holding Fournette back was that metal in his mouth. On Friday, however, Fournette revealed that his braces was taken off. He took to Twitter to show...
Via Gamedayr
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons is more like Lamar Odom than LeBron James

In the game of basketball, we all are guilty of making the notion of finding the next once in a lifetime talent. To some, the search for the next Michael Jordan was a failed one, and I am sure that we will not find the next Kobe Bryant or LeBron James. These types of comparisons make fans underappreciate the greatness of players while comparing him to their so-called heir apparent...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Les Miles bans players from bars after Gordon was stabbed

LSU tight end Dillon Gordon was released from the hospital Tuesday after being treated for stab wounds he suffered during an altercation at a bar early that morning. As a result, Tigers head coach Les Miles has banned his players from the bar scene. “I’m cutting it off,” Miles told reporters, according to The Advocate. “It’s just not worth it. The reason you go out is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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