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A 'Sandstorm' in Baton Rouge: LSU band to recreate SC's pregame ritual

Credit LSU for being a hospitable host...even if it's technically not the home team.  #LSU SID Michael Bonnette has confirmed to me that LSU will play "Sandstorm" before kickoff. A #SouthCarolina pregame tradition.— Kelsey Wingert (@KelsWingert) October 8, 2015 Les Miles' program is going above and beyond to make Tiger Stadium "home-like" for South Carolina on Saturday. The Gamecocks...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Early-season practice is accelerated at LSU because of summer tour, Keith Hornsby says | Video

The Tigers got 10 practice days before they left for a five-game exhibition tour
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
11 hours ago

At LSU, blockers energized by Fournette's powerful presence

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Leonard Fournette won't answer a question about any of his game-breaking runs without showering praise upon his blockers, which means No.7 LSU might have the most compliment-drenched linemen and fullback in college football right now. The Tigers in the trenches appreciate the credit they get from a player who is arguably LSU's best candidate for a Heisman Trophy...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU to wear purple against South Carolina on Saturday

The LSU Tigers have some pretty big traditions. One of their biggest traditions is not wearing purple against SEC opponents when they play them at home. Their game against South Carolina, however, is a tad nontraditional. After the flooding in the state of South Carolina forced the game to be moved from Columbia to Baton Rouge, the Gamecocks announced what they will be wearing on...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday musings with Les Miles

LSU head coach Les Miles touched on a number of topics Wednesday pertaining to his football team. The group of receivers haven't quite performed up to expectations this year. Malachi Dupre is the leading pass-catcher with only 122 yards receiving through four games. LSU does run the ball a great deal of the time, and this naturally does limit reception opportunities. With that...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles: 'This is their home game. It's our stadium, and I want our fans to fill it.'

LSU coach implores fans to change any pre-held plans now that game will be in Baton Rouge
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

'We're locked in, ready to roll': What Les Miles said Wednesday

LSU plays South Carolina in Tiger Stadium Saturday.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Les Miles: 'Advantage goes to the team that's prepared' | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks to the media about Saturday's game against South Carolina.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

LSU Cancels Halftime Concert For Game Vs. Florida

It may be the most depressing news of the day for some fans of the LSU Tigers (and may make some cheer), but the school will no longer be welcoming one of the world’s top pop groups to Tiger Stadium to perform at halftime with the school’s marching band: OneRepublic’s halftime show scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, in Tiger Stadium has been canceled, the LSU athletic department...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons misses LSU’s first practice due to injury

LSU Tigers five-star freshman Ben Simmons missed the team’s first practice of the season due to an ankle injury, which is being evaluated on a day-to-day basis. Sheldon Mickles of The Advocate reported Simmons’ status. #LSU forward Ben Simmons not seen at opening of first practice. He has a minor ankle injury and is day-to-day for his return. — Sheldon Mickles (@MicklesAdvocate...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette Runs Wild Again, Makes Us Question If He’s Human

LSU running back Leonard Fournette is building up our expectations of him so high, that the day he rushes for fewer than 200 yards is the day we call it a disappointing game. But at this rate, we don’t think he’ll ever have such a “bad” day. On Saturday, against the lowly Eastern Michigan Eagles, Fournette crossed the 200-yard mark, rushing for 233 yards and three touchdowns...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Eastern Michigan uses trickeration on 2-pt conversion against LSU

Eastern Michigan gives Les Miles a little taste of his own medicine on this play…. EMU is putting up a fight in Death Valley. This two-point conversion put the Eagles within one score of No. 9 LSU: — ESPN (@espn) October 4, 2015
Via The Student Section
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alley Broussard Awaits Leonard Fournette to Surpass Record

It was another electric night in Tiger Stadium. LSU had a young quarterback under center, but there was no need to worry about scoring when they had this running back. A young back that had all the tools—he could truck right over a defensive player then suddenly zoom past for 20, 30, and 40+ yard gains. There he goes again—gain of 44 yards. Before you knew it he was off into...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU to wear purple for the first time in 2015

The LSU Tigers are known for usually wearing white jerseys at home. It’s usually a special time when the Tigers break out their purple jerseys. While Saturday’s game against Eastern Michigan really isn’t all that special, they will be bringing the purple jerseys out for the first time this season. College Spun had the photo of the entire uniform and it’s pretty sharp as usual...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU Running Back Responds To Article Encouraging Him To Skip 2016 Season

Through the first month of the season, Leonard Fournette has been one of the best, if not THE best, in all of college football. Since he is just a true sophomore, Fournette still has one year of playing football for the LSU Tigers before he can make the jump to the NFL. One pro football writer wrote an article saying that Fournette should take a break for the 2016 season: Fournette...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq predicts Leonard Fournette to win Heisman

Shaquille O’Neal is a former superstar basketball player of the LSU Tigers and in the NBA. He is certainly one of the best players to ever slip on a basketball uniform in Tigers’ history. The same can be said for current LSU running back Leonard Fournette on the football field. According to College Spun, Shaq has joined many of the football analysts that have said Fournette is...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu Disappointed Leonard Fournette Couldn’t Set LSU’s All-Time Rushing Record Today

Leonard Fournette almost made history today.  LSU’s star running back, who helped lead the Tigers to a tough 34-24 victory against Syracuse, totaled 244 rushing yards and two touchdowns against the Orange.  He was six yards away from tying LSU’s all-time record for most rushing yards in a game.  #8 @LSUfball defeats Syracuse 34-24. Leonard Fournette finishes six yards shy...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU, Leonard Fournette Explode In Second Half To Beat Syracuse

For a while there, it looked as if the LSU Tigers were going to be in for a fight against the Syracuse Orange. On the road, the Tigers took a 7-3 lead into the locker room. The second half was a different story, as the Tigers used some big plays on special teams and with running back Leonard Fournette to get their 50th straight non-conference win, extending an all-time college football...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles: LSU isn’t planning on limiting Leonard Fournette

Leonard Fournette could be in the midst of a Heisman Trophy-worthy season, and as of now, LSU head coach Les Miles has no plans to limit the running back’s touches. According to ESPN, Miles knows the Tigers should rely on Fournette but realizes not every situation calls for a heavy dose of the sophomore. “In certain situations, you have the opportunity to reduce his exposure...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch LSU star freshman Ben Simmons push a SUV

The LSU Tigers have known for a while that they have a special player in star freshman Ben Simmons. Since before he signed his scholarship to play for the Tigers, Simmons has been slated to be the number one overall pick in next year’s NBA Draft. He is now proving why he is not only an athlete, but that he is freakishly strong as well. College Basketball Talk shared a video of...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: LSU Basketball’s Ben Simmons And Keith Hornsby Pushed An SUV During This Morning’s Workout

LSU should be one of the more intriguing programs during the 2015-16 college basketball season, thanks in large part to the presence of freshman forward Ben Simmons, the nation’s No. 1 recruit.  Simmons and his teammates are hard at work in fall conditioning right now before practice opens up in a couple of weeks. This morning, Simmons posted video on Instagram showing himself...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Best Memes Fans Posted After LSU’s Win Over Auburn

The LSU Tigers routed Auburn 45-21 on Saturday. The blowout win produced some tremendous memes from excited Tiger fans. Without further ado, here’s a look at the 10 best ones we found on social media.    Bahahaha #geauxtigers #lsu #7 A photo posted by Send IT (@senditdownrange) on Sep 21, 2015 at 1:34pm PDT Heisman material #geauxtigers A photo posted by @joenate23...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU’s Leonard Fournette Leads ESPN Experts’ Heisman Poll After Week 3

If the Heisman Trophy was given out after Week 3, the LSU Tigers would have their first winner since 1959.  LSU running back Leonard Fournette has emerged as the clear frontrunner to win the sport’s most prestigious trophy. The sophomore has totaled 387 yards and six touchdowns through two games this season. He had a 228-yard, three-touchdown performance against Auburn on Saturday...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette Drops Monster Troll On Auburn Following Win

Leonard Fournette had himself a day in Baton Rouge on Saturday, as the LSU Tigers running back went for over 200 yards rushing (228 to be exact) and three touchdowns in the Bayou Bengals’ huge SEC West win over Auburn. Throughout the course of the week, members of both teams had gone back and forth with each other in a strong game of smack talk, with members of the Auburn defense...
Via Gamedayr
19 days ago  |  Discuss

This Customized LSU “Mardi Gras Camo” Helmet Is Wild

Louisiana is a state of many great traditions, and a new customized helmet by Home Grown Helmets brings two of them—LSU football and New Orleans Mardi Gras—together. This black matte helmet features a Louisiana logo, a cool stripe going down the center, and an awesome camoflage-based mardi gras color scheme pattern. It is unlike any helmet you’ve ever seen. "Custom...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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