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  • Hagan: It's not LSU without QB drama

    Hagan: It's not LSU without QB drama

    Danny Etling leads the Tigers to a 35-26 victory over Syracuse. (Photo by Mark Lagrange)Danny Etling leads the Tigers to a 35-26 victory over Syracuse. (Photo by Mark Lagrange)

    Did coach Orgeron make the switch at quarterback too soon against Syracuse?

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    Did coach Orgeron make the switch at quarterback too soon against Syracuse?

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  • Coach O: 'We played an OK game'

    Coach O: 'We played an OK game'

    Stephen Sullivan caught one pass tonight, this 43-yard TD. Source: Mark LaGrangeStephen Sullivan caught one pass tonight, this 43-yard TD. Source: Mark LaGrange

    LSU followed up their extremely disappointing 30-point loss to Mississippi State, with a lackluster win over an average Syracuse squad, 35-26.   Syracuse cut the Tigers lead to two points in the fourth quarter, but a D.J. Chark 20-yard touchdown run finally gave LSU the uncomfortable win. "It was a good win for this team. I know it wasn't pretty, and it wasn't exciting, but I'm glad we won. I think we played and OK game," said LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. Quarterback D...

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    LSU followed up their extremely disappointing 30-point loss to Mississippi State, with a lackluster win over an average Syracuse squad, 35-26.   Syracuse cut the Tigers lead to two points in the fourth quarter, but a D.J. Chark 20-yard touchdown run finally gave LSU the uncomfortable win. "It was a good win for this team. I know it wasn't pretty, and it wasn't exciting, but I'm glad we won. I think we played and OK game," said LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. Quarterback D...

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  • LSU defeats Syracuse in nail-biter, 35-26

    LSU defeats Syracuse in nail-biter, 35-26

    Stephen Sullivan touchdown during Sept. 23 game versus Syracuse (Source: WAFB)Stephen Sullivan touchdown during Sept. 23 game versus Syracuse (Source: WAFB)

    LSU bounced back Saturday night with a 35-26 win over Syracuse Orange in Tiger Stadium, but players said the victory wasn't completely satisfying.

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    LSU bounced back Saturday night with a 35-26 win over Syracuse Orange in Tiger Stadium, but players said the victory wasn't completely satisfying.

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  • LSU vs Syracuse: By the Numbers

    LSU vs Syracuse: By the Numbers

    LSU welcomes the ACC's Syracuse Orange to Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

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    LSU welcomes the ACC's Syracuse Orange to Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

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  • On second thought Guice will play Saturday against Syracuse

    On second thought Guice will play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derius Guice will play on Saturday after all. Source: Mark LaGrangeDerius Guice will play on Saturday after all. Source: Mark LaGrange
    Yesterday, LSU Coach Ed Orgeron ruled out Derrius Guice for Saturday's game against Syracuse on his radio show. A day later, Orgeron changed course, saying Guice will in fact play against the Orange. Guice met with the training staff convincing them he was ready to practice Thursday. The message got relayed to Orgeron, and the junior running back was back on the practice fields.  "He came to us today and said 'Coach, I'm feeling better, I want to practice.' He practiced pr...more>>
    Yesterday, LSU Coach Ed Orgeron ruled out Derrius Guice for Saturday's game against Syracuse on his radio show. A day later, Orgeron changed course, saying Guice will in fact play against the Orange. Guice met with the training staff convincing them he was ready to practice Thursday. The message got relayed to Orgeron, and the junior running back was back on the practice fields.  "He came to us today and said 'Coach, I'm feeling better, I want to practice.' He practiced pr...more>>
  • Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice racked up 300 yards rushing and fiur touchdowns this season. Source: Mark LagrangeDerrius Guice racked up 300 yards rushing and fiur touchdowns this season. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday night against Syracuse, according to LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, who made the announcement, Wednesday, on his weekly radio show.

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    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday night against Syracuse, according to LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, who made the announcement, Wednesday, on his weekly radio show.

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  • Gillen AP Poll: Miss. St. moves in, and LSU moves out.

    Gillen AP Poll: Miss. St. moves in, and LSU moves out.

    Coach O and his LSU Tigers still hold down No. 25 in the national poll. Source: Mark LaGrangeCoach O and his LSU Tigers still hold down No. 25 in the national poll. Source: Mark LaGrange
    After a 37-7 thrashing at the hands of Mississippi State, LSU fell out of my poll this week. The Bulldogs enter the rankings at No. 23. The national AP Poll still has the Tigers in, barely at No. 25 We knew BYU and Chattanooga were not worthy competition to gauge how good LSU indeed was. This past Saturday in Starkville, we got our answer. Both the offensive and defensive lines of the Tigers are thin. They were flat-out embarrassed by State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. LSU will have ...more>>
    After a 37-7 thrashing at the hands of Mississippi State, LSU fell out of my poll this week. The Bulldogs enter the rankings at No. 23. The national AP Poll still has the Tigers in, barely at No. 25 We knew BYU and Chattanooga were not worthy competition to gauge how good LSU indeed was. This past Saturday in Starkville, we got our answer. Both the offensive and defensive lines of the Tigers are thin. They were flat-out embarrassed by State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. LSU will have ...more>>
  • Coach O: "We never thought this was coming"

    Coach O: "We never thought this was coming"

    Nick Fitzgerald accounted for four touchdowns against LSU. Source: Nola.comNick Fitzgerald accounted for four touchdowns against LSU. Source: Nola.com

    Ed Orgeron's first road game as the permanent head coach really couldn't have unfolded any worse. The Tigers' got absolutely crushed on the road 37-7. Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald accounted for four touchdowns on the night through ground and air. "We never thought this was coming. Put it on me," said LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. LSU quarterback Danny Etling finished a pedestrian 13-of -29 passing for a 137 yards. Marrero native Darrel Williams registered the...

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    Ed Orgeron's first road game as the permanent head coach really couldn't have unfolded any worse. The Tigers' got absolutely crushed on the road 37-7. Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald accounted for four touchdowns on the night through ground and air. "We never thought this was coming. Put it on me," said LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. LSU quarterback Danny Etling finished a pedestrian 13-of -29 passing for a 137 yards. Marrero native Darrel Williams registered the...

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  • Penalties cost LSU big in 'embarrassing' 37-7 loss to Miss. State

    Penalties cost LSU big in 'embarrassing' 37-7 loss to Miss. State

    Sunday, September 17 2017 12:56 AM EDT2017-09-17 04:56:33 GMT

    No. 11 LSU fell 37-7 to Mississippi State at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, MS, in the SEC opener for both teams.

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    No. 11 LSU fell 37-7 to Mississippi State at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, MS, in the SEC opener for both teams.

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  • Coach O named new local spokesperson for Raising Cane's

    Coach O named new local spokesperson for Raising Cane's

    Source: Raising Cane'sSource: Raising Cane's

    Baton Rouge based Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers has partnered with LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron. Coach O will represent the company in south Louisiana. 

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    Baton Rouge based Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers has partnered with LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron. Coach O will represent the company in south Louisiana. 

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  • LSU linebacker Arden Key cleared to return for Miss. St. game

    LSU linebacker Arden Key cleared to return for Miss. St. game

    Aredn Key missed the first two games of the regular season. Source: Mark LaGrangeAredn Key missed the first two games of the regular season. Source: Mark LaGrange

    LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron announced at his Monday presser linebacker Arden Key is cleared to return against Mississippi State on Saturday. "We're fired up to have Arden Key back," said Ed Orgeron. Key underwent shoulder surgery in May, and missed the first two games of the regular season.  "He's got to pass a couple of test here and there. Some of them his strength wasn't up to par. Every week his strength and flexibility was getting better and better, closer to...

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    LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron announced at his Monday presser linebacker Arden Key is cleared to return against Mississippi State on Saturday. "We're fired up to have Arden Key back," said Ed Orgeron. Key underwent shoulder surgery in May, and missed the first two games of the regular season.  "He's got to pass a couple of test here and there. Some of them his strength wasn't up to par. Every week his strength and flexibility was getting better and better, closer to...

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  • Gillen AP poll: Oklahoma moves up to No. 2, LSU holds firm at No. 8

    Gillen AP poll: Oklahoma moves up to No. 2, LSU holds firm at No. 8

    LSU opens conference play this Saturday at Mississippi State. Source: Mark LagrangeLSU opens conference play this Saturday at Mississippi State. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Quarterback Baker Mayfield and the Oklahoma Sooners, officially threw their hat in the national championship ring with a 31-16 road win at No. 2 Ohio State. 

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    Quarterback Baker Mayfield and the Oklahoma Sooners, officially threw their hat in the national championship ring with a 31-16 road win at No. 2 Ohio State. 

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  • Former LSU star Fournette rushes for 100 yards, TD in NFL regular season debut

    Former LSU star Fournette rushes for 100 yards, TD in NFL regular season debut

    Sunday, September 10 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-09-10 20:55:23 GMT
    Leonard Fournette running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars (Source: Facebook/L.Fournette)Leonard Fournette running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars (Source: Facebook/L.Fournette)

    The former LSU standout running back and NFL rookie Leonard Fournette made his regular season debut for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday and found the endzone.

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    The former LSU standout running back and NFL rookie Leonard Fournette made his regular season debut for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday and found the endzone.

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  • Balanced offensive attack leads to LSU victory over Chattanooga, 45-10

    Balanced offensive attack leads to LSU victory over Chattanooga, 45-10

    Derius Guice scored two rushing touchdowns on a 108 yards rushing. Source: Mark LaGrangeDerius Guice scored two rushing touchdowns on a 108 yards rushing. Source: Mark LaGrange
    BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -LSU relied on its powerful rushing attack, some deep balls from Danny Etling, and speed on defense to get a dominant 45-10 win over Chattanooga in the Tigers' home opener Saturday night in Death Valley. Quarterback Danny Etling was 8-of-14 for 227 yards, including a 36-yard touchdown strike to Drake Davis. DJ Chark, Etling's "go-to" receiver, hauled in three catches for 103 yards. Chark also returned a punt 65 yards for a touchd...more>>
    BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -LSU relied on its powerful rushing attack, some deep balls from Danny Etling, and speed on defense to get a dominant 45-10 win over Chattanooga in the Tigers' home opener Saturday night in Death Valley. Quarterback Danny Etling was 8-of-14 for 227 yards, including a 36-yard touchdown strike to Drake Davis. DJ Chark, Etling's "go-to" receiver, hauled in three catches for 103 yards. Chark also returned a punt 65 yards for a touchd...more>>
  • Five quick observations from LSU vs. UT-Chattanooga

    Five quick observations from LSU vs. UT-Chattanooga

    Russell Gage hurdles a UT-Chattanooga defender. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Russell Gage hurdles a UT-Chattanooga defender. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The Tigers showed more good than bad against UT-Chattanooga, but they'll have to get better going into Starkville next week.

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    The Tigers showed more good than bad against UT-Chattanooga, but they'll have to get better going into Starkville next week.

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  • Reggie Wayne headlines 2018 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductees

    Reggie Wayne headlines 2018 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductees

    John Ehret product Reggie Wayne is set to join the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame one year after his former University of Miami teammate, Ed Reed, was enshrined. Wayne will have another former teammate alongside him in former Colts wideout Brandon Stokley will be representing UL-Lafayette. Additionally, the 2018 class of enshrinees includes MLB pitcher Russ Springer, NBA champion Larry Wright, football coaches Lewis Cook and Jerry Simmons, fisherman Jack Hains and motorsports' Pa...

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    John Ehret product Reggie Wayne is set to join the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame one year after his former University of Miami teammate, Ed Reed, was enshrined. Wayne will have another former teammate alongside him in former Colts wideout Brandon Stokley will be representing UL-Lafayette. Additionally, the 2018 class of enshrinees includes MLB pitcher Russ Springer, NBA champion Larry Wright, football coaches Lewis Cook and Jerry Simmons, fisherman Jack Hains and motorsports' Pa...

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  • My AP poll: Alabama stays at No. 1, LSU moves up to No. 8

    My AP poll: Alabama stays at No. 1, LSU moves up to No. 8

    Derrius Guice racked up a 122 yards rushing, two TD's, in shutout of BYU. Source: Mark LaGrangeDerrius Guice racked up a 122 yards rushing, two TD's, in shutout of BYU. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Some of my AP voting brethren tried to be cute, witty, or adventurous not picking Alabama No. 1 in their preseason poll. 

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    Some of my AP voting brethren tried to be cute, witty, or adventurous not picking Alabama No. 1 in their preseason poll. 

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  • LSU No. 12 in latest college football polls

    LSU No. 12 in latest college football polls

    After a 27-0 thumping of BYU, the Tigers are ranked No. 12 in this week's AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll. 

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    After a 27-0 thumping of BYU, the Tigers are ranked No. 12 in this week's AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll. 

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  • LSU defense steals the show with historic performance

    LSU defense steals the show with historic performance

    The LSU defense held BYU to under a 100 yards of total offense. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe LSU defense held BYU to under a 100 yards of total offense. Source: Mark LaGrange

    We spent a lot of time leading up to LSU’s season opener talking about their “new and improved” offense, but the real star of the show was the Tigers' relentless defense.

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    We spent a lot of time leading up to LSU’s season opener talking about their “new and improved” offense, but the real star of the show was the Tigers' relentless defense.

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  • Guice runs for 2 TD's, LSU shuts out BYU

    Guice runs for 2 TD's, LSU shuts out BYU

    Derius Guice rushed for two touchdowns in a Tiger victory. Source: Mark LaGrangeDerius Guice rushed for two touchdowns in a Tiger victory. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Derius Guice racked up a 122 yards rushing, with two touchdowns, and the LSU defense only gave up 97 yards total in a 27-0 victory. The Tiger D didn't let the Cougars cross the 50-yard line in the contest. "Greedy" Williams forced the lone turnover in the game, with an interception of Cougar quarterback Tanner Mangum. LSU quarterback Danny Etling was a steady 14 of 17 passing, with a 171 yards. True freshman Myles Brennan played the final series for the Tigers. He threw on...

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    Derius Guice racked up a 122 yards rushing, with two touchdowns, and the LSU defense only gave up 97 yards total in a 27-0 victory. The Tiger D didn't let the Cougars cross the 50-yard line in the contest. "Greedy" Williams forced the lone turnover in the game, with an interception of Cougar quarterback Tanner Mangum. LSU quarterback Danny Etling was a steady 14 of 17 passing, with a 171 yards. True freshman Myles Brennan played the final series for the Tigers. He threw on...

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  • VIDEO: LSU defeats BYU 27-0 in season opener

    VIDEO: LSU defeats BYU 27-0 in season opener

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    A new look LSU offense along with a defense featuring many fresh faces was on display Saturday night in New Orleans when the 12th-ranked Tigers defeated BYU 27-0 in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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    A new look LSU offense along with a defense featuring many fresh faces was on display Saturday night in New Orleans when the 12th-ranked Tigers defeated BYU 27-0 in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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  • Five things to watch in LSU vs. BYU

    Five things to watch in LSU vs. BYU

    LSU quarterback Danny Etling had a minor back procedure. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) (Michael DeMocker)LSU quarterback Danny Etling had a minor back procedure. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) (Michael DeMocker)

    College football is finally upon us, and tonight we get our first look at Coach O's new and possibly improved Tigers.

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    College football is finally upon us, and tonight we get our first look at Coach O's new and possibly improved Tigers.

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  • Quick change transforms the Dome for LSU-BYU

    Quick change transforms the Dome for LSU-BYU

    The Mecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans/FILE (FOX 8)The Mecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans/FILE (FOX 8)

    Crews in the Dome started quickly Thursday night after the Saints left the field.

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    Crews in the Dome started quickly Thursday night after the Saints left the field.

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  • BYU trip to New Orleans provides unexpected homecoming for Matt Bushman

    BYU trip to New Orleans provides unexpected homecoming for Matt Bushman

    Source: BYU AthleticsSource: BYU Athletics

    Bushman gets a chance to play in front of family and friends this weekend.

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    Bushman gets a chance to play in front of family and friends this weekend.

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  • LSU-BYU ticket sales begin Wednesday morning

    LSU-BYU ticket sales begin Wednesday morning

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Tickets for Saturday's LSU-BYU contest in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be available at a variety of price ranges starting Wednesday. All tickets purchased for the original game in Houston can only be refunded, they can not transferred directly. Pre-sales, which include purchases made through each school, begin Wednesday at 10 a.m. while the general public will gain access to tickets later that day at 4 p.m. through ticketmaster.com at prices ranging from $40-215 each. Parking wil...

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    Tickets for Saturday's LSU-BYU contest in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be available at a variety of price ranges starting Wednesday. All tickets purchased for the original game in Houston can only be refunded, they can not transferred directly. Pre-sales, which include purchases made through each school, begin Wednesday at 10 a.m. while the general public will gain access to tickets later that day at 4 p.m. through ticketmaster.com at prices ranging from $40-215 each. Parking wil...

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  • Les Miles lands job just in time for college football season

    Les Miles lands job just in time for college football season

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Les Miles was fired from his job as LSU head coach at the end of September 2016 and it's taken him almost a full year to find a new gig but Tuesday, FOX Sports announced that the 63-year-old will be part of their college football coverage this season. 

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    Les Miles was fired from his job as LSU head coach at the end of September 2016 and it's taken him almost a full year to find a new gig but Tuesday, FOX Sports announced that the 63-year-old will be part of their college football coverage this season. 

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  • Tigers focus shifts from venue to BYU

    Tigers focus shifts from venue to BYU

    Danny Etling will get the start against BYU Labor Day weekend. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Danny Etling will get the start against BYU Labor Day weekend. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    With the dome locked in as the host for Saturday night's opener, the focus turns squarely to the Tigers' opponent.

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    With the dome locked in as the host for Saturday night's opener, the focus turns squarely to the Tigers' opponent.

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  • LSU season opener against BYU moved to New Orleans

    LSU season opener against BYU moved to New Orleans

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    According to multiple reports, game officials decided on New Orleans and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the host of Saturday's matchup between LSU and BYU. 

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    According to multiple reports, game officials decided on New Orleans and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the host of Saturday's matchup between LSU and BYU. 

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  • AD Joe Alleva says LSU-BYU 'not going to happen' at Tiger Stadium

    AD Joe Alleva says LSU-BYU 'not going to happen' at Tiger Stadium

    Numerous locations are being considered for LSU-BYU, but Tiger Stadium isn't one of them. Source: Mark LaGrangeNumerous locations are being considered for LSU-BYU, but Tiger Stadium isn't one of them. Source: Mark LaGrange
    LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva said a location for the LSU-BYU game will be figured out by tomorrow. One venue ruled out, LSU's Tiger Stadium. "Frankly I don't think that's going to happen," said Alleva. Today, Orlando, Nashville, and Dallas also came up as possible locations. Andrew Lopez of Nola.com reports ESPN reached out to the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas about hosting. The stadium is looking into what they can do. Music City Bowl official says they've been...more>>
    LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva said a location for the LSU-BYU game will be figured out by tomorrow. One venue ruled out, LSU's Tiger Stadium. "Frankly I don't think that's going to happen," said Alleva. Today, Orlando, Nashville, and Dallas also came up as possible locations. Andrew Lopez of Nola.com reports ESPN reached out to the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas about hosting. The stadium is looking into what they can do. Music City Bowl official says they've been...more>>
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