Just like their football teams, college bands are ready to get the home crowds cheering.

The Advocate looks at four south Louisiana bands this weeks as football season gets underway.

Bands

• Louisiana State University, Nickname: Golden Band from Tigerland

• Southern University, Nickname: The Human Jukebox

• Southeastern Louisiana University, Nickname: Spirit of the Southland

• University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Nickname: The Pride of Acadiana