1. WHAT WE LEARNED
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Donte Jackson finished his interviews Monday, grabbed his box lunch and started to head out of the team room.
Friday, September 22, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017
After a brutal, 37-7 defeat at the hands of Mississippi State, here is where experts from around the country are saying the Tigers could land during bowl season.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017
BYU and Chattanooga weren’t good enough to expose the cracks in the facade of LSU football, but Mississippi State certainly was. The Bulldogs shook the Tigers to their foundations with Saturday’s 37-7 rout.
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Friday, September 15, 2017
Friday, September 15, 2017
The ancient emperor Marcus Aurelius said: “If a thing is humanly possible, consider it to be within your reach.”
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017
Considering the fact his LSU Tigers are facing a dangerous opponent on the road in their Southeastern Conference opener on Saturday at Mississippi State, and the fact he was less than thrilled with some elements of his team’s performance in this p…
Saturday, September 09, 2017
Friday, September 08, 2017
When I was a boy back in the late 1970s, my mother’s cousin, Allen, used to take me to LSU football games. His seats were only a few rows up from the north end zone in Tiger Stadium, almost close enough to reach out and touch what seemed to me gia…
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
While LSU was in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday night, stuffing the BYU Cougars into a crawfish sack during a 27-0 win, some other names you’ll be familiar with when it comes to LSU football weren’t faring quite so well:
Monday, September 04, 2017
Saturday, September 02, 2017
The derisive cheer for when LSU crossed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s 50-yard line never materialized, but the Tigers did exorcise a few domed demons that have haunted them for the past five years.
It isn’t lost on Ed Orgeron that the LSU Tigers — for the first time, full time, his LSU Tigers — ended up starting their season where anyone in college football would like to be when the new year begins.
Friday, September 01, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017
No week on the football calendar produces such a polar disparity of emotions as Week 4 of the NFL preseason.
At some schools, uniforms change from season to season, and often from game to game. Alternate jerseys and helmets are all the rage in college football.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The football bounces in unpredictable ways. Just consider the game between LSU and BYU, relative football strangers when they meet for the first time Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in their flood-fleeing season opener.
Monday, August 28, 2017
Toby Weathersby gassed up his truck Sunday night and all but pointed it down I-10 toward Houston, toward home.
Saturday, August 26, 2017
First off, the new turf inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome looks great. A much more vibrant green than the old rug, and befitting the color of money for both the resident NFL franchise and many New Orleans Saints' players themselves.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
To get to play football, Danny Etling had to strike a bargain with his mother back in the fourth grade.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017
On Monday, the United States will experience the first solar eclipse viewable from coast to coast in 99 years. You can see it, but remember not to look directly at it without proper eye protection.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The PGA Tour enters the final week of its 2016-17 regular season with Thursday’s first round of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. The four-tournament FedEx Cup playoffs begin Aug. 24 with The Northern Trust in Old Westbury, N…
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
August in south Louisiana is supposed to be thick with football practices and humidity and anticipation for the game’s return. That hasn’t changed, but around the LSU campus there’s something buzzing other than the insects and the frogs.
Saturday, August 05, 2017
CANTON, Ohio — Talking to reporters one last time Friday before his Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement, Morten Andersen couldn’t get through talking about his son Sebastian introducing him at Saturday night’s ceremony without getting choked up.
CANTON, Ohio — A lot of the focus in football these days is on its problems, especially when it comes to player safety.
Friday, August 04, 2017
CANTON, Ohio — It’s called the Nitschke luncheon: A private affair on the eve of the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement, it’s just the greatest players of all time and the new class about to join their exclusive, 310-member club.
The tale of LSU’s preseason camp has become a whodunit, with key characters disappearing page after mysterious page.