To the last, everything went LSU’s way this football season.
It began with an audacious promise from a still unheralded quarterback of an untried offense: The team would score 40, 50, even 60 points per game.
After counting one of two falls in a dangerously unbalanced beam routine, LSU gave Auburn the opportunity to pull a second-straight upset.
We talked to six national media members here in New Orleans covering Monday’s CFP National Championship Game between LSU and Clemson to get their predictions on the big showdown. Here’s what they said:
It was the mad scene in LSU’s hotel lobby at the Marriott on Canal Street that Dan Radakovich remembers most from the Tigers’ trip to New Orleans for the 2004 Sugar Bowl to play Oklahoma for the BCS national title.
When LSU and Clemson met in the 2012 Chick-fil-A (now Peach) Bowl on New Year’s Eve, it marked the end of a frustrating year for LSU’s Tigers.
There is a room in Tiger Stadium where the walls virtually speak of the greatness, the lore, the legends of LSU football.
With a trip to Georgia on the schedule Friday, LSU co-gymnastics head coach Jay Clark and Tiger junior Sami Durante knew the questions were bound to come up.
When you look at the big picture of LSU’s football success this season, attention immediately turns to a couple of far-from-regular Joes: Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow and Broyles Award-winning passing game coordinator Joe Brady.
There was no confusing the LSU football team’s high-flying offense with the score turned in by LSU’s gymnastics team Friday night.
They will drop new banners in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Friday night for LSU’s gymnastics season opener against Arizona.
Some folks still like to make sport out of the way Ed Orgeron talks, but you can say this for LSU’s coach no matter what you think of his verbiage:
ATLANTA — So this is where the LSU Tigers find themselves, with their Geaux bateau setting a course for the national championship game:
ATLANTA — While you’re letting the kabobs marinate for the pregame Peach Bowl grill and counting the minutes until the Burreaux No. 9 jersey you got for Christmas comes out of the dryer, spend a few moments taking this LSU bowl quiz with us:
ATLANTA — His name announced as the Heisman Trophy winner, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow stood up and hugged his fellow finalists, then his parents and his coach, Ed Orgeron. He worked his way down a row, shaking hands with Gov. John Bel Edwards and …
ATLANTA — For a program and a team that likes to trade on its real and perceived slights and disrespect cards for motivation, the LSU Tigers find themselves in a most unusual position going into Saturday’s CFP semifinal in the Peach Bowl given the…
ATLANTA — LSU quarterback Joe Burrow said he didn’t expect when he mentioned the poverty rate in his native Athens, Ohio, during his Heisman Trophy speech that it would lead to such an enormous outpouring of support for the Athens County Food Pantry.
ATLANTA — Back in the “stone ages” as he called it, when he was splitting time as LSU’s quarterback with David Woodley and catching the occasional trick play pass when they shared the same backfield, someone asked Steve Ensminger if he wanted to t…
ATLANTA — ‘Tis the night before Christmas on Tuesday, and all through Mercedes-Benz Stadium, not a creature was stirring, not even a Tiger or a Sooner.
For two schools known for their football, LSU and Oklahoma have been mighty infrequent gridiron opponents. Saturday’s Peach Bowl matchup between the Tigers and Sooners in the CFP semifinals will be just the third time they will have met, all in bo…
The 2019-20 recruiting cycle was never going to go down as one of the all-time great years for talent in Louisiana.
At Clemson, on selection Sunday for the College Football Playoff, the Tigers were in their football facility for a pizza-filled watch party.
With just over two minutes left in the third quarter it was desperation time for the Indianapolis Colts.
Joe Burrow’s mention of the poverty level in his native Athens, Ohio, during his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech Saturday night inspired more than $266,000 in donations to the Athens County Food Pantry as of 7:30 p.m. Monday.
NEW YORK — Joe Burrow’s LSU career will end long before the NCAA starts allowing student-athletes to financially benefit from their name, image and likeness, a cause Burrow has long championed.
NEW YORK — Joe Burrow now has his Heisman Trophy, setting his place among a very rare group of high-achieving LSU athletes.
NEW YORK — The man who believed in LSU quarterback Joe Burrow enough as a 200-to-1 Heisman Trophy longshot to put $50 on him last summer is just as big a believer now that the prize will finally be awarded Saturday.
NEW YORK — On CNN last week, Baton Rouge native Don Lemon was doing his show a few blocks from where LSU’s Joe Burrow will likely be lifting the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, talking about the issues of the day with a panel that included CNN c…
Joe Burrow has been a perfect 10 for the LSU Tigers this season as he has surged to an apparent Heisman Trophy and the Tigers have marched to a 13-0 record and their first appearance in the College Football Playoff.
Sometime Monday evening, the three to five finalists who will travel to New York for the 2019 Heisman Trophy ceremony will be announced.
ATLANTA — Two Februarys ago, Ed Orgeron returned to his native Larose for a banquet. He made what sounded like an audacious promise: