SCORE UPDATES: 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Football State Championships

Three teams featured during our Sportsline Friday Nite high school football coverage are playing in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Football State Championships.

Member of the Saints famed “Dome Patrol,” Vaughan Johnson passes away

LSU QB Joe Burrow named Heisman Trophy finalist

  #FOREVER44: Family launches Wayde Sims Foundation on his 22nd birthday

Saints tight end Jared Cook upgraded in latest Saints injury report

Billy Cannon’s family pens letter to Joe Burrow

Athens Ohio School District goes purple and gold for Joe Burrow

Continued Coverage

  LSU sweeps college football awards

  LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Camp, O’Brien, Maxwell awards

LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase wins Biletnikoff Award

  LSU S Grant Delpit wins Thorpe Award

Coach O wins Home Depot Coach of the Year

Manns leads Wright St. over Southern 85-62

  Parents of LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase express how proud they are ahead of Biletnikoff Award announcement

Jimmy Chase and Toleah Chase, the parents of LSU sophomore wide receiver and Biletnikoff Award finalist, Ja’Marr Chase, took time to sit with our crew to explain how extremely proud they are of their son.

Drew Brees says Joe Burrow ‘has been fun to watch’

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was asked about Joe Burrow in a press conference earlier today.

Armstead named 2019 New Orleans Saints Man of the Year

New Orleans Saints tackle Terron Armstead has been named the 2019 Man of the Year, making him a nominee for the National Football League Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

Drew Brees to appear on ‘Undercover Boss’

Walk-On’s announced earlier this week that founder and CEO Brandon Landry and co-owner Drew Brees will be featured on the premiere episode of the CBS TV show “Undercover Boss.”

BTR airport offering additional flights to Peach Bowl

LSU QB Joe Burrow receives AP College Football Player of the Year honor

  Sportsline Player of the Week: White Castle QB/SS Javier Batiste (Semifinals, Championships)

Stingley, York named to All-SEC Freshman Team

Jarvis Landry named Cleveland Browns’ Walter Payton Man of the Year

Family asks social media for help after losing jersey of lost loved one at 49ers game

  Can LSU retain both top assistants, Aranda and Brady?

LSU’s defensive coordinator Dave Aranda is apparently staying with the Tigers in Baton Rouge.

Coach Saban makes appearance at Walker High School

While LSU was out practicing for the Peach Bowl, Nick Saban was visiting a local high school.

LSU gymnastics ranked No. 2 in preseason poll

The LSU gymnastics team, the defending Southeastern Conference champions and NCAA Runner-Up is ranked No. 2 in the WCGA preseason poll.

Source: Saints sign pass rusher Noah Spence

Source: Saints sign Spence

Coach O named SEC Coach of the Year

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron has been named the SEC Coach of the Year according to league offices.

Burrow named SEC Offensive Player of the Year

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named the SEC Offensive Player of the Year.

Orgeron named as Dodd Trophy finalist; 4 others listed

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron has been named as a finalist for the 2019 Dodd Trophy.

Report: Saints DE Marcus Davenport suffers season-ending injury

Report: Davenport out for the year

Lamar Jackson says Joe Burrow is playing lights out right now

Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback Lamar Jackson reminisced on his Heisman memories in a press conference and also told sports journalists who he would vote for.

Cleveland native Ted Ginn Jr. shows young fan how to stand for the national anthem before NFL game (video)

The national anthem has been a contentious topic for the NFL, but wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. made sure a young fan knew what to do during a recent performance.

Ed Orgeron named finalist for Eddie Robinson Award

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron has been named as one of nine finalists for the 2019 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award.

Joe Burrow selected AP All-SEC Offensive Player of the Year; 9 other LSU players, coach on awards list

No. 1 LSU has 10 players to make the Associated Press All-SEC first and second teams, as well as the organization’s coach of the year.

PHOTOS: LSU grad dresses up as the Heisman Trophy looking for Joe Burrow

LSU graduate Madison Lucas decided to give the Heisman Trophy a run for its money.

More than $2.2M in alcohol sold at Tiger Stadium in 2019

In 2019, LSU Athletics generated more than $2 million from the sale of more than 280,000 drinks in the public areas of Tiger Stadium, the school announced Monday, Dec. 9.

St. Helena Parish cowboy getting recognition on national bull riding stage

A cowboy from St. Helena Parish has won a large cash prize as he competes on the national rodeo stage.

Photos, videos of Joe Burrow appear in Times Square

Times Square in New York City is lit up in purple and gold.

  Latest ticket, hotel prices ahead of Peach Bowl in Atlanta

LSU’s allotment of 13,500 seats has all been claimed.

  Senior gamers at Southern Lab advance to second round of Fall Majors

Students play with and compete against classmates in 11 top video games. The champions of each game win $1,000 in scholarship prizes.

  Joe Burrow for Heisman billboards to go up around Baton Rouge

Louisiana just can’t get enough of Joe Burrow.

LSU opens as an 11.5-point favorite over Oklahoma

LSU last played Oklahoma in the 2003 Sugar Bowl

LSU coasts past Northwestern State 109-59

All five starters scored in double figures as LSU defeated Northwestern State 109-59 in a non-conference game

Cheese scores 21 to carry Akron past Southern 72-57

Tyler Cheese came off the bench to score 21 points with six rebounds, four assists and two steals and Akron breezed to a 72-57 victory over Southern

Saints come out on short end of shootout against 49ers

The Saints dropped a heartbreaker in a back and forth shootout with the 49ers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

College Football Playoff showdowns: LSU vs. Oklahoma; Ohio State vs. Clemson

The selection committee revealed the pairings Sunday for the national semifinals and the final four was no surprise.

LSU claims No. 1 ranking in College Football Playoff

LSU is ranked No. 1 by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee after crushing Georgia, 37-10, in the SEC championship game.

Saints fall to 49ers in high-scoring game

The New Orleans Saints are hosting the San Francisco 49ers in a big-time NFC matchup with playoff implications.

Dutchtown grad wins $100k during SEC Championship halftime show

A Dutchtown High School graduate won a huge prize during the SEC Championship halftime show on Dec. 7.

Deuce McAllister explains challenges 49ers will pose vs Saints

The Saints, along with the rest of the NFC, have spent most of the 2019 season looking up to the 49ers, who were the last undefeated team this year, but two losses in their last four games have San Francisco all the way back in a Wild Card postseason slot.

  LSU Tiger and Southern Jag fans celebrate busy college football weekend

Tiger fans and Jaguar fans cheered on their college football teams for championship games held Saturday, Dec. 7.

  SEC CHAMPS: No. 2 LSU crushes No. 4 Georgia in SEC championship game

No. 2 LSU dominated No. 4 Georgia in all three phases of the game to crush the Bulldogs in the SEC championship game.

  Tigers welcomed back to Baton Rouge as SEC Champions

Tiger fans welcomed the team home after their SEC Championship win over Georgia Saturday, Dec. 7.

  Southern comes up short against Alcorn in SWAC championship

Despite six turnovers, Southern hung with Alcorn until about 2:00 left in the game but came up short in the SWAC championship.

LSU defeats Georgia in SEC championship

LSU faced Georgia in what was essentially a home game for the Bulldogs inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium but many of the fans in red were heading for the exits long before the game ended.

Nicholls State falls to North Dakota State in second round of FCS playoffs

The Nicholls State Colonels fell to the North Dakota State Bison in the second round of the FCS playoffs at the Fargodome in Fargo, N.D. on Dec. 7.

GAME UPDATES - Southern vs. Alcorn State - SWAC Championship

The Southern Jags will face the Alcorn State Braves in the SWAC championship game one week after defeating the Grambling State Tigers 30-28 in the Bayou Classic in New Orleans to claim the SWAC West title.

Southeastern falls to Montana in second round of FCS playoffs

The Southeastern Lions fell to the Montana Grizzlies on the road in the second round of the FCS playoffs.

HOW TO WATCH: LSU, Southern, UL-Lafayette, Southeastern, and Nicholls games

There are five huge games for Louisiana’s college football teams on Saturday, Dec. 7.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Playoffs (Semifinals, Championships)

We have now reached the semifinal round for non-select schools and the championships for the select ones.

  Who has the better tailgating fan base: LSU or Georgia?

On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Tigers will be in the middle of their battle with the Bulldogs for the SEC Championship, but before that happens, WAFB has to know: Who has the best tailgate? And who has the best fan base?

  SU fans get excited ahead of SWAC Championship game against Alcorn

Southern is facing Alcorn State in Lorman, Miss. Fans are hopeful the Jags will bring home a win from the SWAC Championship game. However, winning is not only thing on some fans’ minds.

SOURCES: Ole Miss to hire Kiffin as next head coach

Sources have told WLBT that Lane Kiffin has reached an agreement to become the 38th head coach at Ole Miss.

  LSU, Georgia make final preps before SEC championship

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron and Georgia head coach Kirby Smart met with sports journalists Friday afternoon for their final comments before the teams battle each other in the SEC championship game.

  La. governor makes friendly bet with Ga. governor ahead of SEC Championship game

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards makes a friendly bet with the Georgia Governor Brian Kemp ahead of the big SEC Championship matchup in Atlanta.

Saints left tackle Terron Armstead questionable for Sunday; Klein, Alonso, Peat & Line out

Armstead questionable for Sunday.

SEC Championship: Tiger fans bring Louisiana flavor to Atlanta

Jambalaya and white beans are on the menu.

  LSU arrives in Atlanta ahead of SEC Championship game


‘Eye on the Title’ - Special preview of LSU in SEC championship

We have a 30-minute special previewing the big showdown between the LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs.

  Mary’s Eye on the Tigers: 12/5/2019

In this episode, one of the topics Mary addresses is the rematch of the 2018 game between LSU and Georgia.

  MADE IN THE PLAINS: Parents, coaches explain why Joe Burrow was destined to lead the Tigers

In southeast Ohio, hard work is almost a religion, and Joe Burrow is a fanatic.

  A long, winding road to success for LSU RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Clyde Edwards-Helaire is the hometown kid living the big-time college football dream.

  VISIT WITH THE VOICE: LSU broadcasting legend Jim Hawthorne reflects on Tigers’ incredible 12-0 season

The legendary former voice of the Tigers recently sat down with WAFB 9Sports’ Jacques Doucet to reflect on No. 2 LSU’s impressive 12-0, 8-0 SEC season ahead of their matchup with the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC championship game on Dec. 7.

  LAROSE: A town small on ego, but big on love for Coach O

Residents of Larose, La. say they feel nothing but pride for their hometown hero Ed Orgeron's success as the head coach of the LSU Tigers.

  Tavern offers plenty of Louisiana flair in Atlanta for LSU fans visiting for the SEC championship game

Many Tiger fans living in Atlanta consider this bar a home away from home.

  LSU departs for Atlanta to face Georgia in SEC championship

The LSU football team boarded buses Thursday to leave campus around 4 p.m.

Burrow named finalist for Manning Award

LSU’s record-setting quarterback Joe Burrow has been named a finalist for the 2019 Manning Award.

Burrow named finalist for Walter Camp Award

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named as one of five finalists for the 2019 Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year Award.

LSU chemical engineering seniors to swim in Olympic Trials

Studying engineering can be challenging, but LSU chemical engineering seniors Nicole Rozier and Helen Grossman are working on conquering something greater. The duo is currently on the swimming and diving team at LSU and has qualified to compete in the Olympic Trials next summer.

Southern sees 7 players named to SWAC All-Conference team

The Southern Jaguars are the 2019 SWAC West champs and that doesn’t come without great players.