LSU’s pair of All-American cornerbacks Derek Stingley Jr. and Elias Ricks have recently been named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list. The Thorpe Award is given annually to the nation’s top defensive back.
Chad Johnson, 43, hasn’t participated in organized football since 2017 and last wore an NFL uniform in 2012. However, he says he’s in shape and can help fill the hole left by Thomas at the receiver position.
New Orleans will send Steven Adams, Eric Bledsoe, and their 2021 No. 10 and No. 40 picks, and a protected 2022 first-round pick they possessed from the Lakers. The Grizzlies will give NOLA Jonas Valanciunas and their 2021 No. 17 and No. 51 picks.
Southern Vice President of External Affairs Robyn Merrick and other officials had the chance to tour the renovations for the newly named Superdome on Thursday, July 22. They look forward to return to New Orleans for the Bayou Classic.
The LSU Tigers continue to add to their top ranked SEC recruiting class with the addition of four-star running back TreVonte’ Citizen out of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Citizen announced his decision to play for the Tigers via Twitter.
The reigning Buck Buchanan Defensive Player of the Year, Southern’s Jordan Lewis was tabbed to be the SWAC Defensive Player of the Year the conference announced during SWAC Media Day on Tuesday, July 21.
Former Scotlandville star quarterback Levi Lewis has been named to the 2021 Davey O’Brien Award watch list. The award is given to the best colligate quarterback in the nation. It comes one day after Lewis was named to the Maxwell Award watch list which is presented to the outstanding player in college football.
LSU outfielder Aliyah Andrews and beach volleyball Kristen Nuss have been named the 2021 NCAA Woman of the Year nominees. Andrews and Nuss just wrapped up impressive careers during their time with the Tigers.