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LSU picks up commitment from Texas CB Marcus Scott II

LSU received a commitment for the class of 2022 from Texas cornerback Marcus Scott II on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Scott made the announcement on social media.

LSU sophomore OT Dare Rosenthal announces return, meaning entire O-line is back

REPORT: NFL informs teams of scouting combine format changes

Jeremy Pruitt fired as Tennessee head football coach, acting head coach named

LSU’s Boutte, Ricks named to FWAA All-America Team

  Future college football players participate in F3 Elite football camp

  Southeastern starts spring football camp

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LSU pitcher/tight end Nick Storz decides to focus on football full-time

LSU junior S Todd Harris Jr. announces his return for another season

  Southern picked to 3-peat as SWAC West champs

McNeese lands Louisiana Tech transfer receiver

New Orleans native Leonard Fournette ‘blessed for another opportunity’

LSU QB talk heats up in January

  LSU formally introduces Peetz as OC and Mangas as passing game coordinator

The LSU football program formally introduced new offensive coordinator Jake Peetz and new passing game coordinator DJ Mangas on Wednesday.

Former LSU RB Chris Curry commits to Utah

Former LSU running back Chris Curry has committed to Utah. He made the announcement via social media on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

2 Jags named to Preseason All-SWAC first team; 4 others make second team

A total of six members of the Southern University football program have been named to the Preseason All-SWAC team, with two of those receiving first team honors.

Burrow: Ready, starting week 1 is the goal

Joe Burrow talked with the media about his rehab, the upcoming NFL Draft, and the 2021 season.

REPORT: LSU senior LB Ray Thornton has entered the transfer portal

OPINION: LSU will get back to their winning ways in 2021

14 arrested as National Championship celebration draws massive crowd to The Strip

Amite’s DeVonta Smith puts on record performance in CFP National Championship

No. 1 Alabama wins national title 52-24 over No. 3 Ohio St

LSU OT Austin Deculus decides to play for 5th year

He’s back: Burrow arrives at Bengals facility Monday

In less than 10 full games in his rookie season, Burrow had 2,688 passing yards, 13 passing touchdowns, and five interceptions.

  Register for Tyrann Mathieu speaking series to curb violence in Louisiana youth

Tyrann Mathieu is giving back to his home state yet again.

5 former LSU players named All-Pro

Five former LSU football players have been named to the Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team, the organization announced. The AP All-Pro Team is selected by a national panel of 50 media members.

31 former LSU players appear on NFL playoff rosters

The LSU football program will be well represented when the NFL Playoffs start this weekend as 31 former Tigers are on rosters of playoff teams.

REPORT: Former LSU DC Bo Pelini set to receive $4M payment from Tigers

It is now known how much money former LSU defensive coordinator Bo Pelini will reportedly receive after both sides decided to part ways once the 2020 football season ended.

LSU’s top target for DC, Marcus Freeman, chooses Notre Dame

LSU is still in the market for a defensive coordinator to replace Bo Pelini. Notre Dame announced Marcus Freeman will be the new defensive coordinator for the Fighting Irish.

LSU senior WR Jontre Kirklin returning for another season

The Tigers received more good news for the offense as senior wide receiver Jontre Kirklin announced via Instagram that he would be returning for another season.

LSU adds 4-star CB to 2022 class

The LSU Tigers have added four-star cornerback JaDarian Rhym for the class of 2022.

Vikings star WR Jefferson named Second Team All-Pro, finalist for Rookie of the Year

Former star LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson’s first year in the NFL has been one for the record books, as he’s continued to make a name for himself in his rookie season with the Minnesota Vikings.

DeVonta Smith adds Biletnikoff, Camp, Maxwell awards to trophy case

Two days after holding up the Heisman Trophy, Alabama wide receiver DeVonte Smith won 3 more top collegiate awards.

  REPORT: LSU CB coach Corey Raymond offered position at Texas

LSU cornerbacks coach/recruiting coordinator Corey Raymond has reportedly been offered the secondary coach position at the University of Texas under new head coach Steve Sarkisian.

Marcus Freeman interviews for LSU defensive coordinator position

Marcus Freeman, who has been the defensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bearcats for the past four seasons, wrapped up a two-day interview process for LSU's vacant defensive coordinator position.

Joe Burrow ‘on track’ to play in 2021 opener

Joe Burrow had surgery in Los Angeles in early December after tearing the ACL and MCL in his left knee

LSU hires Panthers QB coach Jake Peetz as OC, Mangas as passing game coordinator

LSU has filled its vacant offensive coordinator position once held by Steve Ensminger.

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence declares for NFL Draft

Expected to be the top overall pick in NFL Draft

DeVonta Smith on winning Heisman Trophy: ‘I never sat up and thought I could possibly win it’

For the first time in 30 years, a wide receiver captured college football’s most prestigious award, the Heisman Memorial Trophy.

  Alabama WR DeVonta Smith, native of Amite, La., wins Heisman Trophy

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith, a native of Amite, La., has won the 2020 Heisman Trophy, becoming the first wide receiver to win it since 1991.

4 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists have ties to Louisiana

Four of the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2021 have ties to Louisiana. They are led by quarterback Peyton Manning, who was born in New Orleans.

Orgeron starts interviewing candidates for LSU coordinator positions

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron made himself available Tuesday morning to answer questions on 104.5 ESPN Radio and talked about many topics, including the open coordinator jobs for the Tigers.

Orgeron: LSU All-SEC Freshman TE Arik Gilbert has officially entered transfer portal

LSU All-SEC Freshman tight end Arik Gilbert has officially entered the NCAA Transfer Portal, head coach Ed Orgeron said during an interview with 104.5 ESPN Radio on Tuesday, Jan. 5.

Alabama WR DeVonta Smith named 2020 Paul Hornung Award Winner

Smith becomes the first Alabama player to win the award that is presented to the most versatile player in major college football.

LSU’s Jefferson, Lewis named starters on PFF’s 2020 NFL All-Rookie Team; 1 Saints player also on squad

Former LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson and guard Damien Lewis have been named starters on PFF’s 2020 NFL All-Rookie Team. Saints tight end Adam Trautman also earned a spot.

LSU DE Glen Logan announces return in 2021

LSU defensive end Glen Logan announced he will join some of his teammates on the defensive line in returning to play for the Tigers again next season.

REPORT: Freeman, Peetz to interview for LSU coordinators

With the NFL and college football season all but over, minus the playoffs and National Championship game, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron will begin the interview process to replace half of the on-field coaching staff.

LSU LB Jabril Cox declares for 2021 NFL Draft

LSU senior linebacker Jabril Cox announced via Twitter on Sunday, Jan. 3, that he is officially declaring for the 2021 NFL Draft.

LSU senior DE Andre Anthony returning for another season

LSU football has done a nice job lately re-recruiting its roster and making sure veteran players return. Senior defensive end Andre Anthony announced via Twitter that he would be returning for another season in Baton Rouge.

Former LSU WR Justin Jefferson sets NFL record for receiving yards by a rookie

Former LSU star wide receiver Justin Jefferson set an NFL record for most receiving yards by a rookie with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Jan. 3.

LSU punter Von Rosenberg to enter NFL Draft

LSU senior punter Zach Von Rosenberg announced on Sunday, Jan. 3 via Twitter that he would be forgoing his sixth year of eligibility to enter the NFL Draft.

LSU junior OG Ed Ingram decides to return for another season

The LSU offensive line is shaping up nicely for 2021, as another player has decided to return for another season in Baton Rouge. Junior guard Ed Ingram is the latest to let it be known he’s not done playing for the Purple and Gold.

U-High S Jardin Gilbert commits to Texas A&M

U-High safety Jardin Gilbert has chosen to play in the SEC West for Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher.

Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian takes head coaching job at UT

Sarkisian will coach Alabama through the National Championship - but after that, he's a Longhorn.

University of Texas Board of Regents fires head football coach Tom Herman

The University of Texas Board of Regents has voted to fire head football coach Tom Herman after the Longhorns went 7-3 for the 2020 season and finished the year with a 55-34 win in the Alamo Bowl.

Travis Etienne rewrites ACC, CFP record books... again

Jennings native Travis Etienne Jr. certainly made his mark with the Clemson Tigers. In his four years with Clemson, Etienne won a national title and made four consecutive playoff appearances, while only losing four games.

  LSU OG Chasen Hines says he’s returning next season

LSU junior offensive guard Chasen Hines has announced his plans to play for the Tigers again next season. He played in nine games this past season.

Alabama topples Fighting Irish 31-14; advances to CFB National Championship

A stellar offensive performance to secure the Tide’s spot in the College Football Playoff National Championship for the fifth time in six seasons.

Amite’s DeVonta Smith named Offensive MVP of Rose Bowl

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith, a native of Amite, La., was named the Offensive MVP of the 2021 Rose Bowl in the Crimson Tide’s 31-14 win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Ohio State heads to National Championship after sweet 49-28 victory over Clemson in Sugar Bowl

The Buckeyes will go on to play for their ninth national title at the College Football Playoff National Championship versus the Alabama Crimson Tide on Jan. 11.

Georgia’s late heroics doom UC in Peach Bowl

UC finishes the season as American Athletic Conference champions with a 9-1 record.

LSU receives commitment from 3-star OG Kimo Makaneole

The offensive line is an area of concern for the LSU football team but it is the area possibly getting some help with the commitment for the class of 2021.

2 LSU defensive linemen announce their return for 2021

LSU junior defensive lineman Ali Gaye and senior defensive end Neil Farrell Jr. have both decided to return for the Tigers next season. Both made their announcements on social media Thursday, Dec. 31.

Louisiana native Travis Etienne aims to break losing streak at the Superdome

Despite all that success, the former Jennings running back is 0-2 playing in his home state at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Etienne’s Tigers lost in the 2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl CFP semifinal to No. 4 Alabama in 2018, and again this past January to No. 1 LSU in the CFP National Championship.

LSU CB Derek Stingley Jr. named first team All-American by AFCA

LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. has been named a first team All-American by the America Football Coaches Association (AFCA). It is the second straight year the sophomore defensive back from Baton Rouge has earned the honor.

Mississippi State wins Armed Forces Bowl, fight breaks out

Mississippi State wins Armed Forces Bowl,

  John Battle enjoys life as a Steeler, reflects back on numerous LSU memories

Former LSU defensive back John Battle feels blessed, currently a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. In a recent interview, he shared thoughts on his current happiness, while also reflecting back on the numerous memories from LSU he’ll always cherish.

LSU FB Tory Carter announces he’s not returning for another season

LSU senior fullback Tory Carter could have returned to the Tigers for one more season but announced Wednesday, Dec. 30, on social media that he is now preparing for the NFL and an opportunity at pro football.

LSU K Cade York named FWAA second team All-American

LSU record-setting placekicker Cade York has been named an All-American by the Football Writers Association of America, the organization announced Wednesday, Dec. 30.

Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott to miss Sugar Bowl due to COVID-19 protocols

James Island alum has helped lead the Tigers to almost 45 points per game this season

REPORT: LSU WR Racey McMath declares for NFL Draft

LSU senior wide receiver Racey McMath has declared for the 2021 NFL Draft, Geaux247 reported it has confirmed from sources. According to Geaux247, Brody Miller with The Athletic was the first to report the news.

Amite’s DeVonta Smith wins AP Player of the Year award

Alabama’s DeVonta Smith, a native of Amite, La., has been named the Associated Press Player of the Year, becoming the first wide receiver ever to win the award.

LSU’s York, Ricks earn AP All-America honors; Alabama’s Smith and Moses, both from WAFB viewing area, also on list

LSU sophomore kicker Cade York and freshman cornerback Eli Ricks have been named All-Americans by the Associated Press. York was named to the second team and Ricks to the third team.

Karr WR Aaron Anderson commits to LSU, his ‘dream school’

Anderson is the 7th commitment for LSU’s 2022 class

No. 19 Ragin Cajuns get 10th win on 31-24 victory over UTSA in First Responder Bowl

No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette allowed UTSA to erase a 17-point lead but the Ragin Cajuns leaned on their run game to power them to the win over the Roadrunners in the First Responder Bowl.

Joe Burrow posts video of himself walking just 3 weeks after knee surgery

Former LSU and current Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow appears to be healing well after season-ending knee surgery.

Alabama WR, DeVonta Smith, native of Amite, La., named Heisman Trophy finalist

Alabama senior wide receiver DeVonta Smith, a native of Amite, La., has been named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy. The other three finalists are quarterbacks.

Heisman finalists: Tide teammates plus Lawrence and Trask

Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith along with Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Florida's Kyle Trask have been named finalists for the Heisman Trophy.

Louisiana Tech’s bowl winning streak snapped by Georgia Southern, 38-3

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs fell to Georgia Southern Eagles today in the R+L Carries New Orleans Bowl 38-3.

ULM names Terry Bowden its next head football coach

Terry Bowden has been named head football coach at ULM, according to an announcement made Wednesday, Dec. 23 by Athletics Director Scott McDonald.

Tulane ends 2020 season with loss to Nevada in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Tulane ends their season at 6-6