Football

Oct 6, 2018; Gainesville, FL, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron prior to the game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
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WWL Newsroom
November 03, 2019 - 7:53 am
The last word before the College Football Playoff selection committee starts ranking teams was elimination. With most of the top contenders taking the weekend off, a bunch of second-tier playoff hopefuls were trying to stay in the race Saturday. No. 7 Oregon, No. 8 Georgia and No. 9 Utah can look...
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WWL Newsroom
October 29, 2019 - 9:07 pm
Patty Burnamen | WWL First News Even though LSU has a bye this week, there are lots of games going on with post-season implications. Georgia plays Florida this weekend, and the winner of that game is historically in the SEC championship game. “Look out West: there is a showdown with two games, USC...
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Chris Miller
October 28, 2019 - 10:31 am
The Saints are off this week, and their next opponent is the Atlanta Falcons. That means "Falcons Hate Week" will last an extra week for the Who Dat Nation. And LSU has the week off before playing Alabama, so that's two weeks for Tigers fans to guzzle the Hater-Ade! Saints-Falcons the most focused...
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WWL Newsroom
October 22, 2019 - 9:08 pm
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is the 30th highest-paid coach in the NCAA and the ninth highest paid in the SEC at four million a year according to the annual USA Today salary report. The Tigers are the number two team in the nation and Coach O is raking in the plaudits, but USA Today LSU writer Glenn...
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WWL Newsroom
October 22, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Could LSU take top ranking in college football next week? A victory over ninth-ranked Auburn would be the third win over a top-ten opponent for the Bayou Bengals this season. The current number one team, Alabama, has not yet played any teams ranked higher that the Top 20. AP Top 25 voter and...
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Chris Miller
October 14, 2019 - 11:56 am
LSU's next game against a ranked team will kick off at 2:30 p.m., Saturday Oct. 26. The game will be televised nationally on CBS. LSU and Auburn will meet at 2:30 p.m. CT in Tiger Stadium! -- https://t.co/DiNc4lmOM9 pic.twitter.com/o7yTMzmaB6 — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) October 14, 2019 Auburn is...
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Associated Press
October 13, 2019 - 1:22 pm
LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers behind No. 1 Alabama less than a month before the rivals meet in Tuscaloosa. RELATED: LSU vs Florida Photo Gallery The...
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Chris Miller
October 09, 2019 - 11:32 am
The LSU Fighting Tigers are getting ready for their second ranked opponent of the 2019 football season -- the seventh-ranked Florida Gators. After weeks of seeing the Tiger offense score an average of 55 points per game, the scoreboard may not light up the way fans are used to seeing it. Not even...
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Chris Miller
October 08, 2019 - 10:48 am
St. Augustine High School says Nathanial Jones is no longer head football coach. WWL-TV reports the change comes a day after the school issued a statement about video of a pre-game chant that was posted to social media. In the video, a coach leads the team in a chant that uses profanity and a...
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Chris Miller
October 07, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Officials at St. Augustine High School say an investigation is underway into a pre-game chant in the St. Aug locker room before last Friday's game against Brother Martin at Yulman Stadium. "While in the locker room, just before the St. Augustine football team entered the field, a coach lead the...
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