LSU Football

Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports
August 21, 2017 - 11:16 am
(AP) Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years. The Crimson Tide, coming off a last-second loss in the national championship game that left it No. 2 to Clemson in the final Top 25 of 2016, received 52 from a...
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August 21, 2017 - 10:53 am
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor Nose tackle Tyler Shelvin will redshirt this season after receiving only partial clearance from the NCAA, meaning he can practice with the team but not play, LSU coach Ed Orgeron confirmed Saturday. The news, which broke Friday night, leaves LSU with two...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 21, 2017 - 7:42 am
School leaders today say that the new live tiger mascot at LSU has passed all of the tests, and is now officially Mike VII "He's officially @MikeTheTiger, says Dr. Baker. He's out in his new habitat to start the @lsu semester! #LSU," LSU announced on Twitter this morning. He's officially @...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 14, 2017 - 9:48 am
One of the quarterbacks competing for playing time at LSU has opted to take his game elsewhere. The school announced Monday that backup quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. has opted to leave LSU and transfer to another program. Currently the starter is Danny Etling. Also competing for time under center...
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August 09, 2017 - 8:53 pm
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor Amid the behind-closed-doors installation of Matt Canada’s brand spanking new offense, it’s almost easy to forget LSU coach Ed Orgeron’s staff is also undertaking a complete reboot of every aspect of special teams. Much has been written about the...
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August 07, 2017 - 12:10 pm
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor All-American edge rusher Arden Key remained confined to the sidelines as LSU went through its first ‘preseason game’ on Saturday afternoon. Key has participated in some non-contact drills under the watchful eye of LSU coach Ed Orgeron throughout the first...
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