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Chris Miller
August 25, 2017 - 5:57 pm
Hurricane Harvey is forecast to make landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas late tonight or early tomorrow morning. After that, the forecast gets fuzzy -- but the storm is likely to drench eastern Texas, including Houston. Listen to the Voice of the LSU Fighting Tigers Chris Blair with WWL's Don Dubuc...
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Photo by Kelly Cohen
August 23, 2017 - 6:56 am
LSU is proud of its new live mascot Mike VII, which came from a rescue facility in Florida. When Mike VI passed away, the school rejected offers from breeders, instead LSU System President F King Alexander says they wanted to save a Tiger that didn’t have a permanent home. "He is here in a...
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August 22, 2017 - 7:47 pm
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor The LSU quarterback battle has reached its expected conclusion. LSU coach Ed Orgeron named Danny Etling as LSU’s starting quarterback on Tuesday evening, officially cementing that the senior will lead the Tigers in the season opener against BYU on Sept. 2...
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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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