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Don Ames
April 27, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Speculation about the future of LSU President F. King Alexander seems to have been put to rest with a comment from Governor Edwards on Friday. During a visit to the LSU Board of Supervisors, Gov. Edwards told reporters "I support the entire team that’s in place. I think it’s my job to support them...
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Mar 4, 2019; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Florida defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson (DB48) goes through workout drills during the 2019 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
April 27, 2019 - 11:36 am
For the 17th time in the past 13 years, the Saints traded up in the NFL Draft. They made their latest move in the 4th round on Saturday, trading with the New York Jets to move up and select safety Chauncey Gardner-Johnson from Florida. Gardner-Johnson was one of the highest-rated players remaining...
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Don Ames
April 27, 2019 - 8:00 am
Alabama senior right-hander Sam Finnerty fired six shutout innings Friday night to lead the Crimson Tide to a 6-1 win over ninth-ranked LSU at Sewell-Thomas Stadium in Tuscaloosa The Tigers dropped to 27-16 overall and 11-8 in the SEC, while Alabama improved to 26-17 overall, 5-14 in conference...
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Day 2 of the 2019 NFL Draft provided much more excitement for the Who Dat Nation then the opening round. The Saints traded up in the second round to select Texas A&M center Erik McCoy. Coach Sean Payton addressed the media shortly after the team made the pick. Did versatility play a role in...
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Erik McCoy
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Seth Dunlap
April 26, 2019 - 10:12 pm
It was an eventful Day 2 of the NFL Draft for Saints and LSU fans. The Saints traded up -- surprise, surpsie -- to select center Erik McCoy from Texas A&M while former Tigers star cornerback Greedy Williams was taken by the Cleveland Browns. Both picks happend within minutes of each other. The...
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Chris Miller
April 26, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Pro golfer Jason Dufner made good on his promise to let the golf world know that he doesn't think the right team represented the NFC in Super Bowl LIII. Sporting a ball cap provided by his friend, local car dealership owner Matt Bowers, Dufner trod the links today with the message "#Saints Got...
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Seth Dunlap
April 26, 2019 - 7:43 pm
It took awhile, but the New Orleans Saints finally made their first selection of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Saints selected center Erik McCoy from Texas A&M with the 62nd overall selection, which was the 16th pick in the second round. The Saints initially had pick #62, but traded with the Miami...
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Female football player Sam Gordon walks the red carpet ahead of the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 26, 2019 - 6:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The question of how many girls would play football for an all-female high school team if given the chance took center stage Friday in a Utah lawsuit filed by a teenage female football star. More than 400 girls have joined a league that 16-year-old Sam Gordon helped create,...
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Dec 18, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Saints defeated the Cardinals 48-41.
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April 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) _ The New Orleans Saints were still waiting to make their first pick of the NFL draft when Thursday night's first round ended. The Saints are slated to pick late in the second round at 62nd overall on Friday night and will try to acquire a player capable of contributing next...
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Nov 4, 2017; Lexington, KY, USA; Ole Miss Rebels wide receiver D.K. Metcalf (14) runs the ball against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium
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Seth Dunlap
April 26, 2019 - 11:33 am
With the New Orleans Saints deciding against moving up into the first round of the NFL Draft yesterday, they'll look to enter the fray today in the second round. The Saints still have some waiting to do, however, as they don't select until pick #62, or the 30th pick in the second round. Most of the...
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