Fiesta Bowl

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LSU put the 2018 season to bed with a win over UCF in the Fiesta Bowl for their tenth victory of the season. By beating the 8th-ranked Knights, they also managed four victories over top-10 opponents, but according to Coach Ed Orgeron, his Tigers needed to look each other in the eye midway through...
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Kristian Garic
January 01, 2019 - 4:55 pm
With six defensive starters out of the game, and trailing UCF early in the first quarter by eleven points, the Tigers roared back and took a bite out of the Golden Knights with a Fiesta Bowl victory 40-32. Quarterback Joe Burrow paced LSU’s offense with four touchdown passes, giving the Tigers...
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Kristian Garic
December 31, 2018 - 3:39 pm
Are you ready to see Alabama and Clemson in the national title game for the third time in four years? To be honest, I am not! I might watch the game, but I might not. We can all pan the college football playoff format and say it’s awful, and while that might be true, the bigger problem is college...
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Kristian Garic
December 31, 2018 - 2:15 pm
5 things to watch LSU vs UCF Alright finally the much anticipated fiesta bowl between LSU and UCF is at our doorstep tomorrow. The Tigers look to put the cherry on top of a 10 win season that would put an end to UCF’s twenty five game winning streak. Oh man let’s go! Here are five things to watch...
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December 30, 2018 - 1:37 pm
James Moran, Editor of Tiger Rag SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — It gets a bit chilly in the desert this time of year. Temperatures are closer to freezing than to the 100-degree heat that Phoenix is known for. That’s a good thing, according to Ed Orgeron, as LSU’s defensive line enters the Fiesta Bowl a touch...
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Sep 29, 2018; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow (9) celebrates a touchdown against the Mississippi Rebels during the second half of a game at Tiger Stadium.
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December 28, 2018 - 11:02 pm
James Moran, Editor of Tiger Rag reporting... At times this season Steve Ensminger has felt like a man calling plays with one hand tied behind his back. LSU’s first-year offensive coordinator said Friday that he’s coached most of this season with roughly 30 percent of his offense unavailable to him...
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David Blake
December 27, 2018 - 12:45 pm
LSU arrived in Arizona today ahead of its Fiesta Bowl battle against Central Florida. The Tigers' opponent is not very well known, even though they've picked up 25 straight wins and they are currently ranked number seven in the country. WWL.com LSU Columnist Jeff Palermo says the Knights believe...
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December 15, 2018 - 9:23 am
Jim Kleinpeter, for Tiger Rag: Note to Ed Orgeron: if the score is tied in the Fiesta Bowl and LSU has the ball at the Central Florida 1-yard line on fourth down with 2:03 to play, don’t kick a field goal. If it’s too subtle, that was the scenario in last year’s Citrus Bowl loss to Notre Dame. The...
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December 13, 2018 - 10:51 am
LSU coach Ed Orgeron said the team that plays against UCF in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1 won’t be the same team that played in the regular season, and that statement holds especially true for the Tigers’ defense. In addition to losing cornerbacks Greedy Williams to an early exit designed to protect...
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