Thursday, February 27 2014 4:50 PM EST2014-02-27 21:50:22 GMT
Bradley Dale Peveto is returning to LSU as the Tigers special teams coordinator.Peveto joined the Tigers in 2005 serving as the special teams coordinator and linebackers coach before being promoted inMore >>
Peveto joined the Tigers in 2005 serving as the special teams coordinator and linebackers coach before being promoted in 2008 to co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.More >>
Wednesday, February 26 2014 3:51 PM EST2014-02-26 20:51:28 GMT
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan will be guest speakers at this year's LSU Football Coaches Clinic.The clinic will be held at the PeteMore >>
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan will be guest speakers at this year's LSU Football Coaches Clinic.More >>
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU says it has granted reserve quarterback Stephen Rivers' request to transfer after he graduates this spring, allowing him to play wherever he wants next fall. Rivers, theMore >>
LSU says it has granted reserve quarterback Stephen Rivers' request to transfer after he graduates this spring, allowing him to play wherever he wants next fall.More >>
Wednesday, February 19 2014 4:05 PM EST2014-02-19 21:05:35 GMT
After a surprising end to the 2014 recruiting trail that earned LSU the number two ranked class in the nation, the momentum hasn't stopped for the Tigers.Les Miles and LSU added two more verbal commitmentsMore >>
After a surprising end to the 2014 recruiting trail that earned LSU the number two ranked class in the nation, momentum hasn't stopped for the Tigers.More >>
Monday, February 17 2014 12:14 PM EST2014-02-17 17:14:20 GMT
With LSU's baseball team taking the diamond last week and the basketball team trying to make one of the post-season tournaments, I have to ask, is it too early to start talking LSU and SEC football? Nah,More >>
While you might be surprised at who has the toughest schedule in the SEC, the team with the weakest schedule should be no surprise at all.More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Real quick, name five famous players in Idaho Vandals' football history. Can you name one? Point made.
The #2 LSU Tigers host those same Vandals this weekend in Death Valley, who aren't exactly a household name in major college football. They're off to an 0-2 start this year and have played before roughly 28,000 fans COMBINED during those contests. However, very recent history has LSU focused on not thinking this will be easy.
"Just look at the Arkansas/Monroe (UL-Monroe) game," says LSU junior quarterback Zach Mettenberger, "At any point if you relax in a game, you can get beat by a lesser opponent. They're going to come in here with a chip on their shoulder looking to beat us. And we're going to do everything we can to make sure that doesn't happen."
Those UL-Monroe Warhawks indeed shocked the world and those #8 Arkansas Razorbacks Saturday night in Little Rock, rallying from a 28-7 third quarter deficit to win 34-31 in overtime. It was the first time in the history of the Sunbelt Conference one of the league's members beat a top 10 opponent. The Tigers certainly aren't interested in following the Razorbacks' lead.
"It's that respect you have to have for every opponent," adds LSU sixth-year senior Josh Dworaczyk, "It doesn't matter whatever conference they came from. That piece of humble pie doesn't taste good. And we don't want to take a bite of that."
Idaho opened their year with a 20-3 loss to Eastern Washington at home, before dropping a 21-13 decision at Bowling Green.
"Idaho comes in and they are a good football team. They are a team that is historically used to winning in their level," says head coach Les Miles, "Looking at this year, they lose to Eastern Washington, who was the national champions two years ago. They play Bowling Green who played Florida off of their feet. We need to be ready to play. We need to have the same intensity that we have every time we play in Tiger Stadium. In fact, if we are going to improve, this football team needs to take some of those strides this week against this opponent. We have respect for our opponent, and I believe that this team is good enough. If we play like we play and bring the intensity that we need to bring, we will accomplish what we need to accomplish this Saturday night in Tiger Stadium."