Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:46:13 GMT
From LSU Sports BATON ROUGE –LSU has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse in football starting with a game at the Carrier Dome in 2015, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe AllevaMore >>
LSU football has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse starting in 2015. LSU also announced that the Tigers will open the 2015 season against McNeese State in Tiger Stadium.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:30:36 GMT
From LSU Sports BATON ROUGE – LSU's season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference and theMore >>
LSU's season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN.More >>
Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:30:55 GMT
With the NFL draft a month away, the LSU football players looking to move on to the next level are down to few opportunities left to show teams their worth. LSU reported 17 players from the 2013 squadMore >>
With the NFL draft a month away, the LSU football players looking to move on to the next level are down to few opportunities left to show teams their worth.More >>
Saturday, April 5 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-04-06 00:50:37 GMT
Fans started filing into Tiger Stadium around 11:30 a.m. for the LSU Spring Game on Saturday. Many of them got their first look at the new south deck of the stadium, which is set to debut on Sept. 6, 2014. WhiteMore >>
True freshman quarterback Brandon Harris finished with four touchdowns, as White beat Purple 42-14 in the LSU Spring Game on Saturday.More >>
Monday, March 31 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-03-31 19:24:33 GMT
BATON ROUGE – For the first time, LSU and UCLA will meet on the football field as the schools have agreed to a home-and-home series starting in 2021 in the Rose Bowl, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director ofMore >>
LSU will face UCLA in Pasadena, Calif., at the historic Rose Bowl on Sept. 4, 2021.More >>
From LSU Sports
BATON ROUGE – LSU added another nationally-ranked signing class on Wednesday as head coach Les Miles and his staff hauled in 12 of the best players in Louisiana to go along with some of the top prospects in nine other states.
In all, Miles and the Tigers signed a total of 27 players – 14 on defense, 13 on offense. LSU's 2013 signing class was rated as high as No. 5 in the nation by Rivals.com, No. 6 by Scout.com and No. 7 by 247sports.com and ESPN.com. It's the eighth time in nine years that Miles and LSU have landed a class signing class ranked in the top 10. The class included three players who were rated as 5-star prospects (Greg Gilmore, Frank Herron, Tre'Davious White) by the recruiting services with another 20 recognized as 4-star prospects.
"We had a very quality recruiting season and it ended with a great signing day," Miles said Wednesday afternoon. "Any time that you are successful in recruiting, it's because of the efforts of many people. I can't tell you the number of professors and people involved in academics who volunteered time to go over their curriculum and represent this school very well.
"Our coaches spent tireless hours on the road. Our players represented what we have in our culture here. The guys talk about our prospects as real quality men. Our families allow us to put the school first. To those people, I just want to say thank you. That is the reason that this recruiting class has assembled a quality group of men."
In addition to the 12 in-state players, LSU added three players from both Georgia and Florida, two from California and North Carolina, and one each from Tennessee, Nebraska, Alabama, New Jersey and Illinois.
The class included seven defensive linemen, three linebackers and four defensive backs along with five offensive linemen, four wide receivers, two quarterbacks and a pair of tight ends.
Of the 27 signees for LSU in this year's class, eight have already enrolled in school and will take part in spring practice. The list of early enrollees include both quarterbacks in Hayden Rettig and Anthony Jennings, two wide receivers in Avery Johnson and John Diarse, a pair of offensive linemen in Ethan Pocic and Fehoko Fanaika, tight end Logan Stokes and defensive tackle Christian LaCouture.
"This is a highly ranked class, but more importantly it's one that meets our needs." Miles said. "I think it has quality and players with good character and integrity. The quality of people (in this class) are such that they will want to compete for championships. I would say that this is of strong a class that we've signed. It is the style of class that will put us in great position as we go forward. We all agree that we will find out how this team plays as it matures. In the position that we are in right now, the effort was great."
Some of the highlights of LSU's 2013 class include 5-start defensive back Tre'Davious White from Green Oaks in Shreveport, La., first-team Parade All-America offensive lineman Pocic; the top rated player in North Carolina in defensive tackle Greg Gilmore and the No. 2 rated player in Tennessee in defensive end Frank Herron.
Friday, April 18 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:47:53 GMT
(RNN) - Three more SEC teams have their spring football games on Saturday, April 19 as the spring practice season winds down. Auburn's A-Day Game will be televised on ESPN at 3 p.m. ET. The Tigers willMore >>
Auburn, Alabama and Missouri will finish up spring practice with spring games. Auburn and the Crimson Tide will have their A-Day games televised.More >>
An independent report says the University of Missouri failed to follow parts of the federal law that governs sexual harassment when handling the case of a former swimmer's suicide.More >>
An independent report released Friday says the University of Missouri failed to follow parts of the federal law that governs sexual harassment on campus when handling the case of a former swimmer's suicide.More >>
Tuesday, December 31 2013 7:40 PM EST2014-01-01 00:40:18 GMT
The Mississippi State Bulldogs close out their football season this afternoon against Conference USA champs Rice University in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis. Kick off is slated for 3 p.m. TheMore >>
Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more scores and Mississippi State trounced Rice 44-7 on Tuesday in the most one-sided Liberty Bowl victory in the game's 55-year history.More >>