Two members of the defending national champion LSU Tigers received a major preseason college football honor on Thursday.Receiver Ja’Marr Chase and cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. were both named to the Walter Camp Preseason All-America Team. Source: Two LSU Football Players Named Preseason All-Americans
Watch LSU’s Kardell Thomas shows off skills as punt returner
Six players in LSU’s 2019 class are in Houston for the 2019 All-American Bowl, one of the more prominent high school all-star games. Among those future Tigers is 5-star OL Kardell Thomas. Listed at 6-4, 320 pounds, Thomas is expected to have a bright future at right guard. He showed Tuesday that he could play …
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LSU guard Chasen Hines undergoes knee surgery Friday
LSU freshman offensive guard Chasen Hines posted a picture of himself in a hospital bed after surgery Friday (Jan. 4). LSU football sources say the surgery was on a knee issue he was able to play through during the season. Hines was thrown into major playing time during his true freshman season just two months …
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LSU football took a step forward, but how good can it be in 2019?
Expectations are tricky. They set an arbitrary bar by which the season — fairly or unfairly — becomes judged. The 2018 season is seen as a clear success after LSU went 10-3 and won the Fiesta Bowl 40-32 on Jan. 1 despite projections having LSU winning just six or seven games. It overcame arguably the …
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Marcel Brooks hoping to give LSU fans a second Grant Delpit in 2019
Throughout All-American Bowl week’s practices, LSU signee Marcel Brooks has been a standout. And not just because he has taken every opportunity he’s gotten to dance. The Texas linebacker has been flying around the the field, demonstrating the speed, athleticism, versatility and instincts that have LSU’s coaching staff itching to get him on campus. …
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LSU signee Siaka Ika talks future teammates, All-American Bowl
LSU signee Siaka Ika talks about getting to play with his future teammates at the All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.
What LSU is getting in 4-star OG Anthony Bradford
LSU needed a good offensive line haul in the 2019 class and the Tigers went into Michigan and signed four-star guard Anthony Bradford. At 6-foot-5, and close to 360 pounds, the nation’s No. 13 guard from Muskegon (Mich.) signed with the Tigers during the Early Signing Period over offers from Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Michigan State, Ohio …
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LSU signee Cade York boots record 59-yard field goal during Under Armour All-America Game
The rich get richer, as the old saying goes, and that statement could not be more true for LSU football's kicker situation. Cade York, the No. 2 kicking prospect in the country who signed with the Tigers in December during the early signing period, should have no problem filling in for outgoing kicker and LSU …
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Coach O credits halftime adjustments for LSU’s Fiesta Bowl win
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 that …
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Honey Badger Bringing LSU Champ Swagger to NFL Playoffs
The Honey Badger has found a home in Houston and is bringing his old LSU "championship swagger" to the Texans' defensive backfield. It could be just what they need to stick with the AFC's loaded QB gauntlet in the playoffs.
Former LSU Tiger Tyrann Mathieu liking his decision to join Texans
When veteran safety Tyrann Mathieu was looking for a new NFL employer following a contract dispute with the Arizona Cardinals, the former All-Pro selection had distinct criteria for his next job. Mathieu wanted to be utilized as a pure safety after operating in a multi-positional role in Arizona. Mostly, he wanted to win and be …
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Dandy Don’s LSU Recruiting and Sports News
Good morning, Tiger Fans, Today’s update is unlike any you’ve seen on DandyDon. That’s because I made a New Year’s Resolution to have more “date nights” with my wife of 23 years. To do this, I have to relinquish some control of this website and allow others to take center stage now and then. With …
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LSU DE Rashard Lawrence named to AP All-Bowl Team
LSU defensive end Rashard Lawrence was named to the Associated Press all-bowl team, which was released Thursday although the national championship game between Alabama and Clemson has yet to be played. Lawrence, a 6-foot-3, 317-pound junior, had four tackles for loss and two sacks in LSU's 40-32 Fiesta Bowl victory over Central Florida on Tuesday …
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Pod Of Geauxld – LSU National Champions
Released Jan 04, 2019 Brett and Mike discuss the highs and lows of LSU's 40-32 Fiesta Bowl Victory.
Former LSU Star Patrick Peterson’s Honors
Despite the Cardinals’ struggles in 2018, Patrick Peterson’s season did not go unnoticed. The star cornerback was voted to an eighth straight Pro Bowl last month and was named a second-team All-Pro by Pro Football Focus on Tuesday. Peterson was given an overall grade of 82.3 on the year, the best of his career. Not …
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After Fiesta Bowl in, what does 2019 look like for the Tigers?
By the time the LSU team plane made it back to Baton Rouge on Wednesday afternoon, the Tigers were still well within their self-imposed 24-hour celebration rule. Fresh off a 40-32 Fiesta Bowl victory over Central Florida, LSU had brought back its biggest trophy of the College Football Playoff era, and with it, optimism and …
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LSU signee Siaki Ika connects with future teammates at All-American Bowl
LSU signed Utah four-star defensive tackle Siaki “Apu” Ika at the beginning of the early signing period. Adding the 6-foot-2, 372-pound prospect to the roster in 2019 was a big move as he’s currently only one of two interior defensive linemen in the class. Haynesville’s Joe Evans is the other. The Salt Lake City prospect …
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Justin Jefferson says Joe Burrow played ‘mad’ following bone-crushing hit
There was no question that LSU QB Joe Burrow looked especially motivated following his interception returned for a touchdown early in the Fiesta Bowl against Central Florida. His teammates noticed too, but they seemed to expect it.
‘I knew I could do it:’ LSU’s Nick Brossette accomplishes 1,000-yard goal
Nick Brossette knew he was close. Two weeks before the Fiesta Bowl, reporters asked Brossette if he knew how many yards he needed to hit 1,000 yards rushing on the year. Brossette didn’t miss a beat, saying he needed 78 yards in the Fiesta Bowl. Brossette, at halftime, asked LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette …
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10 things we’ll remember most about LSU’s 2018 season
LSU had a 10-win season and will finish in the top 10. It won a New Year’s 6 bowl for the first time in its Fiesta Bowl debut. It definitely showed that it’s making progress under coach Ed Orgeron, though the program is still a work in progress. In other words, it was a good, …
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LSU vs. UCF (2019 Fiesta Bowl) – Highlights
‘Be their alpha dog’: 4-star WR Devonta Lee explains LSU’s recruiting pitch
Amite receiver Devonta Lee remains one of Louisiana’s top remaining unsigned 2019 prospects, with LSU and Texas A&M among his top suitors. But what is Lee looking for in his college destination? "Somewhere I can see myself playing as a freshman and (be) a freshman All-American," Lee said at the Under Armour All-American Game in …
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UCF player gave his gloves to an LSU fan in classy sportsmanlike moment
After nearly two undefeated seasons, UCF’s 25-game win streak ended Tuesday when the Knights fell to LSU in the Fiesta Bowl, 40-32. Sophomore defensive back Brandon Moore had a standout performance despite the loss, and after the game, a wonderfully sportsmanlike moment between him and a Tigers fan was captured on camera. On the field, …
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LSU safety Grant Delpit on his targeting penalty: ‘There’s nothing I could do’
Delpit said after the game he knew he had helmet-to-helmet contact with Snelson, but it wasn’t intentional. “I saw him mid-air trying to go up and make a catch,” Delpit said in a post-game interview. “We had a corner outside. He ended up hitting him and when he hit him, (Snelson) dropped his head. My …
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Could former LSU Tiger Leonard Fournette be traded in the offseason?
The Jaguars decided to void the guarantees in running back Leonard Fournette's rookie contract following a mid-season suspension. Fournette was told of the void in his deal before the Jaguars' season-finale matchup against the Houston Texans. During the Week 17 matchup, Fournette, who was inactive, sat on the bench throughout the entire game with fellow …
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Thankfully, UCF’s polarizing win streak is over
The unbeaten run is over. And so is UCF’s dream of, uh, another national championship. If UCF had beaten LSU and completed another perfect season, the Knights would surely have claimed another national title – and given college football’s grand history of such dubious claims, it would have been perfectly fine. Instead, the dream died …
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