SI Vault 1958: The Bandits of Baton Rouge 

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Dietzel picked his 11 best football players and called them the White team.

Then he took his next 22 players and divided them according to offensive and defensive abilities. The offensive 11, he named the Go team. The defensive crew he named the Chinese Bandits.

Never, at LSU, are the Bandits called the third string—which they really are—or the third unit or the third team or the third anything else. They are simply the Bandits.

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