How LSU’s young players performed with extended playing time in Citrus Bowl blowout

The LSU Tigers took on the Purdue Boilermakers in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl, winning by a landslide. Given the nature of the victory, there was a lot of time for Brian Kelly and the rest of the coaching staff to turn to their younger players to try to give them some real playing time at …

Citrus Bowl blowout win was exactly what LSU needed heading into 2023-24 season

When it was announced that Jayden Daniels would be coming back to LSU for another season, many believed that the Tigers had the best returning offense in the SEC. Even with Kayshon Boutte out the door, the quarterback would be joining an offense with most of its starters returning, along with some new faces acquired …

LSU Citrus Bowl: Five takeaways from win over Purdue

LSU had itself a day. Looking for 10 wins and wanting to make a statement, it played its most complete game of the year from start to finish, winning 63-7. This one got out of hand early for Purdue and LSU took a 35-0 lead into the half. — Read on

Brian Kelly addresses unique celebrations, unsportsmanlike conduct penalty following Cheez-It Citrus Bowl win

It was one giant party for LSU during 63-7 thumping of Purdue during the Citrus Bowl Monday afternoon. Even head coach Brian Kelly got in on the fun. After the game, Kelly discussed the celebratory nature of the Tigers’ sideline throughout the afternoon, which concluded with Cheez-It angels and a group photo on the Cheez-It …

LSU Citrus Bowl: Instant analysis from blowout win over Purdue

The Tigers cruised against a shorthanded Purdue team in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on Monday afternoon, taking down the Boilermakers 63-7 in a game that was never in doubt from the opening kick. With the victory, coach Brian Kelly earned his 10th win in his debut season as LSU snapped a two-game losing streak …

Purdue’s Deion Burks update after Citrus Bowl scare vs LSU

Purdue football got crushed in the Citrus Bowl Monday by the LSU Tigers, but the Boilermakers have just let out a big sigh of relief after it was reported that wide receiver Deion Burks is seemingly out of harm’s way now — Read on

Preview: Football Kicks Off 2023 Against Purdue in Cheez-It Citrus Bowl

LSU (9-4) will ring in the new year by facing Purdue (8-4) on Monday in Orlando for the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl. Kickoff is set for 12:08 p.m. CT on ABC and the LSU Sports Radio Network. “These guys want to play,” said head coach Brian Kelly. “That’s the great part about it. The guys that …

Brian Kelly, Brian Brohm, speak on LSU-Purdue Citrus Bowl matchup

The LSU Tigers close out the 2022 season Monday against Purdue in the Citrus Bowl. The Tigers are on the verge of a 10-win season in Brian Kelly’s first season with the program. LSU is without wide receivers Kayshon Boutte and Jaray Jenkins, edge rushers Ali Gaye and BJ Ojulari as well as cornerback Mekhi Garner for …

Why is Drew Brees coaching for Purdue in the Citrus Bowl?

Wisconsin had interim coach Jim Leonhard, who was thought to be a prime candidate for the full-time job before Luke Fickell was hired, on the sideline next to Fickell in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl.  Purdue's coaching staff was thrown into chaos when Jeff Brohm left for Louisville in December. The Boilermakers are enlisting a familiar …

LSU Football: How to watch, betting odds for Citrus Bowl vs. Purdue

After a long month off, the Tigers will return to the gridiron on Monday for a contest against Purdue in the Citrus Bowl at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. LSU will ring in the new year with a matchup against another program that came up short in its conference title game as the Boilermakers enter …

Brian Kelly provides final updates ahead of LSU’s Citrus Bowl matchup

The Tigers enter this contest on a two game losing streak to close out 2022 and want to begin the new year with momentum and confidence heading into the offseason. The best way that can be achieved is by putting together a strong performance against Purdue in Orlando. Teams always have to worry these days …

Players given opportunities to step up for LSU in Citrus Bowl

The 2022 LSU football roster has changed a bit ahead of the Citrus Bowl matchup with Purdue. Ten players could draw additional attention or a starter’s role thanks to portal and draft defections as well as the coaching staff’s eyes toward 2023. The future will be on full display. — Read on

Drew Brees puts LSU fandom on hold for Purdue in Citrus Bowl

“Being a Saints fan is like being a Tigers fan,” Brees said, via Bengal Tiger’s Shea Dixon. “They are one in the same. (My family) are LSU fans. I love LSU. Except for Monday.” The LSU connections aren’t new for Brees considering he even visited the team back in September. — Read on

LSU, Purdue both have to handle opt outs in Citrus Bowl

Two backup linemen stood in the scrum surrounding Mekhi Wingo and waited to ask him a question. First, redshirt sophomore Jacobian Guillory wondered how Wingo felt about earning third-team All-American honors from The Associated Press “when all the guys said you were too little.” — Read on

Citrus Bowl: CollegeFootball News, Player Opt-Out Tracker & Game Preview (LSU vs. Purdue)

QB Daniels played hurt at the end of the regular season. Following the finale against Texas A&M in late-November, he was in a walking boot. And though Daniels was able to start the SEC Championship a week later, he limped off the field and didn’t finish it. — Read on

What does LSU have to gain from a win against Purdue in the Citrus Bowl?

The LSU Tigers are preparing for a game against the Purdue Boilermakers in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl on January 2nd. The conversation about bowl games has gotten muddied over the years, only being amplified by the number of players opting out and transferring before being able to play in the games. Wherever you stand on …

Casinos pull Citrus Bowl matchup between LSU, Purdue off the board due to Drew Brees

In a surprise turn of events, the state of New Jersey has halted betting on this year’s Citrus Bowl between the Purdue Boilermakers and LSU Tigers. And the reason lies with former Boilermakers quarterback and former Super Bowl-winning quarterback for the New Orleans Saints, Drew Brees. — Read on