LSU Football News: January 2015
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Saturday, January 31
Times Picayune LSU ripe with talent, but QB issues continue to plague program, former players say
The Advocate Brandon LaFell relishes his chance at a Super Bowl ring
Clarion Ledger Dandy Dozen selection Leo Lewis decommits from Ole Miss
Columbus Ledger, GA Gus Malzahn out to prove 2014 season an anomaly
Gainesville Sun Gators making late recruiting push
Lexington Herald Kentucky football adds one commitment, loses another
Chattanooga Times Tennessee avoiding recruiting fallout from Bajakian's departure
Friday, January 30
ESPN 104.5 Audio (12 min, 24 sec): Brian Kinchen relives his Super Bowl memories | .mp3
Geaux 247 LSU official visit updates
USA Today Ex-LSU star Brandon LaFell takes long road to Super Bowl
Times Picayune Frank Wilson and Ed Orgeron visit Arden Key who cancels Auburn official visit
The Advocate LSU BoS approves contracts of Kevin Steele, Ed Orgeron, four other assistants
Times Picayune LSU assistant football coaches' contracts approved by Board of Supervisors
Times Picayune Video (35 sec): LSU five-star commit Donte Jackson shows off unreal speed
Tiger Sports Digest LSU set for final weekend of visitors
ESPN Blog LSU position breakdown: Defensive line
The Advocate New commit Valentine-Okeke is a Nigerian w/ a connection to Travonte Valentine
NFL Video Video (14 min): Patrick Peterson on safety Tyrann Mathieu: He's my little brother
Max Preps Video (2 min, 39 sec): 2015 LSU commits - Top 10 plays
The Advocate Newspapers ask Louisiana Supreme Court to release more LSU records
Kansas City Star Missouri's athletic revenue hits $83 million in 2014, but debt, expenses rise as well
CBS SportsLine NFL may be unbeatable, but college football had a better year
Columbia Missourian Missouri Director of Athletics Mike Alden to step down
Associated Press Oregon could make 1st move in college football free agency
College Baseball Daily Q&A with Paul Mainieri (from 1/26)
ESPN 104.5 Audio (22 min, 44 sec): Interview with Mikie Mahtook with Jeffrey Marx | .mp3
Thursday, January 29
ESPN Video (1 min, 48 sec): Beckham sets record for one-handed catches in a minute
Tiger Sports Digest Jeff Grimes wins big with Valentine-Okeke
Times Picayune How LSU landed offensive lineman Chidi Valentine-Okeke
LSU Sports A letter from Joe Alleva
Tiger Sports Digest Surprise,surprise -- Chidi to LSU!
Tiger Sports Digest OT Chidi Valentine-Okeke commits to LSU
ESPN Blog LSU position breakdown: Offensive line
LSU Reveille LSU's leg up on Alabama in the NFL
USA Today Eunice native Tharold Simon turned Seahawk ready for Super Bowl
Times Picayune Billy Cannon remembers former Tulane icon Tommy Mason
Times Picayune Video (64 sec): Kevin Mawae discusses LHSAA HoF induction
WGMB Fox44 LSU officials talk safety at Tiger Stadium | Video (101 sec)
CBS SportsLine Welcome to the silly season of college football recruiting rankings
Missouri Sports Missouri AD Mike Alden steps down effective August 31
McNeese Sports McNeese schedule Released; info on LSU tickets
Times Picayune Kevin Mawae, Lewis Cook, Laury Dupont among 2015 LHSAA HoF inductees
Roll Tide Alabama announces hiring of Jody Wright as director of player personnel
ESPN ACC: BYU to count as Power 5 team
The Advocate Notes: Fifth freshman pitcher, Austin Bain motivated on the mound; ...
The Advocate Jesse Stallings makes long road back for LSU
USA Today USA Today Baseball Coaches Poll, LSU No. 4
Wednesday, January 28
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 56 sec): Jarvis Green on what Super Bowl week meant to him | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min, 50 sec): Derek Ponamsky on LSU recruiting | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (9 min, 22 sec): David Feaster on wanting Brandon Harris to transfer | .mp3
LSU LSU receives $40 million planned gift to benefit both academics and athletics
Sound Cloud Audio: David Feaster on LSU QB play (direct link to 17 min, 11 sec mark)
ESPN Blog Season report card: LSU Tigers
Tiger Sports Digest LSU Big Board: 7 days to NSD
ESPN Blog Quarterback is position that needs most improvement for LSU
ESPN Blog LSU position breakdown: Tight end
ESPN 104.5 Audio (26 min, 33 sec): Derek Ponamsky, Shea Dixon recap recruiting | .mp3
CBS Houston Brandon LaFell thrilled to be on big stage
Greenville News, SC Spurrier says 'deflate gate' is not new
ESPN Navy eligibility for bowl to be discussed by CFP management committee
Lafayette Advertiser Zac Person ready for 2015 season with LSU
Tuesday, January 27
LSU Tiger TV Video (93 sec): LSU monitors football head injuries using high tech mouthpieces
FOX Sports LSU rookies impacting the NFL
Tiger Sports Digest Trend Meter: LSU football recruiting
The Advocate Jalen Mills headed to trial in early April for simple battery charge
ESPN 104.5 Audio (14 min, 50 sec): Tom Luginbill pn LSU recruiting, NSDay, more | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min): Verge Ausberry on future LSU scheduling, more | .mp3
ESPN Blog LSU position breakdown: Wide receiver
The Advocate Notes: QB commit Franks to camp at LSU for football, baseball in July
LSU Reveille LSU hopes to remain a recruiting powerhouse with Steele, Orgeron
Miami Dolphins Video (1 min, 56 sec): Odell Beckham Jr. shares insight on Jarvis Landry
College Football News Cavalcade of CFP: Why the playoff should move
Associated Press Playoff not interested in moving semis of New Year's Eve
USA Today Jeff Long re-elected as chairman of Playoff selection committee
CBS SportsLine College football offensive revolution continues, sparked by ground gains
CBS SportsLine Plaintiff attorney tries again to lead NCAA concussion lawsuit
Associated Press Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV
MLB Rangers deal Ross to Red Sox for Anthony Ranaudo
The Advocate LSU relievers hope to develop roles with addition of rookie starters
Dig Baton Rouge LSU expects better offensive production with new baseball
LSU Reveille Alden Cartwright looks to erase memory of final 2014 outing
Monday, January 26
The Advocate LSU to make nearly $9 million on neutral site games against BYU, Miami
The Advocate LSU staff contracts (scroll to the bottom)
LSU Reveille Kevin Steele to receive two-year, $1 million per year contract
LSU Sports LSU announces key spring dates
Tiger Sports Digest Official visit was best for Blake Ferguson
ESPN Blog LSU position breakdown: Running back
ESPN 104.5 Audio (11 min, 10 sec): Gordy Rush previews the Bayou Bash | .mp3
NFL Video Video (56 sec): Odell Beckham Pro Bowl highlights
Roll Tide Alabama announces hiring of Tosh Lupoi as assistant coach
ESPN UCF Knights build beach club inside football stadium
Columbia Missourian After reports of departure, Craig Kuligowski staying with Missouri football
Sports Business Daily ESPN, NFL lobby for changes in College Football Playoff calendar | Audio (7 min)
College Football News Pre-Preseason Questions: No. 1 through 5 | No. 6 through 10
Columbia Missourian Missouri's defensive line coach Kuligowski headed to Illinois?
Chattanooga Times Butch Jones: Vols' new hire won't bring 'major overhaul' to offense
The Tennessean Recruiting numbers don’t always add up
Rivals Early signing period recommended
WAFB Sports Video (2 min, 15 sec): LSU Baseball scrimmage highlights
D1 Baseball SEC TV deal will be game-changer
Sunday, January 25
LSWA Odell Beckham Jr.'s catch LSWA's 'Headliner of the Year'
The Advocate Even in the Pro Bowl, it’s safe to expect the spectacular from Odell Beckham Jr.
Vandy Mania Stephen Rivers – Missed opportunity
Roll Tide Offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin confirms return to Alabama
Opelika-Auburn News Three players exiting Auburn
South Carolina Sports Video (7 min, 23 sec): Coach Spurrier media comments
The Advocate Notes: LSU's young pitchers surrounded by veterans in field
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Geaux 247 Lanard Fournette joins LSU's class
LSU Reveille Fake Kevin Steele Twitter account reaching out to LSU football recruit, player
The Advocate Ed Orgeron to get a two-year deal for $450,000 a year
The Advocate Documents break down buyout details for John Chavis
The Advocate La'el Collins says his move to stay at LSU was good for him
Everything Alabama Connor Neighbors carries on family tradition as third-generation Senior Bowler
ESPN Blog Odell Beckham admires Tyrann Mathieu's resisliency
San Francisco 49ers Video (3 min, 37 sec): Senior Bowl Spotlight: LSU OT La'el Collins
The Advocate Video (2 min, 27 sec): Interview with commitment Derrius Guice
Orlando Sentinel American Athletic Conference may add new bowl games in 2015
Washington Post Bidding war between networks, sports leagues will increase price of cable TV
Times Picayune Video (2 min): Interview with Jared Foster
Times Picayune Video (85 sec): Interview with Chris Sciambra
Times Picayune Chris Sciambra, Jared Foster ready for baseball after brush with football
The Advocate Jared Poche is set to fill Aaron Nola’s role as LSU's team leader
Tiger Bait No secret about LSU baseball outlook
The Advocate Mike Papierski hopes to add defense, pop
The Advocate Rabalais: LSU baseball tries again to climb CWS mountain
Friday, January 23, 2015
New York Giants embedded Video (3 min): Pro Bowl QBs impressed with Beckham Jr.
Tiger Sports Digest Scout Spotlight: LSU official visitors
Pittsburgh Steelers Steelers sign Brad Wing to contract extension
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 40 sec): Interview with Jalen Mills
LSU Reveille Ed Orgeron to get 2 year, $450,000 contract, 4 other assistants to get extensions
Buffalo Bills Kyle Williams familiar with DL coach Karl Dunbar
Tiger Sports Digest Four areas that need spring cleaning
Times Picayune LSU's search for a quarterback continues in 2015, 2016
Geaux 247 .mp3 Audio (21 min, 28 sec): Shea Dixon & Sonny Shipp on LSU recruiting
ESPN Blog Improving rush among Ed Orgeron's tasks
Tiger Sports Digest Scout Spotlight: Xavier Lewis
Tiger Sports Digest Scout Spotlight: Donte Jackson
Franklin Sun Anthony McFarland credits early discipline to continued success
Tiger Sports Digest Preview of LSU's official visit weekend
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 31 sec): La'el Collins on preparing for the NFL | .mp3
The Advocate LSU eyes more in-state prospects, out-of-state defensive talent
Times Picayune LSU to honor scholarship offer for injured DE Prince Tega Wanogho Jr.
Associated Press Big men like La'el Collins among Senior Bowl's top guys
Gator Zone Gators O-line coach Summers proved his value in 2014; ready to rebuild in 2015
Tennessee Sports Offensive coordinator Bajakian departs Vols' coaching staff
Aggie Athletics Moorehead joins Aggies as wide receivers coach
Associated Press Texas judge rules against Longhorns coach in OSU dispute
LSU Sports Mainieri, Baseball team hold annual Media Day
LSU Sports Video (51 min): Paul Mainieri at LSU Baseball Media Day
LSU Sports Video (95 sec): Media Day - Player interviews
Times Picayune Video (2 min, 44 sec): Interview with Jared Poche
Tiger Sports Digest Video (embedded, 3 min, 31 sec): Alex Bregman previews 2015
Times Picayune Chris Chinea is anxious for chance he stayed patient for (embedded podcast)
LSU Football .mp3 Audio (42 MB: 51 min, 24 sec): Paul Mainieri press conference
Tiger Sports Digest Paul Mainieri press conference thread
NCAA Preview: Power arms, power bats expected to lead LSU toward Omaha
Times Picayune LSU begins a new journey with plenty of talent, but answers to come up with
ESPN 104.5 Audio (15 min): Paul Mainieri previews LSU's season | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (12 min, 54 sec): ESPN analyst Kyle Peterson on LSU Baseball | .mp3
Thursday, January 22, 2015
ESPN 104.5 Audio (9 min, 25 sec): Jacob Hester on Senior Bowl, LSU QB battle, more | .mp3
Tiger Sports Digest LSU's class could hinge on flips
Times Picayune Slideshow: LSU to host 10 prospects on official visits this weekend
Times Picayune Connor Neighbors trying to seize his Senior Bowl moment
ESPN Blog Smaller draft hit should help LSU in 2015
Times Picayune Video (2 min, 23 sec): Donte Jackson's senior season highlights (mostly offense)
Les Miles Video (3 min, 8 sec): LSU defense highlights
New York Giants Patrick Peterson looks forward to matching up with Beckham Jr.
Sports NOLA Video (6 min, 35 sec): Complete Donte Jackson commitment press conference
New Orleans Saints Video (2 min, 26 sec): Interview with La'el Collins
Clarion Ledger Two Ole Miss players arrested in Oxford
FOX Sports Sources: Tennessee OC Mike Bajakian leaving Vols staff
ESPN Blog Running backs should run SEC in 2015
Arkansas Razorbacks Razorbacks tab Central Michigan head coach Enos as offensive coordinator
Chattanooga Times Richt becomes sixth SEC football coach to make $4 million
Columbia Missourian Former player Phil Pitts joins Mizzou staff
Post & Courier, SC Quarterback, defense remain South Carolina’s biggest question marks for 2015
Times Picayune Pro Bowl: Saints, LSU products soak up all-star environment
Star-Telegram, TX Football recruiting world has language of its own
USA Today O'Bannon plaintiffs file for increased athlete benefits
The Advocate Third base void on Paul Mainieri’s mind as LSU baseball starts practice
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
ESPN 104.5 Audio (14 min, 36 sec): Derek Ponamsky on Donte Jackson committing to LSU | .mp3
Times Picayune Video (2 min): Tyron Johnson talks about Donte Jackson picking the Tigers
Times Picayune Video (91 sec): Interview with Donte Jackson
Tiger Sports Digest Tyron Johnson, Donte Jackson ready gor LSU
ESPN Blog LSU coaches working to earn 'Dream Team' tag on recruiting front
Tiger Sports Digest Projecting LSU's 2015 starters on defense
Times Picayune Video (1 min, 51 sec): Donte Jackson picks LSU over Georgia
Geaux 247 Donte Jackson picks LSU (with quotes)
Tiger Sports Digest LSU commit Donte Jackson happy to stay home
Times Picayune Riverdale's Donte Jackson chooses LSU over Georgia
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 21 sec): Interview with Jerard Hawkins
ESPN 104.5 Audio (17 min, 32 sec): Terrence Magee on his time at LSU, prepping for NFL | .mp3
Times Picayune Video (2 min, 26 sec): La'el Collins at the Senior Bowl
Times Picayune Video (1 min, 19 sec): Connor Neighbors at the Senior Bowl
Times Picayune Photo Gallery (46 pics): Leonard Fournette and his freshman season
WDSU News Former LSU player, NFL prospect Elliott Porter arrested on domestic charge
Macon Telegraph Richt receives raise and two-year contract extension
ESPN Blog Even SEC can't stop evolution of offenses
Chronicle of Higher ED NCAA says it’s investigating academic fraud at 20 colleges
Arkansas Razorbacks Jerry Jones family makes $10.65 million gift to Razorback athletics
Gator Zone Florida announces plans to build an indoor practice facility for football
Associated Press Tide's Saban says no timetable for replacing assistants
Associated Press Leonard sentenced to life without parole in Auburn killings
USA Today NCAA drastically increases its spending on lobbying
The Advocate Alex Lange, Jake Godfrey, Doug Norman and Jake Latz bring fresh arms to LSU
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Dallas Morning News Jerry Jones says CB Morris Claiborne has justified a fifth year
ESPN Blog LSU linebackers could play bigger role under Kevin Steele
Tiger Sports Digest Projecting LSU's 2015 starters on offense
LSU Sports LSU's Super Bowl participants & winners | Tigers in the NFL (fixed link)
ESPN 104.5 Audio (12 min, 45 sec): Joe Alleva on Orgeron, Steele, Brick Haley & more | .mp3
Dandy Don Q&A w/ Mike Detillier: LSU’s QB play, O-Line, NFL prospects, recruiting and more
ESPN 104.5 Audio (12 min, 39 sec): Charles Hanagriff, Jimmy Ott with LSU football news | .mp3
Times Picayune Video (3 min): Recruiting Corner - Tyron Johnson
Youtube Video (3 min, 23 sec): Odell Beckham Jr - The Rookie (from 01/03)
Houston Chronicle Hard work pays off for A&M's new defensive coordinator John Chavis
Sports Business Daily With record-setting year in books, what next for CFP title game?
ESPN Blog Season's best SEC players: Nos. 21-25, Leonard Fournette No. 25
The Tennessean Vols say no thanks to recruiting site UBooster
Yahoo! Sports Biggest winners and losers from the college football coaching carousel
LSU Sports All 56 LSU Baseball games to be televised
D1 Baseball Top 25 Breakdown: No. 9 LSU
SEC Sports 2015 SEC Baseball TV Schedule
Monday, January 19, 2015
ESPN 104.5 Audio (17 min): Travis Daniels w/ Jeffrey Marxon what he's doing after football | .mp3
Lindy's Sports Miles assembling monster recruiting staff at LSU
Geaux 247 Miles, Orgeron visit 5-star DE CeCe Jefferson
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 20 sec): Interview with Vadal Alexander
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 22 sec): Interview with Travin Dural
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 5 sec): Interview with Dillon Gordon
ESPN Blog Kevin Steele following close friend as LSU defensive coordinator
ESPN 104.5 Audio (14 min): Gordy Rush reacts to LSU hiring Kevin Steele and Ed Orgeron | .mp3
Dandy Don Q&A with Mike Detillier on Kevin Steele and Ed Orgeron; recruiting targets
The Advocate Rashard Robinson, Melvin Jones are no longer on the LSU football team
Times Picayune Rashard Robinson may return to Tigers in 2016
ESPN Blog Vanderbilt's Derek Mason completes staff makeover
NFL News List of underclassmen granted eligibility for 2015 NFL Draft
FOX Sports Alabama, LSU, Ohio State and the top five QB battles of 2015
CBS SportsLine Early football signing period (December) recommended
ESPN Blog SEC in Super Bowl XLIX; Seahawks: Tharold Simon, Patriots: Brandon LaFell
Columbia Missourian Grinch leaving Missouri to become DC at Washington State
Houston Chronicle Two former A&M Club presidents file suit against 12th Man Foundation
Times Picayune LSU target Donte Jackson speaks about visit to Georgia, upcoming decision
Montgomery Advertiser Secondary issues remains biggest offseason concern for Alabama
Auburn Athletics Auburn can expect smart, tough 'D' with Will Muschamp
Gator Zone Gators secondary coach Callahan adds high football IQ and recruiting prowess
The Tennessean QB Stephen Rivers to leave Vanderbilt
LSU Sports LSU ranked No. 9 in preseason poll
WAFB Sports Mainieri excited about 2015 LSU Tigers
Sunday, January 18, 2015
The Advocate Kevin Steele’s coaching roller-coaster ride leads to LSU
Times Picayune Ed Orgeron steals the show, Derrick Dillon courted heavily and more
Houma Today *1 Dominant defense for LSU?
NFL News Video (35 sec): Terrence Magee highlights
Everything Alabama QB Stephen Rivers looking to transfer again after one season at Vanderbilt
NCAA News Autonomy schools adopt cost of attendance scholarships
NCAA News DI schools outside autonomy group ponder how to work together
NCAA News D1 solidifies championships model
NFL News What we learned from East-West Shrine Game, LSU's Rasco draws praise
USA Today NCAA heads down unchartered path where 'real work begins'
NCAA News New board starts discussions on future of Division I
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Times Picayune DT Mickey Johnson says he will transfer
The Advocate Notes: Lamar Louis says Tigers will play more 3-4 defense under Kevin Steele
Tiger Sports Digest LSU defenders excited about new coaches
Times Picayune Les Miles' proactive approach slows Tigers' NFL draft exodus
Times Picayune Vadal Alexander's heart has long been with Tigers
Times Picayune Melvin Jones future 'not certain', Les Miles says
LSU Reveille LSU football officially announces return of six underclassmen
LSU Reveille Will quarterback or coach be the difference for LSU football?
Sports NOLA Recruiting: LSU pushing hard ahead of 2015 closing time
News Tribune, WA Former Seahawks QB Matt Flynn returns to Green Bay as No. 2 to Aaron Rodgers
USA Today Athletes speak forcefully, vote historically at NCAA convention
USA Today NCAA increases value of scholarships in historic vote
CBS SportsLine Cost of attendance reaches NCAA finish line and new complexities
ESPN Blog Steve Spurrier not ruling out changes to Gamecocks' defensive staff
Associated Press 409 wins is small part of part of Paterno's complicated legacy
Friday, January 16, 2015
LSU Sports Six underclassmen to return to LSU | Photos (7) | Video (21 min, 39 sec)
LSU Football .mp3 Audio (21 min, 15 mb): Returning juniors press conference
LSU Sports Five former Tigers to play for Super Bowl berth
Tiger Sports Digest Impact of returning underclassmen on 2015
The Advocate LSU to hold 1:30 news conference with players remaining in school
Tiger Sports Digest LSU ready to host 11 official visitors
Times Picayune Despite chatter, LSU DB coach Corey Raymond staying put, according to source
ESPN 104.5 Audio (17 min): ESPN's Gerry Hamilton on recruiting impact of Orgeron / Steele | .mp3
The Advocate Notes: Les Miles expects QB 'misery' to be thing of past
The Advocate LSU continues investigation into selling of gear
Times Picayune LSU to get final count of underclassmen to NFL Draft on Friday
Tiger Sports Digest Ed Orgeron's work already paying off for LSU
Times Picayune Defensive additions are fine, but LSU must find a QB this offseason
Cincinnati Bengals Jeremy Hill named Bengals Offensive Player of the Year
ESPN Media Zone ESPN's “Pylon Cam” passes initial testing
ESPN Blog Top SEC underclassmen to watch in 2015; Clifton Garrett and Travonte Valentine
NCAA News NCAA reaches proposed settlement in Corman lawsuit (Penn State)
The Oklahoman NCAA ruling affects business of collegiate sports
Roll Tide Reggie Ragland and Jarran Reed to Return to Alabama for Senior Seasons
ESPN Blog Steve Spurrier reflects on 7-6 season
USA Today NCAA looks to protect the many as a few gain autonomy
USA Today College Football Playoff concerned with potential NFL conflict
New York Times Visions of new era in college sports converge at NCAA convention
USA Today Did Penn State really face the death penalty?
Thursday, January 15, 2015
ESPN 104.5 Audio (8 min, 7 sec): Shea Dixon on recruiting, dead period, Ed Orgeron | .mp3
Geaux 247 Orgeron's already making recruiting waves
Dig Baton Rouge Kevin Steele's arrival to LSU has been a long time coming
The Advocate LSU conducting investigation into player who allegedly sold game-worn gear (updated)
Dig Baton Rouge Ed Orgeron felt the time was right to come to LSU
Times Picayune Kevin Steele and Frank Wilson to visit Leo Lewis and others
WAFB Sports Steele & Orgeron must immediately produce for LSU
The Advocate Notes: Les Miles says he expects Alexander, Hawkins, Mills to stay
SEC Sports Video (4 min, 13 sec): Maria Taylor with Ed Orgeron about what brought him to LSU
Tiger Sports Digest What latest shuffle means for LSU defense
Times Picayune Ed Orgeron ready to hit the recruiting road as LSU's new defensive line coach
Tiger Sports Digest LSU introduces Kevin Steele, Ed Orgeron
Associated Press Steele, Orgeron formally join forces at LSU
Times Picayune Rashard Robinson could rejoin team, Jeremy Cutrer told he couldn't enroll early
Tiger Sports Digest New LSU coaches itching to recruit
The Advocate Experts: With Kevin Steele and Ed Orgeron, LSU recruiting staff one of country's best
The Advocate Addition of Steele, Orgeron could be recruiting 'dream team' in the making
Los Angeles Times Current and former USC players congratulate Ed Orgeron
Shreveport Times Guilbeau: LSU has recruiting dream team
Boston Globe Brandon LaFell kept working until he got it right
Dig Baton Rouge LSU's resident Superman shares what it means to be a Tiger fan
The Advocate Police arrest shoe store employee after he allegedly sold LSU equipment on eBay
USA Today Mike Slive's pay up over 70% in 2013
CBS SportsLine Jimmy Sexton: Man behind the money
NCAA News Committee supports SEC concussion proposal, wearable technology use
NCAA News Competitive safeguards committee recommends drug testing changes
SEC Sports Schools, student athletes to begin era of autonomy
ESPN Evaluating the first CFB Playoff
Times Picayune Nathan Fisher, Baton Rouge lawyer who often represented LSU athletes, dies
Associated Press Charge dropped against Florida QB Treon Harris
ESPN Blog Overreacting in the SEC
USA Today How cost of attendance may become a recruiting tool
Associated Press UAB Faculty Senate votes no confidence in president
Birmingham Biz Journal Former UAB president speaks out against decision to cut athletic programs
Chronicle of Higher ED New benefits for athletes trigger talk of cutbacks in college sports
NFL News Odell Beckham Jr. and Jeremy Hill named to the 2014 NFL All-Rookie Team
Miss. State Athletics QB Dak Prescott returning to Mississippi St for senior season
Associated Press Arkansas running backs coach Joel Thomas signs extension
Vanderbilt Sports Eagles assistant Todd Lyght joining 'Dores as cornerbacks coach
Bus. of College Sports College Athletics Construction Roundup: January 2015
CBS SportsLine NCAA: White House meeting didn't discuss presidential commission
NCAA News Declining availability of charter flights will affect NCAA championships travel
NFL News Unofficial underclassmen early entry list for 2015 NFL Draft
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
LSU Sports Video (34 min, 6 sec): Les Miles, Kevin Steele, Ed Orgeron press conference
LSU Sports Video (5 min): Emily Dixon with Les Miles
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 21 sec): Emily Dixon with Ed Orgeron
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 29 sec): Emily Dixon with Kevin Steele
LSU Sports Miles introduces new coaches Steele, Orgeron | Photos (9)
ASAP Sports Les Miles press conference transcript
ASAP Sports Ed Orgeron press conference transcript
ASAP Sports Kevin Steele press conference transcript
WAFB Sports Video (12 min, 16 sec): Introduction of Kevin Steele
WAFB Sports Video (9 min, 45 sec): Introduction of Ed Oregeron
ESPN 104.5 Audio (6 min): Kevin Steele talks about joining LSU | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (31 min): Kevin Steele / Ed Orgeron / Les Miles press conference | .mp3
Tiger Sports Digest LSU introduces Orgeron / Steele thread
New York Giants Odell Beckham Jr. makes's All-Rookie team
Mass Live Brandon LaFell has added toughness to New England Patriots
Michigan Live Greg Jackson officially hired at Michigan
LSU Sports LSU welcomes four early enrollees for 2015
ESPN A day with Coach Orgeron
ESPN Blog Game on with Ed Orgeron back in SEC
LSU Sports Fournette on FWAA Freshman All-America Team
LSU Sports Ed Orgeron named defensive line coach
The Advocate LSU remains optimistic at keeping Hawkins and Alexander, Mills too
The Advocate Ed Orgeron to join LSU; Brick Haley reassigned, could leave for Texas A&M
LSU Reveille LSU hires Ed Orgeron as new defensive line coach; Brick Haley reassigned
WAFB Sports Kevin Steele, Ed Oregeron introduced at 4 pm press conference live on WAFB
ESPN 104.5 Audio (5 min): Scott Roussel breaks the news Ed Orgeron headed to LSU | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (14 min): Gordy Rush on LSU hiring Kevin Steele | .mp3
The Advocate LSU hires Alabama LB coach Kevin Steele as new defensive coordinator
Times Picayune Kevin Steele to become LSU's next defensive coordinator
Everything Alabama SEC coaching moves shake up league's recruiting arms race
Columbus Dispatch, MS Prescott announces he will return to MSU for senior season
Auburn Athletics Auburn hires Alabama's Lance Thompson as linebackers coach
Notes: Arkansas | Auburn | Georgia | Mississippi State
Everything Alabama UAB undergraduate SGA passes resolution of no confidence in Ray Watts
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
LSU Sports Kevin Steele named Defensive Coordinator
Tiger Sports Digest LSU hires Alabama's LB coach Kevin Steele as DC (w/ Les Miles statement)
Geaux 247 LSU lands Kevin Steele as DC (confirmed)
ESPN 104.5 Audio (8 min, 37 sec): Matt Moscona on LSU hiring Kevin Steele as its new DC | .mp3
Times Picayune LSU's five-star commit Derrius Guice had a monster senior season
LSU Sports LSU Tigers in the NFL - Divisional Playoffs
Tiger Sports Digest LSU DC search taking on NFL flavor
Geaux 247 Spring enrollees hit LSU campus
Times Picayune 2014 college football season is over; the race for the 2015 title is on
ESPN Signing period options on table
ESPN Media Zone CFB Championship delivers largest audience in cable history
NCAA News New governance structure to take first action at 2015 NCAA Convention
Sports Business Daily Bowl season attendance lower In 14-15 with addition of four new smaller events
Sports Illustrated Film Room stars during ESPN's college football Megacast
San Jose Mercury News Early College Football Top 25 for 2015, LSU No. 4
Athlon Sports Early College Football Top 25 for 2015, LSU No. 9
CBS SportsLine Way-early Preseason Power Poll, LSU No. 9
Orlando Sentinel Preseason top 25 poll, LSU No. 12
FOX Sports 2015 top 25, LSU No. 13
ESPN Way too early top 25, LSU No. 17
USA Today Early look at top 25 for 2015, LSU No. 19
Ohio State Buckeyes Ohio State wins first DI-A Playoff
College Football News National Champion: Ohio State 42, Oregon 20
Columbus Dispatch, OH Tear gas disperses revelers around campus after Ohio State win
ESPN Media Zone College Football Playoff Championship: ESPN's highest overnight rating ever
Monday, January 12, 2015
The Advocate LSU has been in contact with Alabama DC Kirby Smart, Bears DC Mel Tucker
Times Picayune Sources: Jack Del Rio, Kirby Smart drawing interest from LSU in DC search
Les Miles Video (1 min, 52 sec): LSU Special Teams highlights
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min, 27 sec): Gordy Rush weighs in on LSU's DC search | .mp3
The Advocate LSU's flooded with top-flight college, NFL DC coordinator interest
Times Picayune Jeryl Brazil to enroll at Louisiana Lafayette
Sports Business Daily Creating a big game look for College Football playoff
Times Picayune SEC finally on the outside looking in on national championship gameday
Associated Press Arkansas OC Jim Chaney leaving for Pittsburgh
USA Today The 15th game alters schedules, changes preparation, adds strain
CBS SportsLine Oregon, Ohio State show that defenses don't have to crush run to win
New York Times On national stage, coach Mark Helfrich lets Oregon roots show
Associated Press College playoff looks a lot like Super Bowl
Associated Press In Las Vegas books, college football title game is a big hit
ESPN Media Zone ESPN "CFP Megacast": More than 12 Ways to follow National Championship
Sports Illustrated More on Ohio State - Oregon Megacast
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Tiger Sports Digest Dream comes true for Jamal Pettigrew
Times Picayune LSU gets another big 2016 commitment in TE Jamal Pettigrew
Times Picayune Trayvon Mullen, 2016's top ranked CB, speaks with LSU coaches almost everyday
USA Today College Football Playoff scores big in first year
USA Today White House to meet with college athletics officials
Georgia Bulldogs Rob Sale named offensive line coach at UGA
Miss. State Athletics Mullen to serve as ESPN2 analyst for National Title
The Tennessean Vanderbilt's Derek Mason: Defense best in my hands
Yahoo! Sports How Oregon plans to fill void after Darren Carrington's suspension
CBS SportsLine Playoff now "fabulous" for former Oregon president who fought it
Associated Press College playoff looks a lot like Super Bowl
Associated Press 'Robust competition' for future playoff spots
USA Today College athletics' approach to marijuana murky, inconsistent
Sports Illustrated Suspensions to Oregon players bring NCAA marijuana policy into question
Dallas Morning News College Football Playoff debuts as shift to paying players looms
USA Today From 24 teams to 1, DI-AA knows about playoffs
Dallas Morning News Lesson learned for turf-minders in FCS title game
The Advocate Q&A with Paul Mainieri part 2
Saturday, January 10, 2015
The Advocate Marcus Spears says LSU should make Brick Haley its DC
Dig Baton Rouge After subpar play in 2014, LSU must find a solution at quarterback
The Advocate Ron Zook a possible candidate to be LSU's DC? Source: No
The Advocate Rabalais: With a phone call, John Chavis took the wrong way out of LSU
CBS SportsLine CFP title game: Where everyone's getting paid -- except players
Associated Press QB Carson Wentz rushes for winner as Bison beat Illinois State
Go Bison Late game heroics seal fourth straight National Title for NDSU
Associated Press Florida's Nussmeier keeping offensive options open
Biloxi Sun Herald RB Mathers leaves Ole Miss
St. Louis Today A look ahead to 2015 for Missouri
Knoxville News Sentinel Early enrollees speed up the reliance on freshmen
USA Today Coaches who faced title teams analyze Oregon, Ohio State
USA Today Bill Hancock has reason to be proud of playoff
Associated Press DI-AA title a battle of the MVC's best, ESPN2 at Noon
The Advocate Q&A with Paul Mainieri part 1
Friday, January 9, 2015
Times Picayune Video (13 min, 30 sec): LSU signee Kevin Toliver, family join Recruiting Corner
ESPN 104.5 Audio (11 min, 42 sec): Shea Dixon on LSU recruiting | .mp3
Times Picayune Five LSU early enrollees from 2015 recruiting class hope to make impact
Tiger Sports Digest Danielle Hunter declares for NFL Draft
LSU Sports Seven Tigers to play in football all-star games
The Advocate Tigers could feel recruiting pinch without defensive coordinator in place
New York Post How one obscure CB (Tharold Simon) helped reclaim the Legion of Boom's mojo
Comcast SportsNet Brandon LaFell assures Patriots, fans that he's just fine
Michigan Sports Greg Jackson named Michigan DB coach
ESPN Bill Hancock, Archie Manning talk playoff
Times Picayune Is the College Football Playoff format set in stone
CBS SportsLine UAB will reexamine financial numbers used to kill football
Roll Tide Amari Cooper, Landon Collins, T.J. Yeldon will enter the NFL Draft
Notes: A&M | Arkansas | Auburn | Bama | Florida | Kentucky | MSU | Ole Miss | South Carolina | UGA | Vandy | Vols
Star-Telegram, TX SEC's slip shows no league is dominant
College Football News DI-A Championship Preview: Ohio State vs. Oregon
Associated Press DI-AA teams used to much longer playoff than 4-team DI-A model
Associated Press Seahawks game will be site of earthquake experiment
LSU Sports Two Tigers named preseason All-Americans
The Advocate Notes: LSU to have 13 SEC games televised (so far); Jared Foster will return, ...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Tiger Sports Digest 2016 OF Donavaughn Campbell commits to LSU
LSU Sports Leonard Fournette named to AP's All-Bowl team
KPLC TV Grand jury declines to indict Brandon Winey on attempted murder of Tahj Jones
ESPN Media Zone LSU and BYU to play in 2017 Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium
LSU Sports LSU to open 2017 against BYU in Houston
Tiger Sports Digest Who's Next? LSU Defensive Coordinator search
ESPN Blog Replacing John Chavis a huge decision for LSU coach Les Miles
ESPN Blog QB battle again LSU's offseason concern
Tiger Sports Digest Move in days coming for LSU's early enrollees
The Advocate Penn State DC Bob Shoop to remain with Nittany Lions
Everything Alabama Kevin Sumlin confirms: He talked with John Chavis minutes before Music City Bowl
New York Giants Odell Beckham Jr. named to 2015 Pro Bowl
ESPN Bill Snyder, Trev Alberts in HOF
CBS SportsLine Will College Football Playoff success translate into 'iconic' championship?
ESPN Blog High potential, expectations with John Chavis-Texas A&M pairing
ESPN 104.5 Audio (8 min, 22 sec): Nick Brossette talks about his recruiting process | .mp3
ESPN Blog DL Jonathan Taylor, dismissed from UGA last summer, enrolls at Alabama
Arkansas Razorbacks Video (37 min, 26 sec): Bret Bielema wraps up Arkansas' 2014 football eason
Gator Zone McElwain starts process to revamp Florida Football
Georgia Bulldogs Brian Schottenheimer named UGA offensive coordinator & QB coach
Missouri Sports Mizzou's Shane Ray declares for the NFL Draft
Tennessee Sports Vols welcome 10 newcomers
The Advocate John Curtis Baseball player Daniel Cabrera commits to LSU
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Tiger Sports Digest Snapshot: Adrian Magee (embedded 61 sec video)
Geaux 247 Fifteen predictions for LSU in 2015
Geaux 247 Can LSU keep Vadal, Hawkins and Mills?
Dig Baton Rouge Leonard Fournette: Beating the hype | Video: Leonard Fournette highlights
Tiger Rag LSU made a huge mistake in letting John Chavis walk
Houma Today *1 '15 will make or break Les Miles
Everything Alabama SEC football by the numbers: Star backs run over bowl records
Everything Alabama Lane Kiffin tells story behind Alabama's up-tempo offense
Everything Alabama Auburn defenders take hard look at areas that need to improve
Orlando Sentinel Coach Mac needs to find a quarterback for Gators
Aggie Athletics Sumlin hires Christensen to oversee offensive line, running game
South Carolina Sports Gamecocks wrap up seventh consecutive winning season
Associated Press Kentucky college making video games an official sport and offering scholarships
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
ESPN 104.5 Audio (9 min, 14 sec): Derrius Guice talks MVP honors, playing for LSU, more | .mp3
The Advocate Sources: Penn State’s Bob Shoop to interview for LSU defensive coordinator job
NFL Odell Beckham Jr. and Jeremy Hill among five finalists for NFL Rookie of the Year
LSU Sports Video (3 min, 13 sec): 2014 LSU offense highlights
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min, 35 sec): Shea Dixon with Charles and Jimmy on possible QBs | .mp3
Everything Alabama Former UAB coach Bill Clark may be a candidate for LSU's DC job
Tiger Sports Digest LSU still shopping for a quarterback?
Geaux 247 Top recruits pick best stadium and game-day atmosphere
The Advocate Notes on LSU players from Todd McShay's conference call | Audio
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min, 36 sec): Interview with Ed Orgeron | .mp3
KTBS Sports Brandon Harris looking forward to 2015 at LSU (w/ 96 second video)
Tiger Rag DeSean Smith's patience rewarded in Nashville
Tiger Rag A look back at what was a wild down-and-up week in the world of LSU sports
Sports Illustrated Ryan Clark on the impact the late Stuart Scott had on his life
Associated Press College Football Playoff wants to be ubiquitous sports brand
CBS SportsLine How Ohio State, Oregon got NCAA family stipend passed in 2 days
Sports Network NDSU senior class going for more national championships than career losses
College Football News Tuesday Question: Was the SEC overrated?
FBS Schedules Tracking 2014-15 bowl attendance
FOX Sports Mailbag: The SEC wasn't nearly as dominant as we thought in 2014
ESPN Blog The SEC East made strides in bowl season
South Bend Tribune Whitfield denies report of Notre Dame QB Everett Golson's interest in LSU
Associated Press Bielema: Arkansas DC Smith signs new contract
Clarion Ledger Ole Miss recruit Chad Kelly agrees to plea baragin
Knoxville News Sentinel Depth, talent should be on the rise in 2015 for Vols
CBS SportsLine Who is Mark Helfrich, and how did he get to the NCAA title game?
USA Today Oregon tackles title game preparation with sense of normalcy
Associated Press In Las Vegas books, college football title game is a big hit
Monday, January 5, 2015
The Advocate Notes: Danielle Hunter to NFL draft; No charges for Godchaux & Lealaimatafao
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 26 sec): Ross Dellenger on LSU's DC search | .mp3
Tiger Sports Digest Refresh the LSU defensive coordinator search
The Advocate Source: Danielle Hunter to enter NFL draft | @LSUBonnette says no official decision
Dig Baton Rouge Chavis’ departure has LSU scrambling to pick up the pieces
LSU Sports LSU Tigers in the NFL - Wild Card
WAFB Sports An honest reflection on the John Chavis years
ESPN 104.5 Audio (6 min, 38 sec): Tyron Johnson talks about decision to play for LSU | .mp3
The Advocate Report: Danielle Hunter struggling with decision; Miles meets with underclassmen
The Advocate Sources: Brick Haley in the mix for DC; interest in Pendergast has cooled
Times Picayune Why did John Chavis bolt LSU for Texas A&M? Tigers' lack of offense, sources say
Tiger Rag Last five years the best ever for LSU football
CBS Philadelphia Bennie Logan looking at bigger 2015: ‘The future is bright’
Miss. State Athletics Manny Diaz named MSU Defensive Coordinator
Vanderbilt Sports Wisconsin OC Andy Ludwig accepts same position with Vanderbilt
Kansas City Star College endowments bounce back after big loss during recession
Gator Zone Coach McElwain adds to Florida coaching staff
NFL News Unofficial underclassmen early entry list for 2015 NFL Draft
ESPN Blog SEC slips in bowls but shouldn't slide far
CBS SportsLine Does NCAA allow athletes to make money off social media platforms?
Knoxville News Sentinel SEC title race could be wide open in 2015
Orlando Sentinel Jim McElwain eager to begin rebuilding a Florida program
Athens Banner-Herald Candidates emerge for UGA offensive coordinator position
USA Today Oregon leads the way in the year of the Pac-12
Everything Alabama Recordings reveal UAB search committee felt new coach had to 'save' program
Sports Illustrated Inside ESPN's tribute to late SportsCenter star Stuart Scott
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Times Picayune Les Miles talks NFL with Jalen Mills in Dallas, no word on meeting with Mike Stoops
L. C. American Press LSU needs to leave Stone Age mentality behind
Times Picayune The clock is ticking for Les Miles
The Advocate Anthony Jennings, Brandon Harris will resume competition
The Advocate Sources: LSU has reached out to Bob Shoop and Mike Stoops
The Advocate Rabalais: Les Miles finds his program at a crossroads
Houma Today *1 Critical time for LSU
Shreveport Times *1 Chief reasons for Chavis’ departure
Tiger Sports Digest LSU commit Derrius Guice named Army Bowl MVP
Associated Press College playoff exceeds all expectations
Forbes Cows, chicken and CFB: Chick-fil-A's evolution to a multi-billion dollar brand
Sports Network Preview: DI-AA championship game
Lexington Herald Kentucky Notes: Cats scrambling to find replacement for UAB in 2016
ESPN Blog Playoff grind a concern for Urban Meyer
Chattanooga Times SEC backlash evident in bowl games
College Football News 14 for '14: The season's big stories
Auburn Athletics Travaris Robinson named cornerbacks coach at Auburn
Gator Zone Defense answers final bell in Gators' Birmingham Bowl win
ESPN Media Zone SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott has passed away | Video (15 min): Stuart Scott's legacy
Saturday, January 3, 2015
KWTV, OK OU's Mike Stoops to interview with Les Miles, LSU
The Advocate LSU contacts Clancy Pendergast about DC job
The Advocate Tyron Johnson commits to LSU
The Advocate LSU football commitments
Gator Zone Birmingham Bowl Kickoff: Florida vs. East Carolina, ESPN at 11 am
Macon Telegraph Mark Richt, assistant coaches to receive new contracts
Tennessee Sports Vols slay Iowa, 45-28
The Advocate U.S. Army All-American Bowl: Derrius Guice, LA players make mark (NBC at Noon)
Friday, January 2, 2015
Times Picayune LSU lands the biggest fish in superstar receiver Tyron Johnson
Times Picayune Commitment impact: Tyron Johnson's announcement is gargantuan for LSU
Twitter: The Advocate Brick Haley just signed a new two-year contract with LSU
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 27 sec): Ed Orgeron on LSU's open DC job
ESPN 104.5 Audio (30 min): La'el Collins on his career at LSU, the NFL draft, more | .mp3
The Advocate Jalen Collins declares for NFL draft; Jalen Mills telling players he will, too
Houma Today *1 Leonard Fournette is special
Times Picayune Recruiting Notebook: LSU in it for Kyle Phillips, back in it for Jamal Peters
Tiger Sports Digest USAAAB: Derrius Guice update
Tiger Sports Digest Who will it be for Tyron Johnson?
ESPN SEC West fails to live up to hype
USA Today SEC takes a beating, on scoreboard and in perception
College Football News 5 Thoughts Sugar: Ohio State 42, Alabama 35
ESPN Media Zone Highest overnight ratings ever for non-championship CFB game on ESPN and ABC
Yahoo! Sports How Urban Meyer helped author Ohio State's storybook upset of Alabama
Associated Press Sweet as Sugar: Buckeyes upset Alabama 42-35
Wall Street Journal Ohio State defeats Alabama in Sugar Bowl, ends SEC’s dynasty
CBS SportsLine Urban Meyer lets Ohio State, Big Ten think big again
Associated Press Rose Bowl rout! Oregon crushes Florida State 59-20
College Football News Birmingham Bowl: ECU vs. Florida
College Football News Gator Bowl: Iowa vs. Tennessee
Missouri Sports Golden, Murphy lead Mizzou to Citrus Bowl title, 33-17
Auburn Athletics Auburn drops Outback Bowl in overtime to Wisconsin
Clarion Ledger SEC West's no good, horrible, very bad bowl season
Big 12 Sports Late score takes down Baylor in Cotton Bowl
Football Foundation Week 19 CFB broadcast teams
College Football Scores, Previews, and Recaps: DI-A | CBS SportsLine | ESPN | NCAA
LSU Football College Football TV Schedule | DirecTV printable schedule
Thursday, January 1, 2015
The Advocate Rabalais: Joe Alleva says John Chavis owes $400,000 buyout
ESPN Blog CB Jalen Collins to enter draft
LSU Sports Video (4 min, 8 sec): Catching up with Coach - post Music City Bowl
Times Picayune Video (1 min, 42 sec): Interview with John Diarse
Houston Chronicle John Chavis: 'There’s a great opportunity to win big' at Texas A&M
The Advocate Notes: Kwon Alexander to go pro, Cameron sees bright future, ...
CBS SportsLine New Year's Day bowls are resurrected and alive again
CBS SportsLine Nick Saban and Urban Meyer meet in Sugar Bowl
College Football News Sugar Bowl Preview: Alabama vs. Ohio State
Auburn Athletics Auburn looking for a big finish in Outback Bowl
USA Today No time like the present for Oregon's national title hopes
Missouri Sports Citrus Bowl Update: Coach Pinkel meets the media
Miss. State Athletics MSU falls to Georgia Tech 49-34 In Orange Bowl
Ole Miss Sports Ole Miss falls to TCU in the Peach Bowl, 42-3
Tennessee Sports Vols Gator Bowl press conference