Index
LSU Football News: January 2016
Source Synopsis
Sunday, January 31st
The Advocate Saivion Smith one of the headliners of LSUís top-ranked 2016 recruiting class
Times Picayune Lindsey Scott Jr.'s commitment gives LSU a QB with unique qualities
Times Picayune LSU lands huge commitment from QB Lindsey Scott Jr.
The Advocate Built in Louisiana, LSU's recruiting class is primed to be the nationís best
LSU Sports LSU to introduce signees with billboard series | Photos (7)
The Advocate Senior Bowl recap
NFL News What we learned from Senior Bowl: Carson Wentz passes test
Montgomery Advertiser Big lineman Baldwin could contribute early for Alabama
Baseball
LSU Sports Video (8 min, 10 sec): Chris Blair interviews Paul Mainieri
FOX8 Live LSU Baseball primed for another run at Omaha
The Advocate Austin Bain sees more good days ahead after offseason surgery
Saturday, January 30th
LSU Sports Brett Favre to headline annual football coaches clinic
Gridiron Now Ronnie Feist's transfer a cautionary recruiting tale
Clarion Ledger Ole Miss' Bjork discusses Notice of Allegations
USA Today Texas A&M joins college sports' financial elite
CBS SportsLine Newton rewrote rules but here's how cheating is still rampant in college
Gridiron Now Do preseason polls mean anything?
NFL Network Making the Senior Bowl (1:30 on NFL Network): All-star game primes draft process
ESPN Blog Immediate challenges await new Wisconsin DC Justin Wilcox
The Advocate Special report: Why are athletics largely immune to higher education budget cuts?
Associated Press Oklahoma president Boren wants expansion, Big 12 TV deal
San Francisco Chronicle Cal admits liability in 2014 death of football player
Gridiron Now Recruiting excesses bothersome
Baseball
The Advocate Notes: Meniscus injury will limit Bryce Jordan to DH duties
The Advocate Young but confident, LSU baseball team is more experienced than you may think
WAFB Sports Video (6 min, 37 sec): Interview with Alan Dunn
WAFB Sports Video (3 min, 4 sec): Interview with Greg Deichmann
WAFB Sports Video (4 min, 21 sec): Interview with Jake Fraley
WAFB Sports Video (6 min, 9 sec): Interview with Alex Lange
WAFB Sports Video (3 min, 33 sec): Interview with Michael Papierski
WAFB Sports Video (7 min, 39 sec): Interview with Jared Poche
WAFB Sports Video (4 min, 6 sec): Interview with Kramer Robertson
Friday, January 29th
LSU Sports LSU Football earns BASF Team Chemistry Award
Rivals Deion Jones reflects on turbulent year at LSU
Times Picayune Vadal Alexander, 'football junkie,' ready for the NFL
The Advocate Lindsey Scott narrows finalists to four ahead of LSU visit
The Advocate Jalen Mills ready to showcase NFL talent at Senior Bowl
Times Picayune Les Miles, Cam Cameron go in-home with Lindsey Scott Jr.
Campus Insiders LSU Football Recruiting: 5 Targets with National Signing Day approaching
The Advocate Notes: NSD coverage, recruiting
Dig Baton Rouge A look at QB Lindsey Scott
Associated Press AP Source: Ole Miss aware of NCAA Notice of Allegations
Missouri Sports Meet Mizzou's Andy Hill
Associated Press Tennessee QB Josh Dobbs works out with Vols' baseball team
Yahoo! Sports Sources: NCAA formally charges Mississippi with rules violations
CBS SportsLine Infographic: Colleges that produce the most Super Bowl players
247 Sports Pivotal visits heading into the final recruiting weekend
Gridiron Now Who's going where on the final visit weekend
Athens Banner-Herald Kirby Smart takes (brief) break from recruiting to speak at Atlanta coaching clinic
Lexington Herald Newest football Cats settling in for quarterback competition
Greenville News South Carolina's defense is a work in progress
Knoxville News Sentinel Growing pains for grass at Neyland Stadium
Baseball
LSU Sports Baseball holds annual Media Day
ASAP Sports Paul Mainieri press conference transcript
LSU Sports Video (58 min): Paul Mainieri press conference
The Advocate Paul Mainieri press conference recap
LSU Football .mp3 Audio (58 min): Paul Mainieri press conference (48 MB)
Thursday, January 28th
Yahoo! Sports Les Miles' latest trick: Crushing recruiting despite efforts to fire him
The Advocate Ronnie Feist transferring to UTSA
Washington Redskins Physicality, confidence key For LSU's Jalen Mills | Video (2 min)
ESPN Blog Dave Aranda's scheme will allow LSU veterans to showcase versatility
Times Picayune Deion Jones speeding toward NFL Draft | Video (2 min, 13 sec)
Les Miles Video (3 min, 47 sec): 2015 LSU defense highlights
Times Picayune LSU DT commitment Glen Logan halts recruitment, 'excited' to sign
USA Today Meet top recruit who scouts can't agree on: LSU commit Willie Allen
ESPN Blog LSU's best 2015 win, most intriguing 2016 game
ESPN 104.5 Audio (15 min): Gerry Hamilton breaks down the latest recruiting news | .mp3
Times Picayune Brandon Harris will have it 'easier' in 2016, Dak Prescott says
Dig Baton Rouge Unfinished business for TreíDavious White
SEC Sports Video (1 min, 49 sec): LSU needs offensive linemen to block for Fournette
ESPN Blog Best friends Jarvis Landry, Odell Beckham Jr. teammates in Pro Bowl
Wisconsin Badgers Justin Wilcox named Wisconsin defensive coordinator
ESPN Public Editor How 30 for 30 films, SportsCenter anchors are chosen
CBS SportsLine The Big 12's biggest concern should be its football talent drain
Kansas City Star Maty Mauk dismissed from Missouri
Everything Alabama Coaches explain why and how they recruit players committed elsewhere
St. Louis Today Philadelphia Eagles hire Mizzou's new D-line coach
Kansas City Star Missouri loses two players, gains a commitment
Baseball
LSU Sports Tigers No. 5 in USA Today Baseball poll
LSU Sports Individual Baseball game tickets on sale February 3rd
Wednesday, January 27th
Sports on Earth There's no place like home for LSU
ESPN Radio Audio: Rod Gilmore and Tom Luginbill discuss LSU's strong recruiting class
New Orleans Saints LSU players understand importance of Senior Bowl practices | Video: Deion Jones
LSU Sports Odell Beckham Jr. takes skills to the 'mmall screen'
LSU Sports Six Tigers named to Pro Bowl; OBJ to be captain
LSU Sports LSU Football trio practicing for Saturday's Senior Bowl
LSU Sports Key spring Football dates released, Spring Game April 16th at 3 pm
Gridiron Now Video (4 min, 46 sec): Jalen Mills talks "DBU" at The Senior Bowl
The Advocate Deion Jones, Vadal Alexander collide in Senior Bowl practice
The Advocate Jalen Mills, Deion Jones back practicing and training together
The Advocate Flagship Agenda on hold at LSU as top researchers have left for greener pastures
Forbes How do athletic directors and university presidents manage to get along?
Montgomery Advertiser Saban: Tony Brown remains in doghouse
Columbus Ledger, GA Auburn annual financial report shows athletic department surplus of $9.2 million
Clarion Ledger Dan Mullen: I haven't spoken to Hopson about an offer
Missouri Sports Meet Mizzou's OL coach Glen Elarbee
South Carolina Sports Mike Peterson named South Carolina OLB coach
CBS SportsLine Judge approves settlement in NCAA concussion case
Corvallis Gazette, OR Mammoth bones found at Oregon State construction site
Baseball
Louisiana Gannett News Todd Walker embraces new hobby
Tuesday, January 26th
ESPN Blog Replacing Frank Wilson at LSU will be difficult for Les Miles
Times Picayune Kentwood standout Shyheim Carter makes surprising visit to LSU
The Advocate Student fees skyrocket as Louisiana universities look for more money
CBS SportsLine Impatience leads top QBs to move around college football at record rate
NCAA News Preliminary approval granted for concussion settlement
USA Today What could the world of sports look like in 25 years?
ESPN Media Zone ESPNU's NSD coverage; Marty Smith will be at LSU
SEC Sports SEC Network plans 10 hours of Signing Day coverage
St. Louis Today Teammate: Mauk has cleaned up, video is two years old
Montgomery Advertiser Ex-Tide WR Chris Black felt 'caged' at Alabama
Arkansas Razorbacks Razorback athletics seeking approval for full design of stadium renovation
Ole Miss Sports Ole Miss signs star-studded early enrollee class
St. Louis Today Mizzou suspends Maty Mauk after video goes viral
Greenville News Lance Thompson confident in Gamecock staff
Chattanooga Times *1 Former Tide tailback Tyren Jones commits to South Carolina
STATS Changes recommended for DI-AA playoffs
ESPN Media Zone ESPNU to air Senior Bowl practices
Monday, January 25th
LSU Sports Video (1 min, 24 sec): Ethan Pocic with Emily Dixon on return to LSU
The Advocate LSU leaders brace for threat of 'catastrophic effects' of cuts in current yearís budget
LSU Sports Video (3 min, 2 sec): Tre'Davious White with Emily Dixon on return to LSU
Times Picayune Video (2 min, 8 sec): Herb Tyler talks Lindsey Scott
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 33 sec): Kendall Beckwith with Emily Dixon on return to LSU
ESPN Blog Returning juniors believe LSU on verge of special season
SEC Country Jamal Pettigrew wonít take anymore visits: ďLSU is the best option for meĒ
ESPN 104.5 Audio (8 min): LSU commit Rashard Lawrence on his decision to play for LSU | .mp3
LSU Sports LSU's Super Bowl participants & winners
Go UTSA Frank Wilson adds football strength & conditioning coaches
Wall Street Journal Elite athletes try a new training tactic:More Vitamin D
Chronicle of Higher ED As sports programs get richer, few give much for academics
Football Foundation football officiating coordinators return to NFF headquarters for annual meeting
SEC Sports SEC introduces new working group
USA Today Which schools have the top football recruiting classes
Gridiron Now SEC: Winter wonderland
Gridiron Now Where will top prospects go?
Chattanooga Times *1 Ole Miss compiling second elite class in four years
The Advocate Once geared toward poor, black students, now major shift in TOPS beneficiaries
The Advocate TOPS program cost to taxpayers quintuples since 1998
Baseball
LSU Sports LSU No. 11 in Baseball America preseason poll
Sunday, January 24th
Louisiana Gannett News Guilbeau: Miles recruiter extraordinaire
Geaux 247 LSU commit Jakori Savage has high praise for LSU
Houma Today *1 Fifty great days for LSU football
ESPN Video (3 min, 42 sec): Face to Face - Jarvis Landry
The Advocate With a little help from his big family, John Curtis' Willie Allen is bound for LSU
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Todd Monken named OC. & WRs coach for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
STATS NDSU QB Carson Wentz in the spotlight at Senior Bowl
The Advocate Advocateís Super Dozen: Another bumper crop of recruits, but this one looks historic
Go UTSA Frank Wilson hires Frank Scelfo as OC and QB coach
STATS Stephen Rivers a standout at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
The Advocate Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universities
Saturday, January 23rd
LSU Sports Video (4 min, 33 sec): Emily Dixon with Les Miles on 19 scholarship seniors returning
The Advocate Notes: 3 highly touted prospects expected to visit LSU this weekend; more
Gridiron Now Drake Davis happy heíll be playing at home
Times Picayune Tre'Davious White chooses LSU purple and gold over NFL green
LSU Sports LSU announces fifth enrolled signee, Dee Anderson
The Advocate Rabalais: Chance at 'special year' lured LSU players back for senior seasons
WAFB Sports Video (2 min, 44 sec): Interview with Kendell Beckwith
WAFB Sports Video (3 min, 34 sec): Interview with Christian LaCouture
WAFB Sports Video (2 min, 28 sec): Interview with Lewis Neal
WAFB Sports Video (3 min, 21 sec): Interview with Ethan Pocic
WAFB Sports Video (2 min, 38 sec): Interview with Tre'Davious White
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min, 40 sec): LSU commit Drake Davis on recruiting and his career | .mp3
Gridiron Now NFL conference championship games feature 44 SEC players
Miss. State Athletics MSU's Sirmon, Buckley named assistant coaches; Turner promoted
Ole Miss Sports Ole Miss players rack up postseason honors
Gridiron Now The Vols' QB who transferred? Well, about that ...
Columbus Business First Wolfe Foundation pledges $5M to Ohio State, gets naming rights to Athletics Director post
Friday, January 22nd
The Advocate Notes: Miles doesnít expect to hire Frank Wilsonís replacement until after NSD
LSU Sports Video (15 min, 7 sec): Les Miles / players press conference
LSU Football .mp3 Audio (14 min, 42 sec): Les Miles / players press conference
Times Picayune LSU DT commit Glen Logan says he 'will not be visiting Miami'
The Advocate Potential mid-year budget cut would cost LSU $65M, F. King Alexander says
Times Picayune Video (4 min, 29 sec): Rashard Lawrence discusses LSU commitment
ESPN Blog Rashard Lawrence commits to LSU
The Advocate Commitment of Rashard Lawrence pushes LSU closer to historic class
Times Picayune LSU visitors list for January 22 weekend
Gridiron Now Corey Thompson could be answer to LSUís LB problem
The Advocate Dave Aranda got $165,000 up front and a three-year, $3.75M deal
Sports NOLA Willie Allen, LSU make good fit with his commitment
The Advocate Notes: Three highly touted prospects expected to visit LSU this weekend
Sports NOLA Video (1 min, 50 sec): Willie Allen explains LSU commitment
Sports NOLA Video (4 min): JT Curtis on Willie Allen commitment to LSU
ESPN 104.5 Audio (11 min): Jeremy Crabtree on LSUís recruiting class development | .mp3
Times Picayune Video (3 min, 13 sec): LSU target QB Lindsey Scott 2015 highlights
Columbia Missourian Missouri athletics operated at $4.36M surplus in 2014-15
247 Sports 2016 Football recruiting composite team rankings, LSU No. 1
Go Blue Raiders Middle Tennessee hires Tony Franklin as OC
Orlando Sentinel Sun Belt to discuss conference title game during spring meetings
Florida Gators Florida Spring Game set for Friday night, April 8th
Missouri Sports A championship vision: Meet Mizzou's Josh Heupel
NSU Demons Stephen Rivers wraps up his Demon days Saturday in NFLPA Bowl on ESPN2
Tiger Bait Another year of big changes among SEC coordinators
Times Picayune Trey Lealaimatafao arrested for multiple robberies
Auburn Athletics Bonds of Steele: 'It's going to be neat having you here
Kansas City Star Terry Beckner Jr. suspended from Mizzou after arrest for marijuana possession
Vanderbilt Sports Jeff Genyk joins Commodores as special teams coordinator, RB coach
USA Today College Football Playoff committee isn't keeping with the times
USA Today Q&A with new CFP committee member Rob Mullens of Oregon
STATS EWU - NDSU most attractive for DI-AA Kickoff
CBS SportsLine College sports discusses ending NCAA academic standards for freshmen
CBS SportsLine Nike set to launch national 7-on-7 football league in five major cities
Multi Channel IBM buys Ustream
Baseball
LSU Sports Baseball banquet set for Sunday, January 31st
LSU Sports Nolan Cain to be Baseball volunteer assistant coach
Tiger Rag Will Davis will coach at Lamar in 2016; Nolan Cain elevated to assistant coach
Thursday, January 21st
Dallas Morning News Dee Anderson cleared by NCAA, will enroll early at LSU
ESPN Blog OT Willie Allen, No. 16 in ESPN 300, says he will sign with LSU
Times Picayune LSU gains commitment from Curtis 4-star OL Willie Allen
ESPN From 10/29/15, Video (5 min, 37 sec): Who is Willie Allen?
ESPN 104.5 Audio (14 min): Shea Dixon on Willie Allen, Lindsey Scott, and more | .mp3
FOX Sports Miles and Orgeron on the prowl to keep preexisting commitments
WBRZ Sports Video (2 min, 28 sec): Zachary's Lindsey Scott mulling LSU offer
Miami Dolphins Jarvis Landry named to Pro Bowl
College Football Playoff Bower, Carr, Deromedi and Mullens named to CFP selection committee
Athlon Sports Arden Key 1 of 15 players poised for a breakout 2016 season
Go UTSA Frank Wilson announces addition of Henderson, Kastl and Pugh to coaching staff
Athens Banner-Herald Kirby Smart - UGA: 'Where everybody knows the deal up front on drug policy'
Associated Press Muschamp works to stem recruiting slide at South Carolina
Associated Press North Texas adds 2 transfers, including Alabama QB
Texas Tech Sports Texas Tech QB drops Baseball to focus on Football
FOX Sports 2 NFL Draft boards show just how difficult it is to evaluate QBs
Wednesday, January 20th
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min): Zachary head coach David Brewerton on QB Lindsey Scott | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min): Tom Rathmann on QB Lindsey Scott being offered by LSU | .mp3
103.7 the Game Audio (12 min): David Ching talks about LSU Football
Times Picayune Video (3 min, 13 sec): LSU commit Cameron Lewis discusses Dave Aranda
Times Picayune LSU personnel director Austin Thomas assumes a bigger role in recruiting
ESPN Blog How recruiting can help LSU improve its defensive line
Gridiron Now Could offer to local QB 'save' LSU recruiting class?
Geaux 247 LSU's final push for Rashard Lawrence
Times Picayune Jerald Hawkins signs with agent, NFL Network reports
Dig Baton Rouge LSU offense needs to evolve to succeed in 2016
Dig Baton Rouge Farewell Frank: LSU's recruiting titan and RB coach is finally a head coach
The Advocate Rabalais: LSU's great returns lead to greater expectations
Chattanooga Times *1 LSU holding No. 1 class after turbulent stretch
ESPN 104.5 Audio (6 min, 38 sec): Shea Dixons on Lindsey Scott being offered from LSU | .mp3
Kentucky Athletics Kentucky announces two additional mid-year enrollees
Everything Alabama Renovation plans at Jordan-Hare Stadium 'could definitely' exceed $145 million
Greenville News Muschamp embraces Spurrier era
Yahoo! Sports Antwaan Randle El's remarks not helping case against early draft entry
Baseball
NCAA News DI board approves waiver for alcohol sales at baseball, softball championships
Tuesday, January 19th
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min): Chris Blair talks about his preparation for his new role | .mp3
FOX8 Sports Tanner Lee breaks down his visit to LSU, and why he left Tulane
The Advocate Notes: Andre Anthony's commitment to LSU; he calls Aranda 'mastermind'
And The Valley Shook Brandon Harris, young QBs and the SEC
Times Picayune Les Miles has had a great re-recruiting year
The Advocate Win-win: Kendell Beckwith, TreíDavious White pass on NFL draft to remain at LSU
The Advocate Recruiting notes
ESPN Blog Flipping the Field: 2016 starts with a bang
USA Today Tax return shows SEC made $527.4 million in first year of CFP, SEC Network
STATS SWAC results mediocre, but bowl payout eases the pain
Louisville Courier Cats add two JUCO transfers for spring
Greenville News Travaris Robinson excited to coach at South Carolina
The State, SC You can look it up: Recruiting rankings do matter
Times Picayune Travonte Valentine set to enroll at Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
ESPN Blog SEC's winners and losers from Monday's draft deadline for underclassmen
Sports Illustrated Way-too-early Top 25 for 2016, LSU No. 6
Florida Gators Gators Davis and Maye returning for senior seasons
Orlando Sentinel Record number of underclassmen declaring for 2016 NFL Draft
CBS SportsLine Near disastrous number of early entries declaring for 2016 NFL Draft
Campus Rush / SI Why loss-of-value insurance policies becoming more common
Gridiron Now Recruiting news and notes from Monday
Dallas Morning News What to make of Oklahoma president's ominous comments on dysfunctional Big 12
Monday, January 18th
LSU Sports Kendell Beckwith, Tre'Davious announce return for senior season
ESPN Blog How LSU's NFL early entry decisions will impact the program in 2016
Gridiron Now Former minor-leaguer now is a LSU Football walk-on
Geaux247 Sports Kendell Beckwith, Tre'Davious White face Decision Day
Dandy Don Five things LSU needs to do to compete for the title in 2016
NFL Films Video (10 min, 52 sec): Born & Bred In New Orleans: The Tyrann Mathieu story
Times Picayune See what LSU commitments, recruits posted on social media about weekend at LSU
247 Sports Miles takes Rashard Lawrence into Tiger Stadium
SFA Jacks Stephen F. Austin names Gary Crowton named Lumberjack offensive coordinator
ESPN Blog Power 5 passes concussion legislation, resolution on time demands
Baseball
ESPN 104.5 Audio (7 min, 46 sec): Will Davis on his recent head coach hire at Lamar | .mp3
Sunday, January 17th
Geaux 247 Where LSU targets are visiting
New York Times Alabama player's misfortunes typify pitfalls of college sports
Chattanooga Times *1 Georgia's Kirby Smart open to all types of quarterbacks
Post & Courier, SC Will Muschamp making final push toward first National Signing Day at USC
College Football News 2016 best College Football games opening weekend
The Advocate New Tulane AD Troy Dannen has some lofty goals
Associated Press Ex-Michigan coach Hoke new defensive coordinator at Oregon
Saturday, January 16th
Times Picayune Source: Tre'Davious White, Kendell Beckwith expected to return for senior seasons
Shreveport Times Mo Claiborne's future unclear after Dallas disaster
Times Picayune Ethan Pocic and John Battle have surgery, likely out for the spring
The Advocate Ed Orgeron could be long term answer to replace Wilson in New Orleans recruiting
The Advocate Travin Dural indicates he'll return for his senior season
Gridiron Now LSU will miss Wilson ó but heís still replaceable
The Advocate Frank Wilson leaving LSU: "Tears of joy"
Times Picayune Frank Wilson's replacement is just down the hall
ESPN 104.5 Audio (16 min, 14 sec): Zach Von Rosenberg on waking on to LSU Football | .mp3
103.7 the Game Audio (12 min, 52 sec): Interview with LSU associate AD Verge Ausberry
South Carolina Sports Video (9 min, 6 sec): Will Muschamp press conference
College Football News Early SEC Football rankings for 2016
ASAP Sports UTSA / Frank Wilson introductory press conference transcript
CBS SportsLine Crowds up for returning bowls but down overall for sixth straight year
ESPN Public Editor ESPN's analysts paid for opinions, not to be objective
Rethink Research NeuLion shows off live 4K streaming at CES
Friday, January 15th
The Advocate Notes: Tre'Davious White set to announce his NFL decision Monday
Go UTSA UTSA names Frank Wilson as head football coach on Friday
LSU Sports Frank Wilson accepts top job at UTSA
Times Picayune Frank Wilson calls Leonard Fournette, Derrius Guice to say he is leaving LSU
Times Picayune Video (4 min, 12 sec): Caleb Roddy set to focus on DE after meeting w/ Dave Aranda
FOX Sports Source: LSU RB coach Frank Wilson to be new head coach at UTSA
The Advocate Source: Frank Wilson expected to be UTSA new coach
Associated Press Alabama's Henry, Robinson leaving early for NFL draft
Florida Gators McElwain makes change to coaching staff
Vanderbilt Sports Former Commodore standout Chris Marve earns staff promotion
CBS SportsLine Power Five passes on tackling big NCAA issues to help athletes
Chronicle of Higher ED NCAA delays moves to reduce demands on athletes' time
The Oklahoman Does Oklahoma want the Big 12 to survive?
ESPN Blog SEC underclassmen leaving early for the NFL on defense
ESPN Blog SEC underclassmen leaving early for the NFL on offense
Missouri Sports Joe Jon Finley joins Mizzou coaching staff
ESPN Blog Who's ready for next season? An early look at Week 1 in the SEC
Cleveland.com Who is Greg Studrawa? Meet Ohio State football's new offensive line coach
Ole Miss Sports 2015 Rebels shatter school records
Greenville News Muschamp happy Moore is back
Vanderbilt Sports Oklahoma assistant C.J. Ah You named to Vanderbilt staff
USA Today College athlete time demands become focus of NCAA Convention
NCAA News Emmert wants the Association to keep making strides | Video (23 min)
Baseball
LSU Sports Will Davis to become head coach at Lamar following conclusion of the 2016
D1 Baseball Lamar hires LSUís Will Davis as successor
Thursday, January 14th
The Advocate Zack Von Rosenberg to walk on with Tigers
The Advocate Lewis Neal returning to LSU for senior season
Louisiana Gannett News LSU 2016 recruiting snapshot
Times Picayune LSU has a lot riding on this weekend's group of visitors
ESPN Bowl games pay the price in playoff era
Sports on Earth Early 2016 CFB Rankings: 128 To 1, LSU No. 4
ESPN Blog Early look at 2016 front seven situations for SEC West programs
Tennessee Sports UT Athletics and populous to conduct stadium renovation plan and feasibility study
ESPN Blog Early look at 2016 secondary situation for each SEC program
The Oklahoman David Boren would like to end The Longhorn Network
Montgomery Advertiser Auburn's spring enrollees feature multiple '16 starters
Florida Gators Gators Bolster QB options in Year 2 under McElwain
NCAA News DI-A conferences w/ fewer than 12 members now able to hold championship game
Bus. of College Sports College Athletics Construction Roundup: January 2016
Omaha World Herald Lawrence Phillips dies day after court hearing; suicide suspected
Baseball
LSU Sports LSU Baseball announces TV, streaming slate for 2016
SEC Sports 2016 SEC Baseball TV schedule announced
Wednesday, January 13th
Les Miles Video (4 min, 10 sec): Texas Bowl highlights
ESPN Blog Communication, football smarts make LSU's Dave Aranda special
LSU Sports LSU welcomes four early enrollees for 2016
The Advocate Early enrollees arrive on campus for classes Wednesday
Vanderbilt Sports Norcross joins Commodore staff as offensive line coach
Associated Press NCAA votes to allow Big 12 to hold a football title game
Football Foundation 2015-16 bowl game attendance shows increase
Georgia Bulldogs Kirby Smart press conference transcript
Sports Business Daily Media companies, leagues shift more sports programming to broadcast television
Chronicle of Higher ED Many college athletes say they want more time away from sports
ESPN Blog Bold SEC predictions for 2016
USA Today Alabama lookahead: Lots of holes to fill, plenty of talent to fill with
FOX Sports Two years in and the playoff's problems are already showing
The Advocate Louisiana Lafayette AD Scott Farmer addresses NCAA investigation and penalties
Tuesday, January 12th
ESPN 104.5 Audio (27 min, 41 sec): Shea Dixon on LSU recruiting news | .mp3
LSU Sports Leonard Fournette SEC's first NCAA rushing champ (YPG) since '49
The Advocate Rabalais: Leonard Fournette ends season with rushing title
ESPN Blog LSU addressing DL, LB needs with star-studded 2016 recruiting class
The Advocate LSU's Bayou Bash heading back to Baton Rouge River Center
Associated Press NCAA convention has big vote on football championships
Associated Press Smart plucks Tucker from 'Bama staff to lead Georgia defense
Tennessee Sports Tennessee press conference for DC Bob Shoop
Sports Business Daily ESPN overnight rating for CFP Championship drops 15%, but still 3rd best ever
NCAA News Former Louisiana Lafayette coach arranged fraudulent test scores, acted unethically
ESPN Media Zone CFP National Championship: ESPN's 3rd highest overnight ever across all sports
College Football News 2016 College Football too early Top 25, LSU No. 1
FOX Sports Extremely early Top 25 for 2016 college football season, LSU No. 5
USA Today Projecting college football's top 25 teams for 2016, LSU No. 10
San Jose Mercury News Early college football top-25 for 2016, LSU No. 2
Yahoo! Sports Alabama wins national title with fourth-quarter special teams magic
Alabama Sports Alabama wins CFP National Championship with 45-40 win over Clemson
ESPN Way-too-early SEC 2016 power rankings: Alabama, LSU lead the way
ESPN Clemson, Alabama lead the 2016 way-too-early Top 25, LSU No. 7
Orlando Sentinel Preseason 2016 top 25 college football rankings
AFCA Todd Berry named new AFCA executive director
Monday, January 11th
LSU Sports William Clapp named FWAA rreshman All-American
LSU Sports Football ranks ninth among valuable programs
LSU Sports Former LSU Track & Field Coach Boots Garland dies, 82
The Advocate LSU expecting 13 official visitors next weekend, including four highly ones
Associated Press Mississippi QB Chad Kelly will return for senior season
Auburn Athletics Auburn hires Herb Hand as offensive line coach
Associated Press Missouri hires Ellarbee to coach offensive line
NCAA News Future of Division I will be discussed by key groups at Convention
NCAA News NCAA Convention legislation: Division I
FOX Sports How Clemson student coach went from UAB shutdown to title game in a year
Campus Rush / SI Nick Saban, Dabo Swinney more similar than they seem
Alabama Sports Alabama holds walkthrough for National Championship Game
Associated Press The intricacies of what goes into a college football play
CBS SportsLine Video (2 min, 8 sec): Way too early 2016 CFB Top 25, LSU No. 4
Campus Rush / SI Former Fiesta Bowl executive John Junker tries to rebuild life after going to prison
Sunday, January 10th
The Advocate LSU football's recruiting class the nationís best at moment, but still work to do
CBS SportsLine Will NCAA vote force Big 12 to expand for conference title game?
Arkansas Razorbacks Arkansas RB Alex Collins declares For NFL Draft
Football Foundation New HoF inductees including Bert Jones to be recognized during CFP Title Game
CBS SportsLine SEC not interested in moving Sugar Bowl to help College Football Playoff
FOX Sports Will Big 12 be forced to expand if it wants a championship game?
Gridiron Now Sankey sees no date change for Rose or Sugar bowls
ASAP Sports Nick Saban and Dabo Swinney press conference transcript
The Advocate Rabalais: Notes - Marcus Spears says Les Miles has to improve offense; more
USA Today The man behind Nick Saban and now Dabo Swinney
CBS SportsLine Dabo's connection to Alabama runs deep through family, into Clemson
Montgomery Advertiser Clemson - Bama coaching connections run deep
CBS SportsLine Five keys to Clemson beating Alabama in the CFP National Championship
The Oklahoman Clemson AD Dan Radakovich has a fun season in the playoff committee room
CBS SportsLine Unlikely pairing of Kiffin, Saban has Alabama on verge of another title
Alabama Sports Alabama puts in final full national championship practice on Saturday
Arizona Central Lane Kiffin opens up about 2013 USC firing
Arkansas Razorbacks Bielema goes pro for Arkansas offensive line coach
Clarion Ledger Ole Miss QB DeVante Kincade to transfer to Grambling
Tennessee Sports Bob Shoop agrees in principle to become Vols DC
Associated Press Pizza and a movie: Players say stipends help pay for basics
Go Bison Bison make College Football history with 5th straight DI-AA championship
Baseball
LSU Sports Alan Dunn receives pitching coach of the year award
Saturday, January 9th
The Advocate Christian LaCouture, Ethan Pocic to return
Athlon Sports A very early College Football Top 25 for 2016, LSU No. 9
Yahoo! Sports Alabama on the verge of perhaps the greatest run in college football history
Greenville News, SC Muschamp happy with coaching staff
Aggie Athletics Sumlin hires Mazzone to direct A&M offense
Athlon Sports A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2016, LSU No. 9
Associated Press QB Wentz back, NDSU goes for 5th FCS title in row
U.S. Army Bowl U.S. Army All-American Bowl high school game on NBC at Noon
Associated Press Coaches' group calls on NCAA to require minority interviews
ESPN Media Zone ESPN: 2015 in Review
Friday, January 8th
LSU Sports LSU Football finding success in athletics, academics
ESPN 104.5 Audio (6 min, 12 sec): Bert Jones on being in College Football Hall of Fame | .mp3
The Advocate North Websterís Devin White commits to LSU
LSU Sports Bert Jones named to College Football Hall of Fame
The Advocate Les Miles, Ed Orgeron talk amid job reports
Clarion Ledger Sources: Ed Orgeron has not interviewed at MSU yet
The Advocate Jerald Hawkins heading to Arizona on Friday to begin training
Times Picayune LSU kicker commitment Connor Culp says Tigers are at the 'highest level'
LSU Sports Hawthorne to emcee governor's inauguration
Gridiron Now No change in schedule despite ratings drop for semifinals (new Hancock quotes)
Aggie Athletics Scott Woodward named Texas A&Mís new AD
NCAA News NCAA signs four-year extension to keep DI-AA title game in Frisco, Texas
Alabama Sports National Championship work continues for Alabama (with videos)
Auburn Athletics Auburn hires Travis Williams as linebackers coach
Tennessee Sports Tennessee TE coach ready to hit the ground running
Baseball
Twitter / D1Baseball Home team in Game 3 of a Super Regional will automatically be the higher seed
Thursday, January 7th
Times Picayune LSU's Ed Orgeron unlikely to leave for Mississippi State, sources say
The Advocate Sources: MSU pursuing Ed Orgeron while Orgeron and LSU discuss a new deal
The Advocate LSU will pay out a total of about $3 million for three 2018 games
LSU Sports LSU announces 2018 non-conference slate
Tiger Sports Radio Audio (20 min): Dixon, Shipp analyze U.S. Army All-American Bowl targets
Tiger Bait Alternate reality at LSU
Times Picayune LSU may just return the rest of its underclassmen
The Advocate Jerald Hawkins declares for the NFL draft
FOX Sports LSU loading up on huge skill players in 2016 class
Houston Chronicle Office of A&M chancellor John Sharp offers piercing reply to Horns Digest article
ESPN Blog Power 5 matchups mostly went well for SEC teams in 2015
Auburn Athletics Auburn hires Saints' Wesley McGriff as co-defensive coordinator
Post & Courier, SC NCAA grants Clemson exemption from 20-hour rule
ESPN Dabo Swinney overcame pain and poverty to be on the cusp of history
ESPN Blog Three new SEC coaches, three unique paths for the first month
ESPN 3-point stance: Barry Alvarez needs a new story for coaches leaving Wisconsin
Montgomery Advertiser SEC programs averaging two staff changes this offseason
Alabama Sports Alabama continue preparations for Clemson (video interviews included)
Florida Gators McElwain to be a part of ESPN's coverage of CFP Title Game
Miss. State Athletics MSU records fall in 2015, Prescott's legacy
Ole Miss Sports Ole Miss coaches get raises, Hugh Freeze to average $4.925 million per year
Houston Chronicle UCLA's Noel Mazzone may become Texas A&Mís fourth OC in five seasons
Seattle Times Scott Woodward leaving UW to become athletic director at Texas A&M
Albuquerque Journal NMSU files lawsuit to get money back from payday games
Wednesday, January 6th
Times Picayune Top 2017 DT Marvin Wilson on Les Miles
ESPN Blog Video (3 min, 9 sec): LSU gaining momentum before signing day
Times Picayune Corey Raymond signs contract extension worth $375,000 per season
The Advocate LSU turns attention now to draft-eligible juniors, No. 1 recruiting class
Associated Press LSU coordinator Dave Aranda says coaching in SEC was a goal
The Advocate Rabalais: As LSUís defense goes modern, Les Miles to modernize the offense
103.7 The Game Audio (17 min): Flip the Script with Shea Dixon
ESPN Media Zone ESPN's Megacast returns for College Football Playoff championship
ESPN Blog Kevin Steele brings much-needed stability as Auburn's new coordinator
Tennessee Sports Tennessee DC John Jancek leaves Vols' staff
Sports Business Daily ESPN's primetime down In '15, but leads all cable TV
Wisconsin Badgers What does 2016 have in store for Wisconsin
Everything Alabama Meet the man who lived with Dabo Swinney and his mom at Alabama
Football Foundation ESPNU to carry NFF announcement of 2016 CFB HoF class, Friday at Noon
Everything Alabama Bama assistants offer look inside 'military-ish' world of Nick Saban headset chatter
CBS SportsLine Alabama still claims most national titles (with some sketchy counting
Associated Press Alabama - Clemson Preview
Auburn Athletics Kevin Steele sees a physical Auburn defense
CBS SportsLine Texas A&M appears to be in turmoil as AD is latest to leave College Station
Vanderbilt Sports Former Vanderbilt head coach George MacIntyre succumbs to lengthy illness
USA Today Clemson sees Alabama as gold standard on way to golden finish
UTSA Sports Larry Coker steps down as UTSA head football coach
Tuesday, January 5th
LSU Sports Video (9 min, 47 sec): Chris Blair interview with Dave Aranda
Geaux 247 LSU QB big board
Times Picayune Video (2 min, 50 sec): Michael Divinity discusses signing with LSU
The Advocate Notes: LSU, OC Cam Cameron working on new contract
Times Picayune LSU may have 5 football recruits enroll early
LSU Sports Video (18 min, 36 sec): Les Miles and Dave Aranda press conference
ASAP Sports Les Miles and Dave Aranda press conference transcript
The Advocate Dave Aranda press conference recap
LSU Football .mp3 Audio (17 min, 37 sec): Dave Aranda press conference
Tiger Rag Aranda hire shows the cards are back in Les' hand
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 40 sec): Dave Aranda talks about joining LSU | .mp3
The Advocate Dillon Gordon in stable condition after stabbing at Reggie's bar (updated)
LSU Sports Dave Aranda to be introduced on Tuesday | Free Geaux Zone Audio
Tiger Bait Miles begins 2016 in impressive fashion
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min, 14 sec): Gerry DiNardo on Dave Aranda | .mp3
Rivals Drake Davis breaking mold of elite football recruit
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 39 sec): Shea Dixon recaps LSUís big recruiting weekend | .mp3
LSU Sports LSU Tigers in the NFL, Week 17
Campus Rush / SI How checking the mail changed Dabo Swinney's life in 1989
USA Today What College Football Playoff entrants did with their NCAA stipends
FOX Sports The Top 10 most eye-opening performances of bowl season; No. 10 - LSU defensive front
Florida Gators Gators LB Jeremi Powell no longer on team
Miss. State Athletics Mississippi State's Chris Jones declares for NFL Draft
Houston Cougars Quarterback Kyle Allen joins Houston program
USA Today The story behind the tent on Alabama's football sideline
Aggie Athletics Texas A&M Athletic Director Eric Hyman stepping down
USA Today How UTSA became college football's best startup
Wisconsin Badgers Wisconsin considers coordinator search an opportunity
ESPN Blog All-SEC bowl team: Chad Kelly, Leonard Fournette shine in postseason
ESPN Blog SEC gets redemption with dominant postseason
Florida Gators Taylor exits in good company, staff continuity, more Gators tidbits
Associated Press Georgia football set to begin Kirby Smart era
Kentucky Athletics Stoops introduces Gran, Hinshaw in Kentucky Monday press conference
Ole Miss Sports Ole Miss OT Laremy Tunsil declares for NFL Draft
USA Today Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight is transferring to Texas A&M
Associated Press South Carolina football: Muschamp says Gamecocks aren't far off
Tennessee Sports Butch Jones adds Larry Scott to Tennessee's coaching staff
USA Today Aussies getting their kicks in college football
Sports Illustrated How ESPN can improve its image after the networkís unfavorable 2015
Monday, January 4th
Louisiana Gannett News Guilbeau: Brandon Harris to have sports hernia surgery
WAFB Sports Video (5 min): Jacques Doucet with Gordy Rush on Dave Aranda; more
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min, 45 sec): Gerry DiNardo on LSU hiring Dave Aranda | .mp3
Dandy Don Q&A with Mike Detillier on LSU Football
ESPN 104.5 Audio (9 min): Jordy Culotta, Derek Ponamsky on LSU hiring Dave Aranda | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (9 min, 32 sec): SLU's Ron Roberts on former DC Dave Aranda | .mp3
The Advocate On The Record: Dave Aranda, Part II
The Advocate Trey Lealaimatafao to be arraigned Jan. 12 in battery case
FOX Sports Bill Hancock: The playoff is 'absolutely locked' into New Year's Eve
Ole Miss Sports Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell declares for NFL Draft
Missouri Sports Greg Brown joins Mizzou coaching staff
South Carolina Sports Muschamp adds co-OC / QB coach Kurt Roper
Louisiana Gannett News Accomplishments, question marks adorn SEC West
ESPN Clemson to have less practice time than Bama
ESPN Blog Five questions facing Ole Miss this offseason
ESPN Blog SEC's best (off-the-field) moments from this year's bowl games
Arkansas Razorbacks Arkansas TE Hunter Henry headed to the NFL
Geaux 247 LSU DL commit Caleb Roddy one of the 5 best players at the Semper Fi Bowl
Florida Gators McElwain optimistic about progress Gators made in 2015
Clarion Ledger Ole Miss fifth-year senior Collins Moore transferring
Orlando Sentinel Big 12 still ponders validity of conference championship game
Sunday, January 3rd
Times Picayune LSU still looking to add a quarterback, new name surfaces
LSU Sports Leonard Fournette, Arden Key earn state's top honors
The Advocate Meet 'The Professor': New LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda
The Advocate On The Record: Dave Aranda, Part I
The Advocate LSU makes a splash with commitments from Drake Davis and Michael Divinity
Times Picayune Video (1 min, 36 sec): Drake Davis talks about his commitment to LSU
Times Picayune Video (1 min): Eric Monroe talks about playing with his LSU future teammates
Cox Sports Video (2 min): CST's Under Armour All America Game coverage
Georgia Bulldogs Coley, McGee, Malchow named to UGA Football staff
Houston Chronicle Offensive coordinator Jake Spavital out at Texas A&M
College Football News Ranking all 40 bowl games from best to worst
Bus. of College Sports College Athletics Construction Roundup: December 2015
Arkansas Razorbacks Collins runs wild, Hogs trounce K-State
Georgia Bulldogs Godwin leads Georgia to Gator Bowl victory
Tennessee Sports Ellis & Kerbyson make a final impression for Tennessee
Go Frogs TCU roars back to beat Oregon
West Virginia Sports Howard's arm leads West Virginia past Arizona State
Yahoo! Sports Awful CFP semifinal ratings show sport still lacks common sense
Saturday, January 2nd
Times Picayune LSU is 'home' for John Ehret's Michael Divinity as linebacker recommits
ESPN Video (90 sec): Michael Divinity recommits to LSU
Rivals Video (66 sec): Drake Davis talks about why he committed to LSU
Times Picayune Drake Davis gives LSU one of the most gifted receivers they have ever had
LSU Sports LSU hires Dave Aranda as defensive coordinator
Associated Press LSU lures new defensive coordinator Aranda from Wisconsin
Times Picayune LSU defensive class will soon be in session with 'Professor' Aranda
Big Ten Network Video (4 min, 10 sec): Gerry DiNardo with Wisconsin DC Dave Aranda (from 10/31)
The Advocate Tigers' could add to class at Saturdayís Under Armour All-American game
USA Today College Football Playoff remains committed to New Year's Eve games
Dawg Nation Welcome to the strangest game in UGA history
Montgomery Advertiser Sources: State pension made Auburn attractive to Steele
USA Today Clemson's spread offense will test Alabama's defense in national title game
ESPN Blog Notes: Six lessons we learned from the New Year's Six bowls; more
Arkansas Razorbacks Razorbacks ready for Kansas State
Florida Gators Michigan romps past Gators in Citrus Bowl
Athens Banner-Herald Kirby Smart making Jacksonville stop to watch UGA
Ole Miss Sports Sweet Victory: Rebels dominate Oklahoma State in Sugar Bowl
Tennessee Sports Vols dominate in 45-6 Outback Bowl victory
Ohio State Buckeyes Ohio State beats Notre Dame 44-28 in Fiesta Bowl
Football Foundation Week 18 broadcast teams for all NCAA games | Also see Sky and Air Sports
College Football Scores, Previews, and Recaps: DI-A | CBS SportsLine | ESPN | Fox Sports | NCAA
Friday, January 1st
Tampa Bay Times Saivion Smith firm on commitment to LSU
Times Picayune Leonard Fournette bowl game and season review: Film study
WAFB Sports 5 thoughts on LSU football entering 2016
Times Picayune John Diarse will transfer, LSU confirms
The Advocate LSU enters busy off-season
LSU Tiger TV Video (2 min, 11 sec): TigerTV's top five plays of the LSU Football season
The Advocate Can LSU get quarterback Dwayne Haskins to flip from his Maryland commitment?
ESPN Media Zone CFP Semifinals viewership down 36 percent
Alabama Sports Alabama to play Clemson in National Championship game
Auburn Athletics Kevin Steele wants Auburn to be 'hard-nosed, physical'
Florida Gators Gators eye opportunity Citrus Bowl vs. Michigan
Ole Miss Sports Hugh Freeze Sugar Bowl press conference
South Carolina Sports Muschamp adds Lance Thompson to South Carolina's coaching staff
Clemson Tigers Clemson to play for National Championship
Houston Cougars CHAMPIONS! Houston wins Peach Bowl over Florida State
Syracuse 'Concussion,' the movie, may change way football is played, viewed