LSU Football News: January 2018
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Monday, January 15th
SEC Country Why has it been so long since Steve Ensminger was an offensive coordinator?
Times Picayune LSU leaves lasting impression on weekend's official visitors
Saturday Down South New LSU OC: 'We have to be more of a fastball team'
SEC Country Notes: Leonard Fournette shows he still has plenty of love for LSU
The Advocate Leonard Fournette wears LSU shoulder pads during Jacksonville's win
Twitter: ESPN Stats Fournette youngest player in Super Bowl era to rush for 100 yards & 3 TDs in playoffs
BR Business Report Les Miles becoming an actor?
Sports Illustrated The best games of every week of the 2018 season
Athlon Sports Early ranking of the 10 best games of Week 1 of the 2018 College Football season
Associated Press Georgia Butkus Award winner Roquan Smith to enter NFL draft
USA Today Buffalo Bills hire Alabama offensive coordinator Brian Daboll
Arizona Sports Arizona selects Kevin Sumlin to lead its Football program
Associated Press RB Myles Gaskin returning to Washington for senior season
Associated Press Vikings top Saints rally with last-play stunner in 29-24 win
Associated Press Stunner: Keenum-Diggs TD on last play; Vikes win 29-24
Associated Press Saints safety Williams suffers sad ending to rookie season
Associated Press Bettors join Saints as big losers in Vikings' stunning win
Associated Press Jaguars ride offense, swagger to AFC title game
Sunday, January 14th
Shreveport Times Guilbeau: Ensminger explains his offensive philosophy
Associated Press AP Top 25 Heat Check: Final rankings of' 17, looking at '18
Clarion Ledger Source: Bradley Dale Peveto leaves Ole Miss to join Texas A&M's staff
Sports Illustrated In New Orleans, Alvin Kamara can feel the vibe
Saturday, January 13th
LSU Sports LSU Tigers in the NFL - Divisional Round
Times Picayune LSU official visitors arrive for important recruiting weekend
ESPN 104.5 Audio (8 min, 32 sec): Ross Dellenger on his interview with Ed Orgeron | .mp3
The Advocate Sci Martin transfers from LSU
SEC Country California recruits planning February LSU visit
ESPN Keith Jackson was the sound of College Football
Sports Illustrated The Voice of College Football, Keith Jackson had a visceral effect on fans
Associated Press Georgia defensive tackle Trenton Thompson to enter NFL draft
USA Today Legendary sports broadcaster Keith Jackson dies at 89
Montgomery Advertiser Bo Nix's pledge to Auburn changes program's QB future perception
USA Today College Football coaches support changes to redshirt rule
Kentucky Athletics Allen, Edwards hungry as they make senior return
Friday, January 12th
LSU Sports Greg McMahon named special teams coordinator
ESPN 104.5 Audio (11 min): Derrius Guice on leaving for the NFL draft | .mp3
SEC Country Previewing LSUís official visitor weekend (updated)
The Advocate Why Orgeron promoted Steve Ensminger, how offense will satisfy the fans
SEC Country Top LSU targets before National Signing Day in February
Flo Football Danny Etling looks to continue proving supporters right
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min): Will Clapp on entering the NFL draft | .mp3
Florida Gators Florida to begin offseason workouts with nine mid-year enrollees
Associated Press Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason announces plan to transfer
Associated Press South Carolina's Muschamp gets 6-year, $28.2 million deal
South Carolina Sports Krantz named tenth assistant USC coach; Lattimore joins staff in off-field role
Montgomery Advertiser 5 Alabama underclassman declare for NFL draft
Thursday, January 11th
LSU Sports Jerry Sullivan named Football's senior offensive assistant
Geaux 247 Traore opens up on where things stand
The Advocate The skinny on LSU's new-look staff and the three other hires coming
Times Picayune Steve Ensminger's voice as main QB recruiter will be crucial for LSU success
The Advocate Notes: LSU welcomes eight of nine mid-year enrollees
Times Picayune Will Clapp headed to the 2018 NFL Draft
LSU Sports Video (24 min, 17 sec): Steve Ensminger press conference | Facebook
SEC Country Steve Ensminger press conference quotes
LSU Football .mp3 Audio (24 min, 9 sec): Steve Ensminger press conference
SEC Country Mailbag: Early signing day fallout, replacing Austin Thomas, promoting Ensminger
The Advocate Steve Ensminger is an offensive coordinator again - this time at LSU
The Advocate See documents outlining settlement between LSU, former OC Matt Canada
SEC Country Why doesnít new QB Andre Sale count toward LSUís 25-man recruiting class?
Associated Press Florida freshman DB Randy Russell has career-ending heart condition
Associated Press Fulmer wants to restore stability at Tennessee as Vols' AD
Florida Gators Ron English added; Mullen announces Florida assistant coach assignments
Montgomery Advertiser Alabama's top-rated 2019 QB Bo Nix verbally commits to Auburn
Associated Press Tennessee's Pruitt ready to solely focus on coaching Vols
Wednesday, January 10th
Geaux 247 Derrius Guice declares for NFL Draft
LSU Sports Former QB Ensminger promoted to LSU's offensive coordinator
SEC Country Terrace Marshall Jr., Badara Traore ready to make immediate LSU impact
Times Picayune New LSU walk-on QB Andre Sale's father 'always knew we would come back home'
The Advocate LSU adds former Tennessee Tech starting QB Andre Sale, a walk on, to roster
Times Picayune Xavier Lewis, Caleb Roddy not returning to LSU Football program
Times Picayune LSU to host 5 premier prospects for official visits this weekend
Geaux 247 James Cregg begins work at LSU
And the Valley Shook LSU and Steve Ensminger: How did we get here?
Times Picayune Donte Jackson declares for 2018 NFL Draft
Times Picayune Higgins: The Dark Ages of LSU football again on the horizon
The Advocate Rabalais: Orgeron's promotion of Ensminger is a move made for comfort
SEC Country Patrick Surtain Jr. has been close to a decision
Montgomery Advertiser Tale of Tua quarterbacks: How will title efforts affect Tide's QB future?
Auburn Athletics Links to 7 preseason polls
Arkansas Razorbacks Morris announces Arkansas' offensive coaching staff
Georgia Bulldogs Gut-wrenching end to magical ride for Georgia
Missouri Sports Missouri quarterback will return for senior season
The Tennessean Jeremy Pruitt has clocked in as Vols Football coach
Tuesday, January 9th
LSU Sports LSU Tigers in the NFL - Week 17 (updated)
Times Picayune Sources: LSU set to elevate Steve Ensminger to OC; will hire Jerry Sullivan
ESPN 104.5 Audio (9 min, 20 sec): Shea Dixon with a full recruiting update | .mp3
The Advocate Notes: Re-recruitment of draft-eligible offensive linemen; more
The Advocate Kevin Toliver, Toby Weathersby announce they're going pro
Times Picayune Saints sign former LSU safety Rickey Jefferson to reserve / future contract
USA Today Final Coaches Poll, LSU No. 18
ESPN The best games of next year's opening weekend
ESPN Way-too-early Top 25; LSU No. 23
Arkansas Razorbacks Chavis named Arkansas defensive coordinator and LBs coach
Associated Press On to 2018: College Football story lines for next season
Associated Press Final AP Poll, LSU No. 18
Alabama Sports Alabama wins 2018 National Championship in overtime
USA Today Alabama captures national title with overtime win over Georgia
USA Today Alabama offense comes to life with freshman QB Tua Tagovailoa
USA Today Georgia had Alabama and let it slip away; Bulldogs' breakthrough moment delayed
USA Today College football coaching moves costing schools at least $110 million
Associated Press Fans unhappy with long waits to enter championship game
LSU Football College Football TV Schedule | NCAA Stats
Monday, January 8th
LSU Sports A letter from Christian LaCouture
LSU Sports Greedy Williams named to FWAA Freshman All-America Team
SEC Country 9 freshman early enrollees report to LSU
SEC Country New LSU commit Kelvin Joseph is first in family to attend college
NCAA News Georgia vs. Bama CFPCG will be shortest combined distance traveled since BCS
Associated Press National title game still feels like afterthought to season
Flo Football Tropical Bowl QBs are talented & intriguing, Danny Etling and Brandon Harris
Wall Street Journal *1 The secrets of College Footballís best teams
Alabama Sports Alabama holds final walkthrough prior to CFP title game
Georgia Bulldogs Dawgs have championship ingredients
Aggie Athletics Meet the Staff: Dameyune Craig
USA Today Georgia vs. Alabama for College Football Playoff title: Who has the edge?
College Football News CFP National Championship: Final thoughts, predictions & investment advice
Associated Press Saban, complacency-proof Alabama faces Georgia for title
USA Today Rapid rise: Georgia right where it expected to be
Associated Press Brothers Calvin Ridley of Alabama and Georgia's Riley Ridley set for title game
Associated Press Win-win for Sankey
Associated Press High-tech Atlanta stadium a hit with fans after early woes
Football Foundation NFF announces star-studded 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class
USA Today New lawsuit filed in Mike Leach's feud with Texas Tech
ESPN Media Zone ESPNís MegaCast presents 20 productions for CFP National Championship
Times Picayune Video (6 min, 22 sec): Paul Mainieri recaps the fall; more
The Advocate Freshman catcher Mason Doolittle will not return to LSU for spring semester
Sunday, January 7th
Tiger Rag Worsham: Facts and opinions on LSUís Matt Canada Ďmistakeí
Times Picayune What is LSU getting in new safety commitment Kelvin Joseph?
Times Picayune LSU nabs commitment from elite defensive back Kelvin Joseph
NDSU Sports North Dakota State wins sixth DI-AA championship in seven years
Associated Press Saban way produces tenacious defenses for Tide Ė and 'Dawgs
Associated Press Strong run defense could power Alabama past Georgia
Associated Press Georgia punter takes unlikely road from Ivy to title game
Associated Press Vegas bookies cheering national title game wagers
Associated Press 'Falling apart?' Trump's insults not forgotten in Atlanta
Saturday, January 6th
LSU Sports LSU and Matt Canada mutually agree to part ways (updated)
Geaux 247 Kelvin Joseph commits to LSU
SEC Country Louisiana, LSU recruits impress at combine: US Army All-American Game notes
The Advocate Divorce complete: LSU, OC Matt Canada agree to mutually part ways
The Advocate Rabalais: Even by LSU standards, Matt Canada experience was bitter and bizarre
Associated Press North Dakota State takes back DI-AA title, tops James Madison 17-13
Miss. State Athletics SEC sack leader Montez Sweat returning to MSU for senior season
Associated Press James Madison seeks DI-AA repeat vs. streak master, North Dakota State
Associated Press Georgia, Alabama like running, stuffing the run
Associated Press Derek Dooley leaves Dallas Cowboys to join Missouri staff
USA Today 15 memorable moments from the 2017 College Football season
Associated Press NFL wraps up $30 million commitment to neurological research
Friday, January 5th
LSU Sports A letter from John David Moore
Associated Press Dolphins' Jarvis Landry fined $48,620 for unsportsmanlike conduct
The Advocate Sources: LSU officials, Matt Canada in final stages of settlement talks to split
Associated Press Jags rookie Fournette buys Rolex watches for offensive line
Associated Press Mullen adds another Mississippi State assistant to Florida staff
Associated Press Muschamp promotes Gamecocks' interim offensive coordinator
Associated Press Moglia medically cleared to return as Coastal Football coach
The Advocate Rabalais: A free-wheeling conversation with Bill Hancock
Alabama Sports Crimson Tide continues preparations for National Championship Game
Aggie Athletics Jimbo Fisher tabs Elko as Aggies' defensive coordinator
Louisville Courier Lamar Jackson is leaving Louisville to declare for the NFL Draft
Thursday, January 4th
LSU Sports Dave Aranda to remain defensive coordinator; contract extended
The Advocate Arden Key declares for the NFL Draft
ESPN 104.5 Audio (18 min): Ross Dellenger on Dave Aranda and Matt Canada | .mp3
Tiger Rag LSU averted a potential disaster by locking up Dave Aranda
The Advocate Dave Aranda remaining with LSU after more heavy pursuit from Texas A&M
LSU Sports Twenty-four former players in NFL Playoffs
Indianapolis Star Notre Dame loses defensive coordinator Elko to Texas A&M
Associated Press Kirby Smart guarding against emotional drain on Georgia players
Associated Press James Madison and North Dakota State set for title game showdown
Auburn Athletics Marcus Woodson named tenth assistant coach at Auburn
Associated Press Legit gripes? Maybe, but no change to College Playoff format
USA Today UCF to pay 'national championship' bonuses to coaches and staff totaling $325,000
Wednesday, January 3rd
The Advocate Texas A&M still pursuing Dave Aranda and offering significant monetary increase
The Advocate Ed Orgeron's next few weeks are busy
Associated Press Alabama - Georgia don't routinely match up, even in the SEC
Associated Press Tennessee DB Rashaan Gaulden says he's entering NFL draft
USA Today Alabama meets Georgia in CFP final: Mirror images, striking differences
Associated Press Auburn's Carlton Davis, Kamryn Pettway declare for NFL draft
USA Today CFP title game will require most fans to use mobile devices as tickets
Florida Gators Mullen announces hiring of Knox and Sunseri at Florida
Aggie Athletics Fisher announces Texas A&M offensive coaching staff
Athlon Sports Way-too-early College Football Top 25 for 2018; LSU No. 19
ESPN How Atlanta became the capital of College Football
ASAP Sports College Football Playoff media conference transcripts
Louisville Courier Kentucky quarterback Drew Barker to transfer
The State, SC What's next with South Carolina's offensive coordinator opening?
Associated Press Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson to enter NFL draft
Associated Press Kelly sets high goals for Notre Dame heading into 2018
Notre Dame Sports Notre Dame / LSU Redux: Answers to those even dozen Citrus Bowl questions
USA Today College Football Playoff should just mean more diversity, true national representation
Tuesday, January 2nd
Associated Press LSUís Orgeron faces many staff, Tigersí roster decisions
SEC Country 7 key LSU position battles to track this offseason
SEC Country Stay or go: Which LSU juniors are likely to return next season?
Times Picayune LSU poised for strong finish with Patrick Surtain Jr., Ja'Marr Chase and others
LSU Sports Tigers in the NFL - Week 17 (updated 01/02)
Tiger Rag LSU signees and targets at Under Armour and US Army All-America Games
The Advocate Late touchdown catch sends LSU to 21-17 loss to Notre Dame
Tiger Rag Notre Dame stuns LSU 21-17 in Citrus Bowl
Times Picayune Notre Dame rallies to beat LSU in Citrus Bowl: Final score, stats and analysis
The Advocate Notes: Future of Matt Canada remains hazy
Times Picayune Ed Orgeron's next flip of the script will keep him hired or get him fired
Times Picayune Derrius Guice shifts focus to NFL Draft decision with bowl game complete
Times Picayune Rashard Lawrence on Miles Boykin's late TD: 'Put it on the defensive line'
Times Picayune Orgeron believes hiring full-time special teams coordinator will help miscues
The Advocate LSU's special teams mishaps continue to haunt Tigers
Times Picayune 5 takeaways from LSU's 21-17 Citrus Bowl loss to Notre Dame
Associated Press Malzahn: Future bright for Auburn after up-and-down season
Associated Press Year 3 questions for South Carolina's Muschamp
Associated Press Kansas State coach Bill Snyder to return next season
Raginí Cajuns Juluke joins Raginí Cajuns Football staff
Associated Press S-E-C! S-E-C! Alabama vs. Georgia for national championship
Associated Press Alabama dominates Clemson 24-6 in Sugar Bowl
Associated Press Georgia beats Oklahoma 54-48 in Rose Bowl
Associated Press South Carolina rallies past Michigan 26-19 in Outback Bowl
Associated Press Milton powers UCF to 34-27 Peach Bowl win over Auburn
College Football Scores, Previews, and Recaps: DI-A | CBS SportsLine | ESPN | NCAA
Monday, January 1st
LSU Sports LSU falls late in Citrus Bowl, 21-17 | .pdf Box Score | Photos (115)
SEC Country Ed Orgeron postgame quotes
LSU Sports Video (5 min, 12 sec): LSU vs Notre Dame highlights
ESPN / AP LSU falls to Notre Dame, 17-21 | Play-By-Play | Drive Chart | Box Score | Photos | Videos
ABC Video (24 sec): TD reception No. 2 Derrius Guice!
ABC Video (24 sec): Foster Moreau with a nice first down catch
ABC Video (50 sec): Greedy with the pick!
ABC Video (30 sec): TD reception Derrius Guice!
ABC Video (31 sec): Derrius Guice runs for 31 yards
LSU Sports LSU goes for win No. 10 in Citrus Bowl
SEC Country Kyle Williams scores, heads to first NFL playoffs
Associated Press LSU, Notre Dame to grind it out in Citrus Bowl
Times Picayune How and why LSU once played a bowl game in Cuba -- more than 100 years ago
Notre Dame Sports Notre Dame / LSU: An even dozen questions the Citrus Bowl will answer
Associated Press CFP semifinals: Back on New Year's Day with Southern flavor
Associated Press Optics or reality? Southeast US reigns over College Football
USA Today Appreciate another edition of Alabama - Clemson, a rivalry for the ages
Associated Press Georgia faces Oklahoma for 1st time in Rose Bowl
Montgomery Advertiser Carlton Davis out for Peach Bowl due to 'illness'; junior CB sent home Saturday
Associated Press Michigan, South Carolina eye 9 wins, solid finish in Outback
USA Today QB quandaries could complicate the offseason for Alabama, Clemson, Georgia
Sky and Air Sports Bowl broadcast teams