Index
LSU Football News: February 2018
Source Synopsis
Friday, February 16th
The Advocate Dave Aranda says LSU's signing class restocked a pivotal area - the defensive front
And the Valley Shook Recruiting: Stud 2019 QB to visit LSU
The Advocate What does Dave Aranda think of each of the Tigers' 11 defensive signees, Part 2?
And the Valley Shook Some late thoughts NSD 2018 and LSUís signing class
Florida Gators Hevesy, Gonzales ready to revive Gators with Mullen
Rice Sports Best and Calhoun join Owls coaching staff
Recode Twitter, YouTube, Amazon and Verizon competing for NFL Thursday streaming
Baseball
LSU Sports In Focus: Caleb Gilbert
Times Picayune Bryce Jordan is coming out swinging on LSU baseball's Opening Day
The Advocate Sean Ochinko to honor victims of school shooting at his alma mater
LSU Sports LSU opens 2018 season Friday vs. Notre Dame
Times Picayune New look LSU baseball team set for opening day
Tiger Rag Bullpen roles remain up in the air
Tiger Rag How Nick Webre slugged his way to opening day first baseman
SEC Country Bryce Jordan is back for LSU baseball ó just not where he expected
WWL Sports Audio (11 min, 41 sec): Paul Mainieri on the upcoming Baseball season | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (15 min): Doug Thompson previews upcoming opening weekend | .mp3
Tiger Rag Audio (33 min): James Moran previews opening day
Notes: A&M | Auburn | Bama | Florida | Hogs | Kentucky | Mizzou | MSU | Ole Miss | UGA | USC | Vandy | Vols
Thursday, February 15th
The Advocate What does Dave Aranda think of each of the Tigers' 11 defensive signees, Part 1?
And the Valley Shook Can Myles Brennan save us?
SEC Country Projecting LSUís 2018 depth chart: Defense
SEC Country LSU Mailbag: Kristian Fultonís status, Louisiana QBs, predicting next commitment
ESPN 104.5 Audio (7 min, 48 sec): Ethan Pocic on his rookie season with the Seahawks
College Football News Daily Cavalcade: College Football attendance dropped? Here's why
Detroit Free Press Michigan reportedly expected to hire Jim McElwain
College Football News Rice Owls prespring rankings & analysis: No. 126
USA Today Ohio State raises pay for college football assistants to more than $7 million
Baseball
103.7 The Game Audio: Hunt Palmer talks LSU Baseball
The Advocate Supremely confident Zack Hess fearlessly staring down major challenge
The Advocate Paul Mainieri left no stone unturned in preparation for opening day
The Advocate Rabalais: Bill Franques 3 decades with LSU has made him an institution
Times Picayune Paul Mainieri goes back to the future as he begins his 12th Tigers' season
LSU Sports LSU Baseball season preview
SEC Country For LSU Baseball, replacing middle infield major key to 2018
LSU Tiger TV Video (4 min, 27 sec): Paul Mainieri gives starting lineup against Notre Dame
LSU Tiger TV Video (3 min, 36 sec): Caleb Gilbert on being opening day starting pitcher
ESPN 104.5 Audio (12 min): Chris Blair talks about the start of LSU Baseball | .mp3
The Advocate SEC Baseball preview: Florida wins the East, Arkansas the West
Wednesday, February 14th
The Advocate Report: Doug Nussmeier lands full-time job and won't join LSU support staff
NFL News Donte Jackson aims to break John Ross' NFL Combine 40 record
SEC Country Which LSU football player will fans fall in love with in 2018?
Gridiron Now Coach of 5-star DT Ishmael Sopsher: Players Ďecstaticí with interest from LSU
SEC Country By the numbers: Comparing LSUís 2018 recruiting class to past years
Rivals Take Two: Does LSU or Bama set standard for NFL talent?
Times Picayune LSU 2019 QB target Grant Gunnell decommits from Texas A&M
Sports Business Daily Sources: Fox getting NFL Draft coverage over next five years
Associated Press Robert Gillespie out as Tennessee's running backs coach
Wall Street Journal *4 Why you should cut cableóand what youíll miss
Rice Sports Rice adds running back to 2018 recruiting class
Florida Gators Gators assistants Grantham, Sunseri offer vast experience
Ole Miss Sports Ole Miss adds Tyler Siskey to staff
Associated Press NCAA considers tying transfer eligibility to academic marks
Hollywood Reporter Disney Exec VP Kevin Mayer on streaming strategy (ESPN Plus info)
Associated Press Audio (38 min): SB Nation's Bill Connelly look at advance metrics projections | .mp3
Baseball
LSU Sports 2018 LSU Baseball walk-out songs
The Advocate Hunter Feduccia not ready to play, prompting a flurry of lineup moves
NCAA News Video (6 min): Growing up in BR there has only been one dream for Josh Smith
Tiger Rag Is Zack Hess a starter or reliever? The answer could determine LSU's season
The Advocate After fixing painful issue with his hip, Nick Coomes hopes entire game is better
NCAA News College Baseball: The best non-conference matchups to watch in 2018 (Part II)
Tuesday, February 13th
WAFB Sports Coach O buys home in BR
Dandy Don Q&A with Mike Detillier on LSUís 2018 Signing Class, Part 1 of 2
Dandy Don Q&A with Mike Detillier on LSUís 2018 Signing Class, Part 2 of 2
SEC Country Post-signing day LSU 2018 offensive depth chart projection
Times Picayune LSU President calls for TOPS to be fully funded amid statewide tour
CBS SportsLine College Football heads in wrong direction with largest attendance drop in 34 years
Associated Press NCAA denies Notre Dame appeal of vacated wins from 2011-12
Feldman and Mandel Audio: Discussing Bob Davie's suspension; Player personnel directors; more | .mp3
Baseball
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 27 sec): Micah Gibbs on the start of the season and more | .mp3
SEC Country LSU motivated by uncharacteristically low preseason expectations
ESPN 104.5 Audio (12 min, 19 sec): Nolan Cain talks about the upcoming season | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (11 min, 22 sec): Patrick Coogan previews LSU Baseball | .mp3
Monday, February 12th
SEC Country LSU signees who will play immediately in 2018
SEC Country 4-star QB DJ Uiagalelei recaps first visit to LSU
ESPN 104.5 Audio (11 min, 32 sec): 2019 recruit Kardell Thomas on LSU coaching changes | .mp3
ESPN Who makes the College Football Playoff? The recruiting rankings will tell you
Learfield CBS Interactive and Learfieldís Sidearm Sports to partner in college sports
NCAA News .pdf 2017 NCAA attendance
Baseball
SEC Country LSU Baseballís opening weekend catching plans are complicated
ESPN 104.5 Audio (12 min, 43 sec): Kendall Rogers previews SEC Baseball season | .mp3
Sunday, February 11th
SEC Country Dallas product Jarell Cherry could be LSUís next great edge rusher
Associated Press Coaches wonder if most prospects will keep signing early
Baseball
LSU Reveille Tigers move Zack Hess to weekend starter
Saturday, February 10th
Gridiron Now New LSU o-line coach James Cregg gets high marks from Joe Barksdale
Times Picayune Grading LSU's 2018 recruiting class by position
WWL Sports Audio: Coach Orgeron talks recruiting; more | .mp3
Montgomery Advertiser Exodus of Alabama assistants altered success of Tide's 2018 recruiting class
Florida Gators Gators' batch of newcomers has offensive flavor
Louisville Courier Linebacker Eli Brown to transfer from Kentucky
The Tennessean Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt hints there will be more transfers
Friday, February 9th
The Advocate Louisiana's 2019 haul is rife with talent, but LSU must fight off others
SEC Country JaíMarr Chase needs only one word to describe LSUís new offense
SEC Sports Blake Ferguson elected for SEC Football Leadership Council
LSU Sports Video (2 min, 34 sec): Ed Orgeron NSD interview with Emily Dixon
ESPN 104.5 Audio (9 min, 32 sec): Steve Ensminger on recruiting North Louisiana | .mp3
103.7 The Game Audio: Mike Scarborough on NSD and the 2019 class
SB Nation Preliminary projected S&P+ rankings for 2018; LSU No. 16
SB Nation Louisiana Monroe preview
Clarion Ledger Mississippi presidents, ADs: Proposed gun bill bad for school safety
Tennessee Sports Pruitt officially announces Tennessee coaching staff hires
Associated Press Vanderbilt's Mason names 4 new members of his coaching staff
Associated Press Clemson defensive coordinator Venables to earn $2 million
Albuquerque Journal New Mexico suspending coach Bob Davie in the wake of outside investigation
Baseball
The Advocate LSU Baseball likely to rely on newcomers to close games
The Advocate Caleb Gilbert never met Wally Pontiff, but the LSU legend has always inspired him
LSU Reveille LSU Baseball brings in new faces, abundance of talent
LSU Reveille Back in Business: Tigers move past Omaha, reload in 2018
LSU Sports Hess, Watson named to Golden Spikes award list
Tiger Bait *3 Weather hindering LSU pitching progress
Tiger Rag Fully healthy Nick Coomes making the most of his opportunity
NCAA News The best non-conference matchups to watch in 2018 (Part I)
Thursday, February 8th
The Advocate Source: Longtime strength coach, Louisiana native Vic Viloria rejoins LSU
The Advocate Source: Doug Nussmeier heading to LSU as offensive analyst
SEC Country For Ed Orgeron, itís land a massive recruiting class in 2019 or bust
LSU Sports LSU adds Bill Busch to staff as safeties coach
LSU Reveille Departures of senior linemen leaves door open for new faces
ESPN 104.5 Audio (12 min): Shea Dixon on NSD; more | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min): Coach Orgeron on NSD; more | .mp3
Times Picayune Ja'Marr Chase's family played a big role in decision to sign with LSU
The Advocate Meet Jordan Loving, the standout QB who's coming to LSU as preferred walk-on
103.7 The Game Audio: Sonny Shipp on LSU's NSD
WWL Sports Audio (13 min, 22 sec): Billy Embody recaps NSD | .mp3
Associated Press Florida's long-term facility plan includes Swamp face-lift
Everything Alabama Alabama DL coach Karl Dunbar leaving for NFL job
Montgomery Advertiser Alabama's streak of seven straight No. 1 recruiting classes comes to an end
Associated Press New SEC coaches deliver mixed results on signing day
Notes: A&M | Auburn | Bama | Florida | Hogs | Kentucky | Mizzou | MSU | Ole Miss | UGA | USC | Vandy | Vols
Associated Press Coaches wonder if most prospects will keep signing early
Baseball
The Advocate Todd Peterson is once again flashing his potential for LSU
LSU Sports Duplantis, Watson named to preseason All-SEC team
Wednesday, February 7th
LSU Sports Video (14 min, 54 sec): Coach Orgeron NSD press conference | Facebook
SEC Country Coach Orgeron NSD press conference quotes
LSU Football .mp3 Audio (15 min): Coach Orgeron NSD press conference
LSU Signees (23): LSU Sports (Bios and Videos) | Rivals | Dandy Don | ESPN
LSU Recruiting Rankings: 247 Sports (12) | ESPN (14) | Rivals (13) | 247 Sports Composite (15)
Geaux 247 Ja'Marr Chase breaks down decision to sign with LSU
Tiger Rag Wide Receiver Jaímarr Chase picks LSU over Auburn
Times Picayune LSU signee Kelvin Joseph hopeful he can one day be a 'hometown legend'
The Advocate The story of new LSU signee, Scotlandville safety Kelvin Joseph
SEC Country Kelvin Joseph officially signs his LSU paperwork
SEC Country What every LSU fan needs to know for National Signing Day
And the Valley Shook National Signing Day 2018: A Primer
Times Picayune National Signing Day now a shadow of its bloated, theatrical self
103.7 The Game Audio (11 min, 27 sec): Shea Dixon on LSU recruiting as we draw closer to NSD
ESPN Media Zone ESPN NSD Presentation: More than 10 Hours of multi-network coverage
Recode ESPNís new subscription app will cost $5 a month. It will not be a huge hit
Tuesday, February 6th
SEC Country Late-night LSU recruiting notes on National Signing Day eve
LSU Sports LSU Spring Game set for April 21st, 5 pm on SEC Network
LSU Sports Ten players invited to NFL Scouting Combine
ESPN 104.5 Audio (8 min, 17 sec): Preferred walk on QB Jordan Loving on coming to LSU | .mp3
The Advocate Rabalais: The Bayou Recruiting Bash is no more, but oh, the memories
Tiger Rag 5 targets to watch and contingency plans to know as LSU looks to fill 4 spots on NSD
The Advocate Which of LSU's 'draft' picks will sign with the Tigers on Wednesday?
SEC Country Why QB Jordan Loving decided to be a walk-on at LSU
Times Picayune Time, date and network announced for 2018 LSU spring game
Times Picayune Donnie Jones' first Super Bowl title was 'so worth the wait'
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min): Tom VanHaaren on NSD and LSU's recruiting class | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 21 sec): Shea Dixon talks National Signing Day | .mp3
The Advocate LSU eyes six targets for four spots heading into Wednesday's national signing day
Times Picayune Will Ja'Marr Chase sign with LSU? National Signing Day prediction
Times Picayune 8 standouts from Saturday's SPE camp in Sulphur
LSU Sports LSU recognizes 3.0 student-athletes
SEC Sports 13 of 14 SEC spring Football game to be televised
Football Foundation Celebrating College Footballís racial pioneers: Integration reaches the west coast
USA Today Ohio State AD Gene Smith calls Jimbo Fisher's contract 'ridiculous'
Montgomery Advertiser 75% of Malzahnís 7-year, $49M extension guaranteed
SB Nation What are the differences between redshirt, grayshirt, blueshirt and greenshirt
The Advocate Inside the NCAA's tweaked 25-man signing limit
The Advocate December's mass of signings muffles the normal signing day
Montgomery Advertiser Alabama facing 'shortage' of early enrollees compared to recent seasons
South Carolina Sports George Wynn named South Carolina director of Football operations
The Tennessean Can Jeremy Pruitt change Tennessee's rivalry with Florida through recruiting?
ESPN Media Zone Transcript: ESPN conference call with national recruiting director Tom Luginbill
Associated Press Vegas sports books not so lucky with Eagles' Super Bowl win
Baseball
The Advocate Daniel Cabrera faces pressures of being thrown into spotlight as a freshman
The Advocate Notes: LSU hopeful a broken hand won't sideline Feduccia; updates on Storz, Labas
Monday, February 5th
Times Picayune Will Patrick Surtain Jr. sign with LSU? National Signing Day prediction
BR Business Report LSU had $5.1B economic impact on Louisiana in 2017 fiscal year
SEC Country LSU Signing Day predictions
LSU Sports LSU's Super Bowl participants & winners
The Advocate Donnie Jones, the only man to punt in Super Bowl LII, says title 'worth the wait'
SEC Country Derek Stingley Jr. experiences a first during recent LSU visit
The Advocate Jalen Mills would have come back into Super Bowl LII even if finger was broken
Associated Press Change in recruiting calendar makes February less frantic
Rivals Ten bold National Signing Day predictions
ESPN Where do College Football's best players come from?
Dawg Nation Quick move by UGA to hike Football ticket prices unpopular with fans
Forbes NSD is dead. December's early signing period has taken its place
Yahoo! Sports Eagles beat Patriots in epic Super Bowl LII
Associated Press Nick Foles a Super Bowl MVP and unlikely folk hero in Philly
Associated Press Foles, Eagles outshoot Patriots for 1st Super Bowl, 41-33
The Advocate Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl
Sunday, February 4th
And the Valley Shook Recruiting Roundup: Final Sunday before Signing Day
Times Picayune LSU makes 'dream offer' to California safety Elias Ricks
LSU Sports LSU leads SEC with 17-straight Super Bowl reps
The Advocate Tre'Davious White says impressive rookie season 'will just make me more hungry'
The Advocate Odell Beckham hopes new contract will be done soon, feels good in injury recovery
USA Today Expect drama, just not as much, on college football signing day
SEC Sports SEC well represented in Super Bowl LII
Baseball
The Advocate Can Josh Smith carry the 'Shortstop U' banner?
Tiger Rag LSU cautiously optimistic a more relaxed approach will help Jake Slaughter
Saturday, February 3rd
The Advocate Terrace Marshall could be the answer to the program's passing game
And the Valley Shook Foster Moreau graded as a top returning tight end
The Advocate Jalen Mills embodies Philadelphia's underdog identity in rise to Super Bowl starter
Los Angeles Times Joe Barksdale breaks silence on daily battles that have nothing to do with Football
Shreveport Times Guilbeau: LSU BoS approves $2 million for Aranda, $1.7 million buyout of Canada
Times Picayune LSU is invading the living rooms of its top prospects
College Football News LSU 2018 recruiting class breakdown, strength, star, what's missing
The Advocate Patrick Peterson testing out broadcasting skills at Super Bowl LII
Ole Miss Sports Grove Bowl set for April 7
Georgia Bulldogs Maxwell Football Club announces Smart as Coach of the Year
Friday, February 2nd
SEC Country LSU lands preferred walk-on QB
LSU Sports Blake Ferguson to serve on SEC Leadership Council
LSU Reveille Why LSU's Tiger Stadium remains lit throughout night, offseason
103.7 The Game Audio: Tommy Moffitt talks LSU Football
Shreveport Times Former LSU, LA Tech punters set for left-footed Super Bowl showdown
Associated Press Super Bowl Ads shy from politics and mind their manners
Associated Press 10 ads that stand out during Super Bowl 52
ESPN 104.5 Audio (15 min 50 sec): Saints Jim Henderson shares favorite radio moments | .mp3
ESPN Ex-Ole Miss players say they were misled about NCAA investigation
Forbes Proposed NCAA transfer rules could create upheaval
Kentucky Athletics Brad White named tenth Kentucky assistant coach
The Tennessean Tennessee has top-15 signing class within reach for Jeremy Pruitt
Baseball
Tiger Rag Notes: Matt Beck has re-discovered his velocity
The Advocate LSU is cautiously optimistic about a bigger and better Jake Slaughter
SEC Country Inside Todd Petersonís insane offseason workout plan
LSU Tiger TV Video (12 min, 36 sec): Mainieri says pitchers have improved since fall practice
The Advocate LSU hopes for next Cole Freeman in JUCO transfer Brandt Broussard
The Advocate Matthew Beck's fastball, LSU career have new life
Tiger Rag Brandt Broussard and Hal Hughes vying for critical roles in LSUís new-look infield
Tiger Rag Todd Peterson turning heads after re-dedicating himself to getting in shape
103.7 The Game Audio: Hunt Palmer talks LSU Baseball
Thursday, February 1st
LSU Sports Who will join LSU's list of college, Super Bowl champs?
The Advocate Donnie Jones trying to soak up first Super Bowl experience in 14th season in NFL
LSU Reveille Former five-star prospect, two unproven freshmen will battle for starting CB position
ESPN 104.5 Audio (13 min, 35 sec): Danny Etling on current training, Steve Ensminger, more | .mp3
ESPN 104.5 Audio (17 min): Dave Aranda on recruiting and 2018 LSU defense | .mp3 | transcript
SEC Country Mailbag: Latest on Patrick Surtain; Jerry Sullivan impact; backup options for 2018
The Advocate Latest on 6 big recruits LSU has its eyes on
ESPN 104.5 Audio (10 min, 11 sec): Kicker Avery Atkins on committing to LSU | .mp3
ESPN Media Zone NSD: More than 10 hours of coverage
SEC Sports (email) SEC announces 2016-17 revenue distribution
Baseball
NCAA News Who are the new-look LSU Tigers after its 2017 College World Series run?
The Advocate LSU may wish Bryce Jordan was a little taller, but it's confident he'll be a baller
Times Picayune Paul Mainieri hoping new faces can return Tigers to lofty places