LSU Football News: February 2005
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Monday, February 28, 2005
The Advocate Fisher might be staying
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: SEC spring look aheads
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The SEC's top storylines
Washington Post The Basics: Explaining the NCAA's APR initiative
NCAA News Division I receives first academic report card (related .pdf file: LSU's APR)
NCAA News NCAA Releases Academic Progress Rate Scores For All Division I Institutions
USA Today Winning isn't all academic for Division I schools
Associated Press Half of Division I schools could face academic penalties next year
Associated Press Auburn searching for quarterback, tailbacks
Moblie Register NCAA to release APR (Academic Progress Rate) scores today
Dallas Morning News Not everybody can get invite to combine, but these 11 deserve a look
Sunday, February 27, 2005
Birmingham News New Academic Progress Rate score may cost Tide, Tigers
Clarion Ledger Orgeron moving Xs and Os around
Decatur Daily Football coaching changes seen as factor in low academic grade for Tide
Montgomery Advertiser Four Auburn programs don't meet new academic standards
Washington Times ESPNU seeks move to head of college TV class
Associated Press Follow the Leader: Travis Daniels and Corey Webster have big NFL aspirations.
Times Picayune Spears laying groundwork
Palm Beach Post Clarett not impressive in sprints, LSU déjà vu
Florida Sun-Sentinel Back in West Virginia, Saban is recalled for more than football
Saturday, February 26, 2005
Bama Mag Tide Wraps First Week of Spring Drills
Associated Press Linemen bringing some swagger to NFL
Roll Tide Bama Football Closes Third Day of Spring Practice
Times Picayune Saban has lots of draft options, but getting him to share them is another matter
Palm Beach Post Saban wants players with like-minded dispositions
Hawgs Illustrated Matt Jones: Quarterback, Receiver or Tight End?
Friday, February 25, 2005
Times Picayune Fisher says he's happy at LSU
College Football News This week's Ask College Football News
Georgia Bulldogs Fabris returns to coach in Athens less than a week after he left for Oklahoma
Georgia Bulldogs 2005 Georgia Spring Football Outlook
Palm Beach Post NCAA panel OKs instant replay
Associated Press Black caucus calls for Auburn boycott
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The Conference USA's top storylines
Times Picayune Wilkerson opts not to work out
Cincinnati Post Ben Wilkerson is center of attention
Thursday, February 24, 2005
The Advocate Report: Fisher interviews with Browns
LSU Reveille Football schedule tough for 2005
LSU Reveille Two-sport athlete Xavier Carter making quick impact
LSU Reveille Q&A with Captain Mike Edmonson
Times Picayune Sports Digest: Fisher interviews with Browns
Shreveport Times Replay picks up steam in college football
Shreveport Times Licensing fees, merchandise can help boost universities' revenue
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The Big East's top storylines
USA Today New spin-off ESPNU to get tardy start but has ambitious game plan
Miami Herald The faces of Saban
Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Shreveport Times Jimbo Fisher interviews with Cleveland Browns
College Football News 2005's First Year Head Coaches
Associated Press Following football's lead, SEC looks to share academic resources
Birmingham News Tuberville defends Auburn's '05 schedule
Gainesville Sun The Meyer way incorporates lot of discipline
The State, SC Strength coach has orders from Spurrier to build a stronger, faster Gamecock
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The WAC's top storylines
Shreveport Times Former Evangel quarterback Brock Berlin tries to break through into the NFL
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
Auburn Tigers Insider Tuberville Wants Extra Open Date For 2006 Season
Bama Mag Dawn of Spring Early at Alabama
Miami Herald NCAA will make Academic Progress Rates public on Monday
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The Big Ten's top storylines
Florida Alligator Florida linebacker avoids jail, faces academic suspension
Sun-Sentinel, FL Dolphins coordinator search goes on
Monday, February 21, 2005
Shreveport Times LSU needs to step up to plate against state's I-AA teams
Sporting News College Football Notebook: Perrilloux causing a stir at LSU
The Advocate Basic issues in LSU's future for O'Keefe
Associated Press Hobbled Tide opens spring practice
Associated Press Fabris leaves Georgia staff to accept job at Oklahoma
Sporting News Auburn takes a wrong turn with directionals
CBS SportsLine Former NFL player reaches out to Oklahoma's troubled Dvoracek
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The Pac 10's top storylines
Sun-Sentinel, FL Archer latest target for Dolphins' coordinator (Related: Archer to stay at Kentucky)
Sunday, February 20, 2005
Shreveport Times LSU goes to 'Boonies' for I-AA foe
Decatur Daily 9 starters return to high-ranked Tide defensive group; drills start Tuesday
The Tennessean Tennessee center Gandy suffers knee injury
Associated Press Orlando's sports scene soon to change, for better or worse
Sun-Sentinel, FL Saban: Miami's Defense is fine
Saturday, February 19, 2005
CBS SportsLine College Football Notebook: Gutsy Mountain West banking on big plans
Gator Sports Here's a crazy idea: Students going to class
The State, SC South Carolina football tickets will cost more this season
The Advocate Rocky beginning for LSU's O'Keefe
Friday, February 18, 2005
Tiger Rag LSU schedule a hot topic
College Football News This week's Ask College Football News
SEC Sports 2005 SEC Football Spring Practice Dates, LSU March 11 - April 16
South Carolina Sports SEC issues the first fine for violation of fan-player safety rules
Associated Press Bill to keep Oregon teams out of BCS being punted (related Register-Guard, OR)
ESPN Offseason? Not anymore for title teams
Decatur Daily, AL Alabama quarterback Brodie Croyle not 100%, but working in spring
The Advocate O'Keefe says NASA money not wasted
Houston Chronicle O'Keefe denies accusations he wasted taxpayer money
Seattle Post Intelligencer NCAA official rips his colleague during Neuheisel trial testimony
Thursday, February 17, 2005
Associated Press Tuberville signs seven-year contract with Auburn
Sports Illustrated Fresno State's Hill relishes chance to schedule USC
Associated Press Oklahoma kicker DiCarlo gives up football
Associated Press Ohio State assistant receives reprimand
Daily Mississippian Ole Miss adds special teams coach
Go Pack Replay Q&A: North Carolina State's Amato favors ACC decision
Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Tiger Rag How long will the Miles honeymoon last?
Ascension Citizen Patriots' approach similar to LSU's
The Advocate Video: Appalachian State completes LSU's 2005 football schedule
Times Picayune Tigers settle for I-AA fill-in
The Advocate LSU football schedule completed
LSU Reveille New defensive coordinator familiar with Tigers
Tiger Weekly Miles Announces Completion of Coaching Staff
Tuesday, February 15, 2005
LSU Sports LSU announces complete 2005 football schedule
Winston-Salem Journal Appalachian State Mountaineers will play LSU in Baton Rouge on November 5th
Appalachian State Sports Appalachian State Announces 2005 Football Schedule
Mercury News Norm Chow and coaching's glass ceiling
Associated Press ACC, MWC opt for instant replay in football in 2005
Associated Press NCAA to Send Schools Academic Information
Denver Post NCAA ready to release academic data
Monday, February 14, 2005
Shreveport Times Perrilloux must choose his words more carefully
CBS SportsLine Gundy, Stillwater run deep with optimism for OSU football
Sporting News NCAA Notebook: Use of NFL-type communications system not approved
USA Today Notre Dame looking to neutral sites to host team's 12th game
New Orleans Football Former Tigers Hunt, LeBlanc, LeJeune, Mayes, & Reed to play in NFL Europe
Sunday, February 13, 2005
Shreveport Times Pelini ready to start coaching at LSU
The Advocate Perrilloux responds to challenge with plenty of confidence
Associated Press SEC hoping to have instant replay for 2005 season
Sporting News Looking for next season's Peterson
NFL Bengals' Tory James, Jets' Kevin Mawae, & Steelers' Alan Faneca in the Pro Bowl
Saturday, February 12, 2005
Cincinnati Bengals Tory James is a kid again
Shreveport Times Independence Bowl sees improving picture
College Sports Ole Miss Football Greats Parker Hall and Bud Slay Pass Away
Columbus Ledger-Enq. How much will rogue boosters pay?
CBS SportsLine Forget ACC; being big in Boston is BC's real problem
Friday, February 11, 2005
College Football News Ask CFN: Can LSU win the national title?
Miami Herald Carol City's DE Jean-Francois chooses LSU -- finally
The Advocate Coaching staff set for LSU
The Advocate LSU lands recruit Jean-Francois of Miami
Times Picayune Miles finally fills out his staff at LSU
Times Picayune DE from Miami finally decides to go to LSU
Shreveport Times Coach Miles finalizes staff, adds signee
LSU Reveille Miles announces coaching staff for 2005 season
Dateline Alabama The State of College Football II: BCmesS
Thursday, February 10, 2005
LSU Sports Miles Announces 2005 Football Coaching Staff (Related: Press Conference Audio)
Tiger Rag Pelini, Peveto and Dunbar rounds out Miles' staff
LSU Sports Football Adds Ricky Jean-Francois to 2005 Signees List
Tampa Tribune Ricky Jean-Francois Chooses LSU Over USF
Shreveport Times LSU football coach completes staff
College Sports Zook adds Zaunbrecher to Illinois coaching staff
Sports Illustrated The Chow controversy: Did Carroll expedite Chow's departure?
Associated Press Lawmaker wants to ban Texas schools from playing in BCS
USA Today Football panel OKs expanded use of instant replay
Florida Today Urban Meyer settling into his new role
Wednesday, February 09, 2005
Tiger Rag Pelini to be LSU's DC, Dunbar says yes to Miles
Tiger Rag Where does Perrilloux rank?
The Advocate Pelini, Dunbar, Peveto might be final pieces to LSU puzzle
Times Picayune Report: LSU gets Pelini as defensive coordinator
Daily News Journal, TN Defensive coordinator Peveto leaves MTSU to accept an assistant position at LSU
St. Petersburg Times Ricky Jean-Francois, USF or LSU (scroll down 1/3 to Still Waiting section)
The Advocate Laval likes attitude of LSU kicker Jackson
NCAA NCAA Rules Committee Recommends Video Replay for All Conferences in 2005
NBC Sports Titans name Chow offensive coordinator
ESPN Titans would be Chow's first NFL job
Tuesday, February 08, 2005
Dallas Morning News Oklahoma losing Pelini to LSU
Chicago Bears Karl Dunbar returns home, accepts defensive line job at LSU
The Advocate Report: LSU talking to OU coordinator
Shreveport Times LSU confirms contact with Oklahoma's Pelini
Tampa Tribune Carol City's Star Defensive End Still Undecided Between USF, LSU
College Football News SEC Schedules and Analysis
Clarion Ledger MSU safety Darren Williams kicked off team
Nashville City Paper Signing Day represents sad sign of times
The Advocate Patriots don't need flair to complete job
Monday, February 07, 2005
CBS SportsLine Tigers report: Inside slant (also see Strategy, personnel & Notes, quotes)
Shreveport Times Miles has had enough time to fill holes
College Football News Recruiting 2005: SEC Wrapup
College Football News Recruiting 2005: Top 25 Classes
Sporting News Lowly Gamecocks have visored visions of glory
The Advocate Patriots take place in history
Sunday, February 06, 2005
Times Picayune Wait for next year to judge Miles
The Advocate What counts is what star players do now
The Advocate College football recruiting not exact science
Florida Sun-Sentinel It's a crime when some recruits don't sign
Louisiana Gannett News Faulk perseveres
Boston Globe In case of an emergency, backup Davey is ready
Palm Beach Post Saban, Belichick like-minded coaches
Saturday, February 05, 2005
Tiger Rag Fallout from Perrilloux saga
Insiders Recruiting SEC Recruiting Breakdown
The Advocate Tigers get 2006 commitment from offensive lineman
Louisiana Gannett News LSU coaches refute recruit's comments
St. Petersburg Times Florida Notebook: Jean-Francois asked his coach for scholarship papers to LSU
LSU Sports Carter's School Record Highlights Day Two at Armory Invitational
Associated Press Shady football boosters can now fear federal prosecutors
Seattle Post Intelligencer Carroll making Chow's exit easy
Times Picayune Agreement keeps Sugar Bowl in BCS rotation
LSU Sports Six Former Tigers on Patriot's Roster Give Super Bowl an LSU Flavor
ESPN Expect Faulk to have a big game
The Advocate Long shot for Randall Gay
Brockton Enterprise, MA Mother's death lingers for Gay
Lafayette Advertiser Faulk is a team player
Times Picayune Dunn selected for NFL's Payton award
The Advocate BR's Dunn wins NFL's Man of Year
Friday, February 04, 2005
The Advocate LSU Notebook: Jean-Francois keeps LSU in recruiting limbo, LSU - OU series
Times Picayune JaMarcus Russell unfazed by Perrilloux's signing-day pronouncement
Tampa Tribune Top Defensive End Remains Undecided Between USF, LSU
LSU Reveille Recruits named at annual Bash
Associated Press BCS payouts rise but changes still months away
CBS SportsLine Notebook: Lots happening in Volunteers land this week
Boston Globe BCS is pondering poll of selected voters
Associated Press Longhorn lawmaker wants to dismantle BCS
Birmingham Post-Herald Alabama football program crosses paths
USA Today NCAA hopes booster's conviction in Memphis will deter others
The Advocate Pats RB Faulk plays with heavy heart
The Advocate Super Notes: Big Ben wins award over Clayton
Nashua Telegraph, NH Randall Gay finds happy home
Times Picayune Keeping an eye on the Tigers pays off for Patriots
Times Picayune Randall Gay has emerged as a key player for the Patriots
Shreveport Times Rookie from LSU lives Super story
New York Post Finally, Gay getting help from above
Louisiana Gannett News Faulk left mark on area
Florida Sun-Sentinel Many say Belichick, Saban very similar
Thursday, February 03, 2005
Tiger Rag Perrilloux Misquoted in Some Media Reports (Retracted, quotes were accurate)
The Advocate LSU Notebook: Miles sees big recruiting change
Dallas Star-Telegram LSU's gain is Longhorns' pain
The Advocate Numbers don't tell story of LSU signees
The Advocate QB Perrilloux highlights Miles' first class at LSU
The Advocate Reasons abound for Perrilloux's pick
The Advocate Fans roar as Tigers sign Perrilloux, other athletes
Times Picayune Milestone Class
Times Picayune Perrilloux's fame goes to overtime
Times Picayune Perrilloux's decision is golden for Tigers
Times Picayune LSU chooses glitz; Wave opts for speed
Shreveport Times LSU signs smallest recruiting class in school history
Shreveport Times Perrilloux switches from Texas to LSU
Houston Chronicle LSU beats out Texas in battle for prized QB
LSU Reveille Football signs 14 recruits for 2005 team
LSU Reveille Perrilloux new player in old story
Tiger Rag Photo Gallery: The 10th annual Bayou Bash
AP / ESPN Titans, Chow discuss offensive coordinator job
Shreveport Times Tennessee rules on college football signing day
Greenville News, SC 'Ol' ball coach' Spurrier giddy about his South Carolina class
Florida Today Meyer swoops in late, lands talent for Florida
ESPN Super Bowl caps amazing season for Randall Gay
The Advocate Ex-Tiger Jarvis Green aims for another ring
Alexandria Town Talk LSU's like farm team for Patriots
Wednesday, February 02, 2005
LSU Sports Perrilloux Highlights Tigers' Signees (Related: Press Conference Audio)
LSU Sports 2005 LSU Football Signees (also see and Dandy Don)
SEC Sports SEC Football on 2005 National Signing Day
College Sports TV Video: Perrilloux's decision to attend LSU (also see Perrilloux's Pick)
SI / Team-By-Team Commit Lists (the refid links bypass's login)
The Advocate East St. John's Perrilloux chooses LSU
Times Picayune Miles knows bar raised high
The Advocate Fans to whet appetite at 10th Bayou Bash
The Advocate Miles staying quiet on defensive coordinator
Shreveport Times LSU counts on Perrilloux
Times Picayune Last of prep recruits to unveil decisions today, signing day
New York Times Signing Day Caps Crush Of Attention
Mobile Register Perrilloux appears headed to LSU
LSU Reveille Perrilloux to make decision about future
Associated Press Jury convicts businessman of paying for high school recruit
College Sports TV CSTV's Signing Day Coverage, Perrilloux to announce at 8:00 a.m. CST
College Football News Recruiting 101: A how-to guide at recruiting for a college football team
Times Picayune New deal might not be sweet for Sugar
USA Today BCS bowls push for more on plate
The Advocate Patriots backup Davey ready if called upon
Tuesday, February 01, 2005
Associated Press Miles hopes to match Saban's record recruiting
Lafayette Advertiser LSU football recruiting glance
The Advocate Northeast RB Holliday one of three to commit Monday
Times Picayune LSU snags Houston duo
Louisiana Gannett News Miles, LSU pick up two more commitments
Insiders Recruiting Player of the Year - Ryan Perrilloux
Sports Illustrated The skinny on the 19 undecideds from the Hot 100
Associated Press NCAA Aims to Take Glitz Out of Recruiting
ESPN Fulmer has Vols back on top
College Sports Fulmer Receives Contract Extension Through 2011
Associated Press Former Michigan State coach testifies he was told of recruiting payoff
Shreveport Times Brando radio show to air locally in Shreveport
New England Patriots Randall Gay has come a long way