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August 14, 2017 - 9:48 am
One of the quarterbacks competing for playing time at LSU has opted to take his game elsewhere. The school announced Monday that backup quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. has opted to leave LSU and transfer to another program. Currently the starter is Danny Etling. Also competing for time under center...
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August 03, 2017 - 10:42 pm
LSU announced Thursday that the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has unanimously approved a proposal to erect a statue honoring football legend Dr. Billy Cannon on campus. Cannon, a Baton Rouge native and 1959 LSU graduate, was the winner of the 1959 Heisman Trophy as a halfback, and he led the...
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July 11, 2017 - 9:37 am
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor HOOVER, Ala. — The Hyatt Grand Regency was still the Wynfrey Hotel the last time Ed Orgeron addressed the main ballroom at Southeastern Conference Media Days. That was back in 2007, which would be the final appearance of Oregon’s three-season tenure at...
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July 11, 2017 - 6:26 am
By Jeff Palermo LSU Football Coach Ed Orgeron says Quarterback Danny Etling is nearly 100% after undergoing back surgery, but he’s not ready to name him the starter for the season opener against BYU. Orgeron says he wants the other QBs compete for the job and get an evaluation from new offensive...
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July 10, 2017 - 7:11 am
( LSU Football Coach Ed Orgeron returns to SEC Football Media Day on Monday in Hoover, Alabama. Orgeron’s last appearance was in 2007 as the head coach of Ole Miss. The Rebels went 3-9 that year and Orgeron was fired. Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham says Coach O will be asked numerous times...
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June 28, 2017 - 6:29 am
By Jeff Palermo LSU had two great scoring opportunities in the 7th and 8th innings and failed to score, while Florida put the game away with a four-run 8th inning to beat the Tigers 6-1. It's the first national championship in baseball for the Gators, while it's the first time LSU appeared in the...
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Jared Poche LSU Tigers College World Series CWS
June 27, 2017 - 10:38 pm
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor OMAHA, Neb. — The thing about repeatedly playing do-or-die games is it’s kind of like walking a tight rope: there’s no margin for error. LSU’s usually-reliable defense buckled a bit early, and the resulting wobble wound up costing the Tigers their season...
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June 27, 2017 - 6:20 am
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor OMAHA, Neb. — Johnny Wholestaffed pitched much better in the College World Series Finals than he did in most of LSU’s midweek games. Three bullpen arms kept LSU in the game throughout, though the Tigers ultimately fell 4-3 to Florida in game one at TD...
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