Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:37 AM EST2013-12-04 12:37:40 GMT
Senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger will not be playing in LSU's upcoming bowl game due to a torn ACL that occurred during the 31-27 victory over Arkansas, according to ESPN reports.Mettenberger leftMore >>
LSU senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger will not be playing in the upcoming bowl game due to a torn ACL he suffered in the 31-27 win over Arkansas, according to ESPN reports.More >>
Monday, December 2 2013 12:07 PM EST2013-12-02 17:07:19 GMT
After leading LSU on a 99-yard game winning touchdown drive against Arkansas, LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings has been named Co-Freshman SEC Player of the Week.The freshman quarterback replaced an injuredMore >>
After leading LSU on a 99-yard game-winning touchdown drive against Arkansas, LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings has been named Co-Freshman SEC Player of the Week.More >>
Monday, December 2 2013 11:51 AM EST2013-12-02 16:51:34 GMT
Les Miles and the LSU Tigers got some very good news Monday morning.Alabama got some much needed good news after a shocking 34-28 loss to Auburn in the Iron Bowl on Saturday.Neville High School safetyMore >>
Neville High School safety Laurence "Hootie" Jones announced Monday morning that he has verbally committed to the Crimson Tide.More >>
Friday, November 29 2013 10:00 PM EST2013-11-30 03:00:59 GMT
Arkansas leads 17-14 over LSU as this year's "Battle for the Boot" game goes into halftime.Terrence Magee scored both of LSU's two touchdowns in the first half, but the Razorbacks answered each with oneMore >>
True freshman backup QB Anthony Jennings found red shirt freshman WR Travin Dural for a TD with less than 2:00 in the game, as LSU came from behind to beat Arkansas 31-27.More >>
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The Auburn Tigers were one big completion and field goal away from pulling off a shocking upset of then #2 LSU Saturday night. And while the players were happy to escape raucous Jordan-Hare Stadium with a 12-10 triumph, LSU knows they must improve quickly.
"We're about to hit the real meat of our schedule," says junior linebacker Kevin Minter, "We gotta step it up. We can't have another Auburn. I don't think my heart can take it."
His defensive teammate agrees wholeheartedly.
"We needed a test like that (Auburn), to get us ready for the next couple of weeks," says LSU sophomore defensive tackle Anthony ‘Freak' Johnson, " It's going to be a rough October. I'll tell you that right now."
LSU plays host to their final rent-a-win of the season this Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, as the Towson Tigers from the Colonial Athletic Association come to town. The game is so lightly regarded, there's no betting line for the game. But after that, LSU travels to #11 Florida, then hosts #6 South Carolina before a trip to Texas A&M. And yes, November begins with a visit from Nick Saban and the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide.
"I don't think he (Johnson) could've put it any better than that," agrees LSU junior quarterback Zach Mettenberger, "Our toughest part of the season is coming up. We've got to get a lot better ... quick. We definitely have the caliber of athletes and character we need to be a good team. We just have to clean up the way we've been playing. If we do that, we'll be just fine."
There was little fault to find with the LSU defense, which held Auburn to a measly nine first downs and 183 yards of total offense. It was Mettenberger and the Tigers' offense that provided the most disappointment, scoring only one touchdown and losing two costly fumbles. Mettenberger had just 136 yards passing late in the contest, before a big 33-yard gain on a somewhat dangerous throwback to running back Spencer Ware. The down field passing game didn't materialize much, as LSU was also hit with 9 penalties for 80 yards.
"We made a lot of bone-headed decisions, "says senior wide receiver Russell Shepard, "We had a lot of penalties. This team is better than that. If we do some of those things against other opponents, we're not going to win."
Friday, December 6 2013 1:35 PM EST2013-12-06 18:35:45 GMT
(RNN) - As the curtain falls on the BCS era, the college football championship picture is, as usual, a colossal mess. But change is in the wind and relief is in sight. Sort of. Next year the championshipMore >>
This will be the last year for the much-criticized Bowl Championship Series, which has produced college football national championship games since 1998. The new College Football Playoff will be just as controversial, but much, much more lucrative. Here's a look at what the future holds.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:18 PM EST2013-12-04 17:18:08 GMT
Rantankerous [ran-tank'uhr-us] (adjective) - A combination of rant [to speak in a wild or extravagant manner] and cantankerous [contentious, disagreeable]. The word is the only suitable description forMore >>
One year after they were forgotten and looked down upon, Missouri and Auburn provide an intriguing matchup in the SEC Championship Game.More >>
Tuesday, December 3 2013 6:44 PM EST2013-12-03 23:44:02 GMT
Currently both versions of the Tigers are on the outside looking in at the BCS national championship. The question is if either deserves to be there after a win in Atlanta.More >>
Currently both versions of the Tigers are on the outside looking in with undefeated Florida State and Ohio State taking the top two spots in the BCS standings. The question is if either deserves to be replaced in favor of the SEC champion. More >>
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