Thursday, February 27 2014 4:50 PM EST2014-02-27 21:50:22 GMT
Bradley Dale Peveto is returning to LSU as the Tigers special teams coordinator.Peveto joined the Tigers in 2005 serving as the special teams coordinator and linebackers coach before being promoted inMore >>
Peveto joined the Tigers in 2005 serving as the special teams coordinator and linebackers coach before being promoted in 2008 to co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.More >>
Wednesday, February 26 2014 3:51 PM EST2014-02-26 20:51:28 GMT
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan will be guest speakers at this year's LSU Football Coaches Clinic.The clinic will be held at the PeteMore >>
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan will be guest speakers at this year's LSU Football Coaches Clinic.More >>
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU says it has granted reserve quarterback Stephen Rivers' request to transfer after he graduates this spring, allowing him to play wherever he wants next fall. Rivers, theMore >>
LSU says it has granted reserve quarterback Stephen Rivers' request to transfer after he graduates this spring, allowing him to play wherever he wants next fall.More >>
Wednesday, February 19 2014 4:05 PM EST2014-02-19 21:05:35 GMT
After a surprising end to the 2014 recruiting trail that earned LSU the number two ranked class in the nation, the momentum hasn't stopped for the Tigers.Les Miles and LSU added two more verbal commitmentsMore >>
After a surprising end to the 2014 recruiting trail that earned LSU the number two ranked class in the nation, momentum hasn't stopped for the Tigers.More >>
Monday, February 17 2014 12:14 PM EST2014-02-17 17:14:20 GMT
With LSU's baseball team taking the diamond last week and the basketball team trying to make one of the post-season tournaments, I have to ask, is it too early to start talking LSU and SEC football? Nah,More >>
While you might be surprised at who has the toughest schedule in the SEC, the team with the weakest schedule should be no surprise at all.More >>
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LSU turns its attention to another huge SEC showdown this weekend. The team travels to Texas A&M this week for an 11:00am kickoff. Coach Miles talked about the Aggies today and the challenge the Tigers will face Saturday.
On Texas A&M's atmosphere …
"I think anytime that you play in a place where the people really enjoy their team, there's a real loyalty there, and opponents that visit recognize it. They understand that the crowd is partisan, and they understand that they care. I think it's always been a place where, as an opponent, you wanted to go and play well."
On Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel …
"Hopefully we can contain, that's the first piece. The good thing is that our defense will be one of the fastest he will have seen. Hopefully we will use a style of pressure that's most effective. At times it's going to be coverage and keeping him in the pocket, and other times, hopefully we can get to him. Having the opportunity to also cover is a pressure. It will certainly be a mix of weapons, if you will."
On the offensive line taking on Texas A&M's defense …
"They have not only one, but several really talented pass rushers. We're going to be challenged as we have in the past and use our hands get our sets and be prepared. I think this late in the season, we're getting more accustomed to that challenge and looking forward to it."
On playing against other SEC teams …
"I can always tell you that I never look too far in advance; I am one game ahead. The teams that we have lined up and have played thus far are very talented guys and quality football teams that can play for championships. They have quality players that are well-prepared. This is a great league. If you like competition, and if you want to compete against the best, this is the place. There isn't any question."
On the early kickoff …
"I think our guys will understand that 11 o'clock's plenty. I think before that, it could easily be a problem. I think 11 o'clock will be a nice time to roll out and play. We'll examine some of our work schedule and see if we can put them in a position where they're comfortable there. I don't think it's going to take much. Certainly the style of opponent will challenge us, and I think we'll meet that challenge no matter what time we kick it off.
On high-scoring games …
"I think score and defense depends on what time, what year it is, and what's happening lately. It changes. I think occasionally there's a chance for the offense to get ahead and score points. Then again, I think you'll find that not long after that, a great defense will step in and make a great play and suddenly it's a three point game. It's 6-3 or 16-13, and it's that style of events. When we play defense, we would certainly like to have it more like 16-13."