Wednesday, December 11 2013 12:52 PM EST2013-12-11 17:52:42 GMT
Former Auburn basketball star and football fan Charles Barkley does not think much of LSU and Alabama.Barkley was on the Dan Patrick show and did not hold back his opinion of the two schools, "Once youMore >>
Charles Barkley took a couple of minutes on 'The Dan Patrick Show' to share his feelings on the LSU and Alabama fan bases. His feelings are not so good.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 3:23 PM EST2013-12-10 20:23:06 GMT
Alabama placed the most representatives on the 2013 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches' Football Team, the league office announced Tuesday. Alabama had nine total members, including a league-leading fiveMore >>
Alabama had nine total members, including a league-leading five representatives on the first team. LSU followed with eight total selections.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 4:11 PM EST2013-12-09 21:11:42 GMT
LSU running back Jeremy Hill and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. have been named to the Associated Press SEC first team.Jarvis Landry, Trai Turner, Anthony Johnson and Lamin Barrow made the second team,More >>
Jarvis Landry, Trai Turner, Anthony Johnson and Lamin Barrow made the second team, while Zach Mettenberger, Ego Ferguson and Craig Loston garnered honorable mention.More >>
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 >>
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With LSU enjoying a bye week, coach Miles had a little family time. The coach took in two soccer games and watched his son, Ben, play in a "rock ‘em sock ‘em football game." And speaking of "rock ‘em sock ‘em football games" - the Alabama Crimson Tide rolls in to Baton Rouge this weekend.
Miles knows the task ahead will be a tough one, to beat a team that has won every game by a minimum margin of 19 points. Miles said of the Tide,"Alabama is a very, very fine football team. They're well-prepared and very talented."
The coach promised the team would "throw the ball better" and Tigers will need to against a defense that will undoubtedly crowd the box, as they did in the BCS Title game.
Miles believes Mettenberger is up for the challenge, saying, "We really call a variety of plays for him. It's not necessarily needs to be checked to. If we need to have them checked too, Zach can certainly do it, and it's not an issue. He's reading the defenses well. He recognizes where he should be going with the ball, and that's really one of his strengths. I think he really processes the field well when he's in the game."
Josh Williford continues to get healthy and should practice today and may get playing time Saturday against Alabama.
One thing that could help LSU win Saturday night is Tiger Stadium. The coach commented on playing this game at home. "I can tell you that our team will look forward to playing in this stadium. There's no place like it. The environment that can be created in Tiger Stadium certainly will help the home team. Our guys play best in that stadium and in that environment. I think they'll look forward to playing in it. I imagine it will be pretty special."
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 >>