Wednesday, June 12 2013 10:33 AM EDT2013-06-12 14:33:38 GMT
LSU Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron received a Super Bowl ring from the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday in Baton Rouge.Cameron was released by the Ravens in week 14 of the 2012 season after a loss to the WashingtonMore >>
Cameron was released by the Ravens in week 14 of the 2012 season after a loss to the Washington Redskins. The Ravens went on to beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in the 2013 Super Bowl.More >>
Thursday, June 6 2013 11:05 AM EDT2013-06-06 15:05:52 GMT
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Thursday morning that the team had signed former LSU defensive lineman Bennie Logan to a four-year contract. The 6'2, 309 pound Logan was the Eagles 67th pick in the thirdMore >>
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Thursday morning that the team had signed former LSU defensive lineman Bennie Logan to a four-year contract.More >>
Friday, May 31 2013 4:18 PM EDT2013-05-31 20:18:08 GMT
The Southeastern Conference will distribute approximately $289.4 million to the 14 league institutions in the revenue sharing plan for the 2012-13 fiscal year, which ends Aug. 31, 2013, according to leagueMore >>
The $289.4 million is the highest total ever distributed in SEC history.More >>
Former LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell has loss 50 pounds and at his new weight of 265 he is hoping for another chance at the NFL.NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports that there is now "significant" interestMore >>
Former LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell has loss 50 pounds and at his new weight of 265 he is hoping for another chance at the NFL.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:05 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:05:31 GMT
CBS Sports announced Wednesday that the LSU - Arkansas football game will be played Friday, November 29th in Tiger Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and can be seen on WAFB-TV.Alabama and TexasMore >>
Kickoff in Tiger Stadium is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and can be seen on WAFB-TV.More >>
From LSU Sports
ATLANTA – Bowl week is finally here for LSU as the Tigers arrived at the Hilton in downtown Atlanta on Wednesday in what will be their home for the next six days.
Wednesday was busy for the Tigers as LSU departed from Baton Rouge, making the one-hour and 15-minute flight to Atlanta, where the team arrived shortly after noon. Following a team meeting and lunch, the Tigers then moved on to the Georgia Dome for the first of what will be four practices this week leading up to Monday's game against 14th-ranked Clemson.
LSU and Clemson meet for just the third time on Monday, Dec. 31 at 6:30 p.m. CST in the Georgia Dome. The game will be televised on ESPN. LSU leads the series 2-0 with Clemson, winning 7-0 in the 1959 Sugar Bowl and 10-7 in the 1996 Peach Bowl.
"We are excited to be here," LSU coach Les Miles said upon the team's arrival on Wednesday afternoon. "Atlanta is a great place. It's a destination for our guys. I know that they are looking forward to setting up shop here in Atlanta and getting prepared to play a very talented Clemson team."
Wednesday's practice was the first one for the Tigers here in Atlanta, but it came after eight workouts in Baton Rouge before LSU took a few days off for Christmas. LSU will practice 12 times with a walk-thru during bowl season, something that Miles said goes a long way in developing the younger players.
"In some instances, our bowl season is, by the number of practices, maybe even a little longer than our spring practice," Miles said. "These extra bowl practices give us a chance to look at some of our younger players and improve and develop depth on the football team. I think bowl practices are a real benefit to your team as it allows individuals the chance for continued development while also preparing for an opponent."
LSU will be tested by a Clemson offense that features an All-America quarterback in Tahj Boyd, a 1,000-yard rusher in Andre Ellington, and a pair of wide receivers in DeAndre Hopkins and Sammy Watkins, who combined for 126 receptions and nearly 2,000 receiving yards.
"Our defense will be presented with a great challenge," Miles said of the Clemson offense. "They have an outstanding quarterback, a tremendous running back and some very good receivers. Our defense has really done a nice job of preparing for this game. We are going to have play well on offense and special teams so that we don't give them the short side of the field."
As a unit, Clemson is averaging over 42 points and 519 total yards per game. On the other hand, LSUs defense is among the best in the nation in yards allowed (8th at 292.2), rush defense (9th at 101.8) and interceptions (10th with 18). LSU is allowing just 16.9 points per game, a figure that ranks No. 11 in the country.
After practice on Wednesday, LSU players took part in the first of many bowl outings this week with a trip to Dave & Busters, a restaurant filled with arcade games, bowling, pool and many other activities for the players.
On Thursday, LSU players, along with Miles, will start the day visiting the Scottish Rite Children's Hospital followed by practice at the Georgia Dome at 1:30 p.m. LSU will cap the day with a trip to Andretti Indoor Karting where the players will get behind the wheel of some of the fastest go karts around.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:09 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:09:31 GMT
The Flying Squirrels will go after a much-needed win at The Diamond on Tuesday, but Monday saw the team helping others win in the community. The team held its first annual charity golf tournament at theMore >>
The Flying Squirrels spent their off day at their first annual charity golf tournament, raising money for the Miracle League of Richmond.More >>
Sunday, June 16 2013 11:55 PM EDT2013-06-17 03:55:29 GMT
Colonial Downs racetrack hosted their second annual camel and ostrich races as part of the regular slate of races Sunday. Four riders took part in the race, two of them full-time jockeys at the track,More >>
Colonial Downs racetrack held it's annual camel and ostrich races on Sunday.More >>
Sunday, June 16 2013 10:38 PM EDT2013-06-17 02:38:36 GMT
The Reading Fightins (28-39) completed a three-game sweep of the Richmond Flying Squirrels (34-33) with a 5-4 victory in front of 8,040 at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon. The Squirrels established twoMore >>
The Reading Fightins completed a three-game sweep of the Richmond Flying Squirrels with a 5-4 victory in front of 8,040 at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.More >>
Sunday, June 16 2013 12:08 AM EDT2013-06-16 04:08:49 GMT
Jermon Bushrod has gone from the country setting of King George to the bright lights of Chicago, and the big stage of the NFL. His home town, however, is still one of his biggest focal points, and thisMore >>
The Chicago Bears lineman returned to his home town this weekend, hosting his annual golf tournament and youth football camp.More >>
Saturday, June 15 2013 11:52 PM EDT2013-06-16 03:52:43 GMT
The Richmond Raiders used a dominant second half to run away from Louisiana, beating the Swashbucklers, 61-45, and clinching a PIFL playoff berth for the second straight year. The Raiders improve to 5-1More >>
The Richmond Raiders used a dominant second half to run away from Louisiana, beating the Swashbucklers, 61-45, and clinching a PIFL playoff berth for the second straight year.More >>