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
BATON ROUGE – LSU added another nationally-ranked signing class on Wednesday as head coach Les Miles and his staff hauled in 12 of the best players in Louisiana to go along with some of the top prospects in nine other states.
In all, Miles and the Tigers signed a total of 27 players – 14 on defense, 13 on offense. LSU's 2013 signing class was rated as high as No. 5 in the nation by Rivals.com, No. 6 by Scout.com and No. 7 by 247sports.com and ESPN.com. It's the eighth time in nine years that Miles and LSU have landed a class signing class ranked in the top 10. The class included three players who were rated as 5-star prospects (Greg Gilmore, Frank Herron, Tre'Davious White) by the recruiting services with another 20 recognized as 4-star prospects.
"We had a very quality recruiting season and it ended with a great signing day," Miles said Wednesday afternoon. "Any time that you are successful in recruiting, it's because of the efforts of many people. I can't tell you the number of professors and people involved in academics who volunteered time to go over their curriculum and represent this school very well.
"Our coaches spent tireless hours on the road. Our players represented what we have in our culture here. The guys talk about our prospects as real quality men. Our families allow us to put the school first. To those people, I just want to say thank you. That is the reason that this recruiting class has assembled a quality group of men."
In addition to the 12 in-state players, LSU added three players from both Georgia and Florida, two from California and North Carolina, and one each from Tennessee, Nebraska, Alabama, New Jersey and Illinois.
The class included seven defensive linemen, three linebackers and four defensive backs along with five offensive linemen, four wide receivers, two quarterbacks and a pair of tight ends.
Of the 27 signees for LSU in this year's class, eight have already enrolled in school and will take part in spring practice. The list of early enrollees include both quarterbacks in Hayden Rettig and Anthony Jennings, two wide receivers in Avery Johnson and John Diarse, a pair of offensive linemen in Ethan Pocic and Fehoko Fanaika, tight end Logan Stokes and defensive tackle Christian LaCouture.
"This is a highly ranked class, but more importantly it's one that meets our needs." Miles said. "I think it has quality and players with good character and integrity. The quality of people (in this class) are such that they will want to compete for championships. I would say that this is of strong a class that we've signed. It is the style of class that will put us in great position as we go forward. We all agree that we will find out how this team plays as it matures. In the position that we are in right now, the effort was great."
Some of the highlights of LSU's 2013 class include 5-start defensive back Tre'Davious White from Green Oaks in Shreveport, La., first-team Parade All-America offensive lineman Pocic; the top rated player in North Carolina in defensive tackle Greg Gilmore and the No. 2 rated player in Tennessee in defensive end Frank Herron.
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 >>