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Burrow, Fields, Young and Hurts named Heisman Finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Ohio State teammates quarterback Justin Fields and defensive end Chase Young will join LSU quarterback Joe Burrow as Heisman Trophy finalists. The top vote-getters for college football’s most famous player of the year award were announced Monday, and three of them were quarterbacks who transferred to their current schools. Burrow is…

LSU Jumps to Number One in Final College Football Playoff Rankings

SEC champion LSU has jumped ahead of Ohio State to become the number one seed in the final College Football Playoff rankings released this morning by the CFP Selection Committee. LSU (13-0) beat previously ranked #4 Georgia in the SEC Championship Game yesterday in Atlanta. Big Ten champion Ohio State (13-0) is number two. ACC champion and last season’s national…

John Longshore Joins Adam Solomon to Break Down Alabama’s Playoff Chances

Sports Analyst John Longshore joined sports director Adam Solomon to talk about Alabama’s college football playoff chances. After the Crimson Tide’s loss to LSU on Saturday, the team needs help to make it to the semifinals. Right now, Alabama is ranked fifth — behind LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia — and would be out of the playoffs if they…

Troy Students Still Celebrating After Big Win Over LSU

Troy University football fans are still celebrating after a huge victory over the LSU this weekend. Students at Troy University are walking around campus with a little more Trojan pride, after Saturday’s upset victory against the Tigers. “LSU thought they had an easy win and Troy showed them that they didn’t”. said Troy University student Caleb Sullivan. Most students caught…

LSU’s Campbell, Ga. Tech’s Johnson arrested in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) – A report by the Georgia Tech campus police says LSU freshman offensive lineman Donavaughn Campbell and Georgia Tech sophomore defensive back Jalen Johnson are facing criminal charges after allegedly getting in a fight outside a fraternity house. The officer responding to the scene says in the report that he came upon several men with bruises to their…

LSU-Florida gets rescheduled for Nov. 19 in Baton Rouge

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – LSU and Florida will play Nov. 19 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, a game rescheduled because of Hurricane Matthew. The Southeastern Conference made the announcement Thursday, ending a week of speculation about what would happen to the game originally scheduled for last Saturday in Gainesville. The teams had to buy out nonconference opponents scheduled for…

Hurricane Matthew forces postponement of LSU-Florida game

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – The LSU-Florida football game scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because of Hurricane Matthew. The universities and the Southeastern Conference will work to reschedule the game later in the season, if possible. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey says “it became clear that the University of Florida could neither host nor travel to a game this weekend considering…

LSU at Florida game postponed due to Hurricane Matthew

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org) – The LSU-Florida football game scheduled for Saturday in Gainesville has been postponed due to Hurricane Matthew, it was announced Thursday.  The universities and the SEC Office will work to reschedule the game later in the 2016 season if possible. “We had a very productive phone call today with a great spirit of cooperation between the universities’…

LSU star running back Fournette sitting out vs. Missouri

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – LSU running back Leonard Fournette is sitting out Saturday night’s game against Missouri with a left ankle injury that has bothered him since the season opener. Fournette, a junior, is LSU’s leading rusher with 386 yards and two touchdowns on 67 carries in three games this season. He also sat out the Tigers’ second game…

Orgeron: Coaching LSU ‘a dream,’ offense will be ‘tweaked’

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Ed Orgeron says that as a Louisiana native, it’s “a dream” to have the opportunity to be LSU’s head coach. The 55-year-old Orgeron, who was formally introduced as Les Miles’ interim replacement on Monday, says he has no idea whether he’ll have the job past this season and isn’t saying whether he sees his opportunity…