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Former Jennings Bulldog Travis Etienne staying at Clemson for senior season

LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda officially named new Baylor head coach

Frank Wilson hired as McNeese head football coach

Here’s how many people watched LSU dominate Clemson

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  Are the 2019 LSU Tigers the best team in college football history?

  Ed Orgeron, coaching staff to earn big payday for LSU’s national championship victory

  No. 1 LSU defeats No. 3 Clemson in CFP National Championship

GAME UPDATES: No. 1 LSU defeats No 3 Clemson in CFP National Championship

How to watch, stream, listen to LSU-Clemson National Championship game

EYE ON THE TITLE: Four players from LSU’s lackluster Curley Hallman-era reflect on 2019 Tigers season

  EYE ON THE TITLE: Lloyd Cushenberry III known by his parents as a gentle giant whose dream is coming true

One of the “big” reasons LSU has had such a prolific season offensively is the man in the middle of the line.

EYE ON THE TITLE: Former LSU QBs Flynn, Mauck believe Burrow has blue-chip to win National Championship

Since the turn of the century, just two quarterbacks have led the Tigers to a national championship: 2007′s Matt Flynn, And 2003′s Matt Mauck. And both of them want Joe Burrow to

EYE ON THE TITLE: Patrick Queen, parents, and coaches reflect on LSU LB’s legendary career at Livonia High School

Before LSU linebacker Patrick Queen was tackling opposing players underneath the lights of Tiger Stadium, he was shining as a running back under the Friday night lights for the Livonia High Wild Cats.

Joe Burrow meets Drew Brees for the first time: ‘You were my idol growing up'

Louisiana’s two favorite quarterbacks, LSU’s Heisman Trophy-winning Joe Burrow and New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees, met in person for the first time on Sunday, Jan. 12.

  LSU arrives in New Orleans ahead of Saturday morning’s media day

  Clemson arrives in New Orleans ahead of CFP National Championship

LSU cancels classes on Jan. 13 and 14 for National Championship game

LSU heads outdoors for practice days before CFP National Championship

Secret Service releases list of prohibited items for National Championship game

Mississippi State hires Mike Leach as head coach

Tua Tagovailoa announces he’s entering the NFL Draft

Tua Tagovailoa made the announcement Monday morning at a press conference at the Mal Moore Athletic Facility.

MSU fires head coach Joe Moorhead

The team previously announced Moorhead would remain head coach after an Egg Bowl win over Ole Miss, but the relationship appears to have soured since.

LSU lands California 5-star linebacker recruit for the class of 2021

Davis is the fourth commit for Coach Orgeron’s 2021 class

  LSU defeats Oklahoma, 63-28 in CFP Semifinal; will now face Clemson

No. 1 LSU (14-0) is headed to its fifth national after defeating No. 4 Oklahoma (13-1) on Dec. 28 in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Clemson secures spot in national title game with 29-23 Fiesta Bowl win over Ohio State

The Tigers overcame a 16-0 lead to make their fourth national championship appearance in the last five years.

GAME UPDATES: No. 1 LSU defeats No. 4 Oklahoma 63-28

No. 1 LSU will face No. 4 Oklahoma in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta at 3 p.m. on Dec. 28.

EYE ON THE TITLE: LSU’s Derek Stingley Jr., Oklahoma’s Cedee Lamb excited about playing against each other

LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. and Oklahoma wide receiver Ceedee Lamb are both looking forward to facing off against each other in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta on Dec. 28, 2019.

  EYE ON THE TITLE: Ja’Marr Chase’s parents are excited to watch son, Tigers play in CFP Semifinal

The parents of sophomore LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase cannot wait to watch their son compete in LSU’s first College Football Playoff Semi-Final game at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

  EYE ON THE TITLE: Oklahoma has respect for LSU’s high-powered offense

Oklahoma has much respect for the LSU offense and the Tigers are taking the Sooner defense seriously.

  EYE ON THE TITLE: LSU players, coaches explain the challenge of defending against Jalen Hurts

Senior Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts is no stranger to LSU.

LSU plans to celebrate Christmas but approaching it as a work day

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron and two of his Tigers met with sports journalists to talk about being in the College Football Playoff Semifinal and spending Christmas in Atlanta preparing for an important game.

LSU’s offensive unit wins Joe Moore Award

LSU’s offensive line has been named the winner of the 2019 Joe Moore Award as the most outstanding offensive line unit in college football.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: LSU announcing signees on Twitter

Follow along as LSU announces its National Signing Day letters of intent on Twitter.

  McNeese football announces seven signees on early National Signing Day

McNeese football head coach Sterlin Gilbert announced the signing of seven student-athletes on Wednesday’s National Signing Day early signing period.

No. 1 LSU continues its preparations for No. 4 Oklahoma

No. 1 LSU was once again indoors as the preparations to get ready to face No. 4 Oklahoma continue for the Tigers.

Over $320k raised after Burrow highlights hometown poverty issues during Heisman speech

Social media is taking action after Burrow's tear-jerking acceptance speech.

LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in historic fashion

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been awarded the Heisman Trophy and made history in the process.

Joe Burrow arrives in NY to soak in atmosphere before Heisman Trophy ceremony

It is LSU quarterback Joe Burrow’s time to shine, as he arrives in New York City and steps into the spotlight.

Hype surrounding Joe Burrow, Tigers reaches all-time high

It has been 60 years since LSU had a player win the Heisman Trophy. It was the legendary Tiger running back, Billy Cannon, of course. So the buzz among LSU fans has been at a whole new level for the past weeks in anticipation of Saturday night’s award presentation.

LSU QB Joe Burrow named Heisman Trophy finalist

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.

Billy Cannon’s family pens letter to Joe Burrow

Ahead of the 2019 Heisman announcement, Billy Cannon’s family took the time to write a letter to Joe Burrow.

LSU sweeps college football awards

LSU cleaned house at ESPN’s The Home Depot College Football Awards.

LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Camp, O’Brien, Maxwell awards

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has won the Camp, O’Brien, and Maxwell awards.

LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase wins Biletnikoff Award

LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase is the Fred Biletnikoff Award winner.

LSU S Grant Delpit wins Thorpe Award

LSU safety Grant Delpit is the Jim Thorpe Award winner.

LSU QB Joe Burrow receives AP College Football Player of the Year honor

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named the Associated Press college football player of the year.

Stingley, York named to All-SEC Freshman Team

LSU Freshman Derek Stingley Jr. and Cade York have been named to the All-SEC Freshman Team according to league offices.

Coach O named SEC Coach of the Year

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron has been named the SEC Coach of the Year according to league offices.

Burrow named SEC Offensive Player of the Year

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named the SEC Offensive Player of the Year.

LSU claims No. 1 ranking in College Football Playoff

LSU is ranked No. 1 by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee after crushing Georgia, 37-10, in the SEC championship game.

HOW TO WATCH: LSU, Southern, UL-Lafayette, Southeastern, and Nicholls games

There are five huge games for Louisiana’s college football teams on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Who has the better tailgating fan base: LSU or Georgia?

On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Tigers will be in the middle of their battle with the Bulldogs for the SEC Championship, but before that happens, WAFB has to know: Who has the best tailgate? And who has the best fan base?

SOURCES: Ole Miss to hire Kiffin as next head coach

Sources have told WLBT that Lane Kiffin has reached an agreement to become the 38th head coach at Ole Miss.

‘Eye on the Title’ - Special preview of LSU in SEC championship

We have a 30-minute special previewing the big showdown between the LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs.

  VISIT WITH THE VOICE: LSU broadcasting legend Jim Hawthorne reflects on Tigers’ incredible 12-0 season

The legendary former voice of the Tigers recently sat down with WAFB 9Sports’ Jacques Doucet to reflect on No. 2 LSU’s impressive 12-0, 8-0 SEC season ahead of their matchup with the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC championship game on Dec. 7.

LAROSE: A town small on ego, but big on love for Coach O

Residents of Larose, La. say they feel nothing but pride for their hometown hero Ed Orgeron's success as the head coach of the LSU Tigers.

Jennings native Travis Etienne named back-to-back ACC Player of the Year

Clemson junior running back Travis Etienne has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Player of the Year for the second consecutive season, while Tigers junior linebacker Isaiah Simmons earned ACC Defensive Player of the Year honors.

Burreaux billboards go up around Baton Rouge

You know how Louisianans are with their billboards.

Millions on Twitter watch ‘Burreaux’s senior night entrance

Joe Burrow has played on that Death Valley sod for the last time in his college career.

Former Jennings standout Travis Ettienne becomes ACC career and rushing TD leader

After Saturday night, former Jennings running back Travis Etienne became the ACC all-time leader in career rushing touchdowns with 53 and career total touchdowns with 57.

Travis Etienne not named Doak Walker finalist, Clemson coach upset at snub

Jennings native and Clemson running back Travis Etienne was not among the three finalists for the 2019 Doak Walker Award which is given annually to the NCAA’s top running back.

Three LSU standouts named finalists for national awards

Three members of the LSU football team - quarterback Joe Burrow, wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, and safety Grant Delpit - have been named finalists for national awards.

Stevens, Hampton earn SEC Players of the Week

LSU safeties JaCoby Stevens and Mo Hampton have been named Southeastern Conference Players of the Week for their performances in the 56-20 win over Arkansas.

Jennings native Travis Etienne named semifinalist for Walker Award

The PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Thursday that Clemson running back Travis Etienne has been named as one of 10 semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award, presented annually to the nation’s top running back.

Edwards-Helaire named semifinalist for Doak Walker Award

LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, is one of the 10 semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award.

LSU remains in top spot in AP, Coaches polls

LSU retained its No. 1 ranking in the AP and Coaches polls after a 58-37 win over Ole Miss on Saturday.

Kickoff time set for Arkansas at No. 1 LSU

The SEC has announced kickoff times for the games slated to be played on Saturday, Nov. 23.

GAME UPDATES: LSU faces Alabama in historic matchup in Tuscaloosa

The game starts at 2:30 p.m. and airs on CBS.

College football analysts call LSU vs Alabama ‘different’ this time around

For years, many college football analysts felt LSU didn’t have much of a chance against Alabama but some are saying things are different this year.

LSU football releases hype video ahead of game against Alabama

Louisiana State University’s football team has released a video showing some of the teams best plays ahead of the LSU vs. Alabama game.

Lunch with Coach O: LSU vs Alabama Preview

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron met with sports journalists Monday afternoon to preview LSU vs. Alabama.

Report: LSU LB Michael Divinity leaves the team

Divinity compiled 23 tackles this season

LSU remains at No. 1 in AP and No. 2 in Coaches polls

LSU kept its same rankings in both major college football polls after being idle this week.

Skelton powers Southern to homecoming win over Alabama A&M

Southern quarterback Ladarius Skelton was electric running and throwing the ball as the Jaguars outlasted Alabama A&M on Saturday.

  Big second half propels Cowboys to 30-20 win over Demons

McNeese scored 13 fourth quarter points and rallied from a 20-9 second half deficit to beat Northwestern State, 30-20, on Senior Day, capping off the home slate with a 5-1 record.

LSU vs. Alabama game time announced; College GameDay set to broadcast from Tuscaloosa

Get ready to hit those tailgates early Tiger fans, CBS has announced a 2:30 kickoff time for LSU vs. Alabama.

Once again LSU football was the most-watched college game on Saturday

Once again LSU football was the most-watched football game on Saturday, for the second time in three weeks.

LSU jumps to No. 1 in AP Top 25, No. 2 in Coaches

LSU jumped to No. 1 in the AP Top 25 poll and No. 2 in the Coaches poll after a 23-20 win over No. 9 Auburn.