While the atmosphere at Tiger Stadium has been raucous for nearly the last 20 years, things weren’t always good in Death Valley. WAFB 9sports anchor Jacques Doucet sat down with four former LSU players who played during the program’s lackluster years of the early 1990s.
The LSU Tigers had a much shorter travel to New Orleans than Clemson, but arguably, more to prove come game time. Despite coming in as the top team in the land, this is new territory for the Bayou Bengals as they’re making their first championship game appearance in the playoff era.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.