The Presidents and Chancellors of the Southeastern Conference voted unanimously to extend membership invitations to the University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas to join the SEC effective July 1, 2025.
LSU’s pair of All-American cornerbacks Derek Stingley Jr. and Elias Ricks have recently been named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list. The Thorpe Award is given annually to the nation’s top defensive back.
In addition, McNeese is expecting major contributions from former Kansas corner Corione Harris, linebacker Ge’Mon Eaford of Oregon, and offensive linemen Romello Tarver of Central Michigan and Iowa transfer Trey Winters.
A 12-team playoff would include the six highest-ranked conference champions in major college football, plus six at-large selections, a person familiar with announcement told The Associated Press on Thursday.
The Southern Jaguars rolled in to a dominant 49-7 victory over the Grambling State Tigers in the 47th annual Bayou Classic. The Jags extended their winning streak over the Tigers to three games with the win.
LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron has been called to testify at a hearing next week before a Louisiana State Senate committee that is investigating the ongoing sexual misconduct scandals at LSU, State Senator Regina Barrow says.
Former Jennings bulldog and Clemson running back Travis Etienne surprised a lot of people when he decided to come back for his senior season at Clemson, but his most recent announcement didn’t surprise anyone.
The senior DB is coming off his most productive year with the eagles. He was awarded first team honors while also being one of the nation’s top 10 red zone stop specialist. His best performance came against in state rival Central Michigan.
Jennings native Travis Etienne Jr. certainly made his mark with the Clemson Tigers. In his four years with Clemson, Etienne won a national title and made four consecutive playoff appearances, while only losing four games.
Despite all that success, the former Jennings running back is 0-2 playing in his home state at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Etienne’s Tigers lost in the 2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl CFP semifinal to No. 4 Alabama in 2018, and again this past January to No. 1 LSU in the CFP National Championship.
Former Sulphur Tor Christian Trahan brought in a Clayton Tune touchdown pass in the third quarter of the New Mexico Bowl to bring Houston within seven of Hawaii. Unfortunately for the Cougars, the Rainbow Warriors answered back with a kick return touchdown to pull away for good in the 28-14 win in F
It’s a lot later in the season than usual but LSU and Ole Miss continue their annual rivalry known as the Magnolia Bowl and after a shootout of a game, the Tigers were the ones to hoist the trophy for the fifth straight year.
The Sun Belt Conference has announced that the conference championship game between Louisiana-Lafayette and Coastal Carolina has been canceled due to a positive COVID-19 test within the Chanticleer program.
Former LaGrange Gator Alvinoski LaFleur has become a staple in the Eastern Michigan secondary, starting in all six games for the Eagles in 2020. His play this season was rewarded with a spot on the All-Mid-American Conference First Team.
Alabama maintained the top spot in the College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday, Dec. 8 following its 55-17 win over LSU. The five teams below the Tide remained in their same spots as well.