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LSU student charged with riding ATV on stadium field

Feb. 28, 2020 1:12 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University student and fraternity brother was charged Thursday with breaking into the college's under-construction football stadium and riding a four-wheeler around inside. Clayton Fleetwood, of New Jersey, is accused of entering Tiger stadium late at night on Jan....

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, left, leaves the field after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Antsy Lawrence moving forward after first loss as Clemson QB

Feb. 26, 2020 8:40 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was edgy and antsy after his second national championship game, something he hasn't felt too often. But six weeks ago, the spectacular sophomore who hadn't lost a game in college had his worst performance as Clemson's starter in a 42-25 loss to LSU...

FILE - A Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 file photo shows a view of the burnt wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the parking lot of a post office, in Lafayette, La. Wade Berzas, the only person to survive plane crash that killed the other five people on board was discharged Monday, Feb. 17 after 52 days at the center's burn unit (Scott Clause/The Lafayette Advertiser via AP)

After 52 days, Louisiana plane crash victim leaves hospital

Feb. 18, 2020 4:58 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The only person to survive a December plane crash in south Louisiana that killed the other five people on board has gone home after nearly two months months in the hospital. News outlets reported that Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center said in a news release that Wade Berzas...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow kisses the national championship trophy during a celebration of their NCAA college football championship, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Baby giraffe named 'Burreaux' after LSU's star quarterback

Feb. 14, 2020 2:11 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's Hesiman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow has a new honor to add to his long list of awards and achievements. He inspired the name of the newest male giraffe at Louisiana's capital city zoo. A public naming competition selected the name Burreaux...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, left, leaves the field after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Swinney: Clemson focused on getting back to title game

Feb. 7, 2020 2:18 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney first task after the Tigers' national title loss was crystal clear: Make sure his players weren't crushed by the defeat. After all, a good chunk of Clemson's roster — including quarterback Trevor Lawrence — had never lost a game in college...

Clemson co-offensive ordinator Tony Elliott speaks during media day for NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip).

Clemson's Elliott to make $1.6 million as Tigers coordinator

Feb. 6, 2020 11:00 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott has received a raise and will earn $1.6 million a year after the school approved a new contract for several Tigers assistants. With the raise, Elliott is now tied with Alabama's Steve Sarkisian as the highest paid offensive assistant in...

LSU linebacker arrested on gun charge, suspended from team

Feb. 5, 2020 7:57 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University football player has been suspended from the team indefinitely following his arrest on a gun possession charge. LSU freshman linebacker Donte Starks, 19, was arrested Friday and charged with illegally possessing a concealed handgun and resisting law...

Auburn leading rusher enters NCAA transfer portal

Feb. 5, 2020 3:37 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn running back JaTarvious “Boobee” Whitlow has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Wednesday that Whitlow is “looking for a fresh start somewhere else.” Whitlow led the Tigers in rushing the past two seasons,...