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LSU adds 8 football transfers, including 2 Arkansas starters

Jan. 21, 2022 11:37 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New LSU coach Brian Kelly has completed the addition of eight transfer players to the Tigers' 2022 roster including defensive backs Greg Brooks and Joe Foucha, who both started at Arkansas. The transfers also include two starters from Louisiana-Lafayette's...

Kansas State dominates short-handed LSU 42-20 in Texas Bowl

Jan. 05, 2022 01:35 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deuce Vaughn and the Kansas State Wildcats finished a streaky season on a positive note Tuesday night with a dominant 42-20 win over short-handed LSU in the Texas Bowl. Vaughn, a sophomore running back and first-team All-American as an all-purpose player, rushed for...

LSU has QB questions in Texas Bowl against Kansas State

Jan. 03, 2022 16:42 PM EST

TaxAct Texas Bowl: LSU (6-6) at Kansas State (7-5), Jan. 4, 9 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Kansas State by 4 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: LSU leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE LSU looks to extend its winning streak to three...

Thompson to lead Kansas State against LSU in Texas Bowl

Jan. 03, 2022 16:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Quarterback Skylar Thompson will return from an ankle injury to start for Kansas State in the Texas Bowl on Tuesday night, but LSU interim coach Brad Davis won’t say who will fill that role for the Tigers. “We’ve got a group of guys who have all been preparing...

Corral's decision sweetens Ole Miss-Baylor Sugar Bowl tilt

Dec. 31, 2021 17:10 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral wasn't about to miss a chance to make history in the Sugar Bowl. The potential first-round NFL draft choice has spent four years helping the Rebels (10-2) rise from the bottom of the Southeastern Conference standings to a No. 8...

QB Myles Brennan says he's returning to LSU for final season

Dec. 16, 2021 17:57 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Fifth-year senior quarterback Myles Brennan has decided to exit the transfer portal and return to LSU under new head coach Brian Kelly. Brennan announced his decision with a social media post on Thursday morning, about a week after 2021 LSU starting...

Column: Big-money coaches a symptom of misguided priorities

Dec. 10, 2021 22:12 PM EST

A new college football coach doesn’t come cheaply, especially when the one you’ve targeted has a well-paying gig at Nike’s Oregon campus. Fortunately for the University of Miami, the school’s hospital system raked in record profits last year during the devastating COVID-19...

Iowa, Kentucky will meet for the first time in Citrus Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 16:51 PM EST

No. 25 Kentucky (9-3, SEC) vs. No. 17 Iowa (10-3, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET LOCATION: Orlando, Florida TOP PLAYERS Kentucky: Quarterback Will Levis, a Penn State transfer, threw for 2,593 of his 2,980 yards and 23 of his 32...

Mickey Joseph to coach Husker receivers after 5 years at LSU

Dec. 03, 2021 14:59 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mickey Joseph, who coached wide receivers the last five seasons at LSU, will return to Nebraska as receivers coach, passing game coordinator and associate head coach under Scott Frost. Frost, who announced Joseph's hiring Friday, still is looking to...

Kelly compares LSU to Broadway, brushes off legacy questions

Dec. 01, 2021 21:40 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Newly hired LSU coach Brian Kelly can accept if his legacy at storied Notre Dame is tarnished by the sudden and unceremonious way in which he walked away from the Fighting Irish. “Legacies are not what I spend time thinking about," Kelly said...