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LSU, Kelly agree to 10-year contract worth at least $95M

Nov. 30, 2021 17:48 PM EST

LSU flew newly hired coach Brian Kelly on a private jet to Baton Rouge, where he was greeted Tuesday by fans, dignitaries and the Golden Band from Tigerland after agreeing to a 10-year contract worth $95 million plus incentives. The hiring of Kelly — who has Notre Dame...

Police: Man slapped 14-year-old boy in face during LSU game

Nov. 30, 2021 10:04 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man was arrested for slapping a 14-year-old boy in the face during a football game at Louisiana State University, police say. Witnesses said the man struck the young fan in a Tiger Stadium suite Saturday during the game against Texas A&M,...

LSU hires Kelly away from Notre Dame to be Tigers next coach

Nov. 30, 2021 07:29 AM EST

LSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport's most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse. The move was confirmed Monday night by a person familiar with...

AP Top 25 Takeaways Harbaugh's breakthrough; Harsin's miscue

Nov. 28, 2021 01:56 AM EST

Jim Harbaugh has always been a good coach. Now he's a good coach who has finally beaten Ohio State. No. 6 Michigan vanquished the Buckeyes on Saturday, ending a losing streak that has defined the program and its coach. ...

Jenkins' late TD lifts LSU past No. 14 Texas A&M, 27-24

Nov. 28, 2021 00:05 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A string of clutch completions by Max Johnson in little more than a minute capped coach Ed Orgeron's roller-coaster tenure at LSU with a triumphant sendoff before a jubilant Tiger Stadium crowd. Johnson hit Jaray Jenkins with a 28-yard scoring...

Fisher says only interest in LSU is win for No. 14 Texas A&M

Nov. 26, 2021 16:09 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It could be a little awkward when Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher leads the Aggies out of the visitor's locker room at Tiger Stadium on Saturday night. Fisher has been widely mentioned as a candidate to fill LSU's coaching vacancy, but has...

No. 14 Texas A&M seeks first win at LSU since 1994

Nov. 26, 2021 11:23 AM EST

No. 14 Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3 SEC, CFP No. 15) at LSU (5-6, 2-5), Saturday at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Texas A&M by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: LSU leads 33-22-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

No. 3 Alabama visits Auburn in Iron Bowl

Nov. 26, 2021 09:18 AM EST

No. 3 Alabama (10-1, 6-1 SEC, No. 3 CFP) at Auburn (6-5,3-4), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Alabama by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Alabama leads 24-7 (21-8 after NCAA sanctions). WHAT’S AT...

Michigan State gives Mel Tucker a $95 million, 10-year deal

Nov. 25, 2021 11:06 AM EST

Michigan State is giving Mel Tucker a $95 million, 10-year contract, making an aggressive move to keep a football coach who potentially could have left for LSU or the NFL. “I am honored to be a part of the Spartan process today, and for years to come," Tucker wrote...

It's Egg over Iron by a longshot this week in the SEC

Nov. 25, 2021 02:11 AM EST

A look at Week 13 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 8 Mississippi (9-2, 5-2) at Mississippi State (7-4, 4-3), Thursday night. The SEC West Division race is over for Ole Miss and Mississippi State. Yet, both the...