Latest Louisiana State Tigers football News

Texas Tech again taps SEC for grad transfer in LSU's Monroe

Jun. 29, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

Texas Tech added another graduate transfer from an SEC power Monday by signing former LSU safety Eric Monroe. Monroe joined the Red Raiders about a week after running back Chadarius Townsend came over from Alabama. Monroe played in LSU's 42-25 victory over Clemson for the national championship last season and...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron holds the trophy after the team's victory over Clemson in an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. LSU has begun asking a number of football players to self-quarantine in the past week because of instances in which some players tested positive for COVID-19 after social interactions outside of the Tigers’ training facility. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

LSU official: Football player quarantines were anticipated

Jun. 20, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

LSU has begun asking a number of football players to self-quarantine in the past week because of instances in which some players tested positive for COVID-19 after social interactions outside of the Tigers’ training facility. “This is what we anticipated. We planned for this. Our plan is working the...

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow holds the trophy as safety Grant Delpit looks on after LSU defeated Clemson 42-25 in the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, in New Orleans. Imagine if a pandemic had shortened or wiped out that last, golden season for Burrow, who won the Heisman Trophy and led LSU to the national championship. Would he still have emerged as the first overall NFL draft pick? (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Louisiana license plate will celebrate LSU football victory

Jun. 14, 2020 10:35 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Motorists who want to celebrate Louisiana State University's latest college football national championship victory will be able to buy a specialized license plate commemorating the season. State lawmakers authorized creation of a special LSU National Champions 2019 license plate...

LSU schedules first football games vs Grambling, Southern

Jun. 1, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Defending national champion LSU has for the first time scheduled football games with Southern and Grambling State, LSU athletic director Scott Woodward announced on Monday. Both games involving the historically black Louisiana schools will be played in LSU's Tiger Stadium, with...

Spouse of broadcaster killed in Louisiana plane crash sues

May. 18, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The husband of a broadcast journalist who was killed in a Louisiana plane crash along with four others has filed a lawsuit against the aircraft's owners and insurers, as well as the pilot's estate. Steven Ensminger Jr., the son of Louisiana State University's offensive coordinator,...

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2019, file photo, Akron's Tyler Cheese is defended by West Virginia's Taz Sherman during an NCAA college basketball game in Morgantown, W.Va. Akron is dropping men’s golf and cross country and women’s tennis in cost-cutting moves due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The school said the reduction will take effect at the end of the 2019-20 academic year. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten, File)

LSU plan, Akron cuts, highlight divergent pandemic effects

May. 14, 2020 5:23 PM EDT

In one part of the country, LSU coach Ed Orgeron smiles and mentions a “light at the end of the tunnel” as he discusses his assistants' recent return to work at football headquarters, and university plans to welcome players back to campus as early as June 1. Some 1,000 miles north at Akron, women's...