Latest Louisiana State Tigers football News

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 St promotes ex-Heisman finalist Klein to lead offense

Jan. 07, 2022 15:21 PM EST

Kansas State assistant Collin Klein, who had been serving as the interim offensive coordinator during the bowl season, was given the full-time job on Friday after an impressive performance by the Wildcats in the Texas Bowl. The former Heisman Trophy finalist, who had worked primarily...

Ex-Texas A&M QB Calzada announces transfer to Auburn

Jan. 06, 2022 16:54 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Texas A&M quarterback Zach Calzada is transferring to Auburn. The junior posted on Twitter Thursday that he has committed to play for the Tigers. Calzada started 10 games for the Aggies last season after Haynes King was injured, passing for 2,185...

Rematch blues: Bama tries to buck history in CFP title game

Jan. 05, 2022 15:13 PM EST

A mere 37 days after they last played, Alabama faces Georgia again with a national championship on the line. History shows how tough it is to win again in the rematch. Nick Saban knows that first-hand — from the losing side. During the 2011 season,...

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...

No. 5 Notre Dame faces No. 9 Oklahoma State in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 31, 2021 12:36 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 5 Notre Dame lost its coach and its chance at playing in the College Football Playoff in a span of six days, a tumultuous stretch that could have sent the program spiraling. New Irish coach Marcus Freeman has steadied the rudder, kept the Irish focused as...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Dec. 22, 2021 17:56 PM EST

The Advocate. December 20, 2021. Editorial: A busybody Yankee congressman should not take on LSU coach Brian Kelly A publicity-seeking congressional busybody from Paterson, New Jersey, has written a letter to LSU’s new president challenging the tax-exempt status of...

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...