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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...

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...

LSU, interim coach Davis to face Kansas St. in Texas Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 21:49 PM EST

Kansas State (7-5, Big 12) vs. LSU (6-6, SEC), Jan. 4, 9 p.m. ET LOCATION: Houston TOP PLAYERS Kansas State: RB Deuce Vaughn, 1,258 yards and 15 touchdowns rushing; 47 receptions for 471 yards and three touchdowns. ...

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...

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? ...

Iron Bowl quarterbacks have different pedigrees, same goal

Nov. 23, 2021 15:32 PM EST

Bryce Young, Alabama’s Heisman Trophy-contending quarterback, hasn’t ever started against Auburn. By that measure, if not many others, the Tigers’ new starter T.J. Finley has an edge entering Saturday’s Iron Bowl. He started against the third-ranked Crimson Tide...

Nabers, Johnson help LSU beat Louisiana-Monroe 27-14

Nov. 21, 2021 01:01 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Freshman Malik Nabers had a career-high 143 yards receiving and a touchdown as LSU defeated Louisiana-Monroe 27-14 Saturday night. Snapping a three-game losing streak, the Tigers (5-6, 2-5 SEC) continued to struggle to develop any sort of rhythm...

LSU hosts ULM with bowl eligibility at stake for both teams

Nov. 18, 2021 13:19 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The reeling LSU Tigers are getting a needed break from the grind of their Southeastern Conference schedule. Having lost three straight and on the brink of elimination from bowl contention, the Tigers (4-6) host Louisiana-Monroe (4-6) of the...