LSU coach Les Miles wants Tigers fans to "stay through the fourth quarter" in Saturday's game against Ole Miss

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU student section fans rock out in the late fourth quarter of a easy win over Kentucky, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Baton Rouge. LSU won big, 41-3.

Come with food and stay late. That’s LSU coach Les Miles’ plea to fans ahead of the Tigers’ prime-time showdown with No. 3 Ole Miss on Saturday night at Tiger Stadium. “We would expect that the fans and those people that file into Tiger Stadium would come, bring food so that you can stay long and… Continue reading →

Key matchups: Ole Miss at LSU

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Leonard Fournette (7) runs for a first down during the first half at Florida on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Gainesville.

LSU safety Jamal Adams vs. Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace Ole Miss won’t come into Tiger Stadium on Saturday night with any secrets: The Rebels like to throw the ball. Ole Miss has the No. 3 passing offense in the Southeastern Conference, averaging 282 yards through the air. Wallace,… Continue reading →

LSU men, women head to SEC media days

The Southeastern Conference begins the countdown to the start of the college basketball season Tuesday and Wednesday with men’s and women’s coaches and players from all 14 schools taking part in SEC Tipoff ’15 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The two-day SEC basketball media days event was moved from Birmingham, Alabama, this year in part because of… Continue reading →

With Ole Miss’ stout run defense up next, Tigers’ passing game continues to struggle

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --  LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) leaves the field, checking the replay on the stadium scoreboard after an unsuccessful third down in the first half against Kentucky, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

Several people came to Anthony Jennings’ side three weeks ago when the Tiger Stadium crowd rained boos down on LSU’s sophomore quarterback during his rough outing against New Mexico State. Former coaches, his parents, teammates and friends. One person stood out among the group: Matt Flynn. The ex-LSU quarterback called Jennings to offer… Continue reading →

LSU notebook: ‘College GameDay’ is Baton-Rouge bound for Ole Miss game

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU safety Jamal Adams (33) celebrates after a defensive stop agasint Kentucky, during the first half of the teams' game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

ESPN’s “College GameDay” is coming back to Baton Rouge. The network’s Saturday morning pregame show will broadcast live from LSU’s campus before the Tigers meet No. 3 Ole Miss at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN. The show will set up on the LSU Parade Grounds. GameDay is making its 10th trip to Baton Rouge in… Continue reading →

Less flash, but more wins for Ole Miss and QB Bo Wallace

Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

OXFORD, Miss. — Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze knows quarterback Bo Wallace can throw for 300 or even close to 400 yards on just about any night. After all, Wallace has done it before. But the Rebels don’t need that right now. “Until something changes, we’re going to play to the strength of… Continue reading →

LSU report: Tigers volleyball team upsets No. 12 Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — With an 11-match and seven-match Southeastern Conference winning streak on the line, the No. 12 Kentucky Wildcats rolled through the first two sets of Sunday’s match, but the LSU volleyball team refused to quit, taking the final three to win 22-25, 15-25, 26-24, 25-9, 16-14 to end Kentucky’s and push LSU’s winning… Continue reading →

They're back: LSU returns to the rankings at No. 23 in the coaches poll, No. 24 in the AP Top 25 poll

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Kenny Hilliard (27) busts up the middle for good yardage during the 4th quarter of the teams' game Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Baton Rouge. LSU won 41-3.

LSU has returned to the top 25. The Tigers, absent from the polls for two weeks, are No. 23 in the latest coaches poll and No. 24 in the Associated Press top 25, both released Sunday. LSU (6-2, 2-2 Southeastern) has rebounded from an 0-2 conference hole to win two straight… Continue reading →

Bradley Dale Peveto’s crew turns in something special as LSU manhandles Kentucky 41-3

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU's Tre'Davious White (16) is all alone in the last yards of his 67-yard  first-quarter punt return for a  touchdown, accompanied by wingmen John Diarse (9) and Donnie Alexander (48), on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Baton Rouge.

Bradley Dale Peveto, LSU’s normally jolly, talkative special teams coordinator, stood near the goal posts at the north end of Tiger Stadium and had trouble speaking. Oh, yes. This was something special. LSU’s special teams followed a bumbling performance at Florida last week with a stunning display Saturday night. The group ignited a big early… Continue reading →

LSU Postgame: Tigers 41, Kentucky 3

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Terrence Magee breaks up the middle through the Kentucky defense  Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

. Bradley Dale Peveto, LSU’s normally jolly, talkative special teams coordinator, stood near the goal posts at the north end of Tiger Stadium and had trouble speaking. Oh yes – this was something special. LSU’s special teams unit followed a bumbling performance at Florida last week with a stunning display Saturday night. The group… Continue reading →

LSU notebook: Colby Delahoussaye kicks his way into the LSU record book

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --  LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye (42) kicks a PAT against Kentucky during the second half of the teams' game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

LSU sophomore kicker Colby Delahoussaye, a former walk-on, added his name — at least temporarily — to the school’s record book Saturday night in the 41-3 win over Kentucky when he connected on a 21-yard field goal with 7:30 left in the first quarter. Delahoussaye went into the game 18-of-19 in field goals for his career. He needed one… Continue reading →

Bo Wallace guides No. 3 Rebels past Vols 34-3

Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley (14) is pressured by Mississippi defensive end Carlos Thompson (54) as he attempts a pass in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

OXFORD, Miss. — Bo Wallace threw two touchdown passes, and No. 3 Ole Miss had another dominating defensive performance in a 34-3 victory over Tennessee on Saturday night. Ole Miss (7-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) fell behind 3-0 early in the second quarter, but scored the next 34 points. With a relatively easy win, the Rebels… Continue reading →

Defensive end Danielle Hunter, Tigers keep Wildcats under wraps

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --  LSU defensive end Danielle Hunter (94) bats down a pass by Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles in the first quarter Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

Last weekend against Florida, the LSU defense surrendered deep pass completions, devastating runs and the occasional score. But it collected key turnovers to escape Gainesville, Florida, with a three-point win. When Kentucky entered Tigers Stadium on Saturday night, LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis’ unit didn’t even bother bending. LSU’s defense entered Week 7 with a favorable… Continue reading →

LSU’s Terrence Magee plays starring role, leads Tigers by Kentucky

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Blake McClain grabs the facemask of LSU’s Terrence Magee on the opening kickoff. Magee returned that kick 49 yards to set up a quick touchdown.

After allowing an average of 259.5 rushing yards earlier this season against Florida and South Carolina, the Kentucky defense was determined not to let LSU freshman tailback Leonard Fournette beat them Saturday night. OK, Fournette didn’t, but senior Terrence Magee did. The Wildcats did a decent job of bottling up Fournette and dropping him in his tracks almost… Continue reading →