The LSU Top 10: Jamal Adams

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- As his Nitro teammates watch the big screen, Jamal Adams verbally commits to LSU during the Under Armour All-America Game.

“Top Ten in Ten” is a 10-part blog series on the top 10 players, by importance, for LSU’s 2014 season. We’ll have a player each weekday, counting down to the No. 1 player on Aug. 4, when LSU begins fall … Continue reading→

LSU’s Miles drives through ‘Car Wash’

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU  coach Les Miles will try to show the way to another successful season.

There was a tint of purple and gold covering the ESPN studios in Bristol, Connecticut, on Monday as LSU coach Les Miles spent the afternoon participating in ESPN’s “Car Wash.”The day included 16 programs, four networks, two mediums and one … Continue reading→

LSU freshman DT suffers 'big cut,' in hospital

Associated Press file photo -- Trey Lealaimatafao joins his mother, Diana, and father, Semaia Lealaimatafao, in November in San Antonio. Monday, Lealaimatafao punched a glass window at the LSU weight room, tearing muscles to the bone.

LSU freshman Trey Lealaimatafao suffered a serious arm injury during a weight room incident Monday and had to be rushed to the hospital, a source said.Lealaimatafao, a 6-foot, 300-pound three-star defensive tackle signee from Texas, punched through a glass window … Continue reading→

Hairston transfers to Rice

Advocate file photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU place-kicker James Hairston kicks off against Ole Miss laSt season at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss. Hairston transferred to Rice in hopes of adding field goals to his kickoff duties.

Former LSU kickoff specialist James Hairston transferred to Rice, the school announced Monday.Hairston, a rising senior, was the primary handler of LSU’s kickoffs over the previous three seasons. He announced his departure in March because he wants a shot at … Continue reading→

Comcast adds SEC Network

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Comcast Cable has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network. The network, which launches Aug. 14, was already set to be carried on cable and satellite providers like DISH Network, Cox Communications and AT&T … Continue reading→

All-SEC first team: stars of note

Georgia running back Todd Gurley (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Notable players on the All-Southeastern Conference first team announced Thursday: NICK MARSHALL, QB, AUBURN Even with his recent citation for possession of marijuana, Auburn’s senior quarterback won the media vote as the SEC’s preseason first-team quarterback. Marshall finished with 1,976 … Continue reading→

Bo Wallace using snub for extra motivation

Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace listens to a coach during a time out in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

HOOVER, Ala. — En route to the Hyatt Regency hotel, Bo Wallace learned to what All-Southeastern Conference preseason team he was selected: the third. “It’s another chip,” the Ole Miss quarterback said, “on my shoulder.”There are a lot of them.Wallace’s … Continue reading→