Quarterback battle dead heat for LSU

Advocate file photo by BILL FEIG -- Quarterbacks Brandon Harris and Anthony Jennings drop back to pass during practice this spring.

Anthony Jennings’ summer has included the normal doings for an LSU football player.He’s gone through the agility workouts, the weight lifting, the conditioning sprints. He’s gone to class, met with coaches and studied the playbook.There’s something else he’s done, too, … Continue reading→

LSU Top 10: No. 7 WR Travin Dural

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Defensive back Ed Paris (24) breaks top this first quarter pass to wide receiver Travin Dural (83) at LSU's Spring Game Saturday at Tiger Stadium.

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 Top 10: No. 8 Anthony Jennings

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Quarterback Anthony Jennings sits on the bench threw a pair of interceptions that were returned for touchdowns in Saturday's spring 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 defensive tackle released from hospital

Trey Lealaimatafao tweeted this photo of himself in the hospital Tuesday.

LSU freshman defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao, seriously injured after punching through a window Monday, has been released from the hospital and will begin rehabilitation, team spokesman Michael Bonnette said Wednesday. Lealaimatafao, a 6-foot, 300-pound three-star defensive tackle signee from San … Continue reading→

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→