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Link Gumbo 2/25/14

The latest headlines surrounding LSU.


LSU’s Kurt McCune relishes new role as closer | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA - Previously used as a starter, or middle reliever for the Tigers, Kurt McCune is enjoying his new role as the closer. When asked why, Paul Manieri said "Becuase you can rear back and let it rip".

Bret Bielema explains his rationale behind proposed NCAA rule change - College Football - Andy Staples - - After biting off more than he could chew so to speak in explaining his position about the proposed new NCAA rule in regards to HUNH offenses, including using the death of former California defensive lineman Ted Agu as an example of it, Arkansas Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema explains his stance in the face of widespread criticism.

LSU DT Anthony Johnson at NFL Combine - YouTube - Some video of LSU DT Anthony Johnson's performance at the NFL Combine today.

LSU WR Jarvis Landry at NFL Combine - YouTube - More highlights from the NFL Combine, this time of LSU WR Jarvis Landry. Landry had a "poor combine" performance, but if there's a guy who will wow his team on the field and earn a spot and make you think those combine numbers were wrong, it's Landry.

LSU’s Zach Mettenberger, Jarvis Landry talk combine in Indy | Black and Gold - Some thoughts from former LSU stars Zach Mettenberger and Jarvis Landry on all the goes on during the NFL combine.

What if SEC schools hired basketball coaches like they do in football? | - takes an interesting look at how SEC Basketball could be difference if the basketball programs made big splash hires like they do in football.

LSU glad Parker Bugg chose baseball over basketball | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA - Story on Parker Bugg's decision to pass over basketball in HS and how it's benefited and him and LSU on the diamond.

Athletic facilities will see nearly $4 million renovations - Scheduled renovations and maintenance are coming for a few odds and ends, like the Natatorium and a few Tiger Stadium bleacher sections

Club Sports: Ice hockey returns to University - After a long hiatus due to lack of players, the LSU club hockey team is coming back and will return as a member of the SEC-HC

Former Tigers come together for VooDoo | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA The New Orleans VooDoo AFL team is stocked with former LSU players this season, including Marlon Favorite, Skyler Green, Josh Downs, and Ryan Perrilloux

SB Nation has begun their long death march of CFB team previews, starting at the bottom. Of those covered so far are our neighbors ULM and UL-L, along with 2014 opponent New Mexico St.

Q&A with Peter Dyakowski, CFL player and game-show master - Very interesting story on former LSU Offensive Lineman Peter Dyakowski. Dyakowski won a National Title in 2004, but was also named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2003 and 2004, and in 2006 was LSU's nominee for the 2006 Southeastern Conference Football Good Works Team and studied Chemical Engineering at LSU. Dyakowski is now in the CFL playing for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and won the CBC Competition Canada's Smartest Person.