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Link Gumbo - 1/15/15

A round-up of the latest LSU news and notes

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Look at that grin on Coach O. Here's some of the top stories on the big moves from yesterday:

Scott Rabalais: LSU Football Staff Could be Recruiting "Dream Team" In the Making

The Advocate: Experts: With Kevin Steele and Ed Orgeron, LSU recruiting staff jumps from good to one of the best

Tiger Tracks: LSU's new coaches recruiting together in Alabama on Thursday -- Looks like the first priority this morning is defensive end Prince Tega Wanogho Jr.

Les Miles says he expects Jerald Hawkins, Vadal Alexander, Jalen Mills to stay - The Advocate The deadline to declare for the NFL is today

LSU announces four early enrollees - Tiger Rag The spring enrollees are here and in class, but one is missing. DB Jeremy Cutrer will not join LSU until the summer semester.

Jacques Talk: Temple proves doubters wrong, survives & thrives i - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports - Jacques Doucet takes a look at former LSU basketball player Garrett Temple, who's proved some of his doubters wrong and his gone on to carve out a spot for himself in the NBA with the Washington Wizards

Footy Dreams: American Hoopsters Give Aussie Rules Football a Go - - ATVS is a huge endorser of Aussie Rules Football. Here's an article on it!

Curtis sophomore Daniel Cabrera commits to play baseball at LSU - - Curtis Sophomore Daniel Cabrera, a Top 200 prospect in the Class of 2017 and a Class 3A All-Star selection has committed to LSU.

Harris looking forward to 2015 at LSU - - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports - Brandon Harris discussed this past season and the season ahead in this interview. Said he knows what to expect more this year as opposed to last and he's hungry to do better. Also talked about how the team is ready to improve and striving towards a playoff spot.

Shoe store employee chooses jail over helping police unravel how LSU football cleats ended up on eBay - The Advocate There's no one who looks good in this situation

LSU to have 13 SEC baseball games televised; OF/QB Jared Foster returning to baseball - The Advocate It looks like the total number of LSU baseball games on broadcast TV will go down this season, which isn't unexpected since Cox Sports can no longer broadcast LSU home games. Worry not though, as what doesn't make an ESPN station will be on the SECN+ service.

Inaugural SEC Network Softball Season Expands TV Schedule Threefold in 2015 - Meanwhile on the softball side, the SEC Network is going to be a huge boon for the sport, with 303 games televised on a combination of ESPN/2/u/SECNet and the SECN+ service. I expect similar insane numbers when ESPN releases the full scheduled for baseball next week.

LSU Tigers in the NFL LSU is guaranteed to have a Super Bowl winner this year, with a player on each remaining team's roster

2015 Houston College Classic | Tickets - Tickets to the Houston College Classic which LSU is participating in and includes Baylor, Nebraska, Texas A&M, Hawaii and hometown Houston. Tickets will be available January 26th. The tournament is March 6-8th at Minute Maid Park.

Shaq sworn in as Lafayette deputy marshal - This is about Shaq. So you must read it

Seven Tigers to Play in Football All-Star Games - - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - La'el Collins, Connor Neighbors, Kenny Hilliard, Terrance Magee, Ronald Martin and Jermauria Rasco have all been invited to various All-Star games.

Feinswog: Basketball Guards Coming Of Age - - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - Piece on the improvement of the basketball guards, particularly Tim Quarterman and Jalyn Patterson and how it's helping the team to an improved season.

Future can wait for LSU commit Riley Pint, regarded as No. 1 prospect in 2016 MLB draft | - LSU commit Riley Pint, projected to be the top prospect in the 2016 MLB Draft is putting his future on hold and hasn't decided whether he'll go to LSU or jump to the MLB out of High School.

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Hang around to the end of this video for Les Miles' comments about the QB situation