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Link Gumbo - 10/15/15

Your latest round-up of football, basketball, and even some baseball recruiting.

There are two more professional champion Tigers this morning
There are two more professional champion Tigers this morning
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The Will Grier explainer: What got Florida's QB suspended, and what happens next - Alligator Army
More details on the Will Grier situation from our Gator counterparts

LSU baseball receives commitment from 6-6 pitcher Zachary Hess | - 'Crooting news...but for baseball. They've been coming in fast lately for LSU, and here's one from a pitcher. Can never have too many of those.

Former LSU two-sport athlete Chad Jones' journey begins again after latest setback |
After Tommy John surgery last spring, CHAD JONES WOOOOOO! is getting ready for another shot with the Reds.

Baseball Rules Committee withdraws Division I pitch-clock proposal | - The Official Site of the NCAA
Pitch clocks wile runners are on base will not be coming to NCAA baseball games in 2016. The NCAA Baseball Rules Committee withdrew an experimental rules proposal regarding it's use due to lack of interest from the coaches. UVA's "slow ball" defense will continue to spread.

Wednesdays with Les: DB Jalen Mills set to return for LSU's game against Florida - Tiger Tracks - Lot of stuff in here, but the big thing is that Jalen Mills will see the field vs Florida. How much? Who knows. More in there on kickoffs, Derrius Guice, and the Florida gameplan with Will Grier out.

Les Miles, LSU hoping FB JD Moore will return against Alabama - Tiger Tracks - Unfortunately, LSU will be without JD Moore for the game against Florida, and for the next few weeks. The guy who's helped open up a ton of blocks for Fournette this year won't be out there to lead the way vs the Gators on Saturday night, but hopefully we will be when LSU travels to Tuscaloosa on November 7th.

Facing Felonies, Porter suspended from Florida Gators - More crazy news out of Gainesville, as Deiondre Porter has been arrested for firing a gun in the direction of his pregnant girlfriend, and has now been suspended from the team. Yeah, you read that right.

Les Miles confident in LSU special teams improvement in face of repeated questions | - There has been a lot of criticism on the special teams, and rightfully so. But Les Miles remains confident in this group, and has applied time too it in practice. Let's hope it works on the field.

Kevin Toliver II didn’t become a shutdown corner overnight — but it feels like it - Football - Cool feature on Kevin Toliver and is emergence as a lockdown corner for LSU from the outset of the season.

Florida DT calls Leonard Fournette 'best back in league,' but 'nothing that we can't stop' - Tiger Tracks - In fairness to Jon Bullard in context his remarks that Fournette is "nothing that we can't stop" aren't really that bad. It's not Rudy Ford level. it's what you'd expect from a player. But I wouldn't want to say absolutely that anything that may, just may, get Leonard a little angry.

LSU QB commitment Feleipe Franks receives Army All-American Bowl Jersey | - The 4-star QB out of Crawfordville, Florida has received his jersey for the Army All-American Bowl, which he will participate in on January 9th in San Antonio.

What LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones said at Media Day on Wednesday | - Hoops is back in a month or so, and here's what head coach Johnny Jones had to say as the Tigers held media days

CBS Sports 2015-16 ranking of every college basketball team, from 1-351 -
LSU ranked 38th in this listing for the reasons you'd expect: The talent is phenomenal, but can Johnny Jones pull it off?

Waylp, bye: Steve Spurrier up and left -
Spencer Hall on the end of Spurrier and making your own exit.

UL-Lafayette vacates 2011 season following NCAA probe of recruiting infractions | theScore

Hudspeth now has a huge mess on his hands, and the penalties for the Cajuns may increase as the investigation continues.

Minnesota Lynx Bring Home 3rd Title in 5 Years - Canis Hoopus
The Lynx defeated Indiana 69-52 in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals, led by LSU greats Sylvia Fowles and Seimone Augustus. Fowles was named the Finals MVP

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