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We're a day away from the big game. Here's some links for some day before reading.

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Feinswog: Suhr Brings Storied Career to LSU - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - A feature on new LSU assistant basketball coach Brendan Suhr, who's had an incredible journey as a coach through the NBA, with the Dream Team, and now in college.

Ahead of fall ball’s finale, LSU’s young offense continues to grow with help from experienced pitching staff | General Sports | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Baseball fall ball is wrapping up soon, and the offense is still progressing. It's got a lot of strides to make, but playing against a great pitching staff every day has helped it grow.

Ex-Auburn coach Sunny Golloway addresses alleged reasons for termination - OANow.com: Baseball - The Auburn and Sunny Golloway mess continues and it doesn't look like it's going to be getting any better anytime soon.

LSU fans who are also indie rock nerds have a new favorite band. Sleigh Bells' guitarist Derek Miller spoke to Flood magazine about his love for LSU football. He told the magazine, "I have approximately ZERO love for the Bama football program. I hope we crush them." Damn right.

'No one messes with my coach': Bodyguard sets example, makes difference as he shadows Les Miles | Features | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Les Miles' body guard is a former LSU football player, weighs 320 pounds, and really likes fried wings. Read more about him.

LSU tight end Moreau teases teammates with fruits, provides comedic relief during tough stretch of schedule - lsureveille.com: The Daily Reveille - This is the biggest stretch of the LSU season, and tight end Foster Moreau is making sure everyone stays loose.

Leonard Fournette Hears Compliments After Big Plays—Not Trash Talk - WSJ - Leonard Fournette continues to demoralize players so much after his runs that at this point they don't even talk trash anymore. They just compliment him.

Les Miles: White, LaCouture and Moore return to practice ahead of Alabama game - Football - All three of the players on the injury list have practiced this week. At this point it seems that LaCouture and Moore are a go for Bama, but White is less certain. I think they all suit up, and the former play the whole game. I think Tre White gives it a go...but how long he plays is up in the air.

From Melbourne to Baton Rouge, Ben Simmons has arrived at LSU - We're not far off from basketball season now and the man who many see as the savior for the LSU program has finally arrived after a long journey.

Strength versus strength: Breaking down the matchup between the LSU ground game and the Alabama run defense - Football - It's the match-up of the season and maybe of the year in college football. LSU's offensive line and Leonard Fournette against the Tide's front seven.

Basketball Speaks to Media Prior to Exhibition - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - More on basketball.

Trench Warfare: LSU’s offensive linemen brace for matchup against physical Bama defense | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana - LSU's offensive linemen know how big a match-up their showdown vs Bama's defensive line will be.

LSU-Alabama has become the rivalry most likely to define a college football season - SBNation.com - Bill C has appropriately named this rivalry Manball Christmas. What a name. I think we need to call it this from now on. Alabama-Auburn is the Iron Bowl. Florida-Georgia is the Cocktail Party. OU-Texas is the Red River Shootout. Alabama-LSU is Manball Christmas.

Photos: LSU Baseball plays Purple Gold World Series | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Photos from baseball's Purple and Gold World Series.

The Seth Davis Show: Les Miles - Seth Davis had Les Miles on his show earlier this week. It's a pretty extensive interview that focuses a lot more on Miles personal life.

New analysts for Men's Basketball - LSU's own Glen Big Baby Davis will be an analyst for the SEC Network this year.

LSU RB Leonard Fournette surprised even coach Les Miles with plans to donate jersey | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Leonard Fournette surprised Les Miles when he told us all that he planned to donate his game-worn jersey in the South Carolina game, and he also says that Miles knows words that he doesn't. I'm pretty sure Les knows a language that we don't.

Starry night: LSU, Bama recruiting success results in an NFL showcase between star-filled lineups | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana - LSU-Alabama might be the game with the most talent currently in college and that will eventually move onto the NFL in college football.

LSU QB Brandon Harris 'coming of age' in time for Alabama - Brandon Harris has made a lot of strides so far for LSU this season, and he may have to make more ahead of the game this weekend.