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Link Gumbo -- 8/31/15

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Your first gameweek Gumbo of the year.

Kelly Lambert-USA TODAY Sports

We'll have the latest from Lunch w/Les later today, but for now, here's the latest news and notes because it's GAMEWEEK Y'ALL.

Baseball - Schedule - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - The schedule for the 2016 baseball season is out. LSU opens up with a three game set against Cincinnati at Alex Box. The first SEC series is at home against Alabama. ULL is the opponent in the Wally Pontiff Classic on Tuesday, Mar 22. There's a two game midweek set against Notre Dame in May, where Paul Mainieri was employed as head coach before coming to LSU. The final series of the regular season is against Florida at Alex Box from Thursday, May 19 to to Saturday, May 21.

Baseball Returns from Summer Leagues - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - A round-up of how various LSU players performed in an assortment of baseball summer leagues.

SEC Teams to Honor Slive with Awareness Games - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - The SEC is raising awareness for prostate cancer in honor of our former Lord Emperor Mike Slive. They will have Prostate Cancer Awareness Games on September 14th. LSU's game on that date is against Auburn. There's more in the link on what schools have planned. (P.S. Get well soon, Lord Emperor Slive)

Photo Gallery: Construction Update: Gymnastics Training Facility - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - Photo Gallery for your viewing pleasure.

LSU coach Johnny Jones says Josh Gray will miss one game - Full-Court Press - Josh Gray will likely miss one game for playing in an unsanctioned basketball game without informing LSU Compliance.

GameDay's Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit both pick LSU to win the SEC and make the National Championship game (against Ohio State). Corso has LSU beating the Buckeyes, Herbstreit has LSU falling to OSU.

The Path to Playing Time -- three starting quarterbacks, including TCU's Trevone Boykin, discuss how they personally viewed their development into starting for their respective programs.

"Thankful and Blessed" -- Walk-on fullback John David Moore has earned a scholarship for the season.

In #NFLSU new, the San Diego Chargers announced their first big round of cuts including tight end Logan Stokes. Also, Kwon Alexander stabbed a guy with a trident.

Wakulla Gets What it Wants out of ESPN appearance -- if you missed it, LSU QB commit Felipe Franks was on ESPNU on Saturday, as his team fell in an early season special matchup with Spartanburg, S.C. Franks completed 8-19 for 101 yards and a touchdown about a half. Spartanburg rolled in in the second half after a couple special teams scores flipped momentum, winning 42-13.