From LSU: BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri said Wednesday that Baylor has scheduled a home series this weekend in Waco, Texas, so the Bears will not play in Baton Rouge on Saturday. Instead of facing Baylor, LSU will play UT San Antonio on Saturday at 7 p.m. CT. The Tigers will also meet UTSA on Friday at 7 p.m. CT and on Sunday at 1 p.m. CT, as originally scheduled. All three LSU-UTSA games may be heard on affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio Network. Saturday's game will be televised on the SEC Network, and the games on Friday and Sunday may be viewed on SEC Network +. Baylor has not yet announced their replacement seriesvia LSUSports
The prestigious No. 18 tradition continues with Lloyd Cushenberry III and K’Lavon Chaisson! pic.twitter.com/2jG6y7xhg0— LSU Football (@LSUfootball) August 2, 2019 Unfortunately, due to NCAA rules Cushenberry wont actually be wearing #18 at all "Due to his position as an interior lineman, he will be unable to wear the No. 18 jersey in game action; his No. 79 jersey will be accompanied by a No. 18 patch."
Suspended LSU offensive lineman Ed Ingram was arrested on two counts of aggravated sexual assault in Dallas County on Aug. 2, the Dallas County Sheriff's Department told The Advocate. The arrest came the day before the Tigers' preseason camp began.Brooks Kubena at the Advocate has uncovered the reason behind RG Ed Ingram's suspension from fall camp, and it's an awful one. The report goes on to state that the incident, which occurred in August 2017, also involved a minor in some way. Needless to say, it's unlikely that Ingram, who played in almost every game last season, will be rejoining the team anytime soon.
"Robertson called Thomas Mars, an attorney who is representing former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt in his defamation lawsuit against Ole Miss. Mars had been introduced to Robertson through a third party he found while doing online research into Nutt's case. They've since developed a close working relationship, talking on the phone several times a day and sharing what they found in their investigations."Mark Schlabach on the Crazy Days in Mississippi
"Tell them Willie Gay is on his way,"Well, seems all might not be lost in linebacker recruiting...
The Les Miles clause is slowly disappearing. The clause is not included in the contracts of new assistant coaches Jabbar Juluke and Dameyune Craig and was removed from the newly structured contracts for recruiting coordinator and defensive line coach Ed Orgeron and offensive line coach Jeff Grimes.Ross Dellenger at the Advocate
Kendell Beckwith and Tre’Davious White will return for their senior seasons LB Kendell Beckwith statement on his decision to return to LSU: "After a lot of prayer and careful consideration about the 2016 NFL Draft, and after speaking with my family and Coach Miles at great lengths, I have decided to return to LSU for my senior season. I feel as if I have a lot of unfinished business here at LSU. I want to give a special thank you to my family and friends who have been extremely supportive in helping me achieve my goals and especially during this decision. They'll continue to be an important part of my journey and I'm so grateful for their guidance and love. I have made friendships and memories that will last a lifetime here at LSU, and I'm so humbled to even be in the position that I am today. Tiger stadium is without a doubt the best place on Earth to play college football and I cannot wait to be back there on Saturdays in front of our unbelievable fans." CB Tre’Davious White statement on his decision to return to LSU: "After careful consideration and gathering as much information as possible about the draft process, I feel that it’s in my best interest to return to LSU for my senior season. I want to thank my family, Coach Miles and the LSU staff for their support during this process. Decisions like this are never easy to make. Getting a college degree and becoming the first member of my family to graduate from a school like LSU has always been important to me. Playing in Tiger Stadium in front of our great fans is something that I just wasn’t ready to say good bye to. I’m going to leave LSU with a degree and do everything that I can to help this team compete for a national title."Beckwith, White Announce Return for Senior Season - LSUSports.net
"I don’t know how you keep smiling, but you do," one live questioner said. "That’s why we love you. … We’re not going to let you leave town."The Advocate's Ross Dellenger captures what seemed like a surreal scene at Les Miles' weekly radio show tonight.
"When you get to Heaven, save a spot for me." - Les MilesGreat piece from Al.com on Miles and his relationship with Sid Ortis a terminally ill teenager Miles has built a friendship with. It's nice to have a coach that's so fundamentally decent and will make the University proud.
LSU Football and Baseball Equipment Sale This Weekend BATON ROUGE – The LSU SportShop will hold a tent sale on Sunday with numerous unique football and baseball items as part of LSU’s Fan Day activities. The tent sale will be located in the northeast section of Bernie Moore Track Stadium and will be open from 10 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. CT. Additionally, the LSU SportShop will have a retail stand in the Carl Maddox Field House during Fan Day activities where fans can purchase items to be autographed along with other LSU merchandise. The main location of the LSU SportShop (next to Mike the Tiger’s Habitat) will also be open from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and carries a wide variety of new 2015 LSU merchandise for kids, women and men. LSU's annual football fan day will start at 3:30 p.m. and will run until 6:30 p.m. Fan Day will be held in both the LSU basketball practice facility as well as the Carl Maddox Field House. The LSU football team and coaching staff will sign autographs and meet with fans from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Doors to both facilities will open at 3:30 p.m.LSU SportShop to Offer 'Unique' Sale at Fan Day It appears this weekend will be the semi-regular sale of used football and baseball equipment that LSU does about once a year. Usually, there's a ton of game worn jerseys and equipment that are hard to find otherwise. Want a gold LSU baseball jersey? This is probably your best shot at getting one.