Football - Archives 2018

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Football Caravan Radio Event to be Held at Walk On's in Metairie
Football 06/20/2018

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tiger Football Caravan, featuring head coach Ed Orgeron along with offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger and defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, will make its final tour stop next Thursday, June 28 at the Walk-On's in Metairie.

Martingayle, Ferguson & Quinn At SEC Meetings
Classroom & Community 06/15/2018

Three LSU student-athletes recently travelled to Destin, Florida, to attend the Southeastern Conference Spring Meetings.

SEC to Hold Inaugural 'Summerfest' July 15 in Atlanta
Football 06/14/2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The inaugural SEC Football Kickoff Summerfest will be held Sunday, July 15, in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park, giving SEC football fans an opportunity to gain an early start on the 2018 football season, highlighted by a live broadcast by the SEC Network's traveling road show, SEC Nation.

Football Adds South Alabama to 2024 Schedule
Football 06/13/2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU has added South Alabama to its 2024 football schedule, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced on Wednesday.

Faulk Named to 2019 College Football HOF Ballot
Football 06/04/2018


Football to Open Tiger Stadium in Primetime
Football 05/31/2018

DESTIN, Fla. – LSU's home opener against Southeastern on September 8 will be televised by either ESPN2 or ESPNU, the league office and the network announced on Thursday. 

CBS to Televise Football Game at Auburn on Sept. 15
Football 05/30/2018

DESTIN, Fla. – LSU's Southeastern Conference opener against Auburn on September 15 will be televised by CBS, the league office and the network announced on Wednesday.

Traffic and Parking Notifications for Cannon Service
Football 05/22/2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU issued parking and traffic notifications to those coming to campus tomorrow for Billy Cannon's visitation and funeral service.

Public Visitation, Funeral for Cannon to be Held at LSU
Football 05/21/2018

BATON ROUGE – Billy Cannon's visitation and funeral will be held on Wednesday at the Maravich Center on the LSU campus and will be open to the public, the Cannon family announced on Monday.

Football Signs Graduate Transfer QB Joe Burrow
Football 05/21/2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU officially added graduate transfer quarterback Joe Burrow to the 2018 roster as the school received his signed institutional athletics financial aid agreement and the Southeastern Conference Grant-in-Aid Agreement, head coach Ed Orgeron announced.

Football Legend Billy Cannon Dies at 80
Football 05/20/2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU legend Billy Cannon passed away peacefully in his home early Sunday morning at the age of 80.

Sixty-Two Student-Athletes to Graduate in Spring
Athletic Dept. 05/11/2018

BATON ROUGE – Sixty-two student-athletes will receive LSU degrees, as the University will hold spring commencement ceremonies at various venues across campus on Friday and Saturday.

Play 71 Tigers Honored At The Tribute
Classroom & Community 05/11/2018

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU Athletics, TAF and the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored 71 members of the LSU Class of 2018 at The Tribute on Thursday at the West Stadium Club.

LSU to Retire Football Jersey of Jerry Stovall
Football 05/08/2018

The LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has unanimously approved the jersey retirement of LSU football All-American and former head coach Jerry Stovall.

Blockparty to Bring Full-Service Tailgating to Death Valley
Football 05/03/2018

BATON ROUGE -- Offering new full-service tailgating for LSU fans, Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality company, and LSU Sports Properties, which is operated by Outfront Media Sports, Inc., the exclusive marketing and multi-media rights holder for LSU Athletics, have agreed to enter into a multi-year partnership as the department's exclusive tailgating partner beginning in the 2018 football season.

Football Has Seven Taken in NFL Draft
Football 04/28/2018

BATON ROUGE—Wide receiver Russell Gage was the first of three LSU players selected on the final day of the 2018 NFL Draft when he was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the No. 194 pick Saturday. Gage will join former Tigers Deion Jones and Duke Riley. The wide receiver was followed by quarterback Danny Etling who was taken 219th overall by the New England Patriots. LSU's final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft was center Will Clapp, who was selected 275th overall by the New Orleans Saints. The trio upped LSU's total to seven players selected in the NFL Draft, which tied for second-most by any school in this year's draft. DB Donte Jackson, 55th, Carolina Panthers RB Derrius Guice, 59th, Washington Redskins WR DJ Chark, 61st, Jacksonville Jaguars EDGE Arden Key, 87th, Oakland Raiders WR Russell Gage, 194th, Atlanta Falcons QB Danny Etling, 219th, New England Patriots C Will Clapp, 275th, New Orleans Saints

Jackson Leads Group of Four Selected in NFL Draft
Football 04/27/2018


Play Guice, Chark Headline Possible Record-Setting Draft
Football 04/25/2018

BATON ROUGE – Running back Derrius Guice and wide receiver DJ Chark headline a group of what could be as many as 10 or 11 LSU players that may hear their name called at the NFL Draft as the three-day event is set to start on Thursday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas

Play Purple Edges White in National L Club Spring Game
Football 04/21/2018

BATON ROUGE - The Purple team stopped a two-point conversion in the waning seconds Saturday evening in the 2018 National L Club LSU Spring Game in Tiger Stadium to score a 28-27 win over the White team.

Football Wraps Up Spring With National L Club Spring Game
Football 04/20/2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU will wrap up spring practice on Saturday evening when the Tigers host the National L Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's in Tiger Stadium.

LSU Issues Reminders to Fans for Saturday's Spring Game
Football 04/20/2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU wraps up spring practice on Saturday at 5 p.m. when the National L Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's is held in Tiger Stadium.

National L Club Spring Game Times of Interest
Football 04/20/2018

LSU Football – National L Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's April 21, 2018 * Baton Rouge, La. (Tiger Stadium) * SEC Network         Saturday, April 21 9 a.m. LSU SportShop opens 10 a.m. Geaux Teal Ovarian Cancer Walk (Tiger Park) 1 p.m. Fan Fest Block Party (North Stadium Drive) - FREE 1:15 p.m. Track and Field Alumni Gold Relays (Bernie Moore Track Stadium) 1:30 p.m. L-Club Tailgate opens (near gate 8 of Tiger Stadium) 2 p.m. Vidalia performs (front of Maravich Center)  3 p.m. Gates open to Tiger Stadium – Admission FREE 3 p.m. LSU SportShop Spring Sale (West Side Plaza location inside Tiger Stadium)            3:30 p.m. Team walks down Victory Hill 4:55 p.m. Callin' Baton Rouge Video 4:58 p.m. Early NFL Entrees "Senior" Presentation (midfield)         RB Derrius Guice, C Will Clapp, OT Toby Weathersby,          CB Donte Jackson, CB Kevin Toliver, OLB Arden Key 5 p.m. SEC Network on air 5:03 p.m. Kickoff: Purple vs. Gold on SEC Network 6:30 p.m. LSU softball vs. Texas A&M (Tiger Park)   Post-Game Autograph Session (on field in Tiger Stadium)         Cooling off period for players will take place before autograph session starts   Game Format: • First Half: (2) 12-minute quarters • Halftime: 15 minutes • Second Half: (2) 12-minute running quarters   Halftime:  •      Tony Chachere's QB Challenge           • LSU Student $5,000 Field Goal Kicking Contest   Be sure to check out the following items on         • 5 p.m. Live stats on LSU Spring Game   Updates on social media throughout the day and the game at:    •       • •

All-Time Greats Return as Guest Coaches for Spring Game
Football 04/20/2018

BATON ROUGE – Some of the all-time great players in LSU history – including 1959 Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon - will be on the sidelines serving as "guest coaches" when the Tigers take the field on Saturday for the National L Club Spring Game.

Fans Invited Onto Field After Spring Game
Football 04/19/2018

BATON ROUGE – Fans will get a unique opportunity on Saturday following the National L Club Spring Game when they will be invited onto the field of Tiger Stadium for an autograph session with LSU players, head coach Ed Oregon and the coaching staff.

Play LSU to Celebrate 125 Seasons of Football in 2018
Football 04/19/2018