BATON ROUGE – LSU junior running back Derrius Guice and junior linebacker Arden Key were selected to the 81st Maxwell Award Watch List, while Key and junior cornerback Kevin Toliver II were named to the 23rd Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List, The Maxwell Football Club announced Monday.
BATON ROUGE – The unofficial start to football season begins today as LSU head coach Ed Orgeron and three key members of the 2017 Tigers head to Hoover, Alabama for Southeastern Conference Media Days.
Freshman All-America honors for Zach Watson and Eric Walker
BATON ROUGE – Three former LSU players have seen action in the early NBA summer leagues and two others are expected to see action when play begins Friday in Las Vegas.
BATON ROUGE – LSU freshman Philip Barbaree opened Thursday's U.S. Amateur qualifier at Texas Star Golf Course with a course record 8-under par 63 in the opening round before closing out medalist honors with a 1-under 70 in the afternoon and final score of 9-under 133 in the 36-hole event held in Euless, Texas.
Destinations of LSU Baseball players this summer
NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Sports Writers Association and Cox Sports Television have joined forces again to present the highlights of the 2017 induction weekend for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame with the 90-minute telecast premiering Friday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. CT on CST, and also airing Sunday evening at 6:30 as the first of almost two dozen showings in July and August.
LSU right-hander Eric Walker will miss the 2018 season due to an injury.
BATON ROUGE -- Senior defensive end Christian LaCouture, senior wide receiver D.J. Chark and junior running back Derrius Guice will join LSU Football Head Coach Ed Orgeron at SEC Football Media Day on July 10, it was announced by the league Wednesday afternoon.
Outfielder Antoine Duplantis will have the honor of wearing jersey No. 8 for LSU Baseball in 2018.
BATON ROUGE – LSU senior forward Duop Reath has been named to the 12-man team for the Australia Emerging Boomers that will take part in August in the 29th World University Games in Taipei. Both the men's and women's teams consist of players 23 and under who are currently completing university studies in Australia or abroad. The event is held in Taipei from Aug. 20-29. The Boomers roster has five players who are competing in Australia and seven total players including Reath, who are presently playing at American universities: Emmett Naar (St. Mary's), Dejan Vasiljevic (Miami), Tanner Krebs (St. Mary's), Jack McVeigh (Nebraska), Xavier Cooks (Winthrop) and Gorjok Gak (Florida State). Australia is in Group D for the pool stage where they will take on Ukraine, Lithuania, Israel, Russia and Mozambique. Reath, in his first year with LSU last season, averaged 12.0 points per game and 6.2 rebounds a game while shooting 51.0 percent from the field (157-308). He started 30-of-31 games and averaged 27.7 minutes per game.
BATON ROUGE – LSU gymnastics head coach D-D Breaux and associate head coach Jay Clark were inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and USA Gymnastics Region 8 Hall of Fame respectively last weekend.
BIRMINGHAM, England – With London set to be the host city of the 2017 IAAF World Championships later this summer, LSU senior Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake will line up on home soil as the British Champion in the 200-meter dash thanks to his record-setting victory in Sunday's finale at the British Athletics Championships.
Former LSU infielder DJ LeMahieu is a National League All-Star for the second time in three seasons.
Tigers Dominate All-Louisiana Baseball Team