Prosecutor: LSU players appeared justified in fatal shooting
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A prosecutor says two LSU football players appear to have responded with justifiable force when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man who was allegedly trying to rob them at gunpoint.
No. 7 UCF faces No. 11 LSU in New Year’s Day Fiesta Bowl
Fiesta Bowl: No. 7 Central Florida (12-0) vs. No. 11 LSU (9-3), Tuesday, 1:15 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
Line: LSU by 7 1/2.
Series Record: First meeting.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
UCF takes a 25-game winning streak into the Fiesta Bowl in its bid for a second straight undefeated season. The Knights proclaimed themselves national champions after last season and will likely do so again with a victory at the Fiesta Bowl. LSU is vying for its first 10-win season since 2013.
Police: LSU player kills man trying to rob him, teammate
Two LSU football players were trying to sell an electronic item when one of them fatally shot an 18-year-old man trying to rob them, police said Sunday.
A statement released by Baton Rouge police does not identify the players, but a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press that the players are running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire and linebacker Jared Small. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because LSU and police have not released the players' names.
LSU seeks to preserve top-10 rankings vs. Rice
Rice (1-10) at No. 10 LSU (8-2, No. 7 CFP), 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPNU)
Line: LSU by 43
Series record: LSU leads 37-13-5.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
LSU wants to stay on track for a New Year's Six bowl game and keep alive slim hopes of sneaking into a College Football Playoff spot — which could happen if three teams in front of the Tigers in the CFP rankings falter during last couple weeks of the regular season.
No. 9 LSU looks to retain Golden Boot against Arkansas
No. 9 LSU (7-2, 4-2 SEC, No. 7 CFP) at Arkansas (2-7, 0-5), 7:30 p.m. EST (SEC Network)
No. 6 LSU beats back Louisiana Tech upset bid, 38-21
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron compared his team to an overconfident fighter who drops his hands and subsequently gets "hit in the face."
Rather can get knocked out, the sixth-ranked Tigers woke up.
Nick Brossette scored three touchdowns, Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed for a career-high 136 yards and two TDs, and LSU beat Louisiana Tech 38-21 on Saturday night in a game infused with far more tension than expected.
LSU takes ‘unproven’ backfield into clash with Miami
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU's Nick Brossette and Clyde Edwards-Helaire are hardly the household names the Tigers have been accustomed to featuring at running back.
Current NFL players Jeremy Hill, Leonard Fournette and Derrius Guice all established their credentials in backup roles and were bona fide pro prospects by the time they became featured rushers at LSU.
LSU did not release a depth chart in the university's game notes on Monday, as is normal protocol.
In fact, the Tigers haven't released a depth chart since playing in the Citrus Bowl on Dec. 31. However, coach Ed Orgeron, in a dozen preseason news conferences this month, has divulged his two-deep.
Here it all is, mostly based on Orgeron's comments.
Danny Etling, RSr.Myles Brennan, Fr.Lowell Narcisse, Fr.Justin McMillan, RSo.