Catching Up…

It’s been nearly a week since the last update and the truth is that not much has been going on.  The football team was not practicing until vey recently and recruiting was in a dead period even though LSU picked up a commitment on Wednesday (see below).  Regardless, we’ve got enough for a quick update […]

Offensive Coordinator Candidates; Other Notes

RECRUITING LSU picked up a commitment from St. Aug offensive lineman Jonah Austin on Saturday.  Once LSU offered last week, it was just a matter of time before Austin switched to LSU.  He took an official visit to LSU and committed while on campus.   LSU had a number of visitors on campus, with three […]

Closing The Book On The Class of 2006

RECRUITING First, a few recruiting notes… In a bit of great news, junior college quarterback Zach Mettenberger faxed in his letter of intent to LSU on Wednesday.  So his decision to attend LSU is now official.   While it was originally believed that Zach would be able to practice with LSU during their bowl practices, […]

Quick Hitters

This is a very brief update to try and tread water in this crazy season of coaching changes and recruiting.   Starting with recruiting… Haughton his school quarterback Dak Prescott has reaffirmed his commitment to Mississippi State after a visit to Starkville this weekend.  He seems very comfortable with Dan Mullen and that offense and […]

Final LA State Rankings – Class of 2011; More Chatter

RECRUITING I have released the Final Louisiana State Rankings for the Class of 2011, and you can find them here or through the menu at the top of the page.   A number of players slid up and down the rankings based on their senior seasons.  Recruiting rankings often change one more time as players […]

Catching Up On Coaching Changes

COACHING CHANGES The big news on Saturday was not that Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy.  Instead, it was that Florida hired Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp as their head coach.   Muschamp has long though to be a rising star in the coaching ranks and a future head coach.  In fact, Texas signed him […]

Bloguin Heisman Extravaganza; More Recruiting Chat

BLOGUIN HEISMAN EXTRAVAGANZA The guys at Randall Simon’s Sausages and a lot of the guys across the Bloguin Netwok have done a lot of great work this year in putting together the Bloguin Heisman poll.   There is a ton of great material this week over at RSS.   There is a breakdown of the Defensive […]

Bowl Discussion Podcast; Recruiting; Meyer Steps Down

PODCAST I was invited to participate in Tha Sports Krib: Up Close & Personal podcast on Wednesday night.  I was on with the guys from Kody’s Sports Korner and Burnt Orange Radio.  We discuss the BCS bowl games as well as some of the SEC and Big-12 bowls, including some Cotton Bowl discussion.   Click below […]

Mettenberger Commits; Recruiting Talk

Junior College quarterback Zack Mettenberger has officially committed to LSU.  We all know Mettenberger’s story by now.  He was dismissed from Georgia’s team last year after an arrest and a violation of team rules.  He landed at Butler Community College where he enjoyed a fantastic season.  He completed 59% of his passes for 2,678 yards […]

LSU’s 2010 Season In Lists; Recruiting and Coaching Update

FOOTBALL Everyone loves lists and rankings, so I thought I’d take a look at LSU’s 2010 season with a few lists.    Top Surprises1.  Stevan Ridley And The Running Game – In 2009, LSU could not run the ball a lick.  And with Charles Scott, Keiland Williams and Trindon Holliday departing, it was very unclear […]

Bowl Scenarios; Coaching Rumors Galore!

ARKANSAS RECAP I’m saving this for later this week.  I decided to focus on the more immediate stuff tonight of bowl scenarios and coaching change rumors.   BOWL SCENARIOS So with LSU losing to Arkansas, they finish their regular season at 10-2.   Their bowl picture is still a bit unclear however.  With only one […]

Recruiting Update; Arkansas Preview

RECRUITINGJunior college quarterback Zach Mettenberger visited LSU last weekend but did not commit to coach Les Miles, at least not publicly.  However, I still think LSU is squarely in the driver’s seat for Mettenberger’s signature.  He was recently offered by Arkansas and apparently wants to visit there prior to making his final decision.  Remember that […]

Ole Miss Review; Bowl Scenarios

OLE MISS REVIEW LSU won a very close game against Ole Miss.  That was not too unexpected.  However, the manner in which they won was quite a surprise.  LSU’s offense carried the defense and, and they answered the call time and time again late in the game.  They rolled up 43 points and 470 yards […]

Ole Miss Preview — Talking With The Enemy

OLE MISS PREVIEW LSU takes on Ole Miss on Saturday in search of their 10th win of the season.· A win against the Rebels not only avenges losses in 2008 and 2009, but it sets up the Tigers in what could be a one game playoff for the Sugar Bowl against Arkansas on Thanksgiving weekend.· […]

Recruiting Update

RECRUITINGThis weekend, LSU hosts what might be their most important visitor of the Class of 2011 in quarterback Zach Mettenberger.  LSU’s need for immediate help at the quarterback position has been well documented, and Mettenberger provides an instant solution to that problem.  Of course, there is no guarantee that he will turn out to be […]