Orgeron plays up stakes of LSU’s season finale at Texas A&M

Football 11/19/18, 17:42

Coach Ed Orgeron makes it clear that he doesn't see LSU's regular-season finale at Texas A&M on Saturday as just another game on the schedule.While LSU's hopes of sneaking into the College Football Playoff are slim at best, a victory would give the No. 8 Tigers their first 10-win regular ...

Burrow, No. 10 LSU open up offense in 42-10 win over Rice

Football 11/17/18, 22:35

Joe Burrow passed for a career-high 307 yards and two touchdowns in less than three quarters, and No. 10 LSU rolled to a 42-10 victory over struggling Rice on Saturday night.The Tigers (9-2, No. 7 CFP) led 35-3 midway through the third quarter en route to a victory in which ...

No. 10 LSU, Orgeron mindful of past upsets as Rice arrives

Football 11/16/18, 11:51

LSU coach Ed Orgeron didn't want to hear about resting key starters or giving young reserves more snaps — no matter how much of a prohibitive favorite his tenth-ranked Tigers may be against struggling Rice.Apparently, bad memories of the Troy Trojans celebrating a stunning upset triumph in Death Valley last ...

No. 10 LSU, Orgeron, eye Tigers’ best season 2012

Football 11/12/18, 19:24

Although LSU cannot win the Southeastern Conference championship, victories in its next two games will result in a regular season that exceeded expectations by a wide margin.The 10th-ranked Tigers need to beat Rice this Saturday and Texas A&M in College Station the following week for their first ten-win regular season ...

LSU bounces back from Alabama loss with win at Arkansas

Football 11/11/18, 00:03

Joe Burrow was 15 of 21 for 195 yards and a touchdown and the LSU defense dominated while leading the No. 9 Tigers to a 24-17 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night.The win comes a week after LSU (8-2, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) was shut out in a loss to No. ...

LSU’s Orgeron discusses ‘biggest day’ on the job

Football 11/05/18, 18:44

LSU coach Ed Orgeron proclaimed that Monday was his "biggest day" on the job since he took over the Les Miles in 2016.The coach expressed concerned about the psyche of his players after the dual blow of losing big at home to No. 1 Alabama and then hearing their own ...

LSU’s Orgeron hopes coaches demand change to targeting rule

Football 10/23/18, 16:06

LSU coach Ed Orgeron hopes coaches will band together and demand changes to NCAA football's targeting rule and how it is enforced.Orgeron's suggestion comes just days after a target foul called last weekend LSU linebacker Devin White, a penalty which triggered White's suspension for the first half of the fourth-ranked ...

No. 5 LSU mindful of recent drubbing by No. 22 MSU

Football 10/19/18, 12:04

When the fifth-ranked LSU Tigers reflect on their most lopsided loss last season, it's not the color crimson that comes to mind.No, it's a different shade of red — the maroon donned by the 22nd-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs, who'll invade LSU's Death Valley on Saturday night.Tigers coach Ed Orgeron, who ...

‘Bama’s Tagovailoa, LSU’s Orgeron among SEC best in 1st half

Football 10/17/18, 15:00

It's no surprise that top-ranked Alabama is once again the class of the Southeastern Conference halfway through the season. And considering his ample talent, the emergence of Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa as an offensive force could have been easily predicted.The rest of the SEC has produced a myriad of surprises, ...

LSU’s Orgeron takes signature win over No. 2 Georgia, 36-16

Sports 10/13/18, 19:21

Joe Burrow passed for 200 yards and had two short touchdown runs, LSU's defense staggered Georgia's normally prolific offense, and the 13th-ranked Tigers beat the No. 2 Bulldogs 36-16 on Saturday to give coach Ed Orgeron a signature victory.Five fourth-down decisions by Orgeron influenced the result. LSU converted all four ...

LSU, Kentucky undefeated starts only part of SEC’s surprises

Football 10/03/18, 12:25

Under Nick Saban, the Alabama Crimson Tide always seems to start the season racking up wins.The Georgia Bulldogs also seem to be starting that trend with Kirby Smart in charge.But not everything is going according to plan in the Southeastern Conference.LSU coach Ed Orgeron, the odds' on favorite to be ...

No. 5 LSU aims to validate offensive gains at No. 22 Florida

Football 10/01/18, 20:25

First-year LSU quarterback Joe Burrow repeated the term "breakout game" on Monday as he referred to the most recent showing of the Tigers' passing offense.The implication is that going forward, there's a new, higher standard of production for Burrow and Co. — a premise that will be tested Saturday in ...

LSU turn high-turnover margin into wins, rise in rankings

Football 09/24/18, 18:25

LSU coach Ed Orgeron likes to say that the football program under his direction is "all about the ball."For him, that means protecting the ball by minimizing risk on offense and aggressively trying to take it away on defense.So far, so good.Fifth-ranked LSU was the last Football Bowl Subdivision team ...

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