Wednesday, 02 November 2011 09:39
LSU Vs. Alabama: Richardson Wants to Showcase Healthy Trent
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Les MilesAlabama coach Nick Saban said he knows LSU CB Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu is not the lone threat on the nation's fourth-best defense. The Tigers are second in the nation in turnover margin (1.88) with 11 interceptions and 7 fumble recoveries. "It's not going to be just about him," said Saban "Everybody's going to have to do their jobs well for Troy Richardson (Heisman Trophy candidate) to be able to some things that we would like for him to do in the running game as well as the passing game."...

Richardson has added motivation for this game after he was knocked out of last year's game on a touchdown run in the first quarter.  He suffered a slightly torn MCL and a shredded abdominal muscle in the loss. "This game means a lot to me because I didn't get to play in it last year except for about one quarter.," Richardson told "So I really can't wait to showcase what a healthy Trent can do in this game."... reports that the asking price for one ticket to the game has an asking price of $10,423.14. That's what one party is asking for two tickets in the 25th row -- seats 17 and 18 --in the lower level end zone.

Someone in the football-mad South may pay that to see the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium, but can they afford the $16.95 for FedEx Standard Overnight delivery?

If you're paying more than $10,000 for a college football ticket, shouldn't delivery be complimentary?

Shaq O'Neal and Halle Berry were pen pals while he was at LSU. According to O'Neal in his forthcoming autobiography that were leaked by Deadspin, Shaq saw her in the 1991 movie "Jungle Fever," thought she was beautiful and decided to  pen her a note. "A few weeks later Berry wrote me back," said O'Neal. "She sent me a signed picture that I still have hanging in my office. Turns out she's a basketball fan. She wrote: 'I'm a big fan of yours, too. I can't wait until you get to the NBA." Berry was once married to major-league outfielder David Justice...

by Ed Staton

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Ed Staton

Ed Staton is a former sports writer for the Times Picayune and New Orleans States Item.  He also served as the New Orleans Saints Information Director.  He has won 43 media awards in writing, design and photography.  


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