Kentucky coach Joker Phillips said he knows his team is facing another big challenge on Saturday morning when they play No. 1 LSU in Tiger Stadium.
"Defensively, they are one of the best teams in the country," said Phillips at his weekly news conference. "They have got seven sacks, fifth in the SEC tied with us. Turnover margin is the glaring thing they have done as a team. Plus eight, they have only given up three on offense and taken away 11 on defense.
What would candidates Billy Nungesser or incumbent Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne do first if elected to the job of Lt. Governor this fall:
The two candidates were asked this question at a recent forum debate in front of the Alliance for good Government debate.
On a quiet week-day morning at the home office a few months ago came a knock at the door and, with it, my first personal contact with the great non-campaign of 2011. It was a college-student volunteer for Gov. Bobby Jindal, canvassing the neighborhood to spread the good word and to ask if the governor can count on my support and, also, if I wanted to volunteer for his campaign or just write him a check.
The Saints placed kicker Garrett Hartley on injured reserve on Tuesday, ending his season. They also cut DT Mitch King.
Another wonderful week has gone by! The victory of the Saints against the Texans made it a very memorable one. What a great game!
In this third segment of the debate for the Louisiana Lt. Governor’s spot between Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser and Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, the candidates were asked what can the Lt. Governor’s office do to create jobs that the Governor’s office is not doing.
“Their (Tea Party) stated policy, publicly stated, is to do whatever it takes to see to it that Obama only serves one term. What’s, what does that, what underlines that? Screw the country. We’re going to whatever we do to get this black man, we can, we’re going to do whatever we can to get this black man outta here. …..It’s a racist thing.” Morgan Freeman, September 23, 2011, CNN interview with Piers Morgan.
In Jacksonville, Jaguars fans are criticizing the team's offensive approach, particularly against the previously winless Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio said it may be time for an altered approach offensively. Del Rio is a former Saints linebacker and a member of Mike Ditka's coaching staff.
The Jaguars (1-2) ran 34 times and threw 21 passes in a 16-10 loss to the Panthers (1-2). Rookie Blaine Gabbert made his first start at quarterback for the Jags and he was 12-of-21 for 139 yards and one touchdown with one interception.