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Oklahoma powers past Alabama 45-31 in Sugar Bowl

Friday, 03 January 2014 00:45
Bradley Handwerger / WWLTV.com Sports Reporter Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @wwltvsports NEW ORLEANS — Bob Stoops set his sights on the bottom half of the Southeastern Conference during this past offseason. Maybe he should have been looking towards the top. Behind a redshirt freshman quarterback, Oklahoma handled Alabama’s once-dominant defense in a building the Crimson Tide recently won a national title, sending the winner of the past two national championships home with a 45-31 loss.…
Mixed bag for LSU among top local football players
Thursday, 02 January 2014 16:45
LSU did not receive the news it was hoping to receive from a couple of the top local players who announced their commitments during a high school football All-Star game in Florida Thursday. Karr receiver Devante 'Speedy' Noil chose Texas A&M over LSU. The multi-talented Cougar player who had some time at quarterback, receiver and on defense flashed his choice on gloves he was wearing that had the A&M logo. Later Karr defensive tackle Gerald…
Mettenberger tears ACL, out for bowl game
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 00:00
WWLTV.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @WWLTV BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger will miss the team's bowl game after suffering a season-ending knee injury, the school confirmed. Adam Caplan first reported that LSU QB Zach Mettenberger has torn his ACL and will not play in the team's upcoming bowl game. THIS JUST IN: LSU QB Zach Mettenberger has torn ACL; will not play in bowl game. (via @caplannfl)— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 4, 2013…
Can LSU offense continue to roll without Mettenberger?
Tuesday, 31 December 2013 12:15
JORDAN GARRETSON / Associated Press LSU has kept opponents on their toes all season with one of the nation's most balanced offenses. It remains to be seen if the No. 14 Tigers can maintain that identity when an injury forces them to start a true freshman at quarterback against a stingy Iowa defense. LSU will turn to Anthony Jennings when it meets the Hawkeyes in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day in Tampa. The…
LSU board approves ticket price hike for sports events
Friday, 13 December 2013 16:15
Gallery See all 2 photos » BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The LSU Board of Supervisors has approved a boost in sports ticket and parking prices as requested by Athletic Director Joe Alleva. A strong majority of board members voted Friday in favor of the proposals from Alleva to make 150 changes to prices for tickets and parking at university sports events. That includes a price hike for the 2014 football season and for the…
LSU selling tickets to Outback Bowl
Monday, 09 December 2013 19:45
LSU Sports Information BATON ROUGE – Tickets for LSU’s first appearance in the Outback Bowl in 25 years are currently on sale to the general public, LSU associate athletic director for tickets Brian Broussard said. Tickets in the LSU sections of Raymond James Stadium start at $80. To order, visit www.LSUtix.net or call the LSU Athletics Ticket Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Fans can also call the LSU Athletics Ticket…
Report: Mettenberger tears ACL, out for bowl game
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 23:15
WWLTV.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @WWLTV BATON ROUGE, La. -- ESPN's Adam Caplan is reporting that LSU QB Zach Mettenberger has torn his ACL and will not play in the team's upcoming bowl game. THIS JUST IN: LSU QB Zach Mettenberger has torn ACL; will not play in bowl game. (via @caplannfl)— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 4, 2013 Mettenberger injured his leg in the final regular season game against Arkansas. Mettenberger came into his own in…
Florida St. new No. 1 team in country; LSU now No. 14
Sunday, 01 December 2013 12:16
Staff and wire reports BATON ROUGE, La. -- Florida State is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, followed by Ohio State at No. 2 and No. 3 Auburn, which shook up the national title race by upsetting Alabama. The Crimson Tide had been No. 1 since the preseason as it pursued a third consecutive national championship. But Alabama was stunned at Auburn on Saturday, losing 34-28 on the last play…
Jennings rescues No. 15 LSU in 31-27 win over Ark.
Friday, 29 November 2013 18:00
Brett Martel / Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) --Backup quarterback Anthony Jennings closed out LSU's regular season by giving Tigers fans a big dose of hope for the future. The freshman replaced an injured Zach Mettenberger in the fourth quarter and lofted a 49-yard touchdown pass to Travin Dural with 1:15 left as No. 15 LSU pulled out a tense 31-27 victory over upset-minded Arkansas on Friday. Jennings entered the game after Mettenberger hurt…
B.R. bustles with activity in advance of LSU vs Arkansas game
Friday, 29 November 2013 13:15
WWLTV.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @WWLTV The Louisiana State University Tigers take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in Death Valley at 1:30 p.m. Friday, in a game that could push LSU into a number of important bowl games. A win for LSU would also make Coach Les Miles the first LSU coach to win double digit games in four straight seasons. Doug Mouton reports live from Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. PrintprintEmailEmail this article|Tweet MOREMORE!XDiggDeliciousTumblrLinkedInStumbleUponNewsvineReddit Pinterest…