Friday, 02 December 2011 16:58

Louisiana Sports: JaMarcus Russell, LSU, Georgia, Peyton Manning

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jamarrcusJaMarcus Russell could be coming back. According to the Lake Charles American Press, "rumors are swirling columnist Jeff Schultz writes that Georgia's winning streak ends on Saturday. From Sch" that the first pick in the 2007 draft could be joining the Louisiana Swashbucklers of the Professional Football League. Per the report, Swashbucklers media relations director Duane Bergeron said the organization "would not confirm or deny any contact with Russell or his agent." Likewise, team GM and president Chris Meaux said in a statement released to the American Press, "We are not prepared at this time to comment on any player contract negotiations." Though it seems like he's been gone for a long time, Russell last played for the Raiders on Jan. 3, 2010. He has 4,083 passing yards in 25 career starts. If the 26-year-old Russell returns to football in any capacity, it's surely a sign that he'd like to return to the NFL And, if he finally realizes that, he needs at least to try...

The doctor who performed the surgery on Peyton Manning's neck said the fusion has achieved "firm fixation," a positive sign in the Colts quarterback's recovery. Manning underwent a spinal fusion procedure in September to repair a damaged nerve -- his third and most complex -- neck surgery in 19 months. The doctor said Manning could increase his workouts, but can't practice yet...ultz: "Georgia has only one advantage in this game"Aaron Murray. Expectations for the running game are low, unless Crowell suddenly emerges from bubble wrap this week and breaks from the field with Forrest Kump legs. LSU is equal to or better than Georgia everywhere else. The Tigers have won over ranked teams, won on the road, won in Tuscaloosa, won nine games by 46, 26, 28, 30, 31, 35, 33, 49 and 24. Also, they conquered Belarus and  are moving into Poland. Yes, I really believe the Dogs have a chance to win this game. They are playing that well and confident. The problem is too many things need to happen. Something-to-zero in turnovers.  Something big on special teams. Something bionic on the defensive front. It's too much. The 10-game winning steak ends here. LSU wins, but Georgia keeps it close. I'll dance with 13 1/2"...

And now, the LSU-Georgia SEC championship game tweets:

Justin Vincent
JVincent25 Justin Vincent 
One more day..stroll down memory lane for #LSUNATION. 2003 SEC Championship LSU vs Georgia…
Shannon J. Owens
shannonowens Shannon J. Owens 
Georgia-LSU football YouTube video from UGA students going viral Video
College Football
CollegeFootball College Football 
LSU aims to avoid letdown against Georgia


Going deeper into the LSU-Georgia game -
Adam Kramer
KegsnEggs Adam Kramer 
Congratulations to Georgia on winning the best worst SEC Championship Hype Video.
Jeff Duncan
JeffDuncanTP Jeff Duncan 
RT @LarryLovell: Watch LSU play Georgia for the SEC Champions Square Saturday. Opens at 1:30. FREE!
LSU Tigers Buzz
lsubuzztap LSU Tigers Buzz 
The Times-Picayune >> Georgia tries to elbow way into BCS bowl vs. LSUGeorgia links
LSU-Alabama matchup expected if Tigers defeat Georgia for SEC title
SEC Football Updates
SECfootball SEC Football Updates 
What To Look For In The SEC Championship
LSU_Sports_News LSUSportsNews 
(Bleacher Report) SEC Championship Game: LSU Will DominateGeorgia En Route to BCS Title Game #LSU
lsu LSU 
Occupy the Georgia Dome! #LPLG
Official Voice Of GA
GAFollowers Official Voice Of GA 
We love how all of these LSU fans are saying Georgia won't be a problem to beat. Watch Georgia be their biggest problem. #BeatLSU
SECDomination ™
SECDomination SECDomination ™ 
LSU was my preseason pick to win it all. I'm sticking with them in Atlanta. Georgia upset? Not so fast my friend
ajcuga AJC UGA 
BCS computers say #LSU could lose to #UGA and still play Bama for national championship.
Dick Vitale
DickieV Dick Vitale 
Talk about weird-Alabama # 2 & 2 nd in their division will rest - players recover from injuries. while LSU # 1 will play Georgia#Wacky
College GameDay
CollegeGameDay College GameDay 
We’re heading to Atlanta next Saturday for the #SEC Championship! Closing out the regular season with #Georgia vs. #LSU!

The Arizona Board of Regents have approved s five-year contract starting at $1.45 million in base pay for its new Arizona football coach Rich Rodriquez. He'll get an extra $300,000 per year from Nike...Mike Leach signed a five-year deal with Washington State for $11 million...Curtis Johnson, Saints wide receivers coach, is still in the running for the Tulane head-coaching job.  He's never been a head coach, but he was wide receivers coach at the University of Miami for nine years before joining the Saints staff. He's a native of New Orleans and Sean Payton said Johnson is a future head coach...

by Ed Staton

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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. | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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