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The All-SEC Team of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 1 week 1 day ago
All-conference teams are a great indicator as to who is the best in each league. Earning first-team honors more than once is a pretty good sign that you were one of the best at your position during your career. The rare three-time (or even four-time) all-league selection makes you one of the best college football players of all-time.As the College Football Playoff Era begins in 2014, Athlon...

30 SEC three-star targets to remember for 2015: Hanner Shipley, TE

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 2 days ago
Most college rosters–even in the SEC–are full of kids who were three-star prospects coming out of high school. Missouri is full of them, and of course played in the SEC championship. Ole Miss, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Arkansas … you name it, the majority of their rosters is made up of three-star kids, yet these programs are winning games in the toughest league in...

Freshman Brandon Harris steals the show at LSU’s spring game

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 2 days ago
Les Miles has remained mum nearly all spring about the battle between the heir apparent Anthony Jennings and electric early enrollee Brandon Harris. Miles has maintained it’s a fluid battle, and now we know why. RELATED: LSU wore new Tiger logo on helmets during spring game Brandon Harris stole the show Saturday in LSU’s spring game. Harris and Jennings both took snaps from the first...

PHOTO: LSU wore new logo on helmets for spring game

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 3 days ago
LSU sported its new logo for the spring game today. It’s a slight alteration from the previous logo, and the new logo is much more polished and looks sleeker, as you can see below. The left picture is the old logo, followed by the new one on the right. RELATED: Nation’s No. 1 WR has LSU on top [@PhilHecken] [@LSUBonnette] Photo Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Not surprisingly, LSU makes cut for four-star WR Johnson

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 4 days ago
This isn’t earth shattering news, as Tyron Johnson is from New Orleans, but the wide receiver has three schools that stick out most–and LSU is one of them. Oklahoma State and Texas Tech are the other two, while Alabama just offered earlier this week and Arkansas, Auburn, Texas A&M and several other SEC schools have offered him a scholarship, too. Johnson is a 6-foot-1, 190-pound...

LSU defensive end Jordan Allen will transfer

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 6 days ago
Senior defensive end Jordan Allen will transfer from LSU, as first reported by Tiger Rag. LSU has granted him permission to talk to other teams not in the SEC and not on LSU’s non-conference schedule, according to the report. “I’m free to talk with whoever I want who is not in the SEC and is not (on LSU’s out of conference schedule),” Allen said. “That’s...

LSU using accelerometers to measure the force of collisions during spring practice

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 6 days ago
LSU is wearing an interesting helmet tool to help measure G-force in spring practice. The device is known as an accelerometer, and it fits into the back of the Tigers’ helmets. A staff member retrieves data from the technology and uploads it into a massive spreadsheet to help build historical data. All this data will be compiled after spring practice is over and sent to the NCAA. The Tigers also...

LSU’s QB competition unsettled heading into Saturday’s spring game

By Saturday Down South, 2 weeks 15 hours ago
LSU’s spring practice hasn’t brought a conclusive answer at quarterback, and replacing Zach Mettenberger has been the spring’s biggest priority. Les Miles has played the position battle close to the vest, and few details have been given as to Anthony Jennings’ and Brandon Harris’ development and performance over the last month. RELATED: Quick hitters about LSU’s Saturday scrimmage...

LSU defensive back plans to transfer

By Saturday Down South, 2 weeks 20 hours ago
Backup cornerback Kavahra Holmes said via Twitter that he won’t return to the team this fall, and LSU confirmed he would transfer. “Its been great LSU, but its a new start of my life.. Thanks to all the coaches and fam here! DBU i will hold it down! Yall remember that,” he tweeted, which has since been deleted. Holmes has been practicing with the team this spring, and he didn’t record any...

Ranking the SEC's College Football Coaches for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 22 hours ago
Ranking college football coaches is no easy task. Similar to any position on the field, statistics may not tell the full story when judging a coaching tenure.While it’s difficult to rank coaches, this aspect of college football is arguably the most important to winning a national or conference title. No matter how much talent a program has, winning a national title is difficult if the...