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LSU QB will transfer

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 17 hours ago
LSU QB Hayden Rettig will transfer, according to NOLA.com. Rettig was sitting behind Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris following spring practice, and he completed just two passes in April 5th’s spring game. Rettig is LSU’s second QB to transfer, as Stephen Rivers transferred prior to spring practice in February. Although Rettig confirmed no possible destinations, one is Boston...

From 3-star SEC signee to the NFL Draft: Morris Claiborne, LSU

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 2 days ago
SDS will count down the 31 biggest overachievers of the SEC, at least as far as their recruiting rankings go. We’ll take a look at two and three-star prospects coming out of high school who became NFL Draft picks in 2011, 2012 and 2013 … finishing up the end of the month with the five who became first-round draft picks. Find out which stars from your school defied the recruiting...

Five-star QB Torrance Gibson names Top 7 with Auburn/Tennessee tied at top, talks to SDS about process

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 3 days ago
NOTE: On Thursday, Gibson released his Top 7 schools, and said this is the order in which he likes them most: 1) Tennessee and Auburn (tied); 3) LSU; 4) Oklahoma; 5) Ohio State; 6) Miami; 7) UCF. In about five years, if there are thousands of kids named Torrance watching Tennessee games in Neyland Stadium or Auburn games in Jordan-Hare, one could point to this spring as the pivotal time period...

What We Really Learned From the SEC Spring Meetings

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 days ago
The SEC Meetings in Destin, Fla., every year normally bring very little in the way of news.But with the NCAA and the SEC on the verge of sweeping reform as well as a new era of postseason football, the 2014 version was anything but boring.Every topic from autonomy to NFL agents to spread offenses to beer sales to recruiting calendars to basketball schedules to the new playoff system was...

Georgia, LSU make top five for four-star D-end from South Carolina

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 4 days ago
South Carolina didn’t make the cut for four-star defensive end Michael Barnett, but neighboring Georgia and SEC power LSU did. Barnett–a former Virginia Tech commitment who dropped the Hokies in February–has had a busy spring. Things ramped up in a two week span in late February when the Gamecocks, Tigers and Bulldogs all offered him. Alabama and Notre Dame also offered this...

LSU tied for nation’s lead in five-star commitments, ranked No. 5 overall

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 5 days ago
You have to admit, LSU’s in a good situation. Things have been relatively quiet for the Tigers for a few months now, yet this program is still perched within the top five in the nation’s recruiting rankings. All four of the schools ranked ahead of LSU (Bama, Penn State, Auburn and Clemson) have several more commitments than LSU. Three of them have at least five more. The Tigers have...

LSU AD’s advice to Alabama fans: You’re going to need telescopes to see the game

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 1 week ago
Who uses telescopes anymore anyway? LSU’s Tiger Stadium is expanding from 92,452 to over 100,000 in capacity and will be ready in time for the first game of the season, and LSU AD Joe Alleva had some advice to Alabama fans who are visiting Baton Rouge this season. “They’re going to need telescopes to see the game,” Alleva told fans during a stop on the LSU Tiger Tour. As part...

LSU Strength of Schedule: The SEC’s 8th toughest schedule

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 1 week ago
SDS takes a trip around the SEC and ranks the schedule strength of all 14 SEC teams. We’ll work our way down to the toughest schedule in the SEC. Previous schedule rankings: NCAA ranks 2014 SEC strength of schedule #14 Vanderbilt Commodores #13 Missouri Tigers #12 Alabama Crimson Tide #11 Mississippi State Bulldogs #10 Ole Miss Rebels #9 Texas A&M Aggies #8 LSU Tigers Faced with a bigger...

From 3-star SEC signee to the NFL Draft: Bennie Logan, LSU

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 1 week ago
SDS will count down the 31 biggest overachievers of the SEC, at least as far as their recruiting rankings go. We’ll take a look at two and three-star prospects coming out of high school who became NFL Draft picks in 2011, 2012 and 2013 … finishing up the end of the month with the five who became first-round draft picks. Find out which stars from your school defied the recruiting...

LSU’s top WR signee Malachi Dupre offers a little trash talk to Alabama’s top freshmen CBs

By Saturday Down South, 2 months 1 week ago
Alabama and LSU: two of the country’s top NFL factories have been the focus of college football for the last several years. The nation’s No. 2 overall receiver and future LSU star Malachi Dupre had a few words for Alabama top corner signees Tony Brown (No. 2 overall cornerback and early ernollee) and Marlon Humphrey (No. 3 overall cornerback), saying neither can ‘shut him down’. “I just...