LSU Tigers

LSU Tigers

Top Articles

College Football's 2017 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 hours ago
With college football’s 2017 regular season in the books and bowl season already underway, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield claimed...

Top 25 College Football Games of 2017

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 3 days ago
One could make a strong argument that the 2017 college football season ranks among the very best of modern times. This campaign featured countless heart-stopping finishes, provided landscape-altering upsets, and was highlighted with many of the best individual performances of recent memory.   Starting with opening weekend and lasting through the Army-Navy Game, each and every college...

LSU Tigers 2017 Team Awards

By Ryan Wright, 1 month 3 days ago
Head coach Ed Orgeron’s first season guiding the LSU Tigers was anything but boring, even finishing on the border of fantastic. The Bayou Bengals started out 3-2 with a head-scratching 24-21 loss to Troy at home mixed in, but rebounded for a 9-3 showing (6-2 in SEC play), highlighted by wins over then- No. 21 Florida and No. 10 Auburn. The luster on LSU’s season can add some shine...

15 Best SEC College Football Games of 2017

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 4 days ago
The SEC reached a pivotal juncture in 2017. Four programs fired their head coaches either during or after the regular season, with a fifth — Ole Miss — losing Hugh Freeze before the season.   Change comes at a time when the conference long renowned as the nation's strongest from top to bottom was at its collective weakest in recent memory; certainly in the last decade. And...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in December Bowl Games

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 1 week ago
It’s the happy, happiest time of the year for college football fans – bowl season! After a long and winding trip since camp started in August, we’re on the last legs of the 2017 season and all set for some meetings between huge names we usually don’t see play each other. As great as some of the matchups are this postseason though, they might not hold a candle to the...

Ranking the Watchability of the SEC's Bowl Games in 2017

By Eric Sorenson, 1 month 1 week ago
The southern monster conference (aka SEC) really has nothing to complain about here. Two of their teams made it to college football’s version of the Final Four and nine teams made it to the postseason in all.   It was tough to pick which game got the nod as the No. 1 must-see bowl game, since both have national championship ramifications, obviously. Even beyond the College...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Las Vegas, Bahamas, Birmingham and Dollar General

By Mitch Light, 1 month 1 week ago
College football's bowl season starts on Dec. 16 with five matchups on tap, including Oregon-Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl, as well as North Texas and Troy meeting in the New Orleans Bowl. After the opening Saturday of the 2017-18 bowl season, nine other games are slated prior to Dec. 25. With bowl season approaching, here are picks against the spread for each postseason game from...

SEC 2017 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
After the 2016 season was considered a disappointment or a down year for the SEC, the 14-team league returned to the top of college football's conference rankings. The SEC became the first conference to place two teams in the CFB Playoff and sent nine programs to the postseason in 2017. Georgia earned its way into the CFB Playoff after beating Auburn in the SEC Championship Game, while...

Predictions for Every College Football 2017-18 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 16 and continues until the national championship in Atlanta, Ga. on Jan. 8. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 16, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Five games are slated for the first Saturday of action and nine other...

Ranking All 39 College Football Bowls for 2017: From Must-See to Must-Miss

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2017-18 bowl season are set. In the CFB Playoff, Alabama and Clemson will meet in the Sugar Bowl, with Oklahoma and Georgia set to duel in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. It's no secret most of the attention in the bowl season is devoted to the playoff, but there are several other matchups that are appointment...