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  • ‘Antiracism’ At LSU (Critical Race Theory class near being mandated)

    12/22/2020 1:07:11 PM PST · by SeafoodGumbo · 27 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 12-21-20 | Rod Dreher
    The racist “antiracist” madness has now come home to my alma mater, Louisiana State University. Before we go further, I should point out that this is the flagship public university in a very red state governed by a Republican legislature and a conservative Democratic governor. The LSU Faculty Senate has a proposal before it — one that a source within the university tells me is fully expected to pass.
  • The cleat, the kick and the game that just defined this college football season

    12/13/2020 6:46:36 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 38 replies
    ESPN ^ | Dec 13, 2020 | David M. Hale
    As college football limped toward the finish of its fraught 2020 regular season, it was fitting its final full-slate Saturday was saved by a guy throwing a shoe. And for a team with a leading Heisman Trophy contender in quarterback Kyle Trask, it was ironic the season's biggest throw came from cornerback Marco Wilson. It all was a perfect example of the universe's cyclical nature: the defending champs (what's left of them, anyway) pulling off the season's most stunning win. Little has made sense in this wild spin around the sun we call 2020, and so it was that LSU's...
  • LSU considers renaming buildings that evoke 'racist and segregated past;' committee announced

    08/11/2020 8:02:02 PM PDT · by Uncle Sham · 14 replies
    Baton Rouge Morning Advocate ^ | 08-11-2020 | Uncle Sham
    LSU has created a committee to evaluate the names of buildings on campus and decide if any need to be changed because they are “a reminder of a racist and segregated past.” The 16-member committee is made up of faculty, staff, students and alumni. In June, the LSU Board of Supervisors voted to remove Troy H. Middleton’s name from the university library. Middleton is a former LSU president who voiced support for segregation in letters. Hours after the vote, Middleton’s name and bust were removed from the building. Troy H. Middleton's name removed from LSU library hours after Board approval...
  • LSU Determined To Split It's Fan Base And Destroy It's Sports Programs

    07/09/2020 7:29:20 PM PDT · by Uncle Sham · 26 replies
    LSU Facebook Basketball page ^ | 07-09-2020 | Uncle Sham
    With this latest insult to it's majority white fan base, LSU and many of it's former black basketball players put their skin tones above what is best for the school and it's support from fans in another display of total ignorance in support of Black Lives Matter. How many more insults can a state financed institution throw at it's fans who just want to be left alone? That the school actively supports this effort and that it is occurring during an election year is criminal. The leftist behind all of this have destroyed one thing after another in their demonic...
  • At least 30 LSU football players in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19, report says

    06/22/2020 9:41:33 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 34 replies
    Fox8 news ^ | 6/22/20 | Staff
    NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) — At least 30 Louisiana State University players are quarantining after testing positive for COVID-19 or having contact with those who tested positive, according to a report by Sports Illustrated. The team has 115 players in total. No LSU athlete or staff member has been hospitalized. Very few players have experienced effects beyond mild symptoms, according to Ross Dellenger with Sports Illustrated.
  • Joe Burrow posts funny tweet about hand size criticism

    02/24/2020 5:54:19 PM PST · by RummyChick · 27 replies
    sports daily ^ | 2/24/2020 | staff
    LSU product Joe Burrow is on track to become the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft, and he has a lot of strengths going for him, in terms of his skill set, but hand size isn’t one of them. And while it may seem silly, it’s important to point out that many of the game’s best quarterbacks have hands that are at least 9 1/2 inches, if not bigger. Smaller guys, such as Drew Brees, have been able to counteract the issues about their height with their large hands. Burrow measured only nine inches at the NFL Scouting...

    01/17/2020 1:20:51 PM PST · by RummyChick · 34 replies
    TMZ ^ | 1/17/2020 | TMZ
    11:59 AM PT -- The LSU players felt right at home during their White House visit ... doing a special version of their epic "Get The Gat" locker room dance while visiting the president!! For those unfamiliar ... the Tigers have celebrated wins this season using the Lil ELT song as a sort of unofficial anthem. It's taken a life of its own and it's freakin' awesome. John Emery, Peter Parrish and other players pulled out all the stops in the 1600 Penn version ... featuring an unidentified woman stealing the show. Of course, now that LSU are the champs...
  • Donald Trump to Honor LSU Tigers at White House for National Championship Win (today)

    01/17/2020 1:38:53 AM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    Pop Culture ^ | 1/17/20 | BRIAN JONES
    The LSU Tigers defeated the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff Championship game on Monday night and they have claimed their fourth national title in school history. And while the team and the school have been celebrating all week, they will take their partying from Baton Rouge, La. to Washington D.C. On Wednesday, it was confirmed by Newsweek that President Donald Trump will have the LSU Tigers as his guest at the White House on Friday as he honors the team for their championship win. One of the biggest questions for the ceremony is what will Trump feed the...
  • Odell Beckham Jr. arrest warrant: officer slapped wanted to retaliate, press charges

    01/16/2020 12:14:02 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 61 replies ^ | January 16, 2020 | Ramon Antonio Vargas
    Saying it was against building policy, a Mercedes-Benz Superdome police officer was telling LSU football players to extinguish their victory cigars Monday night in the jubilant locker room minutes after winning the national championship when he felt LSU alum and NFL pro Odell Beckham Jr. slap him on the backside. The 48-year-old lieutenant suppressed the urge to punch Beckham in retaliation, called the New Orleans Police Department a little more than a day later and told investigators he wanted to press charges, according to court records. Police by Thursday morning had obtained a warrant to arrest Beckham, 27, on a...
  • How Ed Orgeron persevered through all the jokes, firings and failure to win it all at LSU

    01/14/2020 6:47:30 AM PST · by C19fan · 73 replies
    Yahoo ^ | January 14, 2020 | Dan Wetzel
    Six football seasons ago, Ed Orgeron was out of work, spending his Friday nights sitting in the stands of Mandeville High School (Louisiana) watching his son Parker play. On Saturday afternoons he’d turn on the television. “Sitting on the sofa at my house,” Orgeron said. “I remember watching SEC games, going, ‘I know I can compete with these guys given the right place.’ ” He’d once been head coach at Ole Miss, but he won just three SEC games in three seasons. He’d essentially been retired into Southern football lore as a colorful character who couldn’t coach a lick. He’d...
  • LSU OC Steve Ensminger's daughter-in-law dies in plane crash

    12/28/2019 2:09:56 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    ESPN ^ | 12/28/2019 | Mark Schlabach
    LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger's daughter-in-law, Carley McCord, was one of five people killed in a plane crash in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Saturday. McCord, a sideline reporter and sports talk radio host covering the New Orleans Pelicans, Saints and other sports, was traveling on a private plane to Atlanta to watch No. 1 LSU play No. 4 Oklahoma in a College Football Playoff semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Her husband, Steve Ensminger Jr., was already in Atlanta. His father is coaching the Peach Bowl. LSU coach Ed Orgeron told ESPN's Holly Rowe, "Our thoughts and prayers out to him....
  • Coach O & The Cajun People

    12/10/2019 7:46:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 30 replies
    American Conservative ^ | December 10, 2019 | Rod Dreher
    Angelle Terrell is a Cajun who grew up in Lafayette (the capital of Cajun Louisiana), but who moved to Baton Rouge when she got married. For those outside of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, where I live, has a French name, and it’s in the southern part of the state (where the Cajuns are), but it is not a Cajun city. Sometimes it feels like Shreveport South. That’s not necessarily a bad thing — it’s the capital of a state, the northern half of which is Anglo Protestant — but it does give you an idea of why a Cajun woman from...
  • College Football Playoff Final 4 Rankings: December 8, 2019

    12/08/2019 9:30:20 AM PST · by C19fan · 75 replies
    College Football Playoff ^ | December 8, 2019 | Staff
    1: LSU2: THE Ohio State University3: Clemson4: Oklahoma
  • Spoiler Alert: Photo of the Day - Inside look at Secret Service weapons at LSU game yesterday

    11/11/2019 3:01:45 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 79 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 11/11/19 | Kane
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  • Trump receives mostly warm welcome at Alabama-LSU game

    11/10/2019 8:20:42 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 30 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 11/09/2019 | Morgan Phillips
    President Trump attended his third major sporting event in 13 days Saturday, traveling to Tuscaloosa, Ala. to take in the much-anticipated SEC matchup between the hometown Crimson Tide and the LSU Tigers. Trump and first lady Melania Trump, sitting in a box one tier above the field, were introduced to the capacity crowd at Bryant-Denny Stadium just before the game began. The couple received sizable cheers, with a few boos mixed in. The crowd started chanting “USA, USA” shortly after they were introduced....
  • Man arrested after 'Baby Trump' protest balloon stabbed, deflated at Alabama-LSU game

    11/09/2019 6:20:08 PM PST · by Cold War Veteran - Submarines · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/9/2019 | Morgan Philips
    A man was taken into custody Saturday after he stabbed a "Baby Trump" protest balloon on display near the University of Alabama, where the president was attending the Crimson Tide's football game against LSU. Hoyt Hutchinson, 32, was charged with felony first-degree criminal mischief, according to the Tuscaloosa News. The paper reported that Hutchinson posted a Facebook Live video saying he planned to deflate the balloon depicting Trump as a crying baby wearing a diaper and holding a cell phone.
  • LSU/Alabama, GAME ON!

    11/09/2019 1:01:52 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 110 replies
    Game is live on CBS/No link ^ | 11/9/19 | rebelbase
    First Quarter. Tua fumbled, LSU recovered and scored a few plays later. Burroughs is looking good.
  • Police: LSU player kills man trying to rob him, teammate

    12/24/2018 12:21:42 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 36 replies
    <p>Two LSU football players were trying to sell an electronic item when one of them fatally shot an 18-year-old man trying to rob them, police said Sunday. A statement released by Baton Rouge police does not identify the players, but a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press that the players are running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire and linebacker Jared Small. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because LSU and police have not released the players' names...</p>
  • Ex-NFL player arrested for slapping student in front of class

    11/12/2018 7:27:55 PM PST · by simpson96 · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | 11/2/2018 | Billy Becerra and Gabrielle Fonrouge
    A former NFL player-turned-high school health teacher and assistant football coach was arrested Friday for assaulting the same student twice — and promptly resigned, police said. Sheddrick Wilson, 44, who played wide receiver at LSU and for the Houston Oilers, allegedly assaulted the 16-year-old at Archbishop Stepinac HS during two separate occasions, court records show. Sometime in January or February 2017 while Wilson was teaching health class at the prestigious White Plains school, he ordered the victim, known only as “JM” in court papers, to the front of the classroom and asked him to remove his glasses, records show. Wilson...
  • Alabama will face Georgia in SEC title game

    11/03/2018 9:07:37 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 14 replies ^ | Nov 3, 2018 | Matt Zenitz
    The SEC championship game will be a national title game rematch. It will be Alabama versus Georgia in the SEC championship game Dec. 1 in Atlanta. The Crimson Tide locked up the West division with its win over LSU Saturday night. Georgia clinched the East division earlier Saturday with a 34-17 win over Kentucky.