2021 College Football Bowl Games on January 4 - Texas Bowl | Kickoff, How to Watch
In the last-non College Football Playoff bowl game of the season schools from the Big 12 and SEC meet down in Houston, with plenty of storylines afoot, as Kansas State and LSU meet in the annual Texas Bowl. Watch the 2021 College Football Bowl Season on FuboTV (7-day free trial)TAXACT TEXAS BOWLLSU TIGERS vs. KANSAS STATE WILDCATSLSU did not have the greatest season in 2021. The Tigers are 28-23-1 all-time during the bowl season. Watch the 2021 College Football Bowl Season on FuboTV (7-day free trial)The Wildcats, even though they finished with an overall record of 7-5 on the season, also went under .500 in conference play, as they went just 4-5 in the Big 12 this season. Coming into their 23rd bowl appearance, the Wildcats are just 9-13 in bowl games.mlive.com
Why Mel Tucker’s name is being mentioned with Ed Orgeron out at LSU
Second-year coach Mel Tucker has Michigan State on a roll that makes him one of the hottest names in the sport. Ed Orgeron and LSU reached an agreement for him to step aside after this season and that has the Tigers looking for a new coach. “Several industry sources mentioned Tucker as an LSU candidate after the Orgeron news broke Sunday,” ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg wrote. Related Michigan State football stories:Unbeaten Michigan State moves up national rankingsMichigan State’s Payton Thorne and Tyler Hunt use old skills in new wayDefense keys No. 10 Michigan State’s win at Indiana to remain unbeatenOverheard outside Michigan State’s locker room: Getting spicy and going back to recessNo.mlive.com
Nick Saban forces tubing Eli Manning to wipe out in new ‘Eli’s Places’ trailer: ‘Roll Tide, baby’
“Eli’s Places” is a new college football-themed show that will air on ESPN+ on Sept. 1. Other SEC personalities appear in the trailer as well, including brother Peyton Manning, father Archie Manning, LSU coach Ed Orgeron and more. Come along with me to Eli’s Places, starting Sept 1. pic.twitter.com/LfgZGMW56j — Eli Manning (@EliManning) August 27, 2021I am looking forward to the next College Football Season and going back to school to tell College’s Football’s story on Eli’s Places. pic.twitter.com/qm5DdlGLG2 — Eli Manning (@EliManning) March 8, 2021Mark Heim is a sports reporter for The Alabama Media Group.mlive.com
Kansas places Miles on administrative leave after LSU report
Then-Athletic Director Joe Alleva's recommendation to former LSU President F. King Alexander is detailed in a newly released report into how the university handled sexual misconduct complaints. AdEarlier in the day, LSU released a law firm's 148-page review of how the university has handled sexual misconduct complaints. The report offers a scathing view of the resources and attention LSU has dedicated to complaints of sexual misconduct and violence against women campus-wide. Schneider found that LSU leadership “responded in a lackluster fashion” when officials who handled Title IX compliance requested more resources. Victims are “understandably reluctant to participate in the Title IX process because they fear community backlash,” Schneider said.
Bama, Ohio St add 5-stars while preparing for champ games
“I could be here all day talking about how different this is,” Ohio State coach Ryan Day said on the Big Ten Network. As of late Wednesday afternoon, Alabama had signed five of them and was expected to land at least one more. Even with the coach's future still to be determined, day signing was OK for the Wolverines. On the positive side for the Wolverines on signing day: In-state running back Donovan Edwards, a four-star, signed with Michigan. Smith had indicated his final decision would come down to a choice between LSU, Alabama, Georgia and Miami.
Swamp stunner: L-S-Shoe tops No. 6 Florida on 57-yard FG
6 Florida 37-34 on a cool and foggy Saturday night in the Swamp. Florida didn’t help itself with three turnovers in the first half that led to 10 points and a 24-17 deficit. He fumbled trying to scramble with 10 seconds to play in the half, essentially handing LSU a field goal. Florida had first-and-10 at the LSU 15-yard line when Trask tried to connect with Kadarius Toney near the sideline. Florida: The Gators have all kinds of issues heading into the title game.
LSU self-imposes bowl ban for current season amid NCAA probe
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron leads his team on the field before an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. – LSU is self-imposing a one-year ban on postseason play for this season as part an effort to cooperate with an NCAA probe into rules violations. “I share the disappointment of our student-athletes who will not be able to compete this season in a bowl game. Beckham was recorded on video handing out cash to LSU football players during on-field celebrations immediately after a 42-25 victory over Clemson in last season's national championship game in the Superdome. "LSU will continue to cooperate with the NCAA and IARP throughout the enforcement process.”___For more AP college football coverage: https://apnews.com/tag/collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Jones bolsters Heisman case; No. 1 Alabama beats LSU 55-17
1 Alabama used a slew of explosive plays to run away from LSU 55-17 on Saturday night. Jones threw three of his touchdown passes to Louisiana native DeVonta Smith, who went to the same high school as Louisiana Gov. Smith's first two touchdowns went for 65 and 61 yards to cap three-play, 75-yard drives for Alabama (9-0, 9-0 SEC). Each score pulled LSU as close as two touchdowns, but the Tide answered each with the two deep connections between Jones and Smith. LSU: Visits sixth-ranked Florida in a game rescheduled from Oct. 17 because of a COVID-19 outbreak affecting the Gators.
The Latest: Hawaii imposes new COVID-19 travel restrictions
There were 1,225 new confirmed COVID-19 cases increasing the state total to 60,873. ___WASHINGTON -- Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech will seek emergency government approval for their coronavirus vaccine, as the U.S. aims to begin administering doses by the end of the year. ___LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Kentucky reported a new daily record of 3,649 coronavirus cases Thursday amid warnings by Gov. He and public health experts are warily watching the number of patients hospitalized with the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus. ___WASHINGTON — Infection disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci says he “wants to settle” concerns about a coronavirus vaccine as he returns to the White House podium for the first time in months.
Miami has 3 games PPD by virus; A&M on pause for 2nd week
The number of games across major college football scheduled for this weekend that have already been called off is up to six, after three went down Monday, including Mississippi at No. So we can complain about this and this and that but, listen, we’re still getting to play football,” Fisher said. Major college football conferences have been tweaking policies to provide their schools flexibility to schedule games on short notice. That probably won't work for LSU-Alabama, which was among four SEC games postponed last week. __Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen at https://westwoodonepodcasts.com/pods/ap-top-25-college-football-podcast/___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Virus postponements hit SEC, Big Ten; 8 games across FBS
Among the three SEC games still on for this Saturday, Arkansas will visit No. Orgeron said he expects most of his players in quarantine due to contact tracing back next week. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher said his team only had two positive cases as of Wednesday afternoon, but contact tracing had taken a toll. “Candidly, the numbers around contact tracing have emerged as one of our biggest challenges to playing. “The contact tracing has the potential to magnify even one positive test,” Sankey said.
Postponement, outbreaks: SEC takes a hit from COVID-19
The conference on Monday postponed Saturday’s game between No. 20 Auburn and Mississippi State because of positive COVID-19 cases and quarantining within the Bulldogs’ program. 5 Texas A&M paused in-person activities after a player and a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a win at South Carolina. LSU is battling an outbreak that could put Saturday's game against No. ___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25.
Orgeron: LSU has COVID outbreak, injured QB still sidelined
– LSU coach Ed Orgeron says his team is contending with a corona virus outbreak and resulting quarantines that have made it difficult to know whether a number of starters or regulars will be available for Saturday's scheduled game against No. “We're talking to the doctors right now to see what's the best for Myles,” Orgeron said during his usual Monday-of-game-week media conference. The number of related quarantines due to possible exposure also have thinned his roster in recent days, he said. The SEC requires teams to have at least 53 scholarship players available, less than that and the scheduled game cannot be played. By the middle of the week, LSU expects to know if the game could still be held this weekend as scheduled, Orgeron said.
The Battle for the Ballot, H.R. McMaster, Coach O and the Sideways Season
The Battle for the Ballot, H.R. McMaster, Coach O and the Sideways Season Pennsylvania's battle over mail-in voting; Then, an interview with former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster; And, Ed Orgeron's journey from the bayou to LSUcbsnews.com
LSU football coach Ed Orgeron: ace recruiter, master motivator
Ed Orgeron still remembers the exact moment he wanted to become the head football coach at Louisiana State University. "When I walk through the goalposts I raise my hands up, and I feel like I'm connected to 102,500 people in the stadium," Orgeron told 60 Minutes. Correspondent Jon Wertheim speaks with LSU Head Football Coach Ed Orgeron for 60 Minutes CBS NewsAround the sport, Orgeron built his reputation as a gifted recruiter. Orgeron told Wertheim his punching ritual began in 2017, before a game against the University of Florida. Footage of Coach Orgeron before the LSU-Alabama game courtesy of CBS Sports.cbsnews.com
Bill Whitaker & Jon Wertheim Preview ’60 Minutes’ Stories On Philadelphia Mail-In Voting System & LSU’s Ed Orgeron
“You move to 60 Minutes and it’s the big leagues. 60 Minutes has been the opposite. Meanwhile, just like mail-in voting, college football continues to be a hot button topic. “We were inside the football facility at a time when it was uncertain if there would be college football. That’s really the beauty of 60 Minutes.detroit.cbslocal.com
60 Minutes season premiere to feature interviews with H.R. McMaster, Ed Orgeron
60 Minutes will premiere for the 53rd time this Sunday with Scott Pelley's interview of former national security adviser, retired Lt. Gen. H.R. The 53rd season premiere of 60 Minutes will be broadcast on Sunday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. Last season, 60 Minutes averaged 10.4 million viewers, making it America's most-watched news program. 60 Minutes was the #1 weekly program among all television shows six times last season. Bill Owens is the executive producer of 60 Minutes.cbsnews.com
Orgeron: Most LSU players have had, recovered from COVID-19
Most of LSU's football players have contracted and recovered from COVID-19, coach Ed Orgeron said Tuesday, leaving the coaching staff hopeful those players will remain eligible to play the bulk of the season before they have to be tested again. “I think, not all of our players, but most of our players have caught it,” Orgeron said during a video conference, adding later that he did not know the percentage of the roster that had tested positive. “So we look at the players that have caught it and say, ‘OK these guys should be eligible,’" Orgeron continued. So we’re looking at our roster in that manner.”Orgeron did not go into detail about whether any LSU players who tested positive have experienced symptoms. LSU officials have declined to make public precise counts or even percentages of players who have tested positive for antibodies or the disease itself.
Orgeron: LSU in the market for a transfer cornerback now
LSU coach Ed Orgeron is looking to add a transfer defensive back at a time when uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic could theoretically help the No. Were a little short at cornerback, Orgeron said during a video media conference Tuesday. We are currently researching if there is a cornerback or maybe a nickel cornerback out there who is available. The Eagles play in the ACC and remain on track to play its fall season. In addition, Fresno State standout linebacker Justin Rice also transferred after the Mountain West Conference postponed its fall season.
The Latest: Trump speaks with Clemson QB and LSU coach
___The Big South Conference has decided to delay its fall sports seasons with the hopes of playing in the spring. ___The Division III New Jersey Athletic Conference has decided the delay the start of conference play in basketball until Jan. 20 because of the coronavirus pandemic. ___The Division II Gulf South Conference is postponing competition in football, basketball, soccer and volleyball until at least Jan. 1. The league said it would evaluation options for spring seasons in football, soccer and volleyball. ___The Washington Football Team will at least begin the NFL season playing without fans in its stadium.
Did Louisiana football success boost Edwards? Couldnt hurt.
John Bel Edwards reelection victory in the red state of Louisiana, analysts talk of cross-party voters, the get-out-the-vote effort in New Orleans and the Donald Trump factor. And fans of Louisianas two premier football teams definitely have reason to feel good. The Democratic governor exchanges text messages and has developed a friendship with LSU Coach Ed Orgeron and attends some team practices. Edwards greeted Orgeron and the entire LSU team when they arrived home after defeating Alabama. Engster said the exchanges make Edwards seem like a regular Louisiana guy, a hunter and family man who loves football.
LSU football vs. Ole Miss: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Joe Burrow and company will try to keep the team in high gear when the top-ranked Tigers visit Ole Miss on Saturday. "We're going to continue to rise," Tigers coach Ed Orgeron told reporters after beating Alabama. "LSU is a great team and you have to do the small things right," Ole Miss defensive lineman Benito Jones told reporters. I have been blessed with speed and pretty good vision as well, Plumlee told reporters. PREDICTION: LSU 38, Ole Miss 17
LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend
It was the network's biggest audience for a noon college football game in three years. Behind the dominant force of "Sunday Night Football," NBC won the week in prime-time, averaging 7.1 million viewers. Fox averaged 6.7 million, CBS had 5.8 million, ABC had 4.3 million, Telemundo had 1.27 million, ION Television had 1.25 million, Univision had 1.2 million and the CW had 720,000. NBC's "Nightly News" was second with 8.2 million and the "CBS Evening News" had 5.7 million viewers. ___ABC and ESPN are owned by The Walt Disney Co. CBS is owned by CBS Corp. CW is a joint venture of Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corp. Fox is owned by Fox Corp. NBC and Telemundo are owned by Comcast Corp. ION Television is owned by ION Media Networks.
LSU's Orgeron says locker room comments were 'fiery moment'
LSU coach Ed Orgeron says his boisterous and sometimes profane locker room speech after the top-ranked Tigers beat Alabama was not meant for public consumption and not meant to hurt anyone. An unidentified LSU player posted about 14 seconds of the speech on social media after Saturday night's 46-41 victory in Tuscaloosa. A rowdy Orgeron can be heard yelling that LSU is going to beat Alabama in recruiting and "every time they see us." The social media post has been taken down and LSU declined to identify the player. Orgeron said he spoke to the player who broadcast that portion of the locker room celebration and that the player "felt bad."
AP Top 25: LSU landslide No. 1; Minnesota jumps into top 10
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with his players after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa , Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)LSU is an overwhelming No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after beating Alabama in a 1-2 matchup, and Minnesota moved into the top 10 for the first time in 57 years. After two weeks of historically close voting at the top of poll, LSU received 54 first-place votes in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank. 2 with five first-place votes and Clemson was third with three first-place votes. ___Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen at http://www.westwoodonepodcasts.com/pods/ap-top-25-college-football-podcast/___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/APTop25CollegeFootballPoll and https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
LSU football vs. Auburn: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
The third-ranked LSU Tigers will try not to get caught looking ahead when they host the No. 10 Auburn Tigers on Saturday. "Here is what is going to happen," LSU coach Ed Orgeron told reporters. "They open up both sides of the field and you can't double both of them," Nix told reporters of Williams and Schwartz. PREDICTION: LSU 38, Auburn 24More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
LSU football vs. Auburn: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
LSU is looking unbeatable behind its explosive offense but is entering a two-game stretch that promises to define its season. "Here is what is going to happen," LSU coach Ed Orgeron told reporters. "When you're playing a very talented team that's playing well, it's even bigger of a challenge," Auburn coach Gus Malzahn told reporters. "They open up both sides of the field and you can't double both of them," Nix told reporters of Williams and Schwartz. PREDICTION: LSU 38, Auburn 24More college football scores
LSU football vs. Mississippi State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
3 Tigers will try to keep the hype train moving and avoid a misstep when they visit Mississippi State on Saturday. Inside our room, it's about fundamentals, about the task at hand, and beating Mississippi State. Mississippi State is in our way." "He's like a coach on the field," Orgeron told reporters of Burrow. PREDICTION: LSU 45, Mississippi State 17More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
LSU football vs. Mississippi State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
3 Tigers will try to keep the hype train moving and avoid a misstep when they visit Mississippi State on Saturday. Inside our room, it's about fundamentals, about the task at hand, and beating Mississippi State. Mississippi State is in our way." "He's like a coach on the field," Orgeron told reporters of Burrow. PREDICTION: LSU 45, Mississippi State 17More college football scores
LSU football vs. Florida: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
7 Florida both have plans to reach the College Football Playoff this season and taking a loss this week is not part of the equation. "This is by far the best pass rush we have seen," Tigers coach Ed Orgeron told reporters of Florida. ABOUT LSU (5-0, 1-0)Burrow enters the week second in FBS in passing yards (1,864) and tied for second in passing touchdowns (22) while leading in completion percentage (78.4). Burrow was held to 192 yards and intercepted twice in the Tigers' 27-19 loss at Florida last season. PREDICTION: LSU 35, Florida 17More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
LSU football vs. Vanderbilt: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
"A good football team improves every week, and we've got to take the next step this week to get to where we want to go," Orgeron told reporters. We ran into one at Northwestern State the first half. "Very pleased with the play of Joe Burrow," Orgeron told reporters. "It's chemistry and timing," Mason told reporters. PREDICTION: LSU 45, Vanderbilt 13More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
LSU football vs. Northwestern State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Clyde Edwards-Helaire #22 of the LSU Tigers celebrates a touchdown during the second half against the Southeastern Louisiana Lions at Tiger Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The fifth-ranked Tigers will try to keep up the intensity when they return home to host FCS foe Northwestern State on Saturday. "I always kind of knew it," Burrow told the school's athletic website of his place among the best in college football. LSU coach Ed Orgeron was a four-year starter at defensive line for Northwestern State, graduating in 1983. PREDICTION: LSU 62, Northwestern State 3More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.