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We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd

Two different halls for sure, but given we are by any measure a top 10 all time football program and MAYBE a top 40 at best BBall, kind of interesting we have these numbers.

Also shocking when you think we have the two players who hold the all time scoring marks for all 4 years (CJ frosh, PM soph-senior) and Oneil, yet we were only ever a top 10 or so bbal power for maybe 6-8 years.

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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
I'll wait for the final paper. I hate reading rough drafts.


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
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a top 10 all time football program


highly debatable.


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
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Oneil


He played for LSU?


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lsuallsportsfan
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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
highly debatable.

ok, but Sporting News, CFN and SI annual survey of this has us 10-12 before this past season and Penn State and TN were 9-10 so if we have not pased them we almost certainly will in next few years and no one is passing us (UGA and UF were just behind) Maybe we are at lower end of top 10, but we are top 10 overall by most accounts.


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
Being a Tiger fan I'd like to say we are a top 10 team of all time and if not then top 13 at the least. Just saying a lot of teams who haven't had much recent success may be forgotten in this conversation.


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
We're number 11 in all-time wins and our winning percentage is slightly better than number 10. So its not too far fetched to consider us an all time top ten program.

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EvrybodysAllAmerican
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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
What am i missing here?

Who are the other 2 pro basketball HOFers besides shaq, Maravich and Pettit?
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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
Folks, we were terrible at football for a long time there. When our football players from the past decade become eligible, the numbers will start going up


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
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CoachChappy
We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd

Folks, we were terrible at football for a long time there. When our football players from the past decade become eligible, the numbers will start going up




Uh, no.
The 1990's were the only decade in LSU history where we were sub-500. And even then we were close to .500 at 54-58.
Now, the 90's did include the worst stretch in LSU history from 1989-1994. Is this what you are calling a "long time?" Six years ???

Even so, we did win 26 games and 3 bowl games from 1995-1997. Did those like...never happen ?? 1998 and 99 were only 2 losing years.

Prior to 1989, LSU had only had 3 losing seasons in the previous 32 years.

Also, prior to Satan's happy arse landing in Baton Rouge, LSU was #12 all-time NATIONALLY in number of NCAA victories, and #10 in bowl appearances.

Today, we are #10 and #8 respectively. Not a huge jump by any means.





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MetryTyger
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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
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We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd


Two different halls for sure, but given we are by any measure a top 10 all time football program and MAYBE a top 40 at best BBall, kind of interesting we have these numbers.

Also shocking when you think we have the two players who hold the all time scoring marks for all 4 years (CJ frosh, PM soph-senior) and Oneil, yet we were only ever a top 10 or so bbal power for maybe 6-8 years.



LSU actually was ranked in the Top 20 in AT LEAST 14 seasons, if not several more:
1935, 1953, 1970, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 2000, 2006, 2009.
LSU also has been to 5 Final Fours (if you count 1935 when we won our 1 NCAA title), and been to at least 10 Sweet 16s.
We only 3 to my knowledge in the NBA HOF:
Pettit, Maravich, and O'Neal.
I think LSU is at best a Top 30 all-time basketball school, Top 35 at worst.


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
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What am i missing here? Who are the other 2 pro basketball HOFers besides shaq, Maravich and Pettit?

Good Question


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
I know one. Dale Brown. Who is other?


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
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Who are the other 2 pro basketball HOFers besides shaq, Maravich and Pettit?


Hell, Shaq is a lock..but, he isn't even in..YET

Dude retired in , what, 2011?


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
The OP is "throwed Off" as they say in prizzun.


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
LINK

Shaq was selected today. I guess in a round about way the OP wanted to tell us this.


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Mie2cents
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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
Mamoud Adul Rauf - You are surprisingly elected to the NBA Hall Of Fame for your great free throw shooting skills.


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
Shaq and Dale selected to college basketball HOF today, so who are the 5 again in the Pro HOF?


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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
college basketball hof does not equal proBBall HOF

we have 8 players in the college football HOF


Charles AlexanderCharles Alexander Louisiana State Halfback 1975-78 2012
Dana BibleDana Bible Mississippi College; Louisiana State; Texas A&M; Nebraska; Texas Coach 1913-1946 1951
Billy CannonBilly Cannon Louisiana State Halfback 1957-1959 2008
Tommy CasanovaTommy Casanova Louisiana State Cornerback 1969-1971 1995
Michael "Iron Mike" DonahueMichael "Iron Mike" Donahue Auburn, Louisiana State Coach 1904-1927 1951
Doc FentonDoc Fenton Mansfield, Louisiana State End/Quarterback 1904-1909 1971
Lawrence "Biff" JonesLawrence "Biff" Jones Army, Louisiana State, Oklahoma, Nebraska Coach 1926-1941 1954
Ken KavanaughKen Kavanaugh Louisiana State End 1937-1939 1963
Charlie "Cholly Mac" McClendonCharlie "Cholly Mac" McClendon Louisiana State Coach 1962-1979 1986
Abe "Miracle" MickalAbe "Miracle" Mickal Louisiana State Halfback 1933-1935 1967
Bernie MooreBernie Moore Mercer, Louisiana State Coach 1925-1947 1954
Jerry StovallJerry Stovall Louisiana State Halfback 1960-1962 2010
Gaynell "Gus" TinsleyGaynell "Gus" Tinsley Louisiana State End 1934-1936 1956


wmorris
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re: We now have 5 in ProBBall HOF and only 3 in Football HOF, seems odd
Yeh, that's more like it


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