| Tiger Rant|| DJ LeMahieu made a sweet double-play, off a Puig bullet - Smoke Green on 9/2/13 at 5:47 pm|
did cursory search, so SIAP.
| Tiger Rant|| Was Bo Rein the biggest 'what if' moment in LSU sports history? - Smoke Green on 8/22/13 at 4:12 pm|
did a cursory search on the Rein article from today so if i missed it...SIAP
read the sportsnola article, but the tweet from valleyshook got me to thinking about some of the 'what if' moments in LSU sports history...i was probably viewing this moreso toward football, becasue of the story). i do...
| More Sports Board|| NFL pumping the brakes on high temp offense (Chip Kelly related) - Smoke Green on 7/29/13 at 8:47 pm|
[quote]"We have to make sure teams understand that they don't control the tempo, our officials do," said NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino. "We're going through our normal ball mechanics, we aren't going to rush [unless] it's in the two minute drill."[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| Are OU fans still upset at being Tiger baited from the BCS game? - Smoke Green on 6/5/13 at 6:35 pm|
article from NewsOK thinks so. SIAP.
[quote]OU fans still complain about their run-in with LSU fans during the days surrounding the BCS championship game back in January of 2003. The chants of “Tiger Bait” and an in-your-face faction left a mark, well before LSU ended their national title dre...
| Tiger Rant|| SI's cover, 24 years ago today - Smoke Green on 2/20/13 at 5:11 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| MLB.com columnist write up on Mikie Mahtook - Smoke Green on 2/18/13 at 4:42 pm|
[quote]While he may not have superstar-caliber tools, he plays the game with an aggressive intensity that puts pressure on the other team's defense. His work ethic compensates for any shortcoming he demonstrates in his skill level.[/quote]
[quote]That's not to say that the 6-foot-1, 2...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Kevin Spears, WR from Holy Cross - Smoke Green on 1/11/13 at 8:30 pm|
read the nola article about him taking an official to LSU on the 18th. i think he's at La Tech this weekend, with Utah set for the 25th.
i know he's only been playing football for two years, but he does show some athleticism in his film...enough that he's gotten visits from Jaluke and Wilson.
| Tiger Rant|| Does this summarize what we know about a supposed Arkansas offer to Miles? - Smoke Green on 11/28/12 at 9:47 am|
[quote]Arkansas making an offer to Les Miles is based on 1 tweet from a moderate source. Supporting evidence is scant and contradictory. 2 Arkansas and 1 independent sources say that Arkansas reps deny that an offer was made. The Times Picayune says they have a corroborat...
| Tiger Rant|| comparing Cannon's & OBJ's 89-yard returns - Smoke Green on 11/21/12 at 6:50 pm|
here's a graphic, depicting both TD's. SIAP...
| Tiger Rant|| How about some Kevin Faulk on throwback Thursday? - Smoke Green on 9/13/12 at 8:07 pm|
SIAP. Gameday Program vs. Idaho 1998. LSU won 53-20.
| SEC Rant|| Ticket sales for La. Tech/Aggies - Smoke Green on 8/18/12 at 9:15 pm|
C'mon A&M...you can do better. S'port/Bossier area sports fans are notoriously lethargic when it comes to supporting...well almost anything.
Be that as it may, you gotta step up. Tech will prolly sell 20k before kick-off. Will A&M break 10k?
[quote]Through Thursday, only about 23,000 tic...
| Tiger Rant|| Video Highlights of tonights Alabama/LSU game - Smoke Green on 4/13/12 at 11:26 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| T.C. McCartney to join CU in August as GA - Smoke Green on 4/3/12 at 11:37 pm|
good read. good luck to TC.
[quote]Aunese's son, T.C. McCartney, has decided to come home after nearly five years at Louisiana State as a football player and graduate assistant coach under head coach Les Miles to join the program his father once led at quarterback.[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| Video Highlights Miss St./LSU - Smoke Green on 3/16/12 at 11:22 pm|
good win for the team tonight. :geauxtigers:...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| BBI's LA top 20 for 2013 (spring edition) - Smoke Green on 3/12/12 at 11:09 pm|
[quote]If anything is set in stone it is this, this list is in pencil, because there will be numerous changes before signing day next February.[/quote]
1. Jeryl Brazil
2. Tim Williams
3. Josh Boutte
4. Chuck Baker
5. Tredavious White
6. Kendell Beckwith
7. Standish Do...
| SEC Rant|| Hogs, what's the backstory on Petrino/Reggie Johnson? - Smoke Green on 2/10/12 at 11:54 pm|
[quote]Arkansas: Sources tell me that Bobby Petrino will not allow former linebackers coach Reggie Johnson to collect his bowl bonus. Johnson, who departed just after the Cotton Bowl to become the defensive coordinator at UAB, is not pleased. UAB head coach Garrick McGee is apparently q...
| Tiger Rant|| Q & A w/Miles tonight at the Thorpe ceremony - Smoke Green on 2/7/12 at 11:52 pm|
talks about being back in OK, Mo, TM7, and about if LSU is becoming DBU. also talks a little about life after the Campionship game.
| SEC Recruiting|| Tennessee spent the most on recruiting for its men's teams (2010-2011) - Smoke Green on 1/21/12 at 1:30 pm|
Mississippi State $477,868.00
Ole Miss $694,038.00
South Carolina $497,213.00
| Tiger Rant|| John Chavis Radio Interview - Smoke Green on 1/14/12 at 1:02 am|
nothing earth-shattering. talks about the D letting some drives be extended; wants to be where the expectations are high; briefly discusses next yr's D; talks about maybe becoming a HC someday; talks in general terms about his role in recruiting; mentions it's about the "team" a lot.
| Tiger Rant|| What's the plan for Justin Maclin in '12? DE, or back to LB? - Smoke Green on 12/31/11 at 3:11 pm|
he's taking a RS this yr., right? he'll be a RS Soph. next yr.?...
| Tiger Rant|| Six current players were on the roster of the '07 NC team? - Smoke Green on 12/4/11 at 10:14 pm|
is that correct? i got Lee, Brooks, Francois, T-Bob, Dworaczyk, and Blackwell. they all took a redshirt that yr.
| Coaching Changes|| Fairchild out at Colorado St....DeRuyter, Petrino, Mazzone, Canales mentioned - Smoke Green on 12/4/11 at 3:56 pm|
[quote]After three consecutive seasons with identical 3-9 records, the Colorado State Rams have decided to fire head coach Steve Fairchild, according to Brett McMurphy of CBS Sports. Fairchild was hired as the head football coach for Colorado State in December 2007[/quote]
| SEC Rant|| Florida only has 65 scholarship players? - Smoke Green on 11/15/11 at 8:13 pm|
siap, but wth? Matt Hayes dumped on Urban in this piece.
[quote]“That’s right, the guy who won two national titles in six years at Florida left Muschamp with a heaping pile of I’m getting out of Dodge before it gets really bad[/quote]
[quote]– Florida has two (constantly injured) 18...
| Tiger Rant|| Grantland article on Ford's 15 yd. run that iced the game - Smoke Green on 11/8/11 at 11:15 pm|
[quote]. On this play, LSU showed a particularly interesting wrinkle. Not only did it run the speed option, it actually lined up in an unbalanced formation, and then ran away from the extra blockers. As...
| SEC Rant|| Ole Miss Fans:Fred Smith & Archie are leading the search committee? - Smoke Green on 11/7/11 at 4:32 pm|
Is this just for the new AD or for the coach as well?...
| Tiger Rant|| Any injuries from the 'Bama game, other than Williford? - Smoke Green on 11/7/11 at 12:37 pm|
Guilbeau said on his chat that Josh hurt his shoulder, but should be back for this weeks game....
| SEC Rant|| Early lines for Sat. SEC games - Smoke Green on 11/6/11 at 11:48 pm|
Kentucky +12 at Vandy
Auburn +12.5 at Georgia
'Bama -17 at Miss. St.
W. Kentucky +41.5 at LSU
La. Tech +1 at Miss.
Tenn. ar Arky...no line yet
Florida at S. Carolina...no line yet...
| Tiger Rant|| Will Blackwell impersonating Jarrett Lee during photo shoot - Smoke Green on 10/27/11 at 9:29 pm|
during a photo shoot for the Arkansas game day program (the senior OL will be on the cover), Blackwell does his best Lee.
| Tiger Rant|| Chancellor Martin talks about LSU suspensions - Smoke Green on 10/24/11 at 1:34 pm|
[quote] The status of three suspended LSU football players for the Tigers' showdown Nov. 5 at Alabama will be determined by athletics director Joe Alleva, in consultation with chancellor Michael Martin, after the players "get their act together," Martin said Monday.[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| Miles postgame video: "Do you realize how much fun was had tonight?" - Smoke Green on 10/22/11 at 8:46 pm|
"...when we take the field, these guys they're at risk and they enjoy it fully...I like'em. It's fun to coach'em."