| LSU Recruiting Board|| Tashawn Bower reports to LSU on June 7th - interesting comments - Diggerest on 5/8/13 at 5:25 pm|
[b]Going back to signing day and waking up that morning…..[/b] “It was really about 5-10 minutes before I signed and I still didn’t know who it would be that morning when I woke up. Taking that drive to schoo...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| From FootballScoop, LSU recruiting related - Diggerest on 3/27/13 at 10:28 pm|
Sources tell us Austin Thomas will be the new director of player personnel at LSU. A few weeks ago Thomas had been courted away from USC where he worked the past four years to join the staff at Bowling Green; but now we hear he's headed to Baton Rouge.[link=(http://footballscoop.com/the-scoop)]LINK[...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Baseball - New Jersay pitcher coming? - Diggerest on 10/17/12 at 1:24 pm|
Recruiting notebook: LSU next stop for Emerson’s David Palladino
David Palladino didn’t have to wait long for another Division I baseball scholarship.
David Palladino was The Record’s 2011 Player of the Year while at Emerson. He is transferring from junior college power Howard to LSU.
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Maquedius Bain, another potential 4* DT, 2013 ex Miami commit - Diggerest on 9/21/12 at 5:58 pm|
speaks very highly of our staff, and wants to go out of state.
| Tiger Rant|| Nice piece on Tiger Stadium from ESPN! - Diggerest on 9/13/12 at 1:18 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| Bad news today for a great former Tiger - Ranaudo - Diggerest on 8/9/12 at 1:51 pm|
"Ranaudo's season could be over"
Red Sox prospect Anthony Ranaudo, who last pitched on July 3 before being shut down due to dead arm, may not pitch again for Double-A Portland this year. According to a team source, an MRI on his shoulder came back clean, but his progress of rebuilding arm strength ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Patrick Miller, Ol, ex commit....is it really over? - Diggerest on 3/11/12 at 3:21 pm|
"Patrick Miller: the word we have gotten on Patrick Miller is that he is [u]not happy at all at Auburn[/u]. He could possibly transfer and may even grayshirt one year at LSU. We will let you know more when we hear more on this front"
maybe that's why Fehoko is still in limbo?
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Derek Edinburgh, per scout, for star-gazers - Diggerest on 12/16/11 at 3:58 pm|
OL commit Derek Edinburgh grabs his fourth star and moves into the Scout 250.
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Anthony Alford, QB on 247 Sports - Diggerest on 12/7/11 at 9:34 am|
...“Right now I haven’t really focused on [recruiting],” he said. “I’m getting through this week and then I’m narrowing it down.”
Though he doesn’t have a list of finalists, Alford does have a good idea where he wants to visit. He’s already taken one official visit to Nebraska and hopes to add of...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Gunner Kiel (QB) to visit (unofficially) this week - Diggerest on 11/22/11 at 10:16 am|
LSU & Vandy
Wow, let's hope it's for Friday
| LSU Recruiting Board|| LSU offers NC Junior WR, LeMay - Diggerest on 11/4/11 at 7:45 pm|
By Dave Hooker ESPN
Uriah LeMay received a scholarship offer to LSU on Thursday evening, according to his coach Brian Hales.
The 6-foot-1, 194-pound junior receiver from Matthews (N.C.) Butler spoke glowingly of LSU on Thursday before the offer was extended.
Need to be an insider for more...
| Tiger Rant|| Gotta love Les - quote from S.I. re TM, SW & TS - Diggerest on 11/3/11 at 12:36 pm|
"Some guys don't have the great decision-making process just yet," says Miles, "but eventually they'll be very quality husbands, fathers, businessmen. They just need to outdistance their youth."...
| SEC Rant|| Special LSU-Alabama TV / Radio programming includes: - Diggerest on 11/2/11 at 11:41 am|
INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL (Tuesday, 8:00-10:00 PM): Interviews with Alabama head coach Nick Saban and LSU head coach Les Miles, as well as a feature on the Alabama defense.
TONY BARNHART SHOW (Wednesday, 8:00-9:00 PM): Interviews with Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, radio host Paul Finebau...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| McFarland de-commits from TCU - Diggerest on 10/24/11 at 10:09 am|
Lists Ark, State, TCU & LSU, but with no LSU offer, per scout.
ESPN says they think Lorenzo to Houston.....why????...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Channing Ward...ESPN sounding good for us - Diggerest on 10/21/11 at 2:05 pm|
[quote]College and his upcoming decision is something that's weighing on the mind of Ward. He's down to five schools -- LSU, Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Auburn. For now, he has only made one official visit and that was to LSU (Oct. 7) when the Tigers hosted Florida. "That was a good, f...
| SEC Rant|| High school sports (football recruiting) pulled from Longhorn Network - Diggerest on 10/10/11 at 1:22 pm|
Putting high school sports video from throughout Texas on the schedule seemed like a good way for ESPN and the University of Texas to fill out their new Longhorn Network on cable. But that’s now [u]been dropped to appease the NCAA and the Big 12 Conference[/u].
Airing high school games on a single-...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Ishmael Wilson, OL - Diggerest on 10/8/11 at 12:21 am|
Is this interesting? From Longhorns board..... Ishmael Wilson, OL Dallas Bishop Dunne - [u]flying up recruiting boards, LSU is the leader[/u]. Wilson is from Louisiana originally. Texas appears to be getting involved, but is Wilson a priority for Texas? Is it too little too late? Will likely commi...
| Tiger Rant|| Gotta love this quote from Mullen - Diggerest on 9/16/11 at 12:06 pm|
[link=(http://www.foxsportssouth.com/09/16/11/Tigers-wearing-opponents-down/landing_sec.html?blockID=564766&feedID=3703)]LINK[/link][quote]Mullen didn't mention Relf by name, but when asked about the late quarterback change, he shrugged and said, "At that point, we were two scores down and you have ...
| Tiger Rant|| Gotta love this quote from Mullen - Diggerest on 9/16/11 at 12:03 pm|
[quote]Mullen didn't mention Relf by name, but when asked about the late quarterback change, he shrugged and said, "At that point, we were two scores down and you have to get the first score first. We wanted to give him a chance and try to give our offense a spark." Russell couldn't, but the way Le...
| Tiger Rant|| Remember, this is a special game to remember Chad & PP7 - Diggerest on 9/14/11 at 1:36 pm|
and some of their exploits.
Article still indicates he might make it back to NFL next year.
[link=(http://www.lsureveille.com/sports/former-safety-still-recovering-from-accident-may-return-to-nfl-with-rehab-1.2626862)]Dreadlocks of Doom[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| Serious question re McNeese Cowboys attendance - Diggerest on 9/14/11 at 1:23 pm|
What kind of attendance do they get for their home football games? 100's, 000's, 0,000's?
Do many people tailgate before them?
Info much appreciated. Thanks....
| Tiger Rant|| LSU hires Bennie Brazell as assistant track coach - Diggerest on 9/13/11 at 1:16 pm|
| More Sports Board|| NCAA eyes booster's claims Miami players took cash per CBS - Diggerest on 8/15/11 at 5:37 pm|
Aubies, show them how it should be done....
| Tiger Rant|| ex Tiger, Draton Calhoun, update - Diggerest on 8/5/11 at 10:04 pm|
Will Calhoun be eligible @ Middle Tennessee State?
LSU transfer Drayton Calhoun, a speedy running back, applied to the NCAA for a family hardship waiver that would make him eligible this season rather than sitting out. But the NCAA has already denied his request, and MTSU is now awaiting the resu...
| Tiger Rant|| Chad Jones update, etc - Diggerest on 8/1/11 at 8:54 pm|
Giants waived Chad Jones injured today BUT it's only a procedural move. Expected to remain with the team on non-football injury list.
PS Corey Webster having a great camp.
Kelvin Shep hurts right leg & out for a week....
| SEC Rant|| A bit of competition for ESPN..beware cheaters - Diggerest on 8/1/11 at 3:24 pm|
Gow/Sporting News Radio becomes Yahoo! Sports Radio
The deal puts Yahoo! Sports on the radio: Yahoo! Sports currently has more than 50 million monthly unique users.
In this relationship, Yahoo Sports! and Gow will share content, develop new content together and engage audiences and advertisers acr...
| Tiger Rant|| TAF money business - interesting! - Diggerest on 7/26/11 at 4:38 pm|
TAF posted nearly $29.3 million in revenue during 2010: A sports business blogger has opened up the books of the Tiger Athletic Foundation. According to The Business of College Sports, the LSU boosters club posted nearly $29.3 million in revenue during fiscal 2010. Nearly $22 million came from donat...
| Tiger Rant|| Mickey J & Alonzo L. enrolement - Diggerest on 7/25/11 at 8:50 pm|
Mickey Johnson says that he still hasn't been cleared to enroll. He/Alonzo Lewis are the last 2 in 2011 class. Answer could come this week....
| Tiger Rant|| Mahtook content to wait process out - Diggerest on 7/8/11 at 6:43 pm|
Damn, we can still dream (and be selfish), can't we?
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Jake Barrios - hopefully he's part of the baseball solution - Diggerest on 6/3/11 at 12:00 pm|
After just one season in Seward County green and white, shortstop Jake Barrios will be moving on to play for one of the top Division 1 programs in the country. Barrios is headed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he will proudly wear the purple and gold for the LSU Tigers next season. Barrios was the...