It was announced Tuesday that LSU has established The Brossette Family Fund to assist incoming freshman football player Nick Brossette’s family with essential living expenses due to the unexpected death of his older brother Mendel Esnault. Per

The death of Esnault leaves the Brossette’s without an income as he was the sole-provider for the family. Brossette’s mom Rita has been battling cancer since 2013 and is currently undergoing a series of chemotherapy treatments and unable to work.

The Brossette Family Fund has been established to assist the family with daily expenses as well as the cost of the funeral. Nick Brossette lives at home with a younger brother.

Under NCAA rules, LSU is permitted to accept financial gifts and manage an account to assist the Brossette family. Those interested in assisting Nick Brossette and his family can make contributions to the Tiger Athletic Foundation by going to
You can read more about the Fund here.

Thoughts and prayers go out to the Brossette Family.
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Prayers for him and his family!!
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So sad. I hope the tiger community can help out this young man and his family in their time of need.
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