1. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Les Miles, Pressure and the State of LSU

    Two weeks ago, LSU was ranked No. 2 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings and set to visit Alabama in what was supposed to be the game of the year not only in the SEC, but perhaps all of college football...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 6 months ago 38,298 reads 141 comments

  2. Les Miles to Remain as LSU Head Coach

    Longtime LSU head coach Les Miles was reportedly on the hot seat heading into the Tigers' final regular-season game. However, his job appears to be safe. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 338,647 reads 718 comments

  3. SEC Football Q&A: Should Loser Between Les Miles and Hugh Freeze Be on Hot Seat?

    With two weeks left in the regular season, one SEC division title has already been wrapped up thanks to Florida completing its SEC slate at 7-1 and claiming the SEC East championship...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 13,078 reads 66 comments

  4. Loss to Arkansas Shows Fraudulent LSU Needs Massive Offensive Overhaul in 2016

    Another year, another season of offensive frustration in Baton Rouge. LSU fell 31-14 at home to Arkansas on Saturday night, with an old and familiar demon haunting head coach Les Miles and his Tigers...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 14,932 reads 110 comments

  5. Why LSU Is Far from a Lock to Run the Table

    The world wondered where LSU would tumble in the College Football Playoff rankings after falling 30-16 last weekend to Alabama in Tuscaloosa. It didn't fall far...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 11,633 reads 94 comments

  6. Nick Saban Proves He Owns Les Miles, Has Alabama Playoff Ready

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Anyone still want to complain about the University of Alabama’s initial ranking by the College Football Playoff committee? Days after there was a ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 7 months ago 18,431 reads 196 comments

  7. Former LSU Players Reveal the Origins of Les Miles' 'Lesticles' Nickname

    I jumped into this piece expecting to craft a story about a madman with a magic football formula. I expected to pass along stories of improvisation, outlandish sideline charades, peculiar play-calling vernacular and moments of accidental genius...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 7 months ago 20,514 reads 16 comments

  8. LSU vs. Alabama Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Every year it seems the coaches come up with a new way of saying what everyone else knows—that whenever Alabama and LSU meet on a football field these days it's a really big game...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 7 months ago 16,893 reads 242 comments

  9. Can Leonard Fournette Lock Up 2015 Heisman Trophy vs. Alabama?

    Three years ago, a young star went into Tuscaloosa in early November and made a Heisman statement that resonated across the entire country. That man's name was Johnny Manziel ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 14,235 reads 113 comments

  10. Les Miles Says Some Freshmen Could Be Ready to Declare for NFL Draft

    The play of LSU Tigers sophomore sensation Leonard Fournette has put a spotlight on the NFL draft's eligibility rules, which require college athletes to be at least three years removed from high school before they can enter...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 7 months ago 13,805 reads 56 comments

  11. Alabama-LSU Showdown Could Once Again Decide the SEC West

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — One gets the feeling that if Marcus Spears could come back and play one more game at the collegiate level it would be the next one on his alma mater’s schedule...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 7 months ago 15,506 reads 154 comments

  12. SEC Extra Points with Barrett Sallee: Robert Nkemdiche Could Stay on Offense

    If Ole Miss wants to get back on track this weekend against Texas A&M, having one of its best players available would certainly help...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 7 months ago 10,500 reads 7 comments

  13. AP College Football Poll 2015: Updated Top 25, Projections for Week 8 Rankings

    Michigan State-Michigan was the start and finish of every highlight reel from Week 7, but that wasn ’t the only huge result on a weekend full of stiff tests for the top competitors...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 8 months ago 5,099 reads 0 comments

  14. College Football Rankings 2015: Latest Polls, Predictions for Week 8 Standings

    This past weekend will largely be remembered in the annals of history for the "Gift Six"—or whatever title you decide to associate with the final play in the thriller between ...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 8 months ago 3,710 reads 2 comments

  15. LSU, Alabama All but Control Their Playoff Destinies as Giant Showdown Looms

    University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban smiled during his postgame press conference Saturday. Perhaps he too was woozy from the heat, but he did it nonetheless following his team’s 41-23 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 8 months ago 22,141 reads 204 comments

  16. Brandon Harris Sparks Offensive Balance vs. Florida, Propels LSU's Playoff Hopes

    For the first five games of the season, LSU was incomplete. Sure, running back Leonard Fournette had established himself as one of the game's brightest stars, and the new-look ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 10,481 reads 58 comments

  17. SEC Football Q&A: Where Does South Carolina Rank Among Job Openings?

    Week 6 saw Georgia blow a 21-point lead to Tennessee, but that seems like ages ago compared to what's gone on off the field since Saturday's action wrapped up...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 18,680 reads 97 comments

  18. Chaotic College Football Season Right Up LSU's Les Miles' Alley

    "This year is setting up perfect for a Les Miles -coached team." Former LSU running back Jacob Hester knows exactly what that means. In 2007, his Tigers vaulted all the way up from No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 10,025 reads 36 comments

  19. The 2015 Heisman Trophy Is Leonard Fournette's to Lose

    Ho hum, just another typical effort from LSU star running back Leonard Fournette in the Tigers' 45-24 win over South Carolina on Saturday afternoon in Death Valley...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 7,457 reads 10 comments

  20. Why Brandon Harris, Not Leonard Fournette, Must Star vs. South Carolina

    All LSU running back Leonard Fournette has done over the first four games of the season is lead the nation with 864 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns, become the first SEC running ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 8 months ago 7,045 reads 63 comments

  21. Les Miles Comments on Leonard Fournette Testing NFL Draft Early-Entry Rule

    LSU Tigers head football coach Les Miles has dismissed the notion that his superstar running back Leonard Fournette will test the NFL draft eligibility rules and risk cutting his collegiate career in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, short...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 12,612 reads 26 comments

  22. LSU vs. Syracuse: Game Grades, Analysis for Tigers

    After a slow first half with only a combined 10 points, LSU was able to survive the upset bid on the road at Syracuse in the 34-24 victory...

    Jim Sullivan Written by Jim Sullivan about 8 months ago 6,980 reads 25 comments

  23. Why College Football Needs 'Pop Pass' Rule to Be Changed

    The frustration could be heard on Steve Shaw’s voice. While making one his regular appearances on the weekly coaches’ teleconference with media on Wednesday, the Southeastern ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 8 months ago 3,401 reads 16 comments

  24. LSU RB Leonard Fournette, a Legend in the Making

    Legends aren't born, they're made. LSU running back Leonard Fournette made himself into an SEC legend Saturday afternoon in Death Valley...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 40,558 reads 164 comments

  25. How LSU Rainout Impacts Tigers' 2015 Season

    Coming into the season opener, the worst-case scenario for LSU and new starting quarterback Brandon Harris would have been a lackluster offensive performance against McNeese State for a unit that has been stagnant for the better part of a decade...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 38,350 reads 70 comments