1. The 5 Victory Celebrations I Would Want to Participate In

    With the spring and summer come many of sports championship games/series. I have always thought the celebrations would be one of the coolest experiences to participate in, but seeing ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 4 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  2. Defending Bobby McCray: Why Someone Needs To Put a Stop To the Madness

    I have been in a two hour disagreement about the controversial no call on the "Brady Rule" in the NFC championship game...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 4 years ago 706 reads 16 comments

  3. Time for Change: Replay Rules Need Tweeking

    Look, not everyone liked when the NCAA implemented replay several seasons ago, and now those people may have a legitimate case for change...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about almost 5 years ago 97 reads 0 comments

  4. What's Wrong With LSU's Offense?

    "If you would have told me on Friday LSU's defense held Florida's offense to 357 yards and 13 points, I would have said LSU would have won by at least 14." That's what I told my friend in our first class on Monday after the Florida game...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about almost 5 years ago 436 reads 13 comments

  5. What We Have Learned About LSU Football So Far

    The college football season is three weeks in. We have seen teams shine (Miami, even Washington a little) and we have seen teams struggle...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 years ago 554 reads 0 comments

  6. LSU Football Week One Recap

    LSU traveled up to Seattle for week one, which is the longest trip the Tiger football team has ever taken, and squeaked out a 31-23 victory over the Washington Huskies...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 years ago 184 reads 0 comments

  7. Outlook Of The 2009-10 LSU Tigers

    I got off my Italian class early today, so I am sitting outside the only campus building (lets see what Tiger fans know which one it is) that truly sits in the shadows of Death Valley...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 years ago 755 reads 13 comments

  8. Predicting The SEC Championship Game (Way Too Far In Advance)

    It's pretty clear, barring some unforeseen tragedy, that Florida will be the team to represent the Eastern division of the Southeastern Conference in the Championship game. The only slip up they could have is on the road, at night, at LSU...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 years ago 155 reads 9 comments

  9. Preview Of The 2009-2010 LSU Fighting Tigers (Part 3 Of 3)

    This is the final segment of my breakdown of the 2009-2010 LSU football team. This segment will cover anything not dealing with the offense and defense. It will include the coaching and schedule, plus the buzz around campus as the season approaches...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 years ago 649 reads 2 comments

  10. Preview Of The 2009-2010 LSU Fighting Tigers (Part 2 of 3)

    In the first part of this three part preview, I covered LSU on the offensive side of the ball (article here: http://bleacherreport...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 years ago 282 reads 0 comments

  11. Preview of the 2009-2010 LSU Fighting Tigers (Part 1 of 3)

    Lets be honest, LSU's offense was pretty bad in 2008. It's hard to admit for an avid Tiger fan, but it is most certainly true. The struggles were blatantly obvious in the several Pick 6's Jarrett Lee threw last season...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 years ago 1,122 reads 0 comments

  12. An Ode to Tiger Stadium

    As many of you know Rory asked us to do an ode to our college football team's stadium. Lucky for me, my team's stadium is one of the best, if not the best, in the country. LSU's Tiger Stadium is a formidable place to play...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 years ago 1,321 reads 5 comments

  13. A New Basketball Rule for 2009-2010: What Was the NCAA Thinking?

    Well, the NCAA has done it again. Like they do every year, an NCAA panel met to address any rule changes for the upcoming basketball season. The panel has made three changes...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 5 years ago 2,347 reads 0 comments

  14. Plight Of LSU Football Fans: Way Les CBS

    I don't know about all of the other football fans out there, but it's early June and I already can't wait for September to roll around. Here in Baton Rouge, it brings about one of the best experiences available in college football...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 5 years ago 327 reads 13 comments

  15. LSU Knocks Off Baylor 3-2 On Nola's Single, Set to Claim Regional Title

    Nine Innings weren't enough for LSU and Baylor on Saturday night. The game went to the 10th inning tied up at two after a remarkable nine innings from pitcher Anthony Ranaudo, who allowed ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  16. A College Football Play-Off System That Should Satisfy Both Sides

    After almost two months of revisions, frustration, and polling, I have come up with a system to determine the College Football National Champion... which does not require an obviously flawed system like the BCS...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 5 years ago 218 reads 21 comments

  17. 2009 NCAA Tournament: Locks, Upsets, and Cinderella

    We now have the official bracket and the debate has began. Whether it be the SEC getting only three bids and none higher than an 8-seed, or that Memphis got a two-seed...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 5 years ago 5,571 reads 2 comments

  18. LSU Comes From 18 Down to Beat Arkansas: Win Their 10th Straight SEC Game

    Once again LSU just finds a way to win a game they probably shouldn't have won. LSU came from 18 down with six minutes left to go in the first half at Arkansas to win the game 72-69...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 5 years ago 181 reads 4 comments

  19. Midseason SEC Basketball Awards

    I apologize for this being so late, I meant to write it right after SEC play had started two weeks ago, but school has been really hectic as graduation nears for me. But, here is my mid-season awards for the SEC...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about over 5 years ago 524 reads 4 comments

  20. LSU Looks to Continue New Tradition Going into SEC Play

    An LSU team is 12-1 in January, and guess what—it's not the football team. The basketball team has managed to go through the non-conference schedule having only lost one time, in Houston against a very talented Texas A&M ball club...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about almost 6 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  21. With Trent Johnson at the Helm, LSU's Future Looks Bright

    With a new coach and a load of talent, especially at the defensive end, the LSU men's basketball team's future looks pretty bright as it continues its season Saturday after a week off for exams...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about almost 6 years ago 228 reads 2 comments

  22. Jimmy V Classic More Than Just Great Basketball Games: It's a Call to Action

    I have read the few articles on B/R about the actual games that have taken place at MSG tonight. No one seemed to mention the more important thing happening at the Garden tonight...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about almost 6 years ago 353 reads 1 comments

  23. Addressing the LSU Quarterback Situation

    OK, I feel that it is time to address this and hopefully put to rest some of the just plain crazy stuff that I have been hearing about LSU and their QBs. First of all, I don't think that anyone can say that Jarrett Lee is a horrible football player...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about almost 6 years ago 343 reads 1 comments

  24. The Real Reason Why LSU Lost Is The Red Hat Guy (pictured)

    Wow, when i sat down to write this article i didn't think i would have a good picture to put, turns out i was wrong. I attended the LSU vs. Alabama game today and was very impressed with the overall atmosphere of the game...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about almost 6 years ago 223 reads 8 comments

  25. LSU-Alabama: The View from Baton Rouge

    He's back!!! It's finally here—the game I have had scheduled on my calendar since Nick Saban came back to the SEC. Not that it is a big deal for the players—most of whom I remind everyone, were not even recruited by Saban...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about almost 6 years ago 519 reads 10 comments