March 28, 2014 5:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis took to the stage, and chance, to speak to both high school coaches and (later on) the LSU football team.
The 13-time Pro Bowler talked more about how he wanted to be remembered off the field than x's and o's.... more »
March 27, 2014 10:42 PM
BATON ROUGE - Les Miles invited Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan to the Pete Maravich Center to speak to high school coaches from around the state.
While the well-traveled defensive mind gave a quick tutorial on the 3-4 defense, Ryan said the best part of coaching was his players.... more »
March 23, 2014 12:17 AM
BATON ROUGE - Les Miles said aside from typical bumps and bruises, the only injury of note at LSU's first spring football scrimmage was an ankle sprain to running back Terrence Magee, the Tigers top returning rusher.
Miles said he doesn't know how long Magee will be out, but... more »
March 8, 2014 7:00 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU has opened spring football practice with some players at new positions and a couple of regulars sitting out while recovering from offseason surgeries. Senior defensive end Jermauria Rasco is recovering from shoulder procedures and junior safety Corey Thompson from knee surgery. Coach Les Miles said after... more »
February 5, 2014 9:42 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU capped an impressive National Signing Day by finishing with the second-ranked recruiting class in the nation, including top prospects in several key positions.
Besides landing the top-ranked high school recruit in the nation, St. Augustine running back Leonard Fournette, the Tigers also scored an offensive... more »
January 26, 2014 11:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said on Sunday that he's not interested in the NFL and will remain with the Tigers.
The comment, as relayed by LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette, came on the heels of a report from the Cleveland Plain Dealer that the Cleveland Browns... more »
January 21, 2014 4:09 PM
As reported last week, Jeff Grimes has been officially named the LSU Offensive Line Coach. Below is the release from the LSU Athletics Department:
BATON ROUGE - Jeff Grimes, who served as offensive line coach at Auburn when the Tigers won the 2010 national title, has been named offensive... more »
January 14, 2014 4:33 PM
BATON ROUGE - After six underclassmen declared themselves eligible for the NFL Draft, La'el Collins says he's staying in college for the 2014 football season.
"I think the bigger questions is why wouldn't I come back," the big offensive tackle told members of the media in a Tuesday afternoon... more »
January 13, 2014 11:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - For the second straight year, LSU is facing a mass exodus of early departures.
Last year, 10 players left early for the chance to play in the NFL Draft: this year, seven players are leaving with eligibility still on the table, including offensive stars Jarvis Landry,... more »
January 13, 2014 12:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's top rusher and receiver are entering the NFL draft, along with one of the Tigers' starting offensive linemen. In separate announcements Monday, sophomore running back Jeremy Hill, junior receiver Jarvis Landry and sophomore right guard Trai Turner have confirmed their intentions to turn pro. Hill has... more »
January 8, 2014 7:38 PM
DES MOINES, Ia. - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is following up on a friendly wager with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal over the outcome of the Outback Bowl. LSU beat Iowa 21-14 on Jan. 1 in the Outback Bowl. Branstad says he is donating 100 pounds of Iowa ham to a... more »
January 8, 2014 3:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - WBRZ has learned offensive line coach Greg Studrawa has "left the program."
Sports Information Director Michael Bonnette confirmed Studrawa was no longer with the LSU football program to WBRZ Wednesday.
Studrawa stepped in as offensive coordinator in 2011, and was re-assigned to offensive line coach... more »
January 2, 2014 3:10 PM
ST. PETERSBURG - Leonard Fournette, the number one overall prospect in the nation for the high school class of 2014, has pledged to play college football for the LSU Tigers next season.
The running back from New Orleans picked the Tigers over Alabama, Auburn, Texas A&M, Florida, USC, Michigan,... more »
December 30, 2013 1:24 PM
TAMPA - Last year's mass exodus to the NFL certainly took its toll on this year's LSU defensive squad.
Ten Tiger underclassmen declared early for last April's NFL draft, leaving Les Miles the hard decision of playing 14 true freshman in 2014.
Sports 2's Chris Price has more... more »
December 28, 2013 11:08 PM
TAMPA - The LSU Tigers took a timeout from Outback Bowl practices Saturday evening to go...bowling.
LSU competed against Iowa for pregame bragging rights, and WBRZ Sports Director talked to LSU Head Coach Les Miles about the bowl experience and freshman quarterback Anthony Jennings.
For more, click on... more »
December 9, 2013 2:07 PM
BIRMINGHAM - With a breakout year on the offensive side of the ball, LSU had two Tigers selected at the top of their respective positions in the Southeastern Conference.
Odell Beckham Jr. was named First Team All Purpose on the offensive team, and running back Jeremy Hill was also... more »
December 8, 2013 8:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers and Iowa Hawkeyes will meet in Tampa at the Outback Bowl. The announcement was made tonight by LSU Head Coach Les Miles.
The bowl will be held on January 1, 2014.
This is the second time LSU has played in the bowl. We'll... more »
December 5, 2013 3:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles announced Thursday afternoon that suspended running back Jeryl Brazil has been kicked off the team.
Baton Rouge Police obtained an arrest warrant for Brazil earlier Thursday for simple burglary after they said he broke into an apartment on Nov. 26... more »
November 29, 2013 9:18 PM
BATON ROUGE - A purple and gold wish came true for a teen with cancer.
Joe Wuellner and his family joined Les Miles on the field ahead of kickoff against the Arkansas Razorbacks. The 15-year-old is living with a brain tumor and currently going through chemotherapy treatment.
It... more »
November 27, 2013 9:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - A teen with cancer said he wanted to have a bacon cheeseburger with Les Miles, so Make-A-Wish made it happen.
Joe Wuellner, the ultimate Tiger Fan, flew in from St. Louis, MO, to meet Miles for dinner Wednesday night. The 15-year-old is living with a brain... more »
November 18, 2013 6:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - If Les Miles is worried about how his embattled defense will hold up against Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M's relentless, up-tempo offense, he isn't showing it. The ninth-ranked Aggies' visit to Death Valley on Saturday afternoon will feature two of the top quarterbacks in the Southeastern Conference,... more »
November 6, 2013 10:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - The coach known for his quirky side is answering questions about his driving wild side.
During an All Access interview with ESPN, LSU's head football coach, Les Miles, drove through the Louise and Thomas H. Delpit intersection while the light appeared to be red.
The... more »
November 6, 2013 4:33 PM
BATON ROUGE- Les Miles makes the most of any football coach in the state, and he is far ahead of his colleague at the other public university in the city.
USA Today released a list of what coaches make and Miles is ranked as the 7th highest paid.
... more »
October 23, 2013 6:20 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles told media members Wednesday that Jeryl Brazil, former Loranger Wolf and current LSU running back, has been suspended from the team indefinitely.
Miles also added that he did not travel with the team last week to Ole Miss, a game in... more »
October 12, 2013 5:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - The third quarter saw zero points between the two squads, but the fourth quarter has added a pair of field goals midway through the fourth quarter to make it a 17-6 lead for LSU.
Both defenses have stepped up to the plate, allowing only 500 yards... more »
October 12, 2013 5:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - Though there weren't a ton of offensive fireworks in the first half, the Tigers and Gators grinded to a halt in the third quarter.
Neither team posted a score in the third frame, leaving LSU with a 14-3 lead going into the fourth.
The Tigers... more »
October 12, 2013 2:52 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers got the offense going early against the second-ranked defense in the nation but came away with no points on their opening drive.
Jeremy Hill carried the ball two times for 20 yards to get the Tigers ground game going against the Gators.
... more »
October 12, 2013 2:17 PM
BATON ROUGE - The #10 LSU Tigers take on the #17 Florida Gators at Tiger Stadium at 2:30 CT Saturday.
Maybe the biggest indicator throughout the game for the Bayou Bengals could be their offensive production on third downs against the SEC's best defense.
Florida is second in... more »
September 30, 2013 10:54 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles is scheduled to address the media today following LSU's loss to Georgia over the weekend.
LSU dropped four spots to No. 10 in the Associated Press poll after the 44-41 road loss, and slid to 11 in the USA Today Coaches'... more »
September 27, 2013 6:46 PM
DULUTH, Ga. - The LSU Tigers are set to take on Georgia in a top-10 showdown between the hedges.
For most, it will be a stadium they've never been to, except Zach Mettenberger, who grew up around the program and even spent part of his freshman year at the... more »
September 23, 2013 10:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference tapped LSU running back Jeremy Hill as their Offensive Player of the Week for his high-scoring contribution to the Tigers' 35-21 win against Auburn.
The sophomore racked up a career-high 184 rushing yards and picked up three touchdowns on 25 carries. His first... more »
September 23, 2013 10:35 AM
BATON ROUGE - By the time Zach Mettenberger and the LSU Tigers had sealed up their latest victory over Auburn in their Southeastern Conference opener, they were too disappointed over their second-half slippage to celebrate their early dominance. Mettenberger says the sixth-ranked Tigers "just didn't keep their heads in the... more »
September 16, 2013 12:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - The game time for LSU's matchup against Georgia on Sept. 28 will be 2:30pm.
The Tigers and Bulldogs will play in Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia.
LSU has jumped to sixth overall in the Associated Press poll and seventh in the USA Today Coaches Poll... more »
September 13, 2013 5:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - Why, here's a familiar early season scenario for eighth-ranked LSU. A non-conference team enters Death Valley on Saturday night as a more-than five-touchdown underdog. Still, college football powerhouses are vulnerable to upsets, and players at Kent State (1-1), which beat a ranked team last year, ask why... more »
September 12, 2013 6:38 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU offense has looked differently this year - much of that due to Cam Cameron's influence. One area, in particular, that's looked different is the Tiger quarterback's mobility. Zach Mettenberger has been using his legs to move in the pocket and even run for first downs.... more »
September 11, 2013 10:46 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles says he's proud of his time as head coach at Oklahoma State and takes issue with "the idea that somebody would characterize the program that was run there as anything but right and correct." Miles, who spoke on a Southeastern Conference teleconference Wednesday,... more »
September 9, 2013 4:08 PM
BATON ROUGE - In one season, LSU has gone from relying too heavily on power running to wondering if its ground game is now as reliable as it should be. The eighth-ranked Tigers ran the ball well in the season opener against TCU, but had a much tougher time moving... more »
September 9, 2013 10:25 AM
BATON ROUGE - Les Miles is scheduled to speak to the media today about LSU's 56-17 win against UAB this weekend.
News 2 will carry the 'Lunch with Les' press conference at 12:30 p.m. on WBRZ.com, and on Cox cable channel 19.
The Tigers dominated UAB in Saturday's... more »
August 30, 2013 1:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU running back Jeremy Hill boarded the bus Friday afternoon for the trip to the Cowboys Classic versus TCU. Head Coach Les Miles hadn't specified whether or not Hill would make the trip after falling into some legal trouble by violating his probation in April.
Miles... more »
August 23, 2013 3:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - There seems to be fewer concerns about LSU's untested defense than there were in March. Defensive coordinator John Chavis faced a major retooling job, having to replace six defensive starters heading into spring practice. But after three preseason scrimmages head coach LSU Miles remarked how difficult the... more »
August 17, 2013 8:01 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU continued to show improvement on both sides of the ball in its second scrimmage of preseason camp here Saturday as the Tigers went through a 125-play workout in Tiger Stadium.
Saturday's scrimmage was scripted and had the Tigers working on different down and distance combinations... more »
August 17, 2013 4:51 PM
NEW YORK - Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two - No. 1. Nick Saban and the two-time defending national champion Crimson Tide are top-ranked in The Associated Press preseason college football poll as they try to become the first team to win three straight... more »
August 17, 2013 4:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU has sold out of season football tickets for the 10th straight year and in the process tied the school record for season ticket sales, associate AD for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced.
LSU sold 68,772 season tickets for the 2013 home slate, equaling the mark... more »
August 16, 2013 10:52 PM
The Southern Jaguars and LSU Tigers will each hold a scrimmage Saturday morning, now just two weeks away from kickoff of the regular season.
Each team has key focuses going into the weekend, and Sports 2's Brian Holland breaks down what to look for out of the post-scrimmage comments... more »
August 15, 2013 6:55 PM
He may be only a freshman, but one look at the 6-foot-4 240-pound tight end and you can see why the DeSean Smith is expecting to have an impact right away.
The former Barbe playmaker says he's ready to make an impact right away, especially with the help of... more »
August 8, 2013 6:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - Les Miles has been on the receiving end of criticism from several media outlets the past couple days after reinstating sophomore running back Jeremy Hill following a suspension for punching a man in the head.
However, no criticism made headlines like the one from a fellow... more »
August 5, 2013 9:48 PM
BATON ROUGE - It was a vote by the entire team that allowed LSU running back Jeremy Hill to play this season. Hill practiced with the Tigers Monday afternoon after he spent the morning in court facing a judge.
Hill apologized and said he made a poor choice and... more »
August 5, 2013 6:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU running back Jeremy Hill is back on the football team, practicing with the Tigers this afternoon after he spent the morning in court facing a judge.
Head Coach Les Miles said the team voted to bring Hill back, and any additional punishments would be handled... more »
August 5, 2013 9:54 AM
BATON ROUGE - A judge continued the probation and curfew for suspended LSU running back Jeremy Hill today after a hearing in Baton Rouge, but allowed him to play football if head coach Les Miles permits.
Judge Bonnie Jackson gave Hill an additional 40 hours of community service and... more »
July 31, 2013 11:45 AM
BATON ROUGE -LSU's annual football fan day will be held on Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Maravich Assembly Center and new LSU basketball practice facilities.
Doors to fan day will open at 3:30 p.m. and the LSU football team will sign autographs and meet with fans from 5 to... more »
July 24, 2013 7:48 PM
BATON ROUGE - Les Miles gave his last public speech, at the Rotary Clube, before starting fall practice August 5th.
Among other topics, the head coach talked about play calling duties now that Cam Cameron has been assigned the offensive coordinator duties.
He says he's helped past coaches... more »
July 19, 2013 6:01 PM
HOOVER, Al.- Les Miles took some time out of his day to talk to Sports 2's Brian Holland at SEC Media Days. Topics include Jeremy Hill, depth at running back, SEC scheduling, and his love for Channel 2.
Click on the video for more from coach Miles. more »
July 18, 2013 9:14 AM
HOOVER, Ala. - LSU coach Les Miles says running back Jeremy Hill remains indefinitely suspended after being formally charged Monday with misdemeanor simple battery from a late April fight in a bar parking lot. Miles said Thursday at SEC media days that the Tigers' leading rusher has not been allowed... more »
May 28, 2013 4:07 PM
DESTIN, Fl. - Alabama coach Nick Saban has a strong - and seemingly solitary - stance on the Southeastern Conference potentially moving to a nine-game league schedule. Saban says he would like to see the SEC expand from eight to nine games, an opinion that surely will draw debate and... more »
May 7, 2013 11:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - A familiar name will don the back of U High's ace pitcher on the mound this weekend at the baseball state tournament.
Sports 2's Brian Holland has more on the Cubs. more »
April 29, 2013 1:17 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles suspended running back Jeremy Hill indefinitely from the football team Monday after Hill's arrest this weekend in connection with a bar fight.
Hill was arrested by Baton Rouge Police Saturday after a fight at Reggie's Bar on Bob Pettit Drive.... more »
April 24, 2013 12:20 PM
BATON ROUGE - The next three days could be historical for the LSU football program as the Tigers may see as many as 14 former players selected in the NFL Draft, which starts on Thursday and runs through Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
The... more »
April 20, 2013 6:01 PM
BATON ROUGE - The white team was stacked with most of the projected starters, and they played like it on the field - beating the purple team 37-0.
The offense also dominated on both sides Saturday, gaining 525 total yards(421 of those coming in the air). Zach Mettenberger, Anthony... more »
April 19, 2013 8:09 PM
CINCINNATI - Former Notre Dame quarterback Gunner Kiel has enrolled at Cincinnati, where he'll have to sit out next season under NCAA transfer rules. The Bearcats have quarterback Brendon Kay returning for an extra season granted by the NCAA because of injuries during his career. Kiel would be eligible to... more »
April 13, 2013 8:18 PM
BATON ROUGE - Freshman quarterback Anthony Jennings, according to head coach Les Miles, stood out in LSU's last intersquad scrimmage before the L-Club Purple & Gold Spring Games next Saturday.
Jennings completed 8/11 for 98 yards and three touchdowns Saturday versus a Tiger defense missing three starters. more »
March 21, 2013 9:42 PM
BATON ROUGE - Almost 2,000 miles away, LSU head coach Les Miles congratulated Roman Banks and his Southern Jaguar basketball team after a close loss to 1-seed Gonzaga, 64-58 in Thursday's NCAA Tournament.
"Coach Banks got them ready to play against Gonzaga," said Miles after Thursday's practice. "They won... more »
March 15, 2013 9:00 PM
BATON ROUGE - The first headline out of LSU Spring Practice yesterday was the introduction of Cam Cameron's new offensive system. The second? Center Elliott Porter wasn't on the practice field.
Head coach Les Miles addressed Porter's absence with the media Friday after practice.
"We don't think it's... more »
March 14, 2013 5:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team went back to work Thursday in the first of 15 practices this spring.
New offensive coordinator Cam Cameron made his first appearance in purple and gold, instructing the quarterbacks for the time the media was allotted to view the opening practice. The... more »
March 11, 2013 2:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - ESPN3 will provide coverage of LSU's Pro Day on March 27as over 20 former Tigers will be on display for the NFL in advance of next month's draft in New York City.
ESPN3's coverage of LSU's Pro Day will begin at 1:15 p.m. with Tom Hart... more »
February 15, 2013 12:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - Head LSU football coach Les Miles introduced Cam Cameron as the team's new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach today.
Cameron said today that getting the chance to represent LSU as a coach was an honor. He said his style of football matches LSU's physical and tough... more »
February 15, 2013 10:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - Les Miles will introduce Cam Cameron as the Tigers' new offensive coordinator at 11 a.m. this morning.
Sports 2 will stream the announcement live at WBRZ.com.
Miles has told his players that Cameron will take over for Greg Studrawa, who remains as offensive line coach.... more »
February 8, 2013 2:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sources tell WBRZ that former Baltimore Ravens Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron has been hired as the new offensive coordinator for LSU.
WBRZ Sports Director Michael Cauble confirmed the hire through an LSU school official. The university is expected to make the official announcement next week.
... more »
February 6, 2013 9:59 PM
With another good recruiting class in the books, many still wonder how effective Les Miles and his staff are with those recruits once they get to campus.
LSU has actually been very good at producing and developing players: the numbers don't lie. more »
February 1, 2013 3:48 PM
BATON ROUGE- The LSU Board of Supervisors signed-off on a pay raise for the school's head football coach, Les Miles.
Sports 2 Director Michael Cauble Tweeted that there were "no questions, no opposition" to the increase.
Miles received a $549,000 annual pay raise. The change bumps his salary... more »
February 1, 2013 11:08 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's governing board is considering a $549,000 annual pay raise for football coach Les Miles. If approved Friday by the Board of Supervisors, the change will bump Miles' salary to $4.3 million a year and extend his contract through the 2019 season. Miles and Athletics Director Joe... more »
January 24, 2013 10:51 AM
BATON ROUGE - A pay increase and extension for LSU head football coach Les Miles' contract will go before the Board of Supervisors on Feb. 1, according to the university.
LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said the amendment to the contract was agreed upon in December, increasing his annual... more »
December 12, 2012 10:38 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles will meet with the media today to preview the upcoming Chick-fil-A Bowl game against Clemson later this month.
Miles has yet to speak publicly since his team received their invitation to play in the New Years Eve game in Atlanta.... more »
November 28, 2012 3:26 PM
BATON ROUGE- An excited Les Miles confirmed he's staying in South Louisiana as head coach of one of the best college football program's in the country.
"This Miles family is awful comfortable in South Louisiana," Miles said during a news conference to announce a contract extension and pay increase.... more »
November 28, 2012 2:59 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU will pay more to keep Les Miles as head football coach. Miles will get a salary increase and a contract extension.
The deal was announced a day after rumors swirled Arkansas was in talks to pay Miles $27.5 million to move to Fayetteville.
Specifics have... more »
November 28, 2012 1:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - A press conference scheduled for today with LSU head football coach Les Miles has been pushed back to 3 p.m.
The media appearance was scheduled before rumors broke out this week the University of Arkansas offered Miles $27.5 million dollars over five years to coach the... more »
November 12, 2012 4:33 PM
BATON ROUGE - Les Miles says LSU is embracing the notion that it still has a chance, albeit an outside chance, to win the Southeastern Conference. Alabama could have locked up the SEC West's title game by beating Texas A&M last Saturday, but the Crimson Tide was upset by Johnny... more »
October 5, 2012 10:14 AM
GAINESVILLE - No one needs to remind Florida what happened the last two years. No one needs to remind LSU what happened the last two weeks. Those vivid and somewhat painful memories give the 10th-ranked Gators and fourth-ranked Tigers something to prove when they meet in The Swamp on Saturday.... more »
October 1, 2012 10:42 AM
BATON ROUGE - Zach Mettenberger's confidence in LSU's offense remains unshaken, even as the first-year starting quarterback struggles to explain why the Tigers have muddled through their last two victories against heavy underdogs. On Sunday, LSU (5-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) dropped a spot in the AP poll for the second... more »