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  • AP Poll: LSU ranked again after Saturday win over Texas A&M

    November 29, 2015 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers are once again ranked in the top 25 in the new Associated Press college football poll. The AP put Les Mile's Tigers at rank 23 just higher than the University of Southern California and Wisconsin. Oklahoma moved up to No. 3 behind... more »
  • Alleva: Les Miles will continue to be LSU's football coach check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 28, 2015 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a weeks of speculation, LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva said Saturday night that Les Miles will continue to be the coach of LSU. "I want to make it clear that Les Miles is our football coach and will continue to be our football coach,"... more »
  • Miles gets win in LSU home finale, 19-7 over Texas A&M

    November 28, 2015 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette ran for 159 yards and a touchdown and LSU beat Texas A&M 19-7 on Saturday night to give embattled coach Les Miles a victory in what might have been his last game with the Tigers. After the game, the players lifted Miles on their shoulders... more »
  • Future of LSU, Miles the talk of tailgating check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 27, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Toby Campbell is stirring up his second dish of the day Friday, but it's empty RV spots and not empty bellies that has the LSU fan worried. Campbell told News 2 he's noticed fewer tailgating fans have turned out for the past few home games after... more »
  • LSU squashes Les Miles Gridiron Club rumors check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 27, 2015 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU came down hard against rumors that Les Miles made comments Friday about ending his career as coach for the Tigers. The blog Tiger Rag reported that Miles indicated to members of the Gridiron Club during a Friday meeting that he was leaving after the Texas... more »
  • Miles' future at LSU unknown as Tigers tussle with Texas A&M

    November 27, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What is supposed to be Senior Day at Tiger Stadium is bound to take on an air of "Les Miles Day," no matter how much the embattled coach would rather the focus be on his players when LSU hosts Texas A&M on Saturday night. Speculation that... more »
  • Fans offer words of support for Miles at weekly radio show check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 25, 2015 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some fans got emotional Wednesday night during the last big call-in radio show of the regular season. A woman got teary as she asked Coach Les Miles to sign her hat and another young fan got choked up asking Miles a question about his offense. Instead... more »
  • November 24, 2015 Morning News Pop check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 24, 2015 8:11 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Travel alert issued for Americans Miles addresses firing rumors at press conference Tom Cruise filming in downtown Baton Rouge Out of the chill Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK | TWITTER more »
  • Simmons dazzles scouts, LSU basketball drops 1st game of season to Marquette 81-80

    November 24, 2015 12:04 AM

    NEW YORK - Jajuan Johnson hit the winning free throws with 10.8 seconds remaining and Marquette survived a frenetic finish to defeat No. 22 LSU 81-80 on Monday night in the semifinals of the Legends Classic. Marquette will face the winner of North Carolina State and Arizona State in Tuesday's... more »
  • 3 Doors Down to perform Saturday with LSU's Tiger Band

    November 23, 2015 2:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rock band 3 Doors Down is scheduled to perform with LSU's Tiger Band during halftime of the football game against Texas A&M in Tiger Stadium on Saturday. Monday's announcement comes after the LSU Athletic Department announced and canceled two other, similar performances. Those would have featured the... more »
  • November 23, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    November 23, 2015 6:54 AM

    Here are today's top stories: 2015 Election Results NOPD: 16 injured after gunmen open fire at music video filming LSU drops 3rd straight football game Chilly but clear to mild but moody Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK | TWITTER more »
  • LSU fans say it's not time to cut ties with Les Miles yet check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 22, 2015 7:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers championship hopes went to Sunday copes in 3 weeks. Now, the Tigers sit on the outside looking in at the Associated Press Top 25 poll. Despite their lackluster play over the past three weeks, many Tiger fans say its not time for a... more »
  • LSU unranked after Saturday loss to Ole Miss

    November 22, 2015 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After their third straight loss, the LSU Tigers are no longer ranked in the Top 25 of the Associated Press Poll. Saturday’s loss to Ole Miss, marked the first three game losing streak for the Tigers since 1999. The Tigers fell behind early 24-0 before... more »
  • LSU losing streak reaches 3 for the first time under Miles, Tigers fall 38-17 to Ole Miss check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 21, 2015 4:29 PM

    OXFORD, MS - With the noise surrounding Les Miles and his tenure at LSU getting louder, the Tigers lost their 3rd straight game for the 1st time since 1999 as LSU lost to Ole Miss 38-17. The Tigers fell behind 24-0 before starting a rally late in the 2nd... more »
  • Manship School says $2.55 million will transform program

    November 16, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Administrators with LSU's Manship School of Communication said two gifts totaling $2.55 million will help them transform their program. The school announced the gifts from the Manship and Lamar families Monday. Dean Jerry Ceppos said one gift will be used to create a new position focused... more »
  • LSU suspends fraternity during drug, hazing investigation

    November 12, 2015 5:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU revealed Thursday their decision to suspend Sigma Chi fraternity activities this week stemmed from an investigation into possible drug use and hazing during the past month. Sigma Chi's International President sent out a letter saying they were suspending the LSU chapter as well. The... more »
  • LSU: 'Noose' on social media not what it looks like check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 12, 2015 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU said a picture of what appeared to be a noose hanging from a campus tree Thursday was not what it appeared to be. The picture was posted on social media and quickly spread through the LSU community. It showed what looked like a loop at... more »
  • LSU Police look to ID suspect in recreation center thefts

    November 12, 2015 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police are looking to identify a man wanted for questioning in connection with thefts that happened late last month at LSU’s Student Recreation Complex. Investigators say the suspect is believed to be driving a dark-colored Ford F-150 truck. The theft happened on Oct. 28. ... more »
  • LSU fraternity temporarily suspended

    November 11, 2015 9:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In a short, to the point statement Wednesday evening, LSU confirmed a fraternity has been suspended temporarily pending the outcome of an investigation that is being kept secret. The investigation surrounds the Sigma Chi fraternity, a university spokesperson said. "LSU placed them on interim suspension... more »
  • Bama moves to 2, LSU falls to 9 in CFP poll after showdown in Tuscaloosa

    November 10, 2015 9:58 PM

    AP - Notre Dame has moved into the top four in the second College Football Playoff selection committee rankings of the season. Clemson remained No. 1 on Tuesday night, with Alabama moving up two spots to No. 2, Ohio State staying at No. 3 and the Fighting Irish up a... more »
  • Fournette, Beckham Jr. respond to viral Alabama Banner

    November 7, 2015 3:54 PM

    TUSCALOOSA - The University of Alabama released a statement Saturday regarding the viral photo that showed Alabama fans displaying a banner that said, "Finish what Katrina Started." UA's Vice President of Student Affairs, David Grady, took to Twitter Saturday afternoon to ask the people of Tuscaloosa to welcome visitors... more »
  • Fournette jersey auction explodes in final minutes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 7, 2015 12:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bidding exploded during the final minutes Monday of LSU's Leonard Fournette charity jersey auction , and pushed the money raised for charity above the six-figure mark. The bidding had reached $40,000 earlier Monday morning. As the auction approached the 11 a.m. cutoff the bidding picked up... more »
  • Local businesses getting ready for gameday Play Video

    November 6, 2015 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger fans that decided to stay home for the big game are making their final grocery lists. Many of those people rushed the stores today, making sure that they are ready for tomorrow. Everybody wants as much as they can get in purple and gold,... more »
  • Train carrying LSU fans collides with truck in Alabama

    November 6, 2015 4:59 PM

    BESSEMER, Ala. - An Amtrak train carrying dozens of LSU fans collided with a dump truck in Alabama Friday. It happened in the town of Bessemer, which is between Tuscaloosa and Birmingham. The collision killed the dump truck driver, according to ABC 33/40 in Alabama. LSU fan Amy... more »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: Traveling Tigers send off check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 6, 2015 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers are heading to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, and some faithful LSU fans are going to be right behind them. Friday morning, News 2's Josh Eachus met up with some members of the LSU Alumni Association at The Cook Hotel to find... more »
  • LSU insiders liken Fournette report to clickbait

    November 5, 2015 10:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU insiders are writing off a report about Leonard Fournette's family pushing the envelope of collegiate sports rules with a business venture. Thursday, USA Today published a story about Fournette's parents and an associate putting plans for an online merchandise outlet on hold. According to the... more »
  • Football helmet sensors have LSU ahead of the game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 5, 2015 10:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers are using a cutting-edge technology to give back to the game of football. More than 20 LSU football players wear the gear during practice and in games on Saturdays. It's a way for athletic trainers to keep an eye on the Tigers. When LSU... more »
  • Patrick Wright preparing to call biggest game of season check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 4, 2015 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the LSU women's basketball team got ready for their game Wednesday night, the man who has been calling the plays for years has more than basketball on his mind. Patrick Wright is filling in for Jim Hawthorne Saturday night. Hawthorne will miss his first football... more »
  • Fournette's jersey auction begins Saturday

    November 3, 2015 9:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The auction for LSU running back Leonard Fournette's game jersey, that he wore during LSU's win over South Carolina begins Saturday. Fournette announced after the game in October , he would auction the jersey to raise money for South Carolina flood vicitms. Record rainfall prompted flooding... more »
  • Clemson, LSU, Ohio State, Alabama top first playoff rankings check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 3, 2015 7:35 PM

    NEW YORK - Clemson, LSU, Ohio State and Alabama are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff selection committee rankings of the season. Notre Dame was fifth and Baylor was sixth. Clemson, LSU and Ohio State are among 11 unbeaten teams in FBS, nearly quadruple... more »
  • Couple married for 50 years, roots for LSU & Alabama

    November 3, 2015 5:30 PM

    GONZALES - A couple married for 50 years has learned to accept their differences, even when it comes to college football. While Eddie Mendel roots for the Tigers, his wife Cathy is a hardcore Crimson Tide fan. "Between Alabama and LSU, that's the only thing we've ever really... more »
  • LSU hypes up for toughest November in SEC

    November 3, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - This weekend the Tigers begin working through the meatiest portion of their conference schedule, and the toughest November slate of any SEC team. In order No. 4 LSU (7-0) faces Alabama (7-1), Arkansas (4-4), Ole Miss (7-2), and Texas A&M (6-2). All except Arkansas are ranked... more »
  • 'Voice of the Tigers' Jim Hawthorne to miss Alabama game

    November 2, 2015 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Athletics officials said Jim Hawthorne, the Voice of the Tigers, will miss the first LSU football game of his 35-year career Saturday due to health issues. The university said Hawthorne is still recovering from a successful medical procedure he had late last week. He's expected to... more »
  • 16-year-old LSU superfan Sid Ortis dies after battle with cancer

    October 31, 2015 3:38 PM

    BIRMINGHAM– LSU Tiger nation lost a very special fan to cancer Saturday morning. Sid Ortis, a 16-year-old LSU Tiger fan from Birmingham, Ala. died Saturday morning after battling cancer that had spread across his body. Sid’s mother, Lynn Ortis, broke the news on Facebook writing, “Today around 7:24... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest extended to 3-day event

    October 29, 2015 1:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Bayou Country Superfest organizers announced Thursday that the annual Memorial Day weekend country music event will be extended to three days next year. The now three-day country music festival will kick off Friday, May 27, at LSU’s Tiger Stadium. The event draws thousands of country music... more »
  • New TOPS data shows who received tuition aid over 10 years

    October 29, 2015 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The latest data has been released about students who receive state-financed tuition from the TOPS program. The study, presented Wednesday to the Board of Regents, shows students who start college with the free tuition aid graduate at higher rates than students without TOPS. Awards from the program, which... more »
  • LSU, Alabama set for Saturday night kickoff

    October 27, 2015 9:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The top-10 showdown between LSU and Alabama on Nov. 7 will kick off at 7 p.m. The No. 4 Tigers and the No. 7 Crimson Tide meet in an SEC West showdown with the divisional lead and, possibly, a College Football Playoff spot on the line. LSU is... more »
  • Jam-packed schedule of LSU Homecoming Weekend events awaits students, fans

    October 23, 2015 1:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Homecoming Week festivities have already been a success on LSU’s campus this week and there is more fun to be had as the weekend commences. Friday Homecoming Concert on Parade Ground (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.) Tonight’s LSU Homecoming Concert has become an Tiger... more »
  • Tiger fan talks about being kicked out of restaurant for being a Tiger fan check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 23, 2015 12:08 AM

    DESTIN – A restaurant here is trying to make a bad situation better by sponsoring a party where proceeds benefit a scholarship after one customer and LSU fan's story about service at the eatery went viral Thursday. "We were greeted by the manager, and the first thing he said... more »
  • Les Miles looking ahead to Western Kentucky

    October 19, 2015 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Monday after successful 7-point win over the visiting No. 8 Florida Gators, LSU Football Head Coach Les Miles says he already has his sights set on their next opponent in the form of Western Kentucky. LSU will come into the game ranked No. 5 in... more »
  • 2 Georgia men accused of selling phony LSU-Florida tickets

    October 19, 2015 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU police arrested two Georgia men peddling phony tickets to Saturday's LSU football game after disappointed fans reported the forgeries to university officials. Kenny Lamar Redding, 30, and Christopher Harrison,30, both of Atlanta, were booked on two counts each of an offense against intellectual property. Police say Harrison,... more »
  • How do you like your 'gator? COOKED, say fans tailgating Friday night check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 17, 2015 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Ask people how they like their alligator around LSU, and they'll tell you any way you can fix it: fried, smoked, grilled, or soaked in a gumbo. "[I add] celery, four bell peppers, chicken broth, six pounds of onion...tomato," one person tailgating Friday night said as... more »
  • High expectations going into LSU vs Florida check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 16, 2015 2:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been an eventful week for No. 6 LSU and No. 8 Florida, and is stacking up to be an even-more eventful weekend. LSU is coming off an unexpected home game after they hosted South Carolina due to flooding in that state. While crowds were much... more »
  • LSU receives $1M donation from estate of restaurant owner

    October 16, 2015 12:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has received a $1 million donation from the estate of Thomas J. "T.J." Moran, a longtime Baton Rouge restaurant operator. The funds will go to four programs at LSU. Members of Moran's family visited campus Thursday to present $250,000 donations to the university's Paul M. Hebert... more »
  • LSUPD accuse student of making threats on CB radio

    October 13, 2015 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police arrested a 21-year-old university student after they said he made threats over a CB radio about shooting people at LSU's campus and detonating ammonium nitrate at a facility at the Port of Baton Rouge. Police charged Richard Bee of Mandeville with terrorizing after his... more »
  • Fans give $40,000 for flood relief at LSU vs USC

    October 13, 2015 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who attended the football game between LSU and the University of South Carolina gave generously to flood relief efforts in that state this past weekend. The American Red Cross chapter in Baton Rouge said fans gave more than $40,000 to the more than 40 volunteers... more »
  • Band director now says Tigerama is back on check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 13, 2015 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - "The show must go on." LSU Director of Bands Damon Talley said Tuesday that after initially deciding to cancel this year's Tigerama due to recent challenges, a wave of support from alumni has led them to reconsider that decision. Talley told News 2 that band... more »
  • SI cover compares Fournette to football greats

    October 13, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sports Illustrated featured LSU running back Leonard Fournette on their cover this week, highlighting his efforts to lead LSU to a 5-0 start while also bringing back up a controversial question. "As a sophomore, Fournette now faces the intriguing option of sitting out his junior season... more »
  • Fournette: 'I'm happy' with plans to donate jersey sales proceeds check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 12, 2015 11:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - During player interviews Monday night, LSU's Leonard Fournette briefly mentioned his plan to sell his purple jersey worn during Saturday's game and donate the proceeds to charity. "I'm happy," Fournette said of how plans have unfolded. Fournette announced he wanted to auction his jersey in a... more »
  • LSU's Pocic, Guice pick up SEC honors

    October 12, 2015 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference named LSU center Ethan Pocic and running back Derrius Guice for two player of the week awards after the Tigers' win over South Carolina. The SEC tapped Pocic as Offensive Lineman of the Week, while Guice was named Freshman of the Week. ... more »
  • USC makes Baton Rouge home for the weekend

    October 9, 2015 11:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hours until an unusual kickoff at Tiger Stadium Saturday, LSU announced there are more tickets available for the game against USC. The Gamecocks were forced to play a home game at Tiger Stadium this weekend because of historic flooding in South Carolina. Kickoff is set for... more »
  • Couple won't make wedding guests choose between nuptials, LSU game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 9, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's common knowledge that football fans or people with friends for football fans plan big events when LSU is out of town or has a bye-week. So, When SEC officials announced Tiger Stadium would be hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks this weekend, some people scrambled to... more »

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