January 26, 2015 3:42 PM
BATON ROUGE - New LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will make $1 million per year with performance-based incentives that could push that number to $1.125 million each of the next two years.
The contract breaks down into a $500,000 base salary with an additional $500,000 in "supplemental media compensation",... more »
January 20, 2015 10:08 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jarell Martin scored 22 points, Jordan Mickey added 14 points and 14 rebounds, and LSU beat Florida 79-61 on Tuesday night. The Tigers (14-4, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) bounced back from a tough home loss to Texas A&M and snapped a six-game losing streak in the series.... more »
January 18, 2015 6:33 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Danielle Ballard scored a season-high 25 points to go with five assists, and LSU posted its second-straight upset of a ranked team, 84-79 over No. 10 Kentucky on Sunday. The Lady Tigers (10-8, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) improved to 3-1 since Ballard, who last season averaged... more »
January 3, 2015 11:24 PM
Baton Rouge, La. (AP) - Jarell Martin matched his career-high with 26 points and LSU extended its winning streak to eight games with a 75-59 victory against Savannah State in a non-conference contest Saturday. Martin eclipsed the 20-point mark in a game for the fifth time this season. He scored... more »
December 21, 2014 10:07 PM
GAINESVILLE, FL -The Southern women's basketball team dropped a 78-49 contest to the Florida Gators on Sunday, dropping the Jaguars record to 2-7 on the year.
The Jags were led by Brianna Green's 11 points, while Jasmine Jefferson chipped in 8.
The Jags will continue their stay in... more »
December 12, 2014 12:01 AM
When offensive tackle La'el Collins made the decision to stay for his senior year, he was going against the recent trends at LSU. In the past two years alone, 17 Tigers have declared early for the NFL draft.
Well it looks like his patience will pay off, literally.
... more »
December 9, 2014 3:29 PM
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Alabama and Missouri each placed seven players on the coaches All-Southeastern Conference teams. The league released the All-SEC teams on Tuesday and will announce individual award winners Wednesday. The SEC champion and top-ranked Crimson Tide placed five players on the first team, including Heisman Trophy finalist Amari... more »
December 6, 2014 6:45 PM
ATLANTA - Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship with a 42-13 victory over No. 14 Missouri on Saturday. Missouri made... more »
November 22, 2014 6:59 PM
ATLANTA - There's an effort underway to create a Southern primary for the 2016 presidential campaign, bringing states like Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi together on the first Tuesday in March. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp calls it the "SEC Primary," after the Southeastern Conference, saying he wants the... more »
November 16, 2014 10:45 AM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A person close to the situation says Will Muschamp is stepping down as Florida's coach, a day after a head-scratching meltdown against struggling South Carolina. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the school has not made the announcement official. Muschamp will coach the last two... more »
November 12, 2014 2:08 PM
NASHVILLE, TN - With the regular season winding down, SEC teams are getting more than just help from plenty of players taking advantage of being the next man up. Players such as Nick Chubb of Georgia, Joshua Dobbs at Tennessee, Florida's Treon Harris and Kyle Allen of Texas A&M are... more »
November 11, 2014 11:15 PM
COURTESY AP - Oregon jumps undefeated Florida State and moves into second in the College Football Playoff rankings while TCU takes over the fourth spot. Mississippi State remains No. 1. The Seminoles (9-0) slips to No. 3. Oregon (9-1) moved up after winning at Utah. Alabama is No. 5 and... more »
November 6, 2014 2:42 PM
TUSCALOOSA - Alabama's Blake Sims and Amari Cooper are poised to face their toughest test. The same could be said for LSU's secondary. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide pits Cooper - the nation's No. 2 receiver - against No. 14 LSU on Saturday night. The Tigers lead the nation in pass... more »
November 3, 2014 11:57 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference's TV schedule Monday gave LSU football fans an early Christmas present: every game in the 2014 season will be a night game.
The SEC announced No. 14 LSU (7-2) will face Arkansas (4-5) on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. CT in Fayetteville on... more »
November 1, 2014 11:35 PM
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Dak Prescott threw for a career-high 331 yards and a touchdown to help No. 1 Mississippi State beat Arkansas 17-10 on Saturday night. Mississippi State (8-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) trailed until the third quarter and didn't take the lead until Prescott's 69-yard touchdown... more »
October 27, 2014 12:09 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU and Alabama will meet in primetime, according to an announcement by the SEC on Monday.
Kickoff time for the game in Tiger Stadium is set for 7 p.m. as the Tigers and the Crimson Tide will play in prime time under the bright lights for... more »
October 22, 2014 11:37 AM
CHARLOTTE, NC - The Southeastern Conference's Final Four teams were picked to finish 1-2 in the league again this season with star-filled Kentucky chosen just ahead of defending champion Florida. Kentucky got all 20 first-place votes from the media panel to finish with 280 points with Florida second, garnering 258... more »
October 20, 2014 10:51 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU coach Les Miles says the Tigers are demonstrating improvement in all phases and enjoying a recent resurgence that has lifted them back into the Top 25 as a visit from third-ranked Mississippi approaches. Miles says the Tigers' offensive line is blocking better in the... more »
October 19, 2014 12:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - The top-billed game in the SEC this weekend turned out to be a dud, as Alabama beat up on Texas A&M 59-0, just one of many lopsided games in the league on Saturday.
While the Tide rolled, Ole Miss ran its perfect record to 7-0 as... more »
October 18, 2014 9:48 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers took advantage of a number of Kentucky mistakes, building a 41-3 lead in the 4th quarter over Kentucky.
The Tigers scored on their first drive after Kentucky gave LSU a short field to begin the game and finishing with a Leonard Fournette score... more »
October 15, 2014 11:40 AM
BATON ROUGE - Home games against Southeastern Conference rivals Auburn, Arkansas, Texas A&M and Florida highlight the 2015 LSU football schedule. LSU opens the 2015 season against McNeese State on Sept. 5 in Tiger Stadium in the first of four non-conference games for the Tigers next year. LSU will travel... more »
October 13, 2014 9:43 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Les Miles has seen LSU pull out 100 victories in all sorts of ways during his decade with the Tigers. So while the coach praises the power running and clutch defense his team used to outlast Florida last weekend, he isn't hinting at whether Kentucky... more »
October 13, 2014 12:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southeastern Conference officials announced Monday a nighttime kick-off for the Oct. 25 clash between LSU and Ole Miss with kickoff set for either 6:15 or 6:30 p.m. CT.
LSU (5-2, 1-2 SEC) will take on third-ranked Ole Miss (6-0, 3-0 SEC) in the next of their... more »
October 13, 2014 10:40 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - The Southeastern Conference says the referee in the Alabama-Arkansas game mistakenly kept the clock running after a penalty near the end of the game, allowing the Crimson Tide to end the game without running a final play. Spokesman Chuck Dunlap says referee Penn Wagers signaled for the... more »
October 11, 2014 9:27 PM
GAINESVILLE, FL - Colby Delahoussaye hit a 50-yard field goal with 3 seconds remaining to lift LSU to its first conference win of the season, beating Florida 30-27 and giving Les Miles his 100th career win with the Tigers.
The Gators hit a chip-shot field goal to tie LSU... more »
October 10, 2014 9:18 AM
STARKVILLE, MS - It wasn't long ago that the mention of the numbers three and two brought sarcastic jokes and eye rolls from fans of Auburn and Mississippi State. Now, they bring a sense of pride. No. 3 Mississippi State (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) hosts No. 2 Auburn (5-0, 2-0)... more »
October 7, 2014 10:45 AM
BATON ROUGE - Kickoff time for LSU's Oct. 18 meeting with Kentucky is set for 6:30 p.m. with the game to be televised exclusively on the SEC Network, according to an announcement from the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday morning.
The announcement of yet another night game in Death Valley... more »
October 4, 2014 7:17 PM
AUBURN, AL - The Auburn Tigers beat LSU 41-7 Saturday night as the LSU offense and defense took their turns in futility.
The 31 Auburn first half points was the tied for most-ever wtih Les Miles as head coach, and the 378 Auburn 1st half yards was the most... more »
September 29, 2014 3:42 PM
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys cornerback and former LSU Tiger Morris Claiborne will have season-ending surgery after tearing the patellar tendon in his left knee. Coach Jason Garrett said Monday that Claiborne will have surgery in the next couple of days and be put on injured reserve. Claiborne got... more »
September 28, 2014 8:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - "Has Brandon Harris done enough to merit a start against Auburn?"
The question looms after Harris took the LSU Tigers on a scoring romp against New Mexico State, leading LSU to 7 consecutive scoring drives in the 63-7 win on Friday.
Anthony Jennings has presumably... more »
September 27, 2014 11:58 PM
BATON ROUGE - The SEC had one big upset this week with South Carolina losing to Missouri, but Texas A&M and Georgia managed to get through some scary games in their division.
The Gamecocks lost to the Tigers 21-20, which will see the Gamecocks tumble in the rankings.
... more »
September 23, 2014 11:43 PM
BATON ROUGE - The buzzword among LSU players right now is "communicate," as the Tigers are looking for better communication on the field after several breakdowns led to costly mistakes against Mississippi State last weekend.
Tigers head coach Les Miles said on Monday that players took their turns making... more »
September 23, 2014 3:30 PM
STARKVILLE, MS - Mississippi State offensive lineman Dillon Day has been suspended one game by the Southeastern Conference for "multiple flagrant and unsportsmanlike acts" during Saturday's 34-29 win over LSU. The league announced the suspension on Tuesday. Day was shown on camera stepping on LSU's Davon Godchaux and Rashard Robinson... more »
September 20, 2014 8:04 PM
BATON ROUGE - Brandon Harris threw two late touchdown passes to Malachi Dupre but a Hail Mary on the final play fell short, and Mississippi State upset #8 LSU at home 34-29.
Dak Prescott found ways to create, and capitalize, on scoring opportunities as Mississippi State built a 34-16... more »
September 16, 2014 11:54 PM
BATON ROUGE - As the LSU Tigers prepare for their SEC opener against Mississippi State, the defensive players say Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott has their full attention and utmost respect.
Prescott is currently 4th in the SEC in yards per game, accounting for 323 yards per game in his... more »
September 14, 2014 1:39 PM
South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15. The SEC had eight teams ranked for the third straight week and five teams in the top 10... more »
September 14, 2014 12:06 AM
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Bo Wallace threw for 316 yards and four touchdowns, including two to Vince Sanders, to lead No. 14 Mississippi over Louisiana-Lafayette 56-15 on Saturday. Ole Miss (3-0) has never lost to Louisiana-Lafayette (1-2) and this one wasn't in doubt for very long. I'Tavius Mathers rushed for... more »
September 9, 2014 11:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU has been in these types of games before and they've lost these types of games before, which is why when Louisiana Monroe comes to Death Valley on Saturday, they will have the Tigers full attention.
While some fans might bemoan a second-straight non power 5... more »
September 8, 2014 11:45 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team played 16 freshmen against Sam Houston State, a record under Les Miles' tenure, and it appears there's no turning back from the Tigers' youth movement this season.
Four freshmen scored touchdowns against the Bearkats and while Les Miles called it a "productive... more »
September 3, 2014 2:40 PM
This weekend's SEC lineup doesn't hold much national appeal, unless the scheduling backfires. After opening with some made-for-TV games, the Southeastern Conference's Week 2 lineup includes several games that shape up to be lopsided mismatches. Texas A&M versus Lamar doesn't hold quite the same appeal as the Aggies' inaugural SEC... more »
August 31, 2014 1:22 AM
HOUSTON - The LSU Tigers extended their FBS record winning streak in regular season non-conference games to 46 by rallying to beat Wisconsin 28-24 on Saturday night.
For much of the first three quarters, a win did not seem like a likely outcome.
The Tigers, according to head... more »
August 30, 2014 11:26 AM
HOUSTON, Tx. - The long wait is over for Tiger fans across the country, as the Bayou Bengals will take the field for the first time in 241 days. For the Tigers and Badgers, it will be their first game of the College Football playoff era. The Tigers come in... more »
August 29, 2014 11:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - As expected, LSU head coach will go with his more experienced player - Anthony Jennings - to start at quarterback for the Tigers season-opener against Wisconsin: the only question now is how will Jennings and Brandon Harris share playing time on Saturday against the Badgers?
Jennings... more »
August 28, 2014 11:32 PM
ATLANTA (AP) - Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and No. 18 Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State 35-13 on Thursday night. Shaking off Wallace's three first-half interceptions, the Rebels (1-0) got the victory before a sparse crowd in the... more »
August 28, 2014 11:22 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak. Hill's performance in his first career start proved there is plenty of life in... more »
August 25, 2014 7:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - Game week is a welcomed sight for the LSU Tigers, especially when it involves a big game early.
In recent years, LSU defeated North Carolina, Oregon, and TCU in primetime neutral-site openers.
Each of those years resulted in at least ten wins.
It's easy... more »
August 22, 2014 10:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers have a good track record against mobile quarterbacks...which should come in handy in week one vs Wisconsin.
The Badgers named their starting quarterback Friday with Tanner McEvoy taking the reigns.
While he is 6'6" and 220 pounds, the transfer QB isn't afraid... more »
August 20, 2014 11:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - In the finale of the series, Sports 2's Brian Holland takes you behind the scenes and into the LSU equipment room to show you how the Tigers dress out for the big game.
While some teams like to use new, flashy uniforms, LSU leans towards a... more »
August 20, 2014 3:27 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southeastern Conference says all 14 members have taken steps to improve the fan experience at league football stadiums. Commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday that SEC schools "have made it a priority to engage their fans in a way that will enhance their in-game enjoyment and satisfaction."... more »
August 19, 2014 7:07 PM
HAMMOND - The Southeastern football team has its sights set on an FCS championship this year, and their defense could get a big boost as three defensive backs from LSU have joined the team and will play this season.
Derrick Raymond, Micah Eugene and JQ Sandolph have all traded... more »
August 17, 2014 11:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - Hailing from Texas as one of the best safety recruits in the country, LSU freshman Jamal Adams appears to be in line to continue the Tigers great run of elite defensive backs.
LSU head coach Les Miles has spoken highly of Adams, telling the media that... more »
August 16, 2014 11:13 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Zach Mettenberger was cheered as he stepped in front of a Louisiana crowd on a Louisiana field, but even he didn't expect such a warm ovation as the visiting quarterback when the Tennessee Titans faced the New Orleans Saints on Friday.
Mettenberger, the former LSU star... more »
August 16, 2014 11:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team held its second preseason scrimmage Saturday afternoon in Tiger Stadium and head coach Les Miles says he's starting to see the progress.
The Tigers ran roughly 120 snaps according to Miles, with the candidates for starting quarterback totalling 20 completions on 45... more »
August 12, 2014 4:43 PM
STARKVILLE, Ms. - Mississippi State says it will spend $40 million on renovations to its baseball facilities. The plan for Dudy Noble Field, which was released on Tuesday, has a double-tiered grandstand with chair-back seating, an elevated concourse that circles the playing field, improved field lighting, a high-definition video board... more »
August 11, 2014 11:19 AM
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says college athletics are "going through a historic evolution." Slive released a statement Monday after a judge's ruling that players in FBS football and Division I men's basketball are entitled to at least $5,000 a year for rights to their names, images... more »
August 8, 2014 11:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers got their first bite of the injury bug this fall camp, and it comes at an already-thin position as defensive tackle Quentin Thomas is likely out for the season with a torn biceps.
Thomas was one of the few veterans with playing experience... more »
August 7, 2014 12:00 AM
BATON ROUGE - They're the team behind the LSU football team, but their job is no less important.
The Tigers equipment team spends long days at the office preparing the equipment each team member will use during practice and on gamedays: they're also constantly updating their supplies.
Sports2's... more »
August 5, 2014 11:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - Jorian Baucom signed her National Letter of Intent with the LSU Tigers in February as one of the most feared striker recruits in the country in the Class of 2014, and she has already been recognized among the NCAA's top rookies as one of 11 players nationwide... more »
August 5, 2014 11:08 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles made it clear to media members Monday evening.
Freshman participating in the "veterans" morning practice didn't necessarily mean those selected few were on a fast track to significant playing time this fall.
Even so, it does give a glimpse of... more »
August 3, 2014 7:06 PM
BATON ROUGE - While the LSU football checked in to their apartments Sunday to get ready for fall practice the next morning, the Tiger quarterbacks are gearing up for a fall camp battle.
Anthony Jennings(sophomore) and Brandon Harris(freshman) will be start their open competition for the starting gig Monday... more »
July 28, 2014 9:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU running back Terrence Magee has watched teammates at his position bask in the spotlight, have breakout seasons and move on to the pros and now that it's Magee's turn it seems the spotlight has already passed to a true freshman - not that Magee seems to... more »
July 27, 2014 10:58 PM
BOURNE, MA - Chris Chinea hit a home run for the West team in the Cape Cod League All-Star game Sunday night, and he wasn't the only LSU Tiger with a great game.
The West won 5-0 on the strength of Chinea, Connor Hale (who produced 2 hits and... more »
July 22, 2014 4:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - The local media got a preview of Tiger Stadium's south side additions project Tuesday afternoon.
The construction project, which started after the final game of the regular season, is set to finish on time in the middle of August.
Two screens, thousands of seats, a... more »
July 20, 2014 11:19 PM
HOOVER, AL - Another year of SEC media days is in the books, but once again, it provided plenty of great moments.
From Nick Saban playing nice with the media to Les Miles telling reporters (once again) about his special gameday culinary preference, media days offered an array of... more »
July 18, 2014 2:55 PM
BATON ROUGE- In another blow to people who lost around $1 billion in a Ponzi scheme, the SEC lost its appeal to recoup money for victims of R. Allen Stanford.
Stanford was convicted and sentenced in 2012 of using investors money to fund companies that went out of business.... more »
July 17, 2014 4:45 PM
HOOVER, AL - Southeastern Conference players have mostly been content to let league administrators and coaches take up the drumbeat for NCAA reform. Not that they're complaining. Players at SEC Media Days this week were mostly pleased about the trend toward a few more perks - including scholarships that would... more »
July 12, 2014 11:00 PM
BATON ROUGE - With a talented, veteran group returning in 2014, the Texas A&M Aggies could produce one of the most improved defensive back groups in the country next year, and the group could turn out to be the best in the SEC West.
Led by Deridder native Deshazor... more »
July 8, 2014 1:44 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Lady Tigers have added North Texas transfer Alexis Hyder to their squad. LSU coach Nikki Caldwell, who announced the addition of Hyder on Tuesday, says the 5-foot-11 forward will sit out next season and will be eligible to play as a junior in the 2015-16... more »
July 8, 2014 10:10 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Securities and Exchange Commission has wrapped up an investigation into Amedisys' participation in the federal Medicare program, and no enforcement actions will be recommended. The Baton Rouge-based home health care and hospice services provider had announced the investigation in June 2010 and said then that it... more »
July 7, 2014 9:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - All week long, WBRZ will be looking at the football teams in the SEC West, going position group by position group to determine the best in the west.
On the defensive line, the Ole Miss Rebels appear to have one of the best combinations of talent,... more »
July 6, 2014 11:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - Kendell Beckwith dreams of making plays on the field for LSU in 2014.
"I walk around and dream of what I can do to beat the lineman and make big plays and just hear the crowd go crazy," Beckwith said.
Beckwith was a 4 star... more »
July 6, 2014 10:58 PM
BATON ROUGE - With the departure of several key players on the hardwood for LSU, recruits and transfers coming into the program are going to have to pick up the slack.
Keith Hornsby and Josh Gray are two transfers who both hope to fill the big shoes of departed... more »
July 3, 2014 8:56 AM
BATON ROUGE - She's an LSU Tiger, an SEC Champion pole vaulter and last weekend, she landed the coveted crown.
Lacey Sanchez beat out a field of 32 contestants to become the new Miss Louisiana. The Baton Rouge native visited 2une In Thursday morning to talk about the competition... more »
June 25, 2014 5:04 PM
SOUTH BEND, In. - Notre Dame and Georgia will play in 2017 and 2019, marking the first regular-season meetings between the two schools. The Bulldogs will play in South Bend on Sept. 9, 2017, while the Irish will play in Athens on Sept. 21, 2019. The top-ranked Bulldogs beat the... more »
June 24, 2014 1:36 PM
BATON ROUGE - Elbert Robinson stands in rarefied air as a 7 foot center for the LSU men's basketball team, but no matter what expectations might come Robinson's way, the Tigers freshman says he expects even more of himself.
Robinson was a target of Johnny Jones since Jones was... more »
June 9, 2014 6:31 PM
LAFAYETTE - The Ragin Cajuns haven't been to the College World Series since 2000 - the Rebels haven't visited since 1972.
One of the teams, however, will punch their ticket in the showdown Monday night for the right to go to Omaha.
After falling behind 3-1 in the... more »