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  • LSU wins 34-13; offense revived after QB change

    September 10, 2016 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With Brandon Harris benched, backup quarterback Danny Etling quickly revived the LSU offense to give LSU the lead against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. Replacing struggling starter Brandon Harris on LSU's third possession, Etling opened with three straight scoring drives, and the Tigers pulled away for a... more »
  • Tiger Concessions staff readies for home opener

    September 8, 2016 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With days melting off the calendar as LSU’s home opener approaches, the Tiger Concessions staff is working around the clock to finish prepping the stadium for hungry fans. Ahead of the game, every hot dog, every peanut and all other items must be stocked, inventoried and... more »
  • Clear bags only now at LSU events

    September 7, 2016 9:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football fans planning to attend Saturday's game against Mississippi State are being reminded of the university's new clear bag policy. The "Geaux Clear" policy allows those entering Tiger Stadium to carry only clear tote bags smaller than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches, or... more »
  • Death Valley ranked No. 1 among SEC stadiums

    August 24, 2016 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - USA Today Sports has ranked all 14 SEC football stadiums with Tiger Stadium pulling down the number one spot as students return to class and the team wraps up fall camp. USA Today Sports writers based their rankings on capacity, average attendance, “regality” and general boisterousness... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest: Where will it go? Play Video

    August 4, 2016 8:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Since the announcement of Bayou Country Superfest not being held at Tiger Stadium for the next two years, many are questioning where it will go? Tiger Stadium will undergo off-season renovations to concession stands, bathrooms and other areas of the stadium, according to LSU Athletics. Joe... more »
  • Les Miles speaks to Baton Rouge rotary

    July 28, 2016 12:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Using the majority of time to salute local law enforcement, denounce hate and divisions in the community, and to tell some funny family stories, LSU head coach Les Miles entertained the Baton Rouge Rotary Club for over half an hour on Wednesday afternoon. Speaking at Tiger... more »
  • LSU cites national events as need new stadium bag policy

    July 13, 2016 1:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU officials deemed backpacks and large bags as “heightened security threats” in a statement Wednesday detailing the university’s new stadium bag policy. LSU cited national and global events as the need for updating its current bag policy for Tiger Stadium and other venues. The new... more »
  • Turf wars: getting the field at Tiger Stadium ready for Saturdays in the fall Play Video

    June 24, 2016 11:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It takes months to prepare the field at Tiger Stadium to reach the quality fans have come to expect: that process has now been underway for two weeks. Sports Turf Specialists have been installing the turf for the past 7 years: once again they delivered 90,000... more »
  • LSU creates plan to allow for return of visiting marching bands

    June 15, 2016 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced on Wednesday that the university has developed a plan to allow visiting bands to perform halftime shows on the field of Tiger Stadium. The LSU Athletic Department, the LSU Band and the LSU Office of Risk Management all came together in an effort to... more »
  • Two arrested after joyriding in golf cart at Tiger Stadium

    May 30, 2016 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men were arrested over the weekend after joyriding in a golf cart at Tiger Stadium on LSU’s campus. Around 9: 15 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, an officer was flagged down by an LSU employee who stated that three men were driving in a golf cart... more »
  • Everything you need to know for Bayou Country SuperFest

    May 27, 2016 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The annual Bayou Country Superfest kicks off Friday night at LSU’s Tiger Stadium. The three-day event will feature performances by Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Little Big Town and several others. The Lineup Friday, May 27: Randy Rogers Band - 7 p.m.... more »
  • Everything you need to know about LSU football's spring game

    April 13, 2016 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football will kick off its annual Spring Game in Tiger Stadium at 3 p.m. Saturday. LSU is offering free admission to the game The University is also hosting a block party on North Stadium Road between Tiger Stadium and the Pete Maravich Center at... more »
  • LSU's National Club Spring game to be televised

    March 23, 2016 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The SEC Network will televise LSU’s National Club Spring Game on Saturday, April 16. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. in Tiger Stadium and admission to the game is free. Former LSU player Marcus Spears will be commentating the action for the SEC Network with... more »
  • LSU releases spring practice schedule

    March 2, 2016 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU released their 2016 spring practice schedule this week. The spring practices will begin on Monday, March 7th and run through Saturday, April 16th when the Spring Game will be held in Tiger Stadium. The tigers will hold 15 spring practices in total, eight in March and six... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest 2016 tickets go on sale Tuesday

    January 22, 2016 1:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Festival organizers announced Friday that single-day tickets for Bayou Country Superfest 2016 will go on sale on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. This year’s Superfest is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 28 and 29 at LSU’s Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. The always... more »
  • 2016 Bayou Country Superfest tickets go on sale Tuesday

    November 17, 2015 8:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Music fans are getting ready for one of the biggest concerts of the year. Bayou Country Superfest tickets go on sale Tuesday at 10 a.m. Tickets are available through various outlets including the Bayou Country Superfest website , ticketmaster.com , all Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at (800)-745-3000.... 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 »
  • No more Mike in Tiger Stadium this year

    October 17, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's live mascot, Mike VI, won't make any more appearances in Tiger Stadium this football season. The spokeswoman for the LSU veterinary school, Ginger Guttner, says Saturday that the tiger will remain in his 15,000-square-foot habitat on game days. Fans can see him in the habitat, which... 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 »
  • Events being shuffled for sudden LSU home game

    October 8, 2015 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As goes LSU, so goes much of Baton Rouge. Many different events happening around the campus and the city Saturday either had to cancel their plans or shuffle times around after the university announced they would host the Tigers' game against the University of South Carolina... more »
  • Slow start to ticket sales for Saturday's LSU, USC game Play Video

    October 8, 2015 8:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- General admission tickets for this weekend's LSU football game are on sale to the general public. Saturday's game against South Carolina was originally supposed to be played in Columbia, but was moved to Tiger Stadium due to historic flooding conditions throughout the state of South Carolina. Tickets... more »
  • Golden Band planning to play USC alma mater Saturday Play Video

    October 7, 2015 9:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tiger Band is practicing a few different notes to help South Carolina fans feel at home Saturday. Director of Athletic Bands/Director of the "Golden Band from Tigerland" Roy King says he called the band director at USC to get the sheet music to their alma... more »
  • LSU moves up to #8 in AP Poll

    September 21, 2015 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers moved up to #8 in the Associated Press football poll with their 45-21 victory over Auburn on Saturday. The Tigers were also received one vote for first place. Other schools that also received first place votes include Ohio State (42), Michigan (7) and Ole Miss... more »
  • Fournette with a game for the ages: LSU beats Auburn 45-21

    September 19, 2015 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette dominated the Auburn Tigers, rushing for a career high 228 yards as LSU beat Auburn 45-21. The Tigers of LSU started the fireworks early, with a 71-yard gain by Fournette on the first play of the game. On 3rd and goal, Harris scored on... more »
  • First rain, now heat as Tigers try to play at home this season

    September 19, 2015 12:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The hottest ticket in town Saturday will be to the LSU vs. Auburn match in Tiger Stadium – literally. WBRZ weather experts predict air temperatures to be between 92 and 94 degrees from the start of the game to halftime. That could push temperatures in the... more »
  • Coach Miles says conditioning, hydration key for Auburn contest

    September 17, 2015 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With Saturday's afternoon contest with Auburn close at hand, Coach Les Miles says his team is preparing to deal with a competent conference opponent and plenty of heat. In comments after Wednesday's practice, Miles says his team is up to the test with conditioning to fall... more »
  • Dangerous heat in Death Valley Saturday

    September 17, 2015 11:18 AM

    The cat-fight between LSU and Auburn in Tiger Stadium on Saturday is likely to be the hottest game of the weekend—and we’re talking weather here, not necessarily the action on the field. Studies have shown that thermometers inside of large and crowded football stadiums tend to run several degrees... more »
  • LSU to make announcement on refund/other options for McNeese game by Wednesday

    September 7, 2015 12:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Sunday night that it will have a decision regarding how to compensate Tiger fans for the cancellation of the McNeese State football game by Wednesday. The Tigers and Cowboys only managed 10 plays and less than 5 minutes of game time before lightning postponed,... more »
  • Voice of Tiger Stadium makes 30 years

    September 4, 2015 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the Tigers take to the field Saturday night in Death Valley, one person will be welcoming the start of a milestone. Dan Borne will begin his 30th season as The Voice of Tiger Stadium. Borne has sat high above the field for three decades announcing... more »
  • Aloe Blacc to perform at LSU-Arkansas game

    September 2, 2015 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced the second high-profile music act to happen during this football season's halftime shows is Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc. Blacc will perform with the Golden Band from Tigerland during the LSU-Arkansas game on Nov. 14. He's best known for his singles "I Need A Dollar"... more »
  • LSU will try to bring Mike VI to three home games Play Video

    August 31, 2015 1:22 PM

    Baton Rouge – University officials announced Monday that handlers will attempt to load LSU’s live tiger mascot, Mike VI, into his trailer for the first three home games of the 2015 football season. Despite not attending any home games in 2014, LSU President F. King Alexander said that the... more »
  • Bob Mirabito on CATS' Touchdown Express Play Video

    August 28, 2015 9:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Area Transit System is bringing back Touchdown Express for its sixth straight year, carrying riders from downtown to Tiger Stadium on game days. The tickets are $10 round trips. They go on sale Aug. 31 and are available online at the CATS website and at the... more »
  • 'Callin' Baton Rouge' is Garth's favorite, too Play Video

    July 10, 2015 11:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Garth Brooks may be playing in New Orleans, but Baton Rouge is the Louisiana city close to his heart. He's in Louisiana this weekend for the first time in about two decades. His first of four sold-out shows with wife, Trisha Yearwood, played out Friday night in... more »
  • Taylor Swift, Superfest fans warned about traffic changes

    May 21, 2015 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With two concerts this weekend in Baton Rouge, city-parish officials warned drivers and music lovers Thursday to be aware of traffic changes around LSU. Taylor Swift performs Friday night as part of her 1989 World Tour at Tiger Stadium, while country music stars will hit the... more »
  • 360 degree view of Tiger Stadium will be captured at Saturday's game

    November 7, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will once again snap an HD, 360 degree view of Tiger Stadium as the Tigers take on Alabama Saturday. The Fancam will capture images of the crowd down to seat level. The images will be uploaded to a landing page where fans can tag themselves. ... more »
  • LSU's Alleva to fans: I get it, but stay in your seats

    October 28, 2014 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU is asking fans not to storm the field should the Tigers defeat Alabama in the next home game. LSU vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva said Tuesday, fans should celebrate in their seats and not on the field. Following Saturday's defeat of Ole Miss,... more »
  • Field damaged during Saturday's rush Play Video

    October 27, 2014 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Grounds crew at Tiger Stadium had to patch holes in the field Monday following the fan celebration that took place on it Saturday night. Dozens of holes were filled with plugs the size of dinner plates after fans dug up part of the field. ... more »
  • Man dies of heart attack at Tiger Stadium

    October 26, 2014 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency responders were unable to resuscitate a man inside Tiger Stadium during the game against Ole Miss. East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office says the person is 59-year-old, Brian Tingley. The call for help came moments before the game's conclusion. LSU send out a statement... more »
  • Miles sees improvement with top 3 Ole Miss looming

    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 »
  • Bayou Country Superfest to include Friday in 2015

    October 16, 2014 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bayou Country Superfest organizers confirmed Thursday that their 2015 country music festival would again stretch to three days. The 2014 Superfest was the first time the Baton Rouge music event included Friday performances, which helped the city bring in a record $3.4 million in hotel receipts.... more »
  • Nighttime kickoff announced for LSU vs. Kentucky

    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 »
  • Here's why your cell phone service has been terrible in Tiger Stadium Play Video

    September 26, 2014 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger Stadium upgrades are coming along, but not as quickly as some fans would like. "As soon as you get in the stadium, it's out," said Chris Crane about his cell phone service. Crane is part of a group of people, maybe hundreds or thousands,... more »
  • Website gives panoramic view of Tiger Stadium

    September 26, 2014 2:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A new website is giving LSU Tiger football fans the chance to see themselves in Tiger Stadium on gameday. The new gigapixel viewer gives you a 360 degree picture of the stadium that's so sharp, you can zoom in on Les Miles, or anyone else that happened... more »
  • Brandon Harris sparks late rally, but LSU falls to Mississippi State 34-29 in 4th

    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 »
  • Tiger Stadium: Let's get loud Play Video

    September 12, 2014 9:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans and the sounds of a game in Tiger Stadium are getting louder, especially with the addition of the new end zone. About 100,000 people packed the stadium last Saturday. The additional fans and the new sound blew created noise that blew people away. But,... more »
  • Tigers share the offensive wealth in 56-0 rout of Sam Houston State

    September 6, 2014 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU scored touchdowns on its first 5 offensive possessions, several young players scored their first career touchdowns for LSU, and the LSU Tigers earned their first home win of the season as they beat Sam Houston State Saturday night. Travin Dural has caught 3 touchdown passes... more »
  • SEC: Schools take steps to improve fan experience

    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 »
  • Tigers test out expanded stadium in first scrimmage

    August 14, 2014 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU tested the new turf for the first time in the newly updated Tiger Stadium as the 13th-ranked team engaged in a short scrimmage on Wednesday. The scrimmage featured about 50 plays in scenarios ranging from first-and-10 to third-and-long with some work done on special teams.... more »
  • LSU stadium, tennis, gym construction updates

    August 6, 2014 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Athletics officials posted new pictures showing work on Tiger Stadium's south end zone is almost wrapped up. The photos showed new carpet and other finishing touches in the south end zone's concessions area and locker room. Other work on the roads outside the stadium is... more »
  • New look for Tiger Stadium Play Video

    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 »
  • Tiger Stadium capacity will exceed 100,000

    July 11, 2014 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced that Tiger Stadium's capacity will easy clear the 100k mark with the new south endzone addition. The LSU Football facebook page says the final number will be 102,321. The previous capacity was 92,542, according to LSUSports.net. Based on the capacity of other stadiums... more »

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