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 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 »
July 8, 2014 5:44 PM
BATON ROUGE - Tiger Stadium was voted best stadium in the nation in a poll by Athlon Sports released Monday.
Athlon asked 15 college football experts to cast their vote on the best college football stadiums and game day atmospheres.
LSU's Death Valley beat out other top five... more »
May 23, 2014 10:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - A star-studded lineup at Bayou Country Superfest packed Tiger Stadium for the first night of three-day concert series Friday.
Chris Young, Reba McEntire and George Strait kicked off the festival.
Many fans traveled long distances for Strait's Farewell Tour, no matter the cost.
"[George... more »
May 22, 2014 3:34 PM
BATON ROUGE - With the fifth annual Bayou Country Superfest set to kick off today, LSU Police are prepping security measures for the event's expected record-breaking crowd.
LSU's Tiger Stadium will host some of country music biggest stars with Friday headlined by George Strait and Reba McEntire. Single-day tickets... more »
May 13, 2014 6:20 PM
BATON ROUGE - Organizers for the fifth annual Bayou Country Superfest Fan Fest at Tiger Stadium released their schedule of events and more information Tuesday.
The country music festival runs Friday, May 23, through Sunday, May 25, and includes high-profile country music stars in the stadium as well as... 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 6, 2014 8:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU fans say they welcome the idea of being able to enjoy a cold brew in Tiger Stadium.
The SEC is prepared to review the alcohol policy for any neutral site game or home game played off campus, according to a report.
LSU athletic director... more »
October 30, 2013 8:34 AM
BATON ROUGE - Organizers will announce Wednesday the performance line-up for the upcoming Bayou Country Superfest.
The event will celebrate its fifth year in May and draws some of the biggest names in country music.
Country legend George Strait will headline the three-day concert series in 2014. Officials... more »
October 29, 2013 2:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - Four people, including two gate workers at Tiger Stadium, have been arrested after authorities said they let people into LSU football games without buying tickets.
LSU Police arrested Casey McKenzie, 33, and Caleb McKenzie, 27, after investigators said they bought Event Staff wristbands from two gate... more »
October 25, 2013 8:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - Songs stripped out of the Golden Band from Tigerland's playlist are getting a second chance; there's a hope it will bring fans to Tiger Stadium.
'Oh-we-oh', 'Neck' and the full version of 'Tiger Rag' haven't been played because some fans starting singing vulgar lyrics along with... more »
October 18, 2013 4:58 PM
BATON ROUGE - There's pushback over LSU planning to raise football ticket prices next season, if the LSU Board of Supervisors approves the proposal.
Tickets would increase in price by 6 percent. Currently, season tickets cost $400 plus a tradition fund for 45,000 seats in Tiger Stadium. LSU says... 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 4:06 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers head to halftime ahead of the Florida Gators 14-3.
The Tigers led in all offensive categories in the opening half.
LSU leads Florida in passing(105-42), rushing(82-52), and third down conversions(4/5 - 4/8).
Zach Mettenberger is currently 6-of-9 for 105 yards passing,... more »
October 12, 2013 3:54 PM
BATON ROUGE -The LSU Tigers added to their lead against Florida with a one-yard quarterback sneak for freshman QB Anthony Jennings.
The Tigers lead the Gators 14-3 with 5:14 left in the second quarter.
Jennings came in earlier on the drive for a trick play that would eventually... more »
October 12, 2013 3:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - After Florida took their first drive 60 yards on 14 plays to put the first score on the board, LSU responded with a scoring drive of their own.
The Tigers went nine plays and 70 yards for a touchdown score.
The final play was a... more »
October 12, 2013 3:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers stalled on their first drive of the ballgame, but the Florida Gators responded with a 60-yard, 14-play scoring drive capped with a 44-yard field goal to lead 3-0.
Tyler Murphy went 3-for-4 for 23 yards passing and even scrambled for four more on... 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 11:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - Kickoff for the LSU-Florida game on Saturday, October 12 in Tiger Stadium has been set for 2:30 p.m.
The Southeastern Conference announced the game times for that weekend this morning.
LSU vs. Florida will match two teams currently ranked in the top 25. The Tigers... more »
September 24, 2013 6:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - Paul Dietzel was the first coach to bring a national title and a Heisman trophy winner to Baton Rouge.
In fact, he was the first LSU coach to propose white jerseys, the "Chinese Bandits," and night games in Tiger Stadium.
Dietzel would eventually go to... more »
September 20, 2013 10:26 PM
BATON ROUGE- Former LSU players were together Friday night, 25 years after their legendary performance against Auburn.
There was a reunion for the team that played in the "Earthquake Game" in October 1988. The crowd cheered so loud in Tiger Stadium after LSU scored a touchdown, winning the game,... more »
September 18, 2013 1:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's game against Furman on Oct. 26 in Tiger Stadium will be televised on TigerVision, the school's pay-per-view network.
Kickoff for the Homecoming contest between LSU and Furman is set for 6 p.m. For the first time, LSU will offer the TigerVision telecast in high-definition.
... more »
September 13, 2013 10:52 PM
BATON ROUGE- Students who have student tickets to LSU's home game Saturday will notice something different: the student gate has been changed, and is more similar to previous seasons.
The change comes a week after students complained about entering Tiger Stadium. Many said the process was chaotic and took... more »
September 10, 2013 1:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's athletic director sent an email today apologizing to students for difficulties at Tiger Stadium's redesigned student gate during this past weekend's home opener against UAB.
Vice-Chancellor Joe Alleva said their plan to get students into the stadium easier and more efficiently did not work as... more »
September 9, 2013 11:53 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference announced today that game time for the LSU and Auburn game will be 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 21.
LSU will host Auburn in Tiger Stadium, and the game will be televised on ESPN.
LSU has won seven straight games against Auburn on... more »
September 7, 2013 10:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers took care of business in their home opener, blowing out Alabama-Birmingham 56-17 at Tiger Stadium.
The Tiger defense struggled in the second quarter, allowing 17 Blazer points on the board, but that would be the only quarter UAB would register points.
Zach... more »
September 6, 2013 4:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - The sight of UAB taking the field in Death Valley will bring back some bad memories for LSU fans. This time, though, the ninth-ranked Tigers should be able to eliminate fears of history repeating itself. According to odds makers, LSU (1-0) is supposed to open its home... more »
September 6, 2013 11:24 AM
BATON ROUGE - Tiger fans will have a pick of a number of new concession items in Tiger Stadium for LSU's first home Saturday night against UAB.
The traditional favorites will still be available, including hot dogs, hamburgers, Manda sauasage, sodas, peanuts, nachos and popcorn.
But there will... more »
September 6, 2013 10:33 AM
BATON ROUGE - Dozens of LSU Tiger fans will begin making their way to campus this afternoon ahead of Saturday's season opener in Tiger Stadium.
The team will face off against the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Tailgaters can expect to see an increased security presence at all... more »
September 5, 2013 5:56 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Boston Marathon Bombing is still on the minds of those watching over LSU football games and tailgates.
"Before the Boston bombing, most of these large events the concentration of security was the venue itself. Since the Boston bombing, now we have to look at more... more »
September 4, 2013 10:56 PM
The LSU Tigers will try to even the series with UAB this weekend. In the two teams' only meeting, in 2000 at Death Valley, the Blazers pulled off a 13-10 stunner.
While most of the Tigers didn't know about this piece of history, LSU will try to guard against... more »
August 29, 2013 3:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - Construction work on LSU's Tiger Stadium will bolster the stadium to around a capacity of 100,000 when it's completed before the start of the 2014 season.
Senior Associate Athletic Director Eddie Nunez says it's like giving fans an extra Christmas, and the 2014 season will be... 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 13, 2013 11:16 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Touchdown Express, a Capital Area Transit System service that shuttles LSU football fans from downtown Baton Rouge to Tiger Stadium on game days, will return for a fourth year. Bob Mirabito, interim CATS CEO, told the Downtown Development District Commission Tuesday the will now cost $10... more »
May 24, 2013 2:40 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The sounds of country music take over the City of Baton Rouge as the Bayou Country Superfest brings some of the genre's biggest names to LSU's Tiger Stadium for a Memorial Day holiday jamfest. Headlining Saturday are Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Aaron Lewis, the... more »
May 22, 2013 12:47 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU and Arkansas will play on what has become its traditional Friday slot in 2013 as the two teams will square off in Tiger Stadium on Nov. 29. The Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday the kickoff for the Tigers and the Razorbacks is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.... more »
December 6, 2012 4:58 PM
BATON ROUGE- Crews dismantled the south end zone scoreboard at Tiger Stadium, marking the end of an era for LSU fans.
The scoreboard had to be removed to make way for the South Stadium expansion project that will add thousands of seats as well as two new scoreboards.
... more »
November 27, 2012 10:47 AM
BATON ROUGE - Organizers of the fourth Bayou Country Superfest released the lineup of musicians scheduled to cross Baton Rouge stages next year.
The list includes Lady Antebellum, the Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, The Band Perry, and other big-name groups.
The two-day country... more »
November 9, 2012 10:01 AM
BATON ROUGE - No. 9 LSU and No. 23 Mississippi State meet at a time when both are trying to move past missing out on the Southeastern Conference title.
Still, there is plenty at stake when they meet Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.
LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger says... more »
November 3, 2012 10:58 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU lost to Alabama in Death Valley Saturday night, eliminating the longest running home field win streak.
Prior to tonight's game, LSU had 22 straight wins in Tiger Stadium.
LSU's 17 points weren't enough to fight Alabama's last minute touchdown bringing the Tide to 21.
November 3, 2012 10:32 AM
BATON ROUGE- It's game day! LSU is filled with people tailgating early. Some have been out since Friday night.
Early Saturday, ESPN's College Gameday show began broadcasting from the Parade Grounds. LSU fans have been sharing a picture on sites like Facebook and Twitter of a sign in the... more »
October 31, 2012 5:40 PM
BATON ROUGE- Tiger Stadium crews spend days in advance preparing for the thousands of fans expected to pour into Death Valley and their appetites.
LSU Concessions will spend the week checking supplies and restocking everything from burgers, hot dogs and catfish leading up to the big game.
"We're... more »
October 17, 2012 5:35 PM
BATON ROUGE- As the Tigers prepare to take on the Aggies of Texas A&M, some fans are already thinking about selling their tickets for the upcoming match-up against the Crimson Tide.
"I'm trying to sell this ticket because you tend to get more money for the Alabama game because... more »
August 22, 2012 11:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's Tiger Stadium will have a new look when the 2012 football season kicks off on Sept. 1.
More than 400 windows on the north end of Tiger Stadium have already been replaced, and a new coating to the outer façade of the stadium that will... more »
May 25, 2012 11:15 AM
BATON ROUGE - Organizers with the Bayou Country Superfest gathered today to kick off the Memorial Day weekend event.
The two-day country music festival runs Saturday and Sunday at LSU's Tiger Stadium. This year's headliners include Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts.
Events start Saturday with the... more »
May 3, 2012 1:01 PM
BATON ROUGE- Applications are available for the new suites and club seats in Tiger Stadium's South End Zone expansion.
The 60 Tiger Den Suites and 3000 Stadium Club seats will be awarded to fans who request them on a priority point basis.
A donation of $69,000 is required... more »
April 18, 2012 11:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva says a proposal to expand Tiger Stadium will be heard by the LSU Board of Supervisors on April 27. About 60 suites and approximately 3,000 club seats have been proposed above the existing south end zone seats in Tiger Stadium.
The... more »
December 2, 2011 5:14 PM
BATON ROUGE - They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but many Tiger fans admit their cherished Death Valley needs some work.
Now the Tiger Athletic Foundation is paying for a $9 million makeover for the aging stadium. The plan includes resurfacing concrete walls after years... more »
November 23, 2011 12:43 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference has played significant games every week for the last six seasons.
This weekend might be bigger than any of the others.
Yes, the league that has won five consecutive national championships and had a regular-season matchup dubbed "The Game of the Century"... more »
October 18, 2011 12:28 PM
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn will start Clint Moseley at quarterback Saturday at No. 1 LSU.
Coach Gene Chizik said Tuesday that Moseley is replacing Barrett Trotter, who started the first seven games.
The sophomore took over for the 19th-ranked Tigers in the second half of last week's victory... more »
September 6, 2011 12:10 PM
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 5, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous
Record Pts Pv 1. Oklahoma (32) 1-0 1,448 1 2.... more »
June 15, 2011 12:31 PM
SHREVEPORT, La. - Although Jordan Jefferson's career has been a puzzling mix of spectacular highlights and frustrating lapses, head coach Les Miles expresses confidence that the senior quarterback will be better than ever this fall.
Miles told LSU alumni in the Shreveport area this week that Jefferson is tough.... more »
June 14, 2011 12:32 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU and the Tiger Athletic Foundation are surveying season ticket holders to gage interest in a possible expansion of premium seating in Tiger Stadium.
The 92,400-seat on-campus stadium known as Death Valley is routinely sold out for games against Southeastern Conference rivals, so officials have... more »
May 29, 2011 5:51 PM
BATON ROUGE- As the city's largest music festival winds down country music fans are already disappointed in the turnout compared to last year.
"Not as many people, it's not as successful as last year, it's gonna be fun, I can't wait to see Kenny Chesney, but I don't think... more »
November 8, 2010 12:35 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Arkansas tailback Knile Davis and LSU linebacker Kelvin Sheppard are the SEC's offensive and defensive players of the week.
Florida's Chris Rainey received special teams honors on Monday.
Davis rushed for 110 yards and three touchdowns in Arkansas' win at South Carolina.
Sheppard... more »
November 4, 2010 12:46 PM
Julio Jones and Patrick Peterson are ready for Round 3.
Jones, No. 5 Alabama's star receiver, and Peterson - perhaps the nation's top cornerback for No. 12 LSU - square off in their third head-to-head matchup Saturday at LSU's Tiger Stadium.
Jones predicts "a great night of football."... more »
October 27, 2010 11:14 AM
Organizers of the second Bayou Country Superfest announced that Kenny Chesney would return for a second appearance at the music festival this Memorial Day.
The list of acts includes Chesney, Tim McGraw, Sugarland, the Zac Brown Band, Trace Adkins, Billy Currington, Luke Bryan, Jason Michael Carroll, Josh Thompson, and... more »
October 25, 2010 12:15 PM
LSU’s game against Alabama will be another afternoon game, the Southeastern Conference announced on Monday. Kickoff at Tiger Stadium has been scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 6. The game will be broadcast on CBS. LSU and Alabama both have an open date this weekend. LSU goes into the Alabama... more »
October 14, 2010 12:33 PM
No. 9 LSU (6-0) vs McNeese State (2-3), 7 p.m. (FSN)
Series Record: First meeting.
WHAT'S AT STAKE LSU is now firmly in the national championship picture heading into the second half of the season and... more »
September 24, 2010 12:27 PM
During the ups and downs of Les Miles' tenure with LSU the past few seasons, the coach's record has remained perfect in one respect.
The Tigers haven't lost regular-season games to teams from outside the Southeastern Conference.
LSU lost to a non-SEC team only once - to Penn... more »
September 17, 2010 12:33 PM
Jordan Jefferson has been waiting all week for a shot at redemption.
That may seem odd for a quarterback on a 2-0, 15th-ranked team coming off a 24-point road win.
But at Vanderbilt last weekend, LSU rolled to a 27-3 triumph even as Jefferson labored through one of... more »
September 15, 2010 1:27 PM
Dominant defense won LSU national titles twice in the past decade.
That wasn't expected to be the case this season with new starters at seven spots.
Yet even as No. 15 LSU's offense struggles to find its rhythm, the Tigers' youthful defense is making big plays to win... more »
September 14, 2010 1:19 PM
LSU is warning football fans that live tiger mascot Mike VI may not make it into Tiger Stadium for every home game, starting Saturday.
The Advocate reports LSU School of Veterinary Medicine student handlers have worked with Mike VI throughout the summer to encourage him to load into his... more »
September 10, 2010 12:28 PM
The Vanderbilt Commodores have been waiting a year for another chance at the LSU Tigers.
The Commodores trailed 16-9 at Tiger Stadium with 1:35 left in the third quarter despite losing defensive captain and free safety Ryan Hamilton to a torn pectoral muscle and their starting right tackle.
... more »
September 7, 2010 6:13 PM
Tiger Stadium will roar again as football returns, and this year there’s added parking. However, some said they think it’s not enough to ease the parking issues on game day. News 2’s Michael Shingleton got answers on who gets to park there. more »
August 27, 2010 6:33 AM
The Baton Rouge Convention and Visitors Bureau executive committee has approved a resolution aimed at repeating Bayou Country Superfest next year. The panel's resolution gives bureau president Paul Arrigo and board chairman Claude Reynaud authority to conduct negotiations for the 2011 Superfest with Festival Productions Inc., the promoters of the... more »
August 24, 2010 1:02 PM
Single-game tickets for LSU home football games against Mississippi State, McNeese State and Louisiana-Monroe will go on sale to the general public Saturday.
In addition, the LSU Ticket Office announced that a limited number of three-game mini-plans will also be available to the general public.
The games in... more »
May 26, 2010 8:58 PM
The stage is almost up, the countdown is on, and organizers expect country music fans to descend on Tiger Stadium wave on wave.
Death Valley wasn’t exactly ready and willing to let the stage settle on its hallowed ground. A special crane had to maneuver the pieces in order... more »
November 6, 2009 7:36 AM
Special Olympics Louisiana will be holding Over the Edge where you can rappel down the side of Tiger Stadium for charity. The event will begin the morning of Saturday, November 21st and will run throughout the day, until the last person has descended. This morning Whitney Vann took the challenge... more »
November 5, 2009 9:13 AM
Tickets for the Bayou Country Superfest in Baton Rouge go on sale Thursday, November 5 at 10:00 a.m.
The music lineup for the inaugural event to be held Memorial Day Weekend 2010 at LSU's Tiger Stadium include superstars, such as Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, and Brooks &... more »
November 2, 2009 12:01 PM
The Nov. 14 game between LSU and Louisiana Tech will be televised to a national audience on ESPNU, the Southeastern Conference announced Monday. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. in Tiger Stadium.
The Tigers (7-1) are ranked No. 9 in the nation and travel to face Alabama this week... more »
October 27, 2009 9:51 AM
LSU opened as a 34-point favorite over Tulane for Saturday's contest in Tiger Stadium.
The Tigers are coming off a 31-10 SEC victory over Auburn, while the Green Wave lost to Southern Mississippi, 43-6.
LSU coach Les Miles said he understands it will be tough for his Tigers... more »
October 24, 2009 11:35 AM
Kickoff is set for 6:34 p.m. in Tiger Stadium as 9th ranked LSU takes on Auburn. Weather should be great throughout the day and at gametime. Mike the Tiger and the LSU band march down Victory Hill at 4:40 p.m. Shortly after 6:00 p.m., Mike and the LSU cheerleaders field... more »
October 21, 2009 11:13 AM
Kenny Chesney and Taylor Swift will headline a country music festival in Baton Rouge next year. The lineup of the two-day Bayou Country Superfest was announced Wednesday. The performances next May will be part of the first-ever music festival held at LSU's Tiger Stadium. Other performers on the festival's lineup... more »
October 9, 2009 10:35 AM
The LSU-Florida game is expected to bring nearly 100,000 people to Tiger Stadium.
With or without tickets to the game, fans are still gearing up for tailgating on Saturday. Tents and RVs can already be seen around LSU's campus. News 2 will have an update about how some fans... more »
October 9, 2009 10:00 AM
U.S. Marine Cody D'Amico hasn't been to an LSU football game in 3 years. He was either at boot camp or stationed in Japan.
D'Amico, from Central, is now on leave. He arrived home yesterday afternoon.
The LSU fan hoped he'd be able to watch the big match-up... more »
October 9, 2009 6:50 AM
The Tebow watch continues leaving LSU fans wondering if Heisman Trophy quarterback Tim Tebow will play in Saturday's game against LSU.
Florida coach Urban Meyer said Tebow had his best practice of the week Thursday, but the top-ranked Gators aren't sure if he'll be cleared to play against No.... more »