Updated: 6:27 AM 12/10/2013NEW YORK - Florida State's Jameis Winston, Northern Illinois' Jordan Lynch, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, Alabama's AJ McCarron, Auburn's Tre Mason and Boston College's Andre Williams are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Six finalists invited to Saturday's ceremony in New York are the most since 1994. Winston is the... (More)
Updated: 6:50 PM 12/9/2013BATON ROUGE - Tickets for LSU's first appearance in the Outback Bowl in 25 years are currently on sale to the general public, LSU associate athletic director for tickets Brian Broussard said. Tickets in the LSU sections of Raymond James Stadium start at $80. To order, visit www.LSUtix.net or... (More)
Updated: 6:22 PM 12/9/2013METAIRIE - With their latest double-digit triumph over a playoff contender, the New Orleans Saints left little doubt about how tough they are to beat in the Superdome. The next two of their remaining three games are on the road, however, and playoff seeding is on the line. The Saints... (More)
Updated: 5:30 PM 12/9/2013METAIRIE - The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Tyreke Evans is expected to miss up to two weeks because of his left ankle injury. The club says further evaluation Monday of Evans' injury has confirmed the initial diagnosis of a sprain. Evans was hurt while trying to drive past Kevin... (More)
Updated: 2:24 PM 12/9/2013
BALTIMORE - Alabama's AJ McCarron has won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given to the top senior quarterback in college football.
McCarron completed 67 percent of his passes for 2,676 yards and 26 touchdowns for the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide (11-1).
The other finalists were Clemson's Tajh Boyd, Fresno State's Derek Carr, Northern Illinois' Jordan Lynch and Georgia's Aaron Murray.
Kansas State's Collin Klein won the award last season.
Updated: 2:19 PM 12/9/2013TEMPE, Ariz. - Tyrann Mathieu's terrific rookie NFL season has come to a premature end. Arizona coach Bruce Arians has confirmed that Mathieu tore an ACL and sustained further damage in his left knee and will undergo surgery. Mathieu, who earned the nickname "Honey Badger" in his days at LSU,... (More)
Updated: 2:10 PM 12/9/2013BIRMINGHAM - 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)
Updated: 1:44 PM 12/9/2013ATLANTA - Auburn running back Tre Mason is the offensive player of the year, while Gus Malzahn claimed the coaching award on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The Tigers were rewarded on the team announced Monday after going from worst to first. Mason was a unanimous choice at... (More)
Updated: 4:58 AM 12/9/2013NEW ORLEANS - The Carolina Panthers took their first two drives of the first quarter in for a pair of field goals, but ever since then the Saints have regained control of the contest. New Orleans would start the second quarter with two straight scoring drives ending with Marques... (More)
Updated: 4:57 AM 12/9/2013
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 have more on the announcement on WBRZ News 2 at 10.