After grinding out a high-stakes, 23-21 home victory over previously unbeaten South Carolina, the sixth-ranked Tigers’ road doesn’t get any easier with Saturday’s visit to College Station.
The Horned Frogs from the Big 12 and the Tigers from the Southeastern Conference have played eight times, but not since 1968. LSU leads the series 5-2-1.
Three days after a bomb scare at the University of Texas in Austin, Louisiana State University had a bomb threat of their own.
The quarterback for No. 3 LSU is entering his fourth year of college football and finally makes his much anticipated debut as a starter for a major program on Saturday night against North Texas in Tiger Stadium.
Isaac, which was a hurricane for part of Wednesday before being downgraded to a tropical storm, caused widespread tree and power line damage around the state capital.
The third-ranked Tigers were given the option of staying in their own apartments, at the football operations building or in Tiger Stadium.
Claiborne will play the rest of this preseason in preparation for being a starter in the season-opener at the Giants.
LSU has dismissed Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu from its football program for violating school and team rules.
Former coaches Phillip Fulmer of Tennessee, Jimmy Johnson, who coached Miami and Oklahoma State, and R.C. Slocum of Texas A&M also were selected.
The Dallas Cowboys traded up eight spots to No. 6 overall in the NFL Draft on Thursday and selected LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne.
Trent Johnson has been hired as TCU’s new basketball coach. Johnson replaces Jim Christian and will lead the Frogs into the Big 12 Conference next season.
A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that TCU is set to hire Trent Johnson as its next basketball coach.