Teams split for LSU spring football game - Tucson News Now

Latest Scores, Headlines and Analysis

Teams split for LSU spring football game

Posted: Updated:
  • LSUMore>>

  • LSU adds home-and-home series with Syracuse

    LSU adds home-and-home series with Syracuse

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:46:13 GMT
    From LSU Sports BATON ROUGE –LSU has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse in football starting with a game at the Carrier Dome in 2015, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva
    LSU football has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse starting in 2015. LSU also announced that the Tigers will open the 2015 season against McNeese State in Tiger Stadium.
  • ESPN to televise LSU-Wisconsin game in Houston

    ESPN to televise LSU-Wisconsin game in Houston

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:30:36 GMT
    From LSU Sports BATON ROUGE – LSU's season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference and the
    LSU's season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN.
  • Tigers perform drills for coaches at LSU Pro Day

    Tigers perform drills for coaches at LSU Pro Day

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:30:55 GMT
    With the NFL draft a month away, the LSU football players looking to move on to the next level are down to few opportunities left to show teams their worth. LSU reported 17 players from the 2013 squad
    With the NFL draft a month away, the LSU football players looking to move on to the next level are down to few opportunities left to show teams their worth.

From LSU Sports

BATON ROUGE – The teams have been divided for LSU's National L-Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's in Tiger Stadium as the White squad will feature many members of the No.1 offense and defense against the Purple squad, which will consist of the second and third units.

Kickoff for the spring game is set for 2 p.m. in Tiger Stadium and admission to the contest is free. The game will be also be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network (104.5 FM in Baton Rouge) and on Spanish Radio 105.5 FM in Baton Rouge. The game will also be carried by WWL-Radio 870 AM out of New Orleans.

The game will be played as a normal contest during the first half, while the second half will feature a running clock. The only exception is that all special teams will be controlled as there will be no live hitting during any special teams plays.

Quarterback Zach Mettenberger along with running back Jeremy Hill and wide receivers Odell Beckham, Jr., and Jarvis Landry highlight the offense for the White team, while the defense will be led by linebacker Lamin Barrow, safety Craig Loston and defensive tackle Anthony Johnson.

True freshman Ethan Pocic will start at center for the White team, while redshirt freshman Jerald Hawkins will start at right guard.

The Purple team will feature two true freshman quarterbacks in Anthony Jennings and Hayden Rettig.

They will be joined by running back Kenny Hilliard, fullback J.C. Copeland and wide receivers James Wright, John Diarse, and Kadron Boone.

Defensively, the Purple squad will feature three sophomore linebackers in Kwon Alexander, Lamar Louis, and Deion Jones along with true freshman defensive end Christian LaCouture.

  • Southeastern ConferenceMore>>

  • Bama, Auburn, Mizzou hold spring games

    Bama, Auburn, Mizzou hold spring games

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:47:53 GMT
    (RNN) - Three more SEC teams have their spring football games on Saturday, April 19 as the spring practice season winds down. Auburn's A-Day Game will be televised on ESPN at 3 p.m. ET. The Tigers will
    Auburn, Alabama and Missouri will finish up spring practice with spring games. Auburn and the Crimson Tide will have their A-Day games televised.
  • Missouri dismisses WR Green-Beckham from team

    Missouri dismisses WR Green-Beckham from team

    Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, once heralded as the No. 1 recruit in the nation out of high school, has been kicked off the team.
    Missouri decided enough was enough.
  • Review: Mizzou didn't follow federal assault rules

    Review: Mizzou didn't follow federal assault rules

    An independent report says the University of Missouri failed to follow parts of the federal law that governs sexual harassment when handling the case of a former swimmer's suicide.
    An independent report released Friday says the University of Missouri failed to follow parts of the federal law that governs sexual harassment on campus when handling the case of a former swimmer's suicide.
Powered by WorldNow