Andy Cannizaro, a New York Yankees scout for the past five years and a former MLB infielder, has been hired as the recruiting coordinator and hitting coach for the LSU baseball program, coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday.
Coach Paul Mainieri announced on Monday LSU’s incoming signing class, rated the No. 1 class in the nation by Perfect Game. Eight of the 12 new players enrolled at LSU last month, and the remaining four will join the Tigers in August.
The Tigers took their turn on Wednesday.
Head Coach Les Miles, running back Terrence Magee, offensive lineman La'El Collins and linebacker D.J. Welter represented the 2014 LSU Tiger football team at SEC Media Days.
By Matt Sullivan - Sports Information Director Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns
– Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns senior quarterback Terrance Broadway was one of 39 players named on Wednesday to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List in an announcement made by the Davey O’Brien Foundat
The New Orleans Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have agreed to a new long-term contract. The deal is reportedly worth $40M over four years with $21M guaranteed. Graham is now the highest paid tight end in the league.
By Damon Sunde - Southeastern Louisiana University Associate Director of Sports Information
The Southland Conference Television Network and ESPN3 will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of all 11 Southland football teams in 2014, including four games featuring defending conference champion Southeastern Louisiana.
They say hard work pays off in the long run. Well, that fit's former UL baseball player Jonathan Lucroy just right. Tomorrow night for the major league All-Star Game, Lucroy will be the starting catcher for the National Leauge.
After having one of the best seasons by a freshman kicker in LSU history, sophomore Colby Delahoussaye was one of 30 players named to the 2014 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award Watch List, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced
LSU senior center Elliott Porter is one of 66 players selected to the 2014 Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List, the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced Tuesday.
The award is presented annually to college football’s most outstanding center.
By Kemmler Chapple - Southeastern Louisiana University Director of Sports Information
Southeastern Louisiana senior quarterback Bryan Bennett is one of 20 student-athletes named to the Watch List for the 28th Walter Payton Award, which is awarded to the outstanding player of the Football Championship Subdivision.