Tag Archives: Coach Ed Orgeron

Season Only Halfway But Auburn Will Determine Course

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Tigers Have To Overcome Youth and Lack of Depth on Offensive Line

By John Ventola

To say the 2017 LSU football season has been unusual thus far would be an understatement. Even more unusual is the fact this proud LSU alumnus, and 64-year season ticket holder, has been to only one home game this season. Continue reading

Injury Diagnosis Should Be Only Reason To Miss Bowl Game

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Players Opting Out of Bowl Games Setting Unsavory Precedent

By John Ventola

Three of college football’s best running backs, each with a likely National Football League career ahead of them, decided to not participate in their team’s post season bowl game. All three said they wanted to start preparations for next month’s professional showcases leading up to February’s NFL draft. Continue reading

Win For Mike VI

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John Ventola

While watching former and current LSU players come down Victory Hill two weeks ago before the Missouri game I spotted a couple of middle-aged guys jockeying for position to get a better view. Eager as they were, they were not making much headway toward the guardrails that separate the fans and players. I noticed their Mizzou shirts, and motioned for them to join my friend and I and sit on the wall near the journalism building, explaining we could stand and see everything—and everybody—when the players and band approached. Continue reading