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  • Trojans roll, while Tarpons’ struggles continue

    H.L. Bourgeois won, oh, about 20 seconds of Friday night's game with Central Lafourche. The rest was all Trojans, improving the team to 5-1 on the season.

  • Saints quiet Minshew Mania, handle Jaguars 13-6

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania didn't have a prayer against New Orleans.Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew was harassed, hurried and humbled in a 13-6 loss to the Saints on Sunday, his worst performance of the season coming just a few hours after Pope Francis accidentally tweeted support for the visiting team."Today we give thanks to the Lord for our new #Saints," Pope Francis tweeted. "They walked by faith and now we invoke their intercession."The hashtag ...

  • Burrow's 3 TDs lift No. 5 LSU over No. 7 Florida, 42-28.

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Joe Burrow passed for 293 yards and three touchdowns, and fifth-ranked LSU scored three straight touchdowns after falling behind early in the second half to emerge with a 42-28 victory over No. 7 Florida on Saturday night.Facing a Florida defense that came in leading the nation in interceptions and leading the Southeastern Conference in sacks, the Tigers (6-0, 2-0 SEC) totaled 511 yards without giving up a sack or committing a turnover.Ja'Marr Chase had 127 yard...

  • Saints' Davis: Headband fine helped in the long run

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints linebacker Demario Davis says being fined for wearing his "Man of God" headband helped his cause in the long run.Davis says he'd worn the headband expressing his faith for several games before the NFL took note of the uniform violation and fined him about $7,000.The New Orleans defensive captain was able to successfully appeal the fine by arguing that he was not aware that expressing his faith in that way violated NFL policies against using uniform...

  • No. 5 LSU to test hi-scoring offense vs. No. 7 Florida

    No. 7 Florida (6-0, 3-0 SEC) at No. 5 LSU (5-0, 1-0), Saturday at 7 p.m.

  • Quarterbacks at Florida, LSU off to impressive starts

    Florida and LSU appear poised to mount serious challenges in their respective Southeastern Conference divisions and two of the nation's best offenses reside in the SEC West.The stage is set for upcoming showdowns, a heated chase to the championship game and perhaps even a shootout or two in the SEC. No. 1 Alabama and No.

  • Orgeron: LSU 'hopefully' has Divinity, Lawrence vs Florida

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron says pass-rushing linebacker Michael Divinity and defensive lineman Rashard Lawrence are expected to practice this week and "hopefully" will play Saturday night when the fifth-ranked Tigers host No. 7 Florida.Orgeron says starting left tackle Saahdiq Charles also is expected to return to the lineup after being held out last Saturday against Utah State because of what Orgeron called a "coach's decision."The coach says rese...

  • Saints' defense in dominant form

    New Orleans (AP) — When Teddy Bridgewater talks about his 3-0 record as a fill-in starter for record-setting Saints quarterback Drew Brees, he doesn't hesitate to share credit New Orleans' defense.New Orleans' 31-24 triumph over Tampa Bay on Sunday illustrated why. For the second straight week, the Saints shut down an opponent that entered the Superdome on a roll."I'm glad I was on the Saints and not the Tampa Bay Bucs," Bridgewater said.After holding Dallas to a ...

  • Trojans roll past Ellender, Tarps drop another one

    After four-straight home games to start the 2019 season, Central Lafourche hopped on the yellow bus and hit the road on Friday against Ellender.The change of routine showed early. But eventually, the Trojans settled in and got rolling, easily pushing past their overmatched foe.Central Lafourche beat Ellender 55-27 on Friday, using balanced offense, both run and pass, to secure the win.Coach Keith Menard said he wasn’t pleased with how his team started the game, falling behind early. But he...

  • AP Top 25 Reality Check: Super 6 has rankings on lockdown

    Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Ohio State, LSU and Oklahoma. Call them the Super Six.After six regular-season Associated Press college football polls the top six teams are the same teams that were ranked in the top six in the preseason. The order has changed, but at no point have the teams.

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