Louisiana State University is penalizing themselves in the form of eight football scholarships and reduced recruiting visits after uncovering booster payments to the father of a football player. The penalties also affect former star wideout and current Cleveland Brown, Odell Beckham Jr., who was captured on video handing out cash to LSU players after their National Championship victory.
Mayor Latoya Cantrell of New Orleans was asked again at her press conference today about the Saints welcoming fans into the Superdome for upcoming home games. Cantrell noted that Tiger Stadium, "Could be a great place, temporarily" when referring to the Saints potentially taking their home games to Baton Rouge.
Following a disappointing performance last week, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said the Tigers would come out on fire against Vanderbilt. Looking to take a big step forward this week, LSU accomplished their goal.
When it was announced that fans of LSU Tiger Football would have the opportunity be in the stands for LSU's first home game via a cardboard cut-out, people were unsure as to how the idea would shape up. Now, we are catching a first glimpse of how these cut-outs look in Tiger Stadium.