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Citrus Bowl loss shows everything the Tigers need to fix

If Coach Ed Orgeron needed a blueprint for what to fix this offseason, all he has to do is flip on the tape of LSU’s Citrus Bowl matchup with Notre...

Coach O: Year One

If a fortune teller could have spoken to the LSU fan base in July and told them that the Tigers would go 9-3 in the 2017 season, almost every fan...

Orgeron gets his mulligan, and his man

Let me start out this troll by stating what a lot of LSU fans have seemingly forgotten: Ed Orgeron never really wanted Matt Canada calling his plays...

Category - The Sports Troll

Welcome to DIG’s newest blog, The Sports Troll, where writer Casey Gisclair gives you the lowdown on the LSU sports world.

LSU set to tangle with Tennessee

LSU fans know all too well what it’s like to be a Tennessee fan right now. They were in the Vols’ shoes exactly one year ago. LSU takes on Tennessee this weekend in Knoxville at a crossroads time for the storied...

LSU has a lot still to play for

  LSU won’t win the College Football Playoff, nor the Southeastern Conference. But don’t listen to the numbskulls who say that the Tigers have nothing to play for in the final three games of the season. There’s...

Sports Troll: LSU Bama set to renew rivalry

LSU coach Ed Orgeron said being a 21.5-point underdog “means nothing.” Alabama coach Nick Saban called LSU’s loss against Troy the “worst thing that happened to the SEC,” because it awoke a sleeping giant. Las Vegas...

Sports Troll: How to BEAT BAMA

5 things LSU must do to slay Goliath Alabama   OK, so it’s one thing to say LSU can beat Alabama. But it’s a whole another thing entirely to put all the pieces together and explain how it can happen while still...

3 in a row! LSU trumps Ole Miss

Coach Ed Orgeron will never admit it. But Saturday’s dominant victory over Ole Miss had to feel awfully good. Coach O beat his former team for the second-straight year on Saturday, as the Tigers walloped the Rebels 40...

LSU vs. Auburn. What a game!!!

LSU rallies late, scores huge win over Auburn Someday 30 years from now, a father will take his young son to an LSU/Auburn game in Tiger Stadium. While walking from the parking lot to the stadium, the dad will tell the...

Tiger vs. Tiger

LSU to battle Auburn in Tiger Stadium When LSU plays Auburn, crazy things tend to happen. Today’s installment will have a new wrinkle – the Louisiana Tigers are a decisive underdog, despite being at home. LSU will take...

Ya’ll, this is a huge game

I don’t know how long Ed Orgeron will be LSU’s head football coach. But I do know that Saturday’s football game at Florida will go an awfully long way in determining how long the new coach is able to stick around. The...

The Sports Troll: The agony continues

Troy beats LSU in Tiger Stadium The whispers surrounding the LSU football program are now roars. The Tigers were beaten at home by Troy. The Trojans waltzed into Tiger Stadium on Saturday and looked like the better...

The Sports Troll: Beware the boys from Troy

The coldest I’ve ever been in my life was on Nov. 15, 2008 while standing alone in the student section in Tiger Stadium. The weather was warm that day. But at night, the temperatures plummeted to about 45 degrees and a...

It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win

It wasn’t pretty. OK, OK, it was downright ugly at times. But LSU got the win. And that’s good enough for coach Ed Orgeron – at least for one more week. The Tigers beat Syracuse 35-26 in front of a Tiger Stadium crowd...

Can LSU rebound with Syracuse?

Can LSU rebound with Syracuse?

Last week, everything went wrong for LSU. This week, the Tigers are looking to find that feel good feeling again. Fresh off a disastrous loss at Mississippi State, the LSU football team will return home to Tiger Stadium...

A Huge Test for Coach O

A Huge Test for Coach O

What went wrong for LSU on Saturday at Mississippi State? OK, that’s a bad question. My editor says I only have 500-600 words and answering that would take at least 5,000-6,000 words – if not more. So let’s try again:...

Mississippi State waxes LSU in Starkville

Mississippi State got about 20 years’ worth of revenge on Saturday night and LSU was the victim in their grasps. The Bulldogs crushed the Tigers 37-7 on Saturday, making amends for almost two decades worth of dominance...

Tigers take care of business

Chattanooga struck first but LSU struck last. The Tigers also landed all the body blows in the middle, as well. LSU stomped the Mocs 45-10 on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, using big plays, turnovers and timely...

BYE, BYE, BYU

BYE, BYE, BYU

Tigers trounce BYU in easy win Stop me if you’ve heard this football joke before. Two teams played in the Superdome for a high-stakes neutral site game. And one team didn’t muster enough offense to ever get across the...

Hey, Tigers! It’s GAME DAY!

Hey, Tigers! It’s GAME DAY!

LSU ready to kick off new era with BYU game LSU fans have waited long enough—since New Year’s Eve to be exact. Now, it’s time to play some football. The Tigers will take on BYU on Saturday night in the Mercedes Benz...

The Sports Troll: Don’t let BYU fool you

It’s game week, LSU fans! After an entire offseason of waiting, the LSU football team will open its 2017 season on Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. against BYU – a decorated program from the Southwest. The Tigers are a two...

The Sports Troll: Losing Walker stinks!

Losing Eric Walker for the 2018 season stinks. More important than that, it’s a huge blow to the LSU baseball team’s future. Walker, a freshman sensation on last year’s club, was diagnosed with ligament damage last week...

The Sports Troll: I believe in Danny Etling

I’m a little delayed in getting this message out. The College World Series, my 30th birthday, a tropical storm and many, many other things had me occupied. Yes, I’m 30 and no, I don’t walk to talk about it. It’s a bit...

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