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LSU: From Chumps To Champs

LSU: From Chumps To Champs

Rick Sarro December 9, 2022 Comments Off on LSU: From Chumps To Champs

Former LSU coach Ed Orgeron had college football’s best Hollywood script going while it lasted. The Cajun born on the bayous of Larose finally got his dream job as the Tigers’ head coach and

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Slip Sliding Away

Slip Sliding Away

Rick Sarro November 21, 2022 Comments Off on Slip Sliding Away

The two highest profile and most notable first-year head football coaches in Louisiana have their teams going in opposite directions. My GPS must have been wacky back in August, because I thought Brian Kelly

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In The Cards

In The Cards

Rick Sarro October 28, 2022 Comments Off on In The Cards

It may not be to the exact week or month, but as the McNeese football fortunes were descending in 2018, Incarnate Word began its rise from the football ashes, so to speak. And if

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Early Impressions

Early Impressions

Rick Sarro October 11, 2022 Comments Off on Early Impressions

Pokes, Tigers, And Saints Three words come to mind regarding the three aforementioned football clubs so early in the season. Patience. Transition. Expectations. I will give you a few seconds to couple those three

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Hogs At The Trough

Hogs At The Trough

Rick Sarro August 4, 2022 Comments Off on Hogs At The Trough

I don’t know how much more I can take. Before too long, I will require some form of sports therapy to sort out all these titanic changes, but even after that, I’m not sure

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Construction Zone Ahead

Construction Zone Ahead

Rick Sarro May 6, 2022 Comments Off on Construction Zone Ahead

McNeese coach Gary Goff is in the business of building a football program. And like many businesses around the region, state and country, he is short on workers. For now, anyway. On a weekly

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Polar Opposites

Polar Opposites

Rick Sarro March 24, 2022 Comments Off on Polar Opposites

With first-year head coaches and almost entirely new rosters, I didn’t expect sterling results from either of McNeese’s basketball teams this season. The Cowboys and Cowgirls have both surprised me, but in totally different

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Sean Payton: A Sweet Sixteen Years

Sean Payton: A Sweet Sixteen Years

Rick Sarro March 4, 2022 Comments Off on Sean Payton: A Sweet Sixteen Years

Just a few weeks ago in these pages of Lagniappe I wrote a column on the season that was for the New Orleans Saints and what their priorities would be for the upcoming off-season.

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From Touchdown Jesus To Death Valley

From Touchdown Jesus To Death Valley

Rick Sarro January 4, 2022 Comments Off on From Touchdown Jesus To Death Valley

I’m sure LSU athletic director Scott Woodward has caught his share of largemouth bass, speckled trout, maybe a few monster reds and a trophy tarpon or two. He can now add a whale to

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Thanks But No Thanks

Thanks But No Thanks

Rick Sarro December 9, 2021 Comments Off on Thanks But No Thanks

McNeese Sacks The WAC I have said for years now that McNeese had to get off their keisters, get their athletic house in order and make an aggressive run at moving out of FCS

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