It will be emotional in Tiger Stadium tonight as LSU’s Les Miles may be making his final appearance as the head coach of the Tigers. Football analyst Mike Detillier expects LSU to fire Miles sometime after the Texas A-and-M game and replace him with Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher. Detillier says Fisher is great at developing quarterbacks…
cut 13 (12) “first round picks”
Fisher was the offensive coordinator on the Tigers 2003 national championship team. Kick-off is at 6:30.
In other college football action, Louisiana Tech faces Southern Miss in Ruston and the winner advances to the Conference USA championship game.
UL Lafayette is at Appalachian State. The Cajuns need to win to keep their bowl hopes alive. ULM is at Hawaii and Grambling and Southern battle in the Bayou Classic at the Merecedes Benz Superdome.
In the high school football playoffs…the select championships are set…In Division One….Catholic will face Rummel as Catholic came back from a 21-0 deficit to beat Evangel in overtime last night.
In Division Two…St. Thomas More is in the state championship game for the first time ever as they’ll face Parkview Baptist, who knocked off the defending champs, U-HIGH.
In Division Three…Riverside Academy will take on Notre Dame and in Division Four…it will be St. Mary versus Southern Lab.
On the non-select side…IN Four-A…top seeded Neville advanced to the semifinals with a 42-14 win over North Desoto. Neville will play Easton who beat McDonogh number 35.
In Two-A,,,your semifinal matchups are Mangham versus Rayville and Kinder takes on Welsh. Kinder beat Welsh in the regular season.
In basketball…the Pelicans lost to the Clippers 111-90. Scary moment for New orleans as Anthony Davis needed help off the court after suffering a knee contusion.
In college hoops…Louisiana Tech beata North Carolina Central 71-50 to improve to 5-0.