4:45 LRN Sportscast September 28

LSU’s defense had a much better performance this time around against Mississippi State compared to last season when the Tigers allowed an SEC record 623 passing yards. But LSU’s “D” faded in the second half, giving up two fourth-quarter touchdowns to make it a close game. Coach Ed Orgeron says they needed to rotate their defensive players earlier in order to avoid fatigue…
cut 17 (17) “….bring em back”
LSU linebacker Damone Clark was SEC defensive player of the week after recording a career-high 15 tackles. The senior leads the SEC in tackles.

Nicholls Quarterback Lindsey Scott is the Southland Offensive Player of the Week. The former Zachary star accounted for more than 300 yards of offense in the Colonels win over North Alabama.

There’s been chatter that Pelicans All-Star Zion Williamson is not happy in New Orleans. But on Media Day, the former number one pick says he loves the city of New Orleans and does not want to be anywhere else. There have been reports of a riff between Williamson and David Griffen, the top basketball executive for the Pels and when the team was in the NBA bubble in the summer of 2020, Griffen tried to connect with Williamson by playing the piano for him at their hotel. Zion refutes the story…
cut 20 (16) “…(laughter)”
Williamson is recovering from a broken foot, but expects to be ready for the regular-season opener on October 20th.

The late Tony Robichaux will be inducted into the Ragin Cajuns athletics hall of fame at the end of October. Robichaux won 1,177 games during a 33-year coaching career that was cut short by his untimely death in 2019.