6:45 LRN Sportscast September 29

LSU enters Saturday night’s showdown versus Auburn ranked next to last in the SEC in rush offense, averaging less than three yards a carry. Center Liam Shanahan says the o-line knows they need to do a better job of opening up holes for the running backs…
cut 18 (18) “….what they can do”
Meanwhile Auburn is averaging 257 yards on the ground. They have two talented running backs, Tank Bigsby and Jarquez Hunter. Still no word on who will start at quarterback for Auburn. It will be either Bo Nix or former LSU Tiger TJ Finley.

The Saints get to practice at their own training facility today for the first time since they left for Texas because of Hurricane Ida. This Sunday is the Dome opener against the Giants.

ULM Quarterback Rhett Rodrigeuz is back home after spending a few days in the hospital due to a partially collapsed lung. Warhawks coach Terry Bowden says Rodriguez underwent a medical procedure following Saturday’s win over Troy…
cut 19 (13) “…the procedure”
There’s no word on how much time Rodriguez will miss.

Ragin Cajuns Coach Billy Napier says starting left tackle Carlos Rubio will likely miss most of the rest of the season after suffering an injury in last Saturday’s win over Georgia Southern.

Texas A-and-M Commerce is joining the Southland Conference. The school is located 65 miles northeast of Dallas and the Lions will become official members next July. Their football team won the Division Two national championship in 2017.

LSU men’s basketball will play an exhibition against Nicholls in Thibodaux on October 23rd and the proceeds will go towards Hurricane Ida relief.