4:45 LRN Sportscast August 31

BJ Ojulari, Ali Gaye and Mike Jones Junior have been name co-captains for the LSU football team. And it was announced today that the LSU-Florida State game in the Superdome is a sell out.

The Saints active roster is down to 53 after cutting several players on Tuesday. Ian Book, Kirk Merritt, Dai Jean Dixon adn Taco Charlton are among the players who were cut. Coach Dennis Allen says a lot of thought goes into these moves…
cut 18 (18) “….final decision”
And there are reports the Eagles have claimed Ian Book.

Former Ragin Cajuns Quarterback Levi Lewis has signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Lewis was a three-year starter at U-L Lafayette and is the school’s all-time leader in passing touchdowns.

ULM is a huge underdog heading into its season opener against the Texas Longhorns who are ranked 18th in the coaches poll. Warhawks Coach Terry Bowden calls the Longhorns a great team…
Cut 19 (27) “…ready to play.”

TCU transfer Matthew Downing will get the start tomorrow night at quarterback when Louisiana Tech kicks off the season at Missouri. Head Coach Sonny Cumbie says Downing faced a Power Five team in 2020 when Cumbie was the offensive coordinator for the Horned Fogs…
cut 16 (16) “…take over”
Kick off is at 7 PM on ESPN U.