6:45 LRN Sportscast

Week one of the college football season begins tonight and there are several games on the schedule including Louisiana Tech at Missouri. It’s the start of the Sonny Cumbie era in Ruston as he looks to turn around a program that went three and nine last season. Despite that losing record, the Bulldogs had one of the best pass defenses in Conference USA. Cumbie is expecting a big season from safety BeeJay Williamson…
cut 17 (15) “….fall camp”
Tech returns eight starters on defense. Kick-off is at 7 PM.

According to Dennis Dodd at CBS Sports, the College Football Playoff Board of Managers will meet tomorrow and vote on a 12-team playoff bracket that could begin as soon as the 2024 season. The Board of Managers is eleven members representing each FBS conference and Notre Dame and the vote needs to be unanimous.

BJ Ojulari, Ali Gaye, and Mike Jones Junior have been named team captains for LSU football this season. Coach Brian Kelly says they were selected based on a vote by the team…
Cut 19 (18) “…weigh in.”
Kelly says a player on offense each week will also be nominated to be a co-captain.

Saints coach Dennis Allen says cornerback Paulson Adebo has been dealing with an ankle injury. Adebo told reporters he expects to play in the regular season opener. Meanwhile, the Saints practice squad is set. It includes former Nicholls receiver Dai-Jean Dixon, former Cajuns defensive tackle Christian Ringo and and former Destrehan standout Kirk Merritt.

And according to Baseball America, LSU’s 2022 transfer class is ranked number one in the nation.