4:45 LRN Sportsast

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says they arrested Saints safety Marcus Maye this morning in a road rage incident in which he allegedly brandished a pistol at a carload of juvenile girls. He faces multiple counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. Maye’s attorney says his client “vehemently denies the allegation” and “looks forward to defending himself when all the facts come out.” Saints Coach Dennis Allen…
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The LSU Tigers are putting their finishing touches on their game plan for Sunday’s season opener against Florida State in the Superdome. Coach Brian Kelly…
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Kick-off Sunday is at 6:30.

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…
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Tech returns eight starters on defense. Kick-off is at 7 PM.

Multiple reports say 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. And the possibility of a 16-team postseason is also under consideration.