The top ranked LSU baseball team completes its stay in the Lone Star State tonight by visiting Texas. The Tigers are coming off a victory over Sam Houston where they scored 16 runs. Right fielder Brayden Joubert hit two home runs in that game. Joubert has three for the season after hitting 18 dingers last season. Joubert only had a .246 batting average last season, but he says his preparation is more consistent this year…
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First pitch tonight in Austin is at 6:30.
Louisiana Tech begins a two-game series at fourth ranked Ole Miss today. The Ragin Cajuns visit in-state rival McNeese, ULM will play host to Grambling at 6 PM.
On-3 sports is reporting LSU wide receiver Aaron Anderson will miss time this spring after undergoing offseason knee surgery. The transfer from Alabama, who was ranked as the best receiver in the state coming out of Karr High School in 2022, is expected to be a full go when the Tigers’ open the season in September against Florida State.
There are reports Coach Brian Kelly will name defensive analyst John Jancek as the team’s new special teams coordinator as he will replace Brian Polian who will serve in a general manager type roll. Jancek will also coach outside linebackers Other assistant coaches would also help Jancek coordinate special teams.
Other LSU football news….cornerback Sevyn Banks has left the team and is hoping to be selected in the upcoming draft and freshman safety Michael Daugherty has also left the program.
In the NFL…there are reports the Bucaneers are expected to release former LSU star running back Leonard Fournette. Fournette spent three seasons in Tampa Bay, but had a down year rushing the ball last season.