6:45 LRN Sportscast

14th-ranked LSU begins its defense of last year’s SEC West title when they face Mississippi State in Starkville at 11 AM on Saturday. Tigers Coach Brian Kelly says we’ll learn a lot more about this team in the coming weeks…
Cut 18 (16) “…next month.”

The Ragin Cajuns are coming off a road loss to Old Dominion last Saturday. U-L Lafayette Quarterback Ben Woolridge says they want to turn last week’s loss into a positive with a win over U-A-B in Birmingham on Saturday…
cut 17 (14) “….on Saturday”
Kick-off is at 6 PM.

The Saints are getting ready for their Monday night match-up against the Carolina Panthers. Carolina lost last Sunday to Atlanta, but only allowed 221 offensive yards and 91 through the air. New Orleans Quarterback Derek Carr says Carolina has a great pass rush…
cut 29 (25) “…stuff too”
Saints running back Kendre Miller, tight end Juwan Johnson and special-teams standout J-T Gray practiced in a limited capacity yesterday.

Last night in high school football…Newman beat Benton 37-27, Carencro defeated Southside 19-14. Calvary Baptist won the battle of Shreveport as they defeated C-E Byrd 42-21.