7:30 LRN Sportscast

It’s expected Jayden Daniels will become LSU’s third Heisman Trophy winner as the award will be handed out tonight in New York City. Daniels won two big awards last night, the Walter Camp national Player of the Year award and the Davey O’Brien Award as the top quarterback in college football.

Billy Cannon and Joe Burrow are the two other LSU players who won the Heisman. Coach Brian Kelly on what it would mean if Daniels would win the Heisman…
cut 20 (20) “….to retain”
LSU star receiver Malik Nabers did not win the Biletnikoff Award last night. Instead, that honor went to Ohio State’s Marvin Harrison, even though Nabers had more catches and receiving yards.

Union Parish ended its streak of three consecutive losses in the state championship game with a dramatic 36-35 win over St. James yesterday. The Farmers executed a two-point conversion with 11 seconds left for the winning score. Also at the Prep Classic, Opelousas won the school’s first state championship with a 26-13 win over Cecilia and Catholic High crushed Acadiana 55-31.

Today is the final day of the Prep Classic and the first game should be a high-scoring affair as Lafayette Christian takes on St. Thomas More. STM beat LCA in last year’s division two select state title game 52-48 and Cougars Hall of Fame Coach Jim Hightower is expecting another tough game…
cut 9 (08) “…measure up”
Also today, St. Charles Catholic versus Calvary Baptist and Zachary against Ruston.