LRN Sportscast 16:45 August 26

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees was back at practice today, one day after his wife gave birth to their fourth child. It’s the first girl for Drew and Brittany Brees and they are holding off on announcing the girl’s name until its officially on the birth certificate. Brees also says this will likely be the last addition to their immediate family….
cut 14 (10) “…laughter”
The family’s first girl will be a little sister to brothers Baylen, Bowen and Callen.

Saints Coach Sean Payton said today that outside linebacker Victor Butler has been released. Butler was signed by the Black and Gold during the 2013 offseason and he was expected to be a starter. But Butler never played a down for New Orleans, because of injuries. The Saints wrap up the preseason on Thursday night at home against Baltimore.

LSU Football Coach Les Miles is not letting the cat out of the bag as far as who will be the starting quarterback. Miles says Brandon Harris and Anthony Jennings will both play this Saturday against Wisconsin, but the team will not know who the starter is until Thursday. The head coach also says he doesn’t anticipate the battle for starting Q-B to be a distraction for his team….
cut 18 (19) “….that’s the reason why”

Louisiana Tech Head Coach Skip Holtz has made a determination on who will start the Bulldogs season opener against Oklahoma. It will be Iowa transfer Cody Sokol, who will make his first collegiate start at quarterback on the Division One-A level.