Friday LRN Sportscast 16:45

There are reports two potential starters on the LSU football team will not play in tomorrow night’s game against Wisconsin. Cornerback Rashard Robinson has reportedly been suspended, while wide receiver Malachi Dupree has an injured ankle and did not make the trip to Houston. LSU says they won’t comment on the reports.

A big crowd is expected at the newly refurbished Cajun field for Saturday night’s game between UL Lafayette and the Southern Jaguars. Ragin Cajuns Coach Mark Hudspeth says the Jags return a lot of key pieces from a team that won the SWAC last year….
cut 15 (10) “…best shot”
Also in Louisiana tomorrow night…the defending Southland champs, Southeastern Louisiana, will host Jacksonville at Strawberry Stadium. Nicholls State is at Air Force and Grambling travels to Lamar.

The Saints have until 3 o’ clock Saturday to reduce their roster to 53 players. That means 22 players who participated in Thursday night’s preseason finale will be cut. Coach Sean Payton says it’s a difficult situation for everyone involved…
cut 20 (28) “…difficult time”
Backup quarterback and kicker are two position battles that will be decided before the three o’ clock deadline.

ULM has started the college football season with a victory. The Warhawks rallied from a ten to nothing deficit on Thursday night to beat Wake Forest 17 to 10. The Warhawks are home again on September sixth, taking on Idaho.