LRN 16:45 Sportscast Sept 30

LSU freshman quarterback Brandon Harris will make his first collegiate start at Auburn this Saturday and a raucous crowd is expected for this SEC West clash. Coach Les Miles expects Harris and the rest of the team to handle the hostile environment well….
cut 17 (11) “…will get that”
Auburn had three starters who left last Saturday’s game against Louisiana Tech because of injuries. Coach Gus Malzhan says linebackers Kris Frost and Cassanova McKinzy and right tackle Patrick Miller listed as day-to-day and he’s hopeful they’ll be able to play Saturday against LSU.

Louisiana Tech hosts UTEP this Saturday in a Conference USA matchup. The Bulldogs lead the all-time series over the Miners seven-two-and-one. Tech beat them last year in a close affair, 38-35.

ULM looks to improve to 3-and-0 in the Sun Belt on Saturday when they visit Arkansas State. Warhawks Coach Todd Berry has never beaten the Red Wolves in four tries.

The Ragin Cajuns football team is coming off a bye week and it’s allowed the team to get healthy. It looks like top wide receiver Jamal Robinson will be able to play this Saturday against Georgia State. Coach Mark Hudspeth says Robinson gives opposing defenses something to think about….
cut 30 (16) “….at Boise”
The Cajuns are looking to snap a three-game losing streak.

McNeese State says for the first time since 2010 there’s an increase in football season ticket sales. The Cowboys near upset of Nebraska helped give them an extra bump in ticket sales. McNeese will begin Southland play this Saturday when they host winless Nicholls State.