11:40 LRN Sportscast September 28th

LSU interim Head Coach Ed Orgeron has already said he wants to spread the ball around, instead of just relying heavily on the running game. New offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger says he’s on board with that idea…
cut 18 (09) “…smart doing that”
Ensminger was previously an offensive coordinator at Clemson and Texas A&M in the 1990s. He played quarterback for the Tigers in the 1970s.

Orgeron told reporters today that defensive lineman Davon Godchaux will be reinstated to the team. Godchaux was arrested Monday morning after authorities say he had a tussle with his girlfriend and a 10-month old child was present. Charges against Godchaux and his girlfriend were dropped. Coach “O” also said running back Leonard Fournette is a game time decision for Saturday night’s contest against Missouri.

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame announces its 2017 class. Headliners are PGA golfer David Toms, nine-time pro football star Ed Reed, three-time Kentucky Debry-winning jockey Calvin Borel and former major league baseball player Juan Pierre, who won a world series championship with the Marlins. Also going into the Hall is Former LSU and NFL wide receiver Eddie Kennison, LSU gymnastics coach DD Breaux and former Nicholls, Southwest Louisiana and LSU coach Raymond Didier.

The Saints are back to work today getting ready for Sunday’s game against San Diego. The two teams are a combined one and five on the season. New Orleans had a very difficult time stopping the Falcons running game on Monday night. The Chargers top running back is Melvin Gordon, who has rushed for nearly 200 yards and four touchdowns.

What’s the possibility of Florida State Coach Jimbo Fisher coming to LSU? The former tigers offensive coordinator says he plans on being the Seminoles Head Coach for a long time.