Sunday’s game between the Saints and Seahawks marks the return of tight end Jimmy Graham to New Orleans. Graham was a huge part of the Saints offense during his five seasons in the Big Easy. He had 4,752 yards on 386 catches and 51 touchdowns. Saints Quarterback Drew Brees says it will be weird to see Graham in an opposing uniform…
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Kick-off Sunday is at noon,
Last night in high school football…Jena beat Peabody 37-29. Minden knocked off North DeSoto 35-20, Ruston over Ouachita Parish 34-28, Sterlington beat Rayville 34-13, Tioga topped Franklin Parish 30-27 and Winnfield over Vidalia 27-17.
5-and-3 Louisiana Tech hosts 1-and-6 Rice in a Conference USA match-up. The Bulldogs are huge favorites, because Tech has a top-notch passing attack and the Owls have had trouble defending the pass. Kick-off in Ruston on tonight is at 6:00.
Also at six o’ clock tomorrow, ULM is at Arkansas State, McNeese hosts Abilene Christian and Northwestern State hosts Nicholls. The Demons have won the last two meetings in this series. The big game in the Southland Conference is Southeastern Louisiana hosting Central Arkansas. The Lions have won three in a row, while the 18th ranked Bears are 6-1 overall. Kickoff is at 2:30.
In other action, Tulane hosts SMU, Southern is at Alcorn State and Grambling looks to improve 6-1 with a win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff.
The Pelicans lost to the Golden state Warriors 114 to 122 last night and are now 0-2. Anthony Davis scored 45 points and had 17 rebounds in his 41 minutes of playing time.