11:40 LRN Sportscasts November 23rd

The LSU football team is on its way to College Station for tomorrow night’s game against Texas A&M. Tigers guard Will Clapp says after a frustrating loss to Florida, the team is anxious to play in this Thanksgiving…
cut 20 (13) “…prepare this week”
A win for the Tigers and they’ll finish the season at 7-4. The Liberty Bowl is likely destination for the Tigers, possibly the Outback Bowl.

There’s plenty of buzz for the Bayou Classic football game between Southern and Grambling State. Bayou Classic spokesperson Angela Young says tickets are going fast….
cut 25 (09) “…complete sellout”
Kickoff on Saturday is at 4 PM.

Saints Coach Sean Payton anticipates running back Mark Ingram will be able to practice today as the team begins preparations for Sunday’s game against Los Angeles. Ingram was placed into concussion protocol during the loss to Carolina.

UL Lafayette President Joe Savoie says they will take their time in choosing the school’s next athletic director. Scott Farmer hs stepped down and Deputy director of athletics Jessica Leger will serve as an interim AD. Savois says ex-Missouri A-D Mike Alden will serve as a consultant and they expect to hear from a lot of great candidates…
cut 18 (12) “….potential candidates”
Savoie says they would like to hire a sitting athletic director from another school or a senior-level administrator at a Division One program.

Josh Brooks, deputy athletic director at ULM, is leaving for Athens, where he’ll be athe Georgia’s executive associate athletic director.