The NFL Scouting Combine is underway in Indianapolis as draft-eligible football players begin talking with other teams. Draft Analyst Mike Detillier says outside linebacker Duke Riley is moving up the draft boards the fastest out of the former Tigers. He says the Buras native was an unknown player before the start of the 2016 season, now he has a chance to be a second-or-third round pick if he runs well in the 40-yard dash….
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A total of 10 players from LSU are at the Combine, including Jamal Adams and Leonard Fournette. Both players have a chance at being a top five pick.
The schedule for SEC Media Days came out today and LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron will meet with hundreds of reporters on Monday, July 10th just outside of Birmingham, Alabama.
Fourth ranked LSU hosts Nicholls State tonight at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers will see left-hander Mike Hanchar on the mound tonight. He threw seven shutout innings against the Ragin Cajuns last week.
16th ranked UL Lafayette is at Northwestern State. Both teams are 3-and-3 on the season.
Louisiana Tech’s baseball game against Arkansas at J-C Love Field is sold out tonight. Both teams are undefeated.
Elsehwere, ULM is at Jackson State and Southeastern Louisiana begins a two-game series against 14th ranked Vanderbilt.
ULM athletics director Brian Wickstrom is reportedly a finalist for the A-D job at Sacramento State.
At the girls basketball tournament in Hammond…top seeded Houma Christian advanced to the Division Four State championship game with a come from behind 49-46 win over Southern Lab. Houma Christian will face Lafayette Christian in the title game as the Lady Knights were vistorious over Vermilion Catholic 48-38.