06:45 Sportscast, August 25th, 2017

The Saints are set to the play the Texans in exhibition game number three. Quarterback Drew Brees is expected to get his first action of the preseason and he’s excited to finally play in a game…:
Cut 16 (19) “that I’m proud of”
Veteran running back Adrian Peterson is expected to make his preseason debut as well. The Texans practiced with the Saints Thursday ahead of the preseason game, just as they did last summer in Houston. Kickoff tomorrow night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is 7pm.

After the practice, Texans coach Bill O’Brien was asked about the now-Category 2 Hurricane Harvey as the massive storm threatens his team’s city. He said football is the focus right now, but that could change quickly depending on what happens because it’s never football before family.

The LSU Tigers will count on a lot of young players during 2017 season. Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda says his young linebackers Tyler Taylor, Patrick Queen and Jacob Phillips strive to be great..:
Cut 18 (19) “love to see”
SEC Network analysts Gene Chizik and Jordan Rodgers predicted the Tigers’ win-loss record Thursday night, and they both think LSU will have a 10 win season. Chizik predicts the Tigers will lose to Alabama and Arkansas, while Rodgers felt the losses would be against The Crimson Tide and Auburn.

The SEC announced on Thursday afternoon that Will Wade’s first SEC game as LSU’s men’s basketball head coach will come against Kentucky. The Wildcats will make their way to the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on January 3rd.