11:40 LRN Sporscast August 25

LSU will get to see BYU in action tomorrow as the Cougars open their season with a game against Portland State on ESPN at 2 PM. The Cougars get a tune-up before they play the Tigers in Houston next week, because the NCAA allows schools to play 13 games, if you play a non-conference contest at Hawaii. BYU was 9-4 last season and their four losses were by a combined eight points.

LSU will hold its final scrimmage of preseason camp tomorrow. The coaching staff and players have been impressed with the freshman. Defensive Coordinator Dave Aranda on K’Lavon Chaisson’s pass rushing abilities….
cut 19 (23) “….do that”

Tomorrow night, the Saints will host the Houston Texans in a preseason matchup. We’ll see if first round picks Marshon Lattimore and Ryan Ramczyk will play. Both players had to leave practice yesterday because of ailments. They both have missed several days of camp, but Coach Sean Payton sounds optimistic they’ll be ready for the regular season opener…
cut 30 (23) “…the season”

High school football jamborees are tonight.. Tomorrow its the Bayou Jamb in Monroe….the defending champs in Class 2A, Sterlington will take on St. Frederick at 1 PM. The action concludes at 7 PM as Neville faces West Monroe.