11:40 LRN sportscast

After only putting up 123 yards of total offense in a loss to Arkansas, LSU found its powerful running game again in a 23-17 win over Texas A-and-M last night. The Tigers rushed for 384 yards, the most ever in an SEC game since 1997. Freshman running back Leonard Fournette led the Tigers ground attack as he rushed for 146 yards.
cut 10 (12) “…your hand”
LSU ends the regular season with an 8-4 record.

Tomorrow in college football…Louisiana Tech looks to win the Conference USA West Division, but to do so they have to beat Rice. The Ragin Cajuns are still in position to win a share of the Sun Belt Conference, but they’ll need to beat Troy and hope ULM upsets Georgia Southern.

Saturday is the Bayou Classic between Grambling State and Southern. The winner claims the SWAC western division championship as both teams are 7-and-1 in the league. Grambling Coach Broderick Fobbs has a lot of respect for Jaguars Head Coach Dawson Odums…
cut 13 (10) “…technically sound”
Kick-off Saturday is at 1:30 in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.

The Saints are getting ready to play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. New Orleans still has a great opportunity to win the NFC South, despite its 4-and-7 record. Quarterback Drew Brees says the opportunity to make the playoffs is great motivation…
cut 15 (11) “….positive thing”
The weather forecast on Sunday in Pittsburgh calls for high temperatures in the mid 50s and a 40-percent chance of rain.