6:45 LRN Sportscast August 7

LSU’s Devin White and Greedy Williams are on ESPN’s list of Top 50 college football players. White is coming off a 133 tackle performance last season, while Williams led the SEC with six interceptions and was second in the league with 17 passes defensed. Williams on how he plans on remaining one of the top cornerbacks in college football…
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And LSU should learn by the end of the week regarding the status of junior cornerback Kristian Fulton. His appeal to the NCAA to end a two-year suspension for allegedly tampering with a drug test will be heard on Thursday in a conference call. Fulton’s attorney expects a decision from the NCAA on Thursday or Friday.

In the FCS Top 25 preseason poll, McNeese is ranked 17th, Nicholls is 18th.

Last year at this time, Saints running back Alvin Kamara was just hoping to make the roster. Now he’s one of the more popular players in the league. He’s also in a new Drake Video and is in this month’s edition of G-Q magazine…
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The Saints first preseason game is Thursday in Jacksonville versus the Jaguars.

Louisiana Tech will practice this morning in full pads for the first time during fall camp. Coach Skip Holtz says they will focus more on the running game, now that the pads are on.

The Pelicans have released their preseason schedule. Just one home game on October 11th against Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors.

The LSU Tigers have added three-star small forward Aundre Hyatt to the incoming recruiting class that’s ranked fourth in the nation.