4:45 LRN Sportscast August 31

New Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater says he doesn’t mind watching Drew Brees run the offense for a season. Bridgewater is learning the playbook after New Orleans sent a third round pick to the New York Jets to acquire Bridgewater on his one year contract. Coach Sean Payton says having Bridgewater makes them a better team…
cut 30 (09) “…his injury”
Bridgewater suffered a significant knee injury in training camp of 2016 and has played in just one regular season game in two years, but performed well with the Jets this month.

NFL teams now have to get down to 53 players by tomorrow afternoon and players across the league are finding out they didn’t make the cut. The Ravens announced this afternoon they released former LSU Tiger Christian LaCouture.

And Friday Nigh Lights returns at high school stadiums around the state tonight. Neville and Ruston is the big match-up in north Louisiana, in south Louisiana Acadiana visits Kaplan.

The LSU football team is a slight underdog heading into Sunday’s season opener against eighth ranked Miami. The Tigers have several question marks on offense, but LSU sideline reporter Gordy Rush says offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger has the personnel to have a very good offense…
cut 20 (15) “….the right”
Kick-off on Sunday is at 6:30.

Here’s your college football schedule for Saturday, Louisiana Tech is at South Alabama for 6 PM kick. UL-Lafayette will host Grambling State at that same time.

Southern visits 16th ranked TCU at 11 AM. McNeese is at Northern Colorado, Nicholls will face the Jayhawks in Kansas.

Despite four touchdown passes by Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Chason Virgil, the Lions lost to ULM 34-31. Northwestern State thumped by Texas A-and-M 59-7, but Demons wide receiver Jazz Ferguson had four catches for 129 yards and one touchdown.