6:45 LRN Sportscast April 22nd

Former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is set to be the number one pick in tomorrow night’s first round of the N-F-L draft. There’s a small chance that Cincinnati doesn’t take the Heisman Trophy winner. Tigers Coach Ed Orgeron expects Burrow to have an outstanding career…
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Orgeron spoke with reporters on a videoconference. Coach O also said he’s optimistic fall camp will start in August and he would love to see the Saints take an LSU player in the first round. Patrick Queen and Grant Delpit could be available when New Orleans selects with the 24th pick.

The LSU Board of Supervisors will approve several changes to the contracts of football coaches when they meet tomorrow. LSU’s coaching staff will make 13.5 million dollars in 2020, up from 10-point-six-million dollars last year.

Alabama-based Radiance Technologies has agreed to be the title sponsor of the Independence Bowl for the next five years, giving the bowl game in Shreveport stability for the first half of this decade. Independence Bowl Foundation Chairman Frank Auer says Radiance is a technology solutions provider of the highest caliber
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CFP executive director Bill Hancock tells ESPN there are no plans to change the format of the four-team college football playoff or adjust how the teams are chosen.

The NCAA also announces that players who are ejected for targeting will no longer have to leave the field. Also, the playing rules oversight panel says instant replay officials should make a decision within two minutes unless it’s an exceptionally complicated call. Also, players will be able to wear the number zero this season.