According to the LSU Ticket Office, a little more than 36,000 tickets were sold for the game by Thursday evening.
“I was fortunate to have real quality leadership on my football team”, Miles said this week. The Tigers have created an offense where they have the option to basically remove their quarterback from opponent’s defensive plans.
South Carolina’s Williams-Brice Stadium emerged from more than a foot of rain that hit the area relatively unscathed.
“After much thought and consideration, and in conjunction with local and state authorities and with our own University administration, we have made the decision to move Saturday’s football game to Baton Rouge”. South Carolina is luck that they play LSU at home instead of in Baton Rouge. We’re just trying to improve our team.
Katrina also impacted LSU’s sophomore running back, Leonard Fournette.
Will LSU blow out South Carolina or will this one be closer than anyone expects?
LSU will win this game quite handily.
South Carolina’s fight song is called, “The Fighting Gamecocks Lead the Way” and is from the musical “How Now, Dow Jones”, which used the original song “Step to the Rear” by composer Elmer Bernstein.
Afterward, Tiger Stadium will bask in a moment of silence for those affected by the flood back in the Palmetto State.
This week, LSU’s “Golden Band from Tigerland” will be practicing what South Carolina’s band, also known as the “Mighty Sound of the Southeast”, plays during games for the LSU-South Carolina game set for 2:30 p.m.in Tiger Stadium Saturday on ESPN. The line was taken off the board after the announcement that it would be moved.
The devastation in South Carolina cannot be under represented.
The Tigers (7-3-3, 1-3-1 SEC) enter Friday’s contest with a 6-0-3 mark at home this fall, including a 0-0 draw with Vanderbilt on October 2.
Both South Carolina and LSU are in contact with the Southeastern Conference about conditions.
After the 2004 season, Spurrier would have likely been interested in the LSU job again as he was leaving the Washington Redskins, but the timing was not right. “I’m confident our compassionate LSU fans, who are very familiar with the damage a catastrophic weather event can bring, will respond in a big way to the presence of the Red Cross”, LSU Athletics Director Joe Alleva said.