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About lasportsdude

Amateur sports writer in Baton Rouge, La that concentrates on LSU, the SEC, New Orleans Saints, NFC South, New Orleans Hornets and stories from around college football, the NFL, NBA, and more. Co-host of The NOLA Rundown and contributor to SaturdayNightSlant.com

2013 New Orleans Saints Mock Draft v.1

Going into the 2012 NFL draft, the New Orleans are without their 2nd rounder (still not reinstated by Goodell the Benevolent) and could be without their 7th rounder following the Barrett Ruud trade. Barring any compensatory picks and Goodell changing … Continue reading

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Roger Goodell Believes Payback Is Hell and He’s A Firm Believer in Overkill

There’s a phrase my mother uses when someone slights her, “Payback is hell and I’m a firm believer in overkill”. I’ve heard that exact saying several times throughout my lifetime and that same phrase popped into my head when I … Continue reading

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Examining The Catholic 7 Expansion Targets

The Catholic 7 basketball schools of the Big East are planning their departure from the rest of the Big East and with their departure, the best basketball programs left in the disheveled conference move on for greener pastures. The only … Continue reading

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Moving On Up

I would like to thank each and everyone one of you for reading and making this site successful. Unfortunately, though, I will no longer be posting here. However, my work will now be featured exclusively on Saturday Night Slant. If … Continue reading

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Les Miles To The NFL?

by Jordan Grove Les to the NFL? The Mad Hatter in the professional football world? Haven’t LSU fans heard this before from a former coach? It was seven years ago that Nick Saban, after denying several reports that he was … Continue reading

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LSU Earns Respect After Defeating 3rd Top 25 Team In Four Games

“Three is a magic number, Yes it is, it’s a magic number. Somewhere in the ancient, mystic trinity You get three as a magic number” The popular Schoolhouse Rock song proved prophetic for LSU. Less than a day after LSU … Continue reading

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SEC Officially Announces Addition Of Texas A&M

So long, Big XII. Hello, SEC! The pleas and conversations with interim Big XII commissioner Chuck Neinas were unproductive and now Texas A&M will be joining the SEC. The Southeastern Conference released the news today that Texas A&M will begin … Continue reading

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The Big XII Is Dead, Long Live The Big XII

by Jordan Grove Different verse, same song. After months of flirtation with the Pac12, Oklahoma (and, in turn, Oklahoma State) were denied entrance into the league. Larry Scott, the commissioner of the Pac12, took a vote and after careful consideration … Continue reading

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West Virginia Allegedly Denied SEC Invite, Missouri Invited But SEC Waiting On Big 12 Implosion?

by Jordan Grove The dreams of West Virginia fans was ended today as it seems that the SEC (and ACC) have rejected West Virginia’s application to join. The news is somewhat shocking as West Virginia does offer the SEC several … Continue reading

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The Case For West Virginia To The SEC

by Jordan Grove The SEC is set to add Texas A&M. That much is known but who will be the 14th member is still very much uncertain. Mike Slive and the SEC presidents have been as quiet as possible in … Continue reading

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