LSU interviews, press conferences and more
Eve Van Pelt, the publisher of "The Rebel Walk," joined Bobby and Mike to discuss former LSU quarterback Walker Howard's transfer to Ole Miss. Van Pelt broke down the "domino effect" within the Rebels' quarterback room. She shared her thoughts on Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin and the team's goal of reaching the SEC Championship. She also talked about the failures of the Rebels' defense last season.
Wilson Alexander, an LSU beat writer for The Advocate, joined Mike and Bobby to discuss the latest on LSU football. Alexander shared his thoughts on quarterback Walker Howard's prospects in the transfer portal. Alexander praised quarterback Jayden Daniels, saying the Tiger QB should compete for a Heisman if he becomes more consistent in year two.
Blake Ruffino, the founder of the Are You Serious sports network, joined Bobby and Mike to break down the Walker Howard news. Ruffino shared his thoughts on LSU backup quarterback Garrett Nussmeier. He said the Tigers are in trouble if Nussmeier transfers. Ruffino gave teams that should enter the conversation for Howard's services. He also talked about linebacker DeMario Tolan.
Caroline Fenton, the host of the Locked on LSU podcast, joined Bobby and Mike to discuss the Tigers' moves in the transfer portal. Fenton said LSU addressed positions of need by adding players with multiple years of eligibility left. She talked about the importance of defensive depth along the line, linebackers, and secondary. She also shared her thoughts on LSU's recent head coaching hires.
Chris Blair, the voice of the LSU Tigers, joined Deuce and Mike to preview LSU's matchup vs. Purdue in the Citrus Bowl. Blair shared his thoughts on LSU's motivation for facing the Boilermakers. He discussed the changes in Purdue's coaching staff.
Glen West, a senior writer at Geaux247.com, joined Mike and Kristian to talk about LSU football, baseball, and basketball. West previewed the Citrus Bowl, giving players that should step up in the absence of Ali Gaye, BJ Ojulari, and Micah Baskerville. West explained the excitement around LSU baseball 50 days away from the start of the regular season. He also praised LSU basketball's defense under first-year head coach Matt McMahon.
Scott Spinelli, the host of "The Breakdown" on the Bleav podcast network, joined Bobby and Kristian to break down LSU, Arkansas, and SEC basketball. Spinelli talked about Matt McMahon building confidence and continuity for his first season with the Tigers. He also previewed Alabama-Mississippi State.
Blake Ruffino, the founder & CEO of the Are You Serious sports network, joined Bobby and Mike to break down the LSU Tigers' additions in the transfer portal. Ruffino expects cornerback Denver Harris to make an immediate impact. Ruffino also discussed the depth along LSU's offensive line.
Blake Ruffino, the founder & CEO of the Are You Serious sports network, joined Bobby, Kristian, and Mike to discuss LSU's 2023 signing class. Ruffino said the Tigers added talented offensive and defensive linemen while addressing needs at wide receiver and running back. Ruffino talked about the battle for five-star cornerback Desmond Ricks. Mike and Ruffino shared their picks for the stars of the signing class.
Wilson Alexander, an LSU writer for The Advocate, joined Kristian, Bobby, and Mike to discuss the Tigers' early signing period. Alexander talked about the recruitment of five-star cornerback Desmond Ricks. He also broke down the state of LSU's defensive line for the Citrus Bowl.
Jimmy Smith, the publisher of Tiger Details, joined Kristian, Bobby, and Mike to break down LSU's 2023 recruiting class. Smith praised head coach Brian Kelly for his work on the recruiting trail. He also gave multiple high school recruits that Tiger fans should watch for tomorrow.
Blake Ruffino, the founder & CEO of the Are You Serious sports network, joined Bobby and Mike to discuss the end of LSU football's 2022 season. Ruffino talked about safety Jay Ward declaring for the 2023 NFL Draft and wide receiver Kayshon Boutte returning for his senior season. Ruffino also shared his thoughts on the Tigers' quarterback room and targets in the transfer portal.
Wilson Alexander, an LSU writer for The Advocate, joined Bobby Hebert and Mike Detillier to break down the Tigers before their Citrus Bowl appearance. Alexander shared his thoughts on the return of wide receiver Kayshon Boutte. Alexander praised Georgia, highlighting star defensive tackle Jalen Carter. He also talked about LSU's talented quarterback room.
Chris Blair, the voice of the LSU Tigers, joined Mike and Kristian to preview LSU's battle vs. Georgia in the SEC Championship Game. Blair said quarterback Jayden Daniels has to trust his wide receivers against a strong defense like Georgia. He talked about the return of running back Josh Williams and the need for a balanced offense. Mike also explained why he expects the Bulldogs to give the Tigers their best effort.
Chris Gordy, the host of the Locked on SEC podcast, joined Bobby, Kristian, and Mike to preview LSU's battle against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game. Mike praised Georgia's versatile and deep defense, and Gordy said LSU's OL has a tough matchup vs. the Bulldogs' defensive line. Bobby pointed out that Georgia plays up and down to their competition.
Herb Tyler, a former LSU quarterback & co-host of the Tiger Tailgate show, joined Kristian, Bobby, and Mike to discuss LSU's surprising 2022 season. Herb praised head coach Brian Kelly, saying he believes the Tigers should be consistent contenders under him. He shared his thoughts on building programs through recruiting and developing high school players vs. getting upper-classmen in the transfer portal. Herb also previewed the Tigers' SEC Championship Game vs. Georgia.
Jimmy Smith, the publisher of Tiger Details, joined Bobby and Mike to discuss LSU's incredible 2022 season. Smith previewed their matchup this weekend against Texas A&M, who he called a "complete disaster." Mike pointed out that the Aggies' defense features elite defensive backs, but they struggle to stop the run as a team.
Mark Passwaters, a Texas A&M reporter for Rivals.com, joined Bobby, Kristian, and Mike to discuss the Aggies' struggles in the 2022 season. Passwaters said Texas A&M has dealt with an unbelievable amount of injuries, but he also slammed head coach Jimbo Fisher's stale offensive scheme. Passwaters said he expects massive changes for the Aggies program during the offseason.
Mike and Bobby spoke to Tim Brando, a Fox Sports commentator, about the current landscape of college football. Brando praised first-year LSU coach Brian Kelly for his terrific job of turning the Tigers around. He also talked about the weak performance of the elite teams in college football last weekend.
Wilson Alexander, an LSU writer for The Advocate, joined Mike to break down the improvement of the Tigers' defense this season. Alexander shared his thoughts on the team's young linebacking corps and running back Josh Williams. He also said it makes sense to reload at the cornerback position in the transfer portal in the offseason.
Evan Dudley, UAB's beat writer for AL.com, joined Bobby and Kristian to break down the Blazers before their week 12 matchup vs. LSU this Saturday. Dudley praised UAB's rushing attack led by elite running back DeWayne McBride. He also talked about the Blazers' aggressive defense that has struggled against mobile quarterbacks.
Jimmy Smith, the publisher of Tiger Details, joined Mike Hoss and Deuce McAllister to preview LSU's upcoming game against Arkansas. Deuce broke down Arkansas' bread-and-butter on offense: the run game. Smith explained which factors indicate that the Razorbacks could be a trap game. He also talked about the matchup of LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels vs. Arkansas' injured defensive backs.
Trey Biddy, the publisher of HawgSports.com, joined Kristian to discuss Arkansas' embarrassing loss to Liberty and preview Saturday's game against LSU. Biddy said he expects the Razorbacks to bounce back to become bowl eligible. He also broke down the fan reaction to head coach Sam Pittman in a disappointing season.
Jacques Doucet, a sports reporter for WAFB 9News, joined Kristian, Bobby, and Mike to preview LSU's upcoming game against Arkansas. Doucet discussed the development of quarterback Jayden Daniels this season. He also talked about Arkansas falling short of preseason expectations.
Caroline Fenton, the host of the Locked on LSU podcast, joined Mike and Bobby to talk about the Tigers' recent winning streak. Fenton praised freshman linebacker Harold Perkins and discussed his defensive impact. She shared her thoughts on the development of quarterback Jayden Daniels as a passer. Fenton also previewed Arkansas and the poor performance of their defense this season.
Bobby and Mike discussed LSU's massive win over Alabama last weekend. Mike said LSU-Alabama was the 6th-highest viewed college football game ever on ESPN. Bobby praised the effort of the Tigers' defense. The guys also previewed this Saturday's game at Arkansas.
Roman Harper, a former Saints' Super Bowl champion safety and current college football analyst for the SEC Network, joined Mike Hoss and Deuce McAllister to discuss LSU-Alabama, Tennessee-Georgia, and New Orleans-Baltimore. Harper called LSU the most improved team in college football since their week one loss to Florida State. However, he added that Alabama is looking to prove doubters wrong on the road this weekend, making for an electric matchup.
Chris Blair, the voice of the LSU Tigers, joined Kristian and Mike to preview this weekend's LSU-Alabama game. Blair praised Tiger quarterback Jayden Daniels for his progression this season. He broke down the game plan for attacking Alabama quarterback Bryce Young. Blair also shared his thoughts on head baseball coach Jay Johnson and head basketball coach Matt McMahon.
LSU baseball head coach Jay Johnson joined Kristian, Bobby, and Mike to discuss the Tigers' upcoming 2023 season. Johnson said Aaron Nola of the Phillies and Alex Bregman of the Astros represent the program well as former Tiger alumni. Johnson broke down an early look at the team's new left-handed pitchers. He also talked about his relationship with LSU football coach Brian Kelly.
Tony Tsoukalas, the managing editor for Tide Illustrated, joined Kristian, Bobby, and Mike to break down the Alabama Crimson Tide ahead of their matchup in Death Valley this Saturday. Tsoukalas said the Crimson Tide have plenty of talent, but they haven't played disciplined football this season. He praised running back Jahmyr Gibbs for being the best runner and receiver on the team.
Chris Gordy, the host of the Locked on SEC podcast, joined Kristian, Bobby, and Mike to discuss LSU football. Gordy explained that people underestimated LSU's talent and Brian Kelly's coaching capabilities. He previewed the Tigers' matchup against Alabama on November 5th, saying the winner of that game should win the SEC West. Gordy shared his thoughts on how many SEC squads could make this year's College Football Playoff. He also talked about Texas A&M, Arkansas, and Kentucky.
Chris Blair, the voice of the LSU Tigers, joined Mike Hoss and Deuce McAllister to preview Saturday's matchup in Death Valley against #7 Ole Miss. Blair broke down the importance of a fast start to allow LSU fans to make an impact. He also discussed the Tigers' offensive turnaround and defensive keys.
Chris Gordy, the host of the Locked on SEC podcast, joined Kristian and Bobby to preview Saturday's game between LSU and #7 Ole Miss. Gordy talked about the improvement of LSU's offensive line and passing attack. He also discussed Ole Miss' elite rushing game matching up against the Tigers' linebackers and defensive line.