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news from Thursday, July 18, 2019

- Former LSU LB Deion Jones is getting handsomely rewarded for a strong start to his NFL career. The Atlanta Falcons have extended Jones' contract, inking him to a four-year, $57 million contract extension. The deal includes an $11 million signing bonus and $25.8 million fully guaranteed. Jones has a $7 million option bonus for 2020, and is guaranteed $8.2 million in 2021, per Pro Football Talk. A...

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news from Wednesday, July 17, 2019

- HOOVER, Ala. — Joe Burrow will always be an Ohioan through and through, but he officially became a Louisianan on a Monday afternoon in Hoover, Ala. LSU's returning quarterback was taking questions from reporters in [...] The post Life in Louisiana remains full of surprises for Joe Burrow, but the quarterback feels perfectly at home as LSU's leader appeared first on ....

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- A day after seeing his name on the Maxwell Award watch list, LSU senior quarterback Joe Burrow had his name added to another preseason watch list, this one being quarterback specific. Burrow was named one [...] The post Joe Burrow included in Davey O'Brien Award watch list appeared first on ....

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news from Tuesday, July 16, 2019

- Ed Orgeron says LSU's 2019 squad has the best secondary he's ever coached. The group led by elite safety Grant Delpit, arguably the best defensive player in the country. Alabama returns a ridiculously explosive receiving corps, including Henry Ruggs III, DeVonta Smith, Jaylen Waddle and potential Heisman Trophy candidate Jerry Jeudy. The match-up of UA's pass-catchers against LSU's defensi...

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news from Monday, July 15, 2019

- HOOVER, Ala. — If you listen to the buzz entering 2019 SEC Media Days, most considered LSU's outstanding safety Grant Delpit the best defender in the Southeastern Conference. His head coach went a step further and put the junior defensive back on another plane altogether. "I believe Grant is the best defensive player coming back in college football this year, no question about it," Orgeron...

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- When the time comes for SEC Media Days, Ed Orgeron knows the drill. He's done it plenty of times before as a head coach at two conference schools. This year, Orgeron plenty of exciting topics to touch on, including the LSU-Texas A&M rivalry, his talented secondary (with some high praise for DB Grant Delpit),  his new boss (AD Scott Woodward), his team's bowl win over UCF and much, much more. ...

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- For the second time this offseason, LSU DB Kelvin Joseph is considering transferring from the Tigers. Joseph originally entered his name into the NCAA's Transfer Portal back on May 20. By May 30, however, he had removed his name, deciding to stay at LSU (for the time being). During that time, Joseph's father told reporters that the young defensive back was staying with the Tigers. 's M...

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