Calling Baton Rouge

It’s tough to be the average fan these days; tough to keep the faith in a world of money-grabs, coaching changes, transient players, rising ticket prices, and bad behavior — both on and off the field, and in the stands.  And if you are the average LSU football fan, and a tailgater, specifically, life just […]

The Sound and the Fury

When Shakespeare wrote, “it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing,” he probably didn’t have the BCS system in mind; nor did Faulkner when he subsequently appropriated it.  Judging from many of the conversations I have had of late, however, I cannot think of a better quote to describe the […]

Les is More…

Coach Les Miles, the oft-maligned and ridiculed “Mad Hatter,” has returned as LSU’s coach, spurning his alma mater Michigan and one of the most storied football programs of all-time, and I for one couldn’t be happier. Before I get into my reasons, however, I feel the need to give a little background on the The […]