For those who have been loyal readers to this daily column over the past month you have known one thing to be consistent and that has been the overwhelming presence of football news and notes in the “morning fix.” However, on this Tuesday morning I have strayed away from the norm and actually included some (gasp) basketball news.
SB Nation’s LSU blog, And The Valley Shook takes a look at the recruiting efforts of Men’s basketball coach, Johnny Jones and the two new commitments he added.
“What LSU gets in Ben Simmons is an athletic forward that can do it all. He can shoot, put it on the floor and take his man to the hole, he can finish around the rim and he is more than willing to get his teammates involved.”
For more information on what LSU is getting in Simmons you can check out out coverage on Death Valley Voice.
Okay, now for the latest football stories from around the web.
Les Miles held his weekly press conference yesterday and if you missed any part of it, here is the audio courtesy of Louisiana Daily and if you just want the straight speech, here is the transcript courtesy of Tiger Sports Digest.
LSU sophomore defensive end, Danielle Hunter received a prestigious honor for his performance vs. Florida
Bleacher Reports Carter Bryant examines how Jeremy Hill and the LSU offensive line crushed Florida.
“Offensive coordinator Cameron has been phenomenal for LSU, calling a wide variety of plays in a multidimensional offense. But on Saturday, the Tigers did not fool the Gators. They lined straight up and ran right at them.”
Death Valley Voice takes a look at the key offensive performers from Ole Miss that the Tigers will have to be prepared for on Saturday night. Quarterback | Running Backs | Wide Receivers and Tight End
Stay tuned to Death Valley Voice throughout the day and the week as we continue to break down the Rebels and how they matchup against the 3-3 Rebels.