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The West Baton Rouge
Convention & Visitors Bureau
announced today that they have
acquired a new tourist
attraction for West Baton
Rouge Parish. A 13 foot, 4
inch, 760 lb alligator, named
'MOBY" will become a
permanent exhibit at the West
Baton Rouge Tourist
Information Center.
Hunter Jim White and his
pals captured the gargantuan
gator September 14, 2013,
while trolling for gators on a
river in West Baton Rouge
Parish. "MOBY" did not set
a record in Louisiana because
the records only note the
animal's length, not their
weight. The longest Louisiana
gator on record was more than
19 feet long. "MOBY " did
however, set a record for West
Baton Rouge Parish.
A special area of the I-10
Welcome center has been
created by artist, Mike Strong
of Gonzales. "MOBY"
officially became a permanent
display at the West Baton
Rouge Tourist Center at a
special reception held July 31st.
Visitors and the general public
our welcome to come and see
this huge gator. A pictorial
display of his capture will also
be available for viewing.
"We are so excited to have
MOBY in the Tourist
Information Center," said
Sharon Stam, Executive
Director of the West Baton
MEET ''MOBY",
760 lb ALLIGATOR
WBR Port Allen Mayor Richard Lee
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Rouge Convention & Visitors
Bureau. " We saw a story on
TV recently about MOBY.
His owners were looking for a
good home for him. I called the
station and got the contact
information for Jim White and
the rest is history," Stam added.
"We are confident that MOBY
will be a great addition to our
marketing efforts to entice
visitors to West Baton Rouge
Parish and the Capital Region."
MOBY will be on display at
the West Baton Rouge Tourist
Information Center located on
I-10 West at Exit #151,
Monday through Saturday
8:30 - 4:30 pm and
Sunday 9am - 2:00 pm.
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I like peanut butter. It’s
smooth, creamy and flavorful.
It goes well on toast, a
sandwich (or rollover), in
cookies. It’s even been said to
help as a spot remover for
laundry. I like a particular
brand over others, but overall,
I like peanut butter.
Many people will agree that
peanut butter is good and
good for you. But what if I
were to make such a state-
ment of opinion within a
crowd who disagrees and
doesn’t like peanut butter?
Maybe one person is allergic
and has threat of rash and /
or swelling of their body
parts. Maybe another finds
my opinion completely
insulting to their personal
trauma of an attempt to
dislodge it from the roof of
their mouth. Perhaps another
has hard feelings of it when
mom used it to loosen the
gum from her hair that a
classmate planted. Or maybe
another found it not at all
humorous seeing the family
dog lick his eyebrows for 20
minutes learning to eat it
without chewing. “Gosh,
Tracy, I can’t believe you
can be so insensitive. Not
everyone agrees with you.
Not everyone likes peanut
butter”.
Is my opinion now invalid?
Am I banned from ever
speaking of my like for this
tasty food that has been a
staple in my home for years?
It was once called conversa-
tion. You may remember this
word and the act. It was two
or more people coming
together exchanging
experiences, listening, talking,
agreeing and disagreeing,
laughing, crying, etc... Ring a
bell? No one set out to
discredit, disgrace, or
disrespect the other and no
one took it as such.
Today, it seems that one has
to be on guard when attempt-
ing a conversation. No longer
allowed to express one’s own
ideas, experiences or opinions
for fear that another may be
offended.
“Your opinions offend me”.
“Well,….. I’m offended that
you’re offended.”
“Well, your offense at my
offense is offending.”
When did it become necessary
to broadcast to the world in
outcry each and every time
one becomes offended? And
whose offense ranks as the
most offended? If it’s okay for
one to be offended, doesn’t
another have the same right?
Maybe we should return to
the basics when we just
agreed to disagree and
carry on.
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Once upon a time, there was a
man who seemed to have been
blessed with both right and left
brain abilities. His name was
Robert Noonan. As a young
man he majored in math, sci-
ence, and chemistry, and he
worked in those fields until he
was able to retire. He then
went back to the university and
got a degree in music and art.
He used his talent to write sym-
phonies and paint pictures. He
taught music and art. He and
two lady artists, Sheral O, and
Linda Black got together and
decided they needed a place to
exhibit and sell their art. With
limited funds they opened a
small “gallery” in the “Cajun
Village” in Sorrento. They
took turns keeping the gallery .
Money was not plentiful and, to
save electricity costs, Sheral
would turn out the lights and
sit on the stoop until it looked
like there might be a potential
visitor. She would then go in
and turn the lights on and await
the visitor.
The group slowly grew in num-
ber and space and attracted
more and more artists until
they became a thriving entity.
Mr. Noonan took it upon him-
self to do all the complicated
paper work required for getting
a non-profit status — and he
succeeded! After a time the
group moved
into a new
place on
Magnolia
Street in
Gonzales.
More recently
they were able
through help
with the
city/parish to
move into the
Depot
Building
across the
street from St.
Elizabeth and next to the
Chamber of Commerce Office
on Highway 30. It is a great
new place where they can have
classes and art shows, a gallery
and a gift shop.
This organization has taken as
their goal the support and
encouragement of all art forms
and welcomed artists of all
kinds. They have offered art
lessons and have had well
known artists like Judy Betts to
give workshops. They began
promoting art activities like
March into Art in the month of
March for children’s art recog-
nition, and Red Hot Art in the
month of July for “Warm Red
Art”. The association has
received recognition and sup-
port from the City and the
Parish, and from businesses in
this area. Soon an Awesome
Art Festival became an idea, an
event, and then a yearly focal
point. Each year it has grown
and become a great artistic
attraction.
The last Awesome Art on the
Bayou had about 4000 visitors.
Hopefully this organization will
live “Happily Ever After” , this
year and in years to come.
This year Awesome Art on the
Bayou will be held on the banks
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Once Upon A Time - The Story Of River Region
Art Association And the Invitation to
Come Join the Festivities
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of Bayou Francois in Gonzales
adjacent to Jambalaya Park.
The festival objectives are to
promote and showcase the arts
and crafts of the River Region
and to provide an attractive
venue for artists and craftsmen
to sell their creations. It is
open to the public with free
admission and parking. There
are plans for entertainment and
activities for the whole family.
The festival will include an art
exhibit competition for adults
and youths with cash prizes and
awards. There are children’s
activities mixed in with the ven-
dor booths. There is room for
up to 90 booths along the
bayou. There are vendor and
food booth fees with discounts
for non-profits, literary, and
RRAA members booths.
Applications forms and further
information about the festival
may be found on-line at riverre-
gionartassociation.org or by
contacting festival booth chair,
Roger Tygier at rtygier@cox.net
or 504-421-3639. Applications
for entering pieces in the art
show can also be found on-line
or by contacting Diane Tygier
at rtygier@cox.net. For overall
information contact John
Robbins at (619-540-7857 or
225–665-6737);
jonalvin@live.com.
River Region Art Association is
a non-profit organization fund-
ed through the generosity of
individuals, area businesses and
the Parish of Ascension and
through in-kind support from
the City of Gonzales and
Houmas House Plantation. It
is also supported by a grant
from the Louisiana Division of
the Arts, Office of Cultural
Development, Department of
culture, Recreation and
Tourism in cooperation with
the louisiana State Arts Council
as administered by the Arts
Council of Greater Baton
Rouge.
(For information related to this
Information Release, contact
Carolyn Bowman, 225-622-
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Does Size
Matter?
Maybe you’ve heard of
it…Napoleon Complex, aka
short man syndrome. It’s
defined by Websters as, “an
inferiority complex: an acute
sense of personal inferiority
often resulting either in timidity
or through overcompensation
in exaggerated aggressiveness”.
Men that have Napoleon
Syndrome are typically 5’7” or
shorter and some psychologists
believe men that suffer from
this syndrome act more
aggressive, are more arrogant,
more jealous and controlling in
their relationships, and less
successful in their careers than
taller men. Of course this is
usually stemmed from a feeling
of inadequacy.
Some researchers say that due
to evolution, shorter men had
to be more aggressive towards
men, women and their
environment, to gain more and
ward off taller more threatening
competition.
Thankfully not all men suffer
from this type of inferiority
complex, but after interviewing
friends about the dating
challenges between shorter men
and taller women, I wanted to
find out more.
A friend of mine, Ali, dated a
shorter guy, and she said he’d
walk around like he had
something to prove. He drove
a truck with a lift kit, wore Nike
Shox and always had his hair
spiked. She said he worked out
extra hard at the gym and
walked with his chest bowed
out anytime he was out in
public. Ali even said he’s talk
loud and was ready to fight at
the drop of a dime. “It’s his
inner Chihuahua,” she said!
Little did HE know, she could
have cared less that she was a
bit taller than him. “After all,
flats are comfortable!” she said.
Interview with a
Self Proclaimed
Short Guy
Q: Do you think you’re short?
A: Actually, I’m not short, just
not tall
Q: How do you feel when
you’re around taller guys?
A: He feels sorry for tall men
Q: Have you ever felt inferior
due to your height?
A: Absolutely not. What lack
in height I make up for in
confidence.
Q: How do you feel when
you’re out with a taller woman?
A: Great! If we are nose to
nose my toes are in it, and if we
are toe to toe my nose is in it
Q: What have you done to
make yourself appear taller?
A: Wear cowboy boots!
A friend of mine dated a guy
that was shorter than her but
only by an inch or two. She
said she could tell it bothered
him a little, but it didn’t bother
her. When we’d go shopping,
she’d always buy cute flats.
“He could be worth it Tanya,”
she’d say.
Things seemed to be going
great with my friend and her
new shorter beau. They were
hanging out, going on great
dates and had a good time.
She even mentioned that she
reluctantly met his child, but
that she really connected to his
little girl almost immediately.
No harm no foul right?
But over time she started
noticing some character flaws.
He’d lie about where he’d
been, what he’d been doing
and omit entire days and
weekends completely. I tried to
tell her, he an odd bird and that
something just wasn’t adding
up. Actually, I’d seen this guy
out alone at different festivals
and events but chalked it up to
him just being different
Things shifted right before she
was to go on a family vacation
with this shorty and his family
when she received a phone call
from a mutual friend. Our
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friend mentioned that she saw
this guy out alone trying to
pick up on random women
in a way that was less than
gentlemanly. Needless to say,
my friend is not going out
with this guy anymore.
During my research I found
that one of the side effects of
Napoleon syndrome is
obtaining female con-
quests. So, was this
guy’s behavior an
engrained genetic
defect? Did he have
something to prove
because of his lack of
height perhaps? Was it
an instinctual evolu-
tionary strategy to
gain “territory” since
he is vertically chal-
lenged? I’ll let you be
the judge.
So, I ask you again,
does size matter?
Ultimately, I believe a
man’s height is
insignificant, but
rather the size of his
HEART that’s most
important. And to everyone,
tall and short, look inward and
develop your character, treat
others they way you’d like to be
treated, and accept who you are
and all that you lack.
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Perhaps the biggest news in bridal
jewelry is the prominence of three
major trends: three stone rings,
fancy diamond shapes, and rings
set with colored diamonds and
colored gemstones. Currently,
many three stone rings feature a
white diamond center stone
flanked by two colored diamond
side stones with the added dazzle
of white diamond pavé.
The most popular fancy diamond
shapes for today’s brides include
the elegant cushion, the square
Asscher or princess cut, and the
oval. But the classic round brilliant
diamond shape is still the leader.
Today’s favorite colored diamond
is canary yellow with pink coming
on strong. When surrounded by
white diamonds, these make an
exciting and different engagement
ring. And many wedding rings are
featuring diamond center stones in
all shades of pink as well as deep
blue, or gray-blue surrounded by
round brilliant diamonds for
added dazzle.
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Jewelry Care
Hot summer days and nights are
often dangerous times for precious
jewelry. Pearls, diamonds, gold
rings and tennis bracelets are fre-
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spiration, pool water, and high
humidity can dim the luster and
even cause the loss of valuable
gems due to weakened settings.
Here are some tips to protect your
jewelry this summer.
• Diamonds are magnets for
grease which can reduce their bril-
liance. Remove greasy residue that
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airborne particles by soaking dia-
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• Pearls should be worn touching
clothes not skin. Perspiration can
weaken silk cords. Wipe pearls
after every wearing. Avoid chemi-
cals. Put pearls on after hair spray
and perfume. Let us check to see if
restringing is needed.
• Karat Gold can be damaged by
the chlorine in swimming pool
water as well as in many household
products. Always remove gold jew-
elry before swimming or doing
housework.
• Tennis bracelets containing
many gems are at risk if prongs are
worn or weakened by wear or
rough treatment. Now is the time
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b. Motor neuron diseases
c. Polyneuropathy
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9. Amputations/Prosthetic Training
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Meals and all dietary services are managed
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We have daily physician
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By Calvin Bessonet, DDS,FAGD
Because bad
things come in
small packages
Dr.Bessonet is among only 1%
of dentists in the world who
use a surgical microscope in
his practice.
Seeing is Succeeding
 The human mouth isn't a very
big place. And the structures
within your mouth that are of
concern are even smaller.
Furthermore, most of the
things that affect your oral
health are just plain tiny.
Sometimes the causes of
problems are invisible to the
naked eye. Areas of decay on
the teeth start small, so if your
dentist uses a microscope he
can find and treat the decay
with a small filling that will not
only be invisible, but will pre-
serve the maximum amount of
tooth structure ensuring the
health and stabili-
ty of that tooth.
It is very com-
mon for teeth
with large fillings
to develop cracks
in them. If the
cracks go unno-
ticed by your
dentist, they will
eventually result
in the need for
root canals.
Sometimes, if the
crack progresses
too far before
treatment, the tooth will
become hopeless and have to
be removed. The key to
conservative treatment is
finding and treating the
problems early, but you can’t
treat what you can’t see! And
the better your dentist can see
these things, the better work
he'll be able to do for
you-whether its preventive,
restorative, or cosmetic. 
 
Bigger is Better
That's exactly why Dr.
Bessonet uses a microscope in
so many of his cases. Consider a
root canal situation, for
example. Thorough cleaning
out of debris and decay in
tooth itself is absolutely critical
to the success of the treatment,
and to the long-term health of
the patient. The task in such a
case is to completely clean out
all the harmful Bacteria in the
root canal system that is made
up of multiple, tiny canals
within the roots that are
about the size of pencil lead
sometimes. Using a high-
powered, illuminated dental
microscope, he can clearly see
all the areas within that tiny
space and remove debris until
the root canal area is truly
clean. If any debris or nerve
tissue is left behind in those
canals, the root canal will not
work and the tooth will
either have to be retreated
or extracted.
Precision is
Perfection
 Another advantage of
microscope use is that it enables
Dr. Bessonet to perform
restorative and cosmetic
procedures with unbeatable
precision. Teeth surfaces and
areas needing repair are seen for
what they really are, so that
materials and methods can be
chosen accordingly. There's
nothing left to guesswork or
chance. And the result of this
attention to detail is accuracy
of fit, beautiful shaping, and a
perfect smile. Many times the
key to successful and long
lasting cosmetic treatment is
preserving as much enamel as
possible. By using a micro-
scope, Dr. Bessonet can be
ultra conservative in the way he
shapes the teeth, ensuring
beautiful, stable results.
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Interdiction–
the Civil Death Penalty -
Part 3
The last two months, we have
discussed what an interdiction
is and what happens through-
out its complex process. This
month we will finish up our
discussion of the duties of the
curator and also consider the
expenses of an interdiction and
what you can do to avoid these
expenses.
As we discussed last month,
the judge must appoint a
curator to manage the person’s
property who has the capacity
to manage it himself. The
judge will also have to appoint
an undercurator at the same
time as a curator is appointed.
An undercurator is required to
review the accounts and
personal reports of the curator,
to approve or disapprove of
transactions which require his
concurrence (the sale of real
estate, for instance), petition to
appoint another curator if the
office is empty and notify the
court if the curator doesn’t
qualify for office. The
undercurator is also to have
free access to the interdict
and his records.
As with any lawsuit, the
petitioner in an interdiction
proceeding will have to pay
attorney fees for the lawyer the
petitioner hires along with the
court costs necessary to file the
lawsuit. In addition, the
petitioner will likely have to
pay for the attorney and the
medical examiner that the
judge appoints. Even in an
uncontested interdiction, these
amounts can become fairly
costly. Attorneys may charge
either an hourly or a flat fee to
represent the petitioner in an
interdiction proceeding. As
with any legal matter, you
should be clear about the fees
and costs involved when you
hire an attorney.
When the judge hears the
interdiction case, he can
decide that the fees for the
interdiction should be paid
from the interdict’s property
in which case the petitioner
may get reimbursed for the
amounts he paid for the
interdiction. This is not
required by law, though, so it
is possible that no reimburse-
ment will be available. It is also
possible that even if available,
the interdict will not have the
necessary funds from which to
pay the costs of the interdic-
tion. Often, if the interdiction
is completed on behalf of a
disabled child, the costs of the
interdiction will be paid for by
the parents or other loved ones
who file the interdiction
proceeding. If the interdiction
is not successful and the
petitioner is not appointed as
the curator, the court cannot
award attorney fees or court
costs to the petitioner.
Although, interdiction is
necessary to ensure that those
who do not have capacity have
someone to take care of them
and manage their finances and
property, in some cases, a
disabled person may not need
an interdiction. For instance,
even though a person has a
disability, he may still have the
requisite mental capacity to
execute a power of attorney to
appoint someone to take care
of his medical or financial
needs. This will prevent the
need for an interdiction.
Therefore, avoiding
interdiction should be
explored even when dealing
with someone with a disability.
As you can see, interdiction is
complicated and can be both
costly and time consuming, so
it is extremely important to
consult with a qualified estate
planning attorney who is
familiar with these complex
laws if you have any questions
or concerns about an
interdiction or the mental
capacity necessary to execute
the documents needed to
avoid one.
Mrs. Melancon has engaged in the practice of
law in Louisiana for the past 17 years. The pri-
mary focus of her practice is estate planning,
special needs planning, elder law and probate.
She is also accredited by the VA to give advice
regarding veterans’ benefits. For more infor-
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Prior to her position as Court
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Officer, Stromberg was a
partner in the law firm of Percy,
Stromberg, Bush and Lanoux,
where she gained extensive
experience in the courtroom.
She’s handled family law,
corporate, personal injury,
criminal, real estate, and
governmental cases, in addition
to experience in class action
administration. She has litigated
cases for and represented the
Ascension Parish Sheriff ’s
Office, the City of Gonzales,
the Gonzales Police
Department, Ascension Parish
Communications Center (911),
and the Pontchartrain Levee
District, among others.
“I am committed to this
community and to preserving
our justice system. Having
grown up in Ascension Parish,
my family now divides its time
between both Ascension and
Assumption Parishes; we’re
proud to call them both home.
Working in the courthouses of
these three parishes and having
a husband in law enforcement,
I know the issues we face as a
community. I am committed
to preserving all that is so great
about our area, working with
both the citizens and law
enforcement, to make sure our
children have a safe place within
which to raise their own
families.”
Born while her father was
stationed at U.S. Naval Base
Guam, Stromberg grew up in
Gonzales. She attended both
La Maison des Enfants and
St. Theresa of Avila. She
graduated from Sullivan
Catholic High School and went
on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts
degree from Louisiana State
University. While attending
LSU, she worked for the Board
of Ethics and Campaign
Finance, and after graduation,
she was hired as an investigator.
She is a graduate of
Cumberland School of Law at
Samford University.
As Hearing Officer for the 23rd
Judicial District, she hears
DCFS Child Support cases,
paternity cases, and protective
orders for the Parishes of
Ascension, Assumption and
St. James. During her tenure,
the region ranked number one
in paternity and current support
collected for the State of
Louisiana for 2012-2013.
She is a graduate of Leadership
Ascension, and is a member of
the Board of Directors of St.
Elizabeth Hospital. She and
her family are members of St.
John the Evangelist Church in
Prairieville, LA. Stromberg is
the daughter of Ryland and
Patti (Lousteau) Percy. She is
married to Lee Stromberg, an
officer with the Gonzales Police
Department. They are the
proud parents of three children;
Grayson, Finn and Rowan.
The family enjoys attending the
children’s athletic events and
LSU football games; but most
especially, spending time on
Lake Verret with friends
and family.
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Ditch Your
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Fun fact: three out of four
homeowners we surveyed said
that they do not regularly eat
their meals in their formal
dining rooms. So where do
they? 42% said that they dine
in their eat-in kitchens, while
34% said they eat in their
family room or in front
of the T.V.
Not surprisingly, more and
more homeowners are ditch-
ing their formal dining rooms
in favor of eat-in kitchens and
expanded living spaces. We’re
guessing that you’ve probably
entertained the idea at some
point too. The question is:
What should you do to
the space?
Super-Size Your
Kitchen
A popular option for those
whose dining rooms flow
naturally from the kitchen is
to blow out the dining room
to expand their kitchen’s
footprint. Given the fact that
the kitchen is increasingly
becoming the hub of activity,
it makes sense to remodel this
space to accommodate today’s
changing lifestyles. Whether
it’s adding an island or room
for extra seating to creating an
eat-in kitchen perfect for
family gathering or building a
gourmet kitchen complete
with dual ovens, more counter
space, and the cabinets you’ve
always dreamed of, sacrificing
your dining room to get a
more functional kitchen is
one sacrifice you’ll be glad
you made.
Go With the Flow
In older homes the formal
dining room is often a
separate, walled-in space.
And while this helps create a
more intimate space, it can
also make a home feel
compartmentalized and
claustrophobic. Today it’s all
about the open floor plan.
One of the best ways to open
up your home and increase
your living space is to knock
down the walls that separate
your living and dining rooms.
Note: don’t go knocking
down walls yourself. Leave any
structural changes to the pros.
Load Up on
Living Space
Family rooms are great for
getting everyone together to
watch movies. They’re not so
great when you want to relax
with your book or get some
work done and everyone else
wants to watch TV.
Transforming your underused
dining room into a sitting
room or home office is a great
way to boost the form and
function of your home
without spending a ton of
cash. Just remember to make
sure you have the right
lighting and proper electrical
setup in place.
Are you ready to ditch your
dining room? Only you can
decide. This article may have
given you a few creative ideas.
If I can help you with any real
estate needs, call me at
936-8534. Good luck with
your project if you decide to
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Thirty-Nine and “Holding-
Number 66 Offense, Ten Yards”
I never liked the term “Dog
Days” for August-named for
the bright “Dog Star” Sirius
which the ancients thought
added more heat to the sun this
time of year-because I could
never connect the stars to see
the constellations.
In fact, the only stars I recall
from my younger days was
when a St. Francisville running
back (Was that you, Wilcox?)
ran over me in a high school
football game and I saw more
than the Star Spangled Banner
that night.
But I prefer to refer to this
time of year as a period of
schools, fools and football
pools. The first is rather
obvious. School is back in
session and our poor students
are so confused that they don’t
know whether to bring an apple
to the teacher or be Bobby
Jindal rotten to the
Core-Common Core, that is.
Which, of course, brings us
to fools, the political variety
who in their effort to show how
conservative they are, put their
politics ahead of the educational
well-being of our children.
And we suckers of the world
are always glad to see football
season come around so we can
throw our money away on
boards, cards and pools of all
makes and models.
I thought that I’d
participated in just about every
kind of game of chance
imaginable until last season
when my Marksville buddies
hooked me-I mean-invited me
to join a game called “39”.
The idea of the contest was
simple. All participants put up
100 bucks, drafted a college
team and if your squad scored
39 points, you won the pool for
that week. It didn’t matter if
your team won, lost or drew as
long as you finished the game
with exactly 39.
Now how they arrived at that
figure is anybody’s guess.
Maybe it was the number of
years contest organizer J.D.
Douglas served on the State
Police force. Maybe it was a
Jackie Robinson-like salute to
Dodger great Roy Campanella
who wore number 39 and was
the first catcher to break the
color barrier in the majors.
Maybe it was because 39 is
the sum of consecutive prime
numbers (3+5+7+11+13) and is
also the product of the first and
last of those consecutive primes.
(Who says we Liberal Arts
majors can’t do math?)
At any rate, the idea was to
have an odd number that not
many teams would score and
the pot would carry over for
several weeks creating a super
jackpot.
That notion went out the
window on opening night,
August 29, 2013, when Ole
Miss scored on a 75-yard run
in the final seconds to beat
Vandy 39-35.
The system did recover and
made it all the way to October
5 when Nebraska cap-whipped
Illinois 39-19 setting up a
$1,700 payout. The lucky
winner was none other than
Tommy Douglas-J.D.’s
brother-bringing about all sorts
of conspiracy theories.
But that was it. So with a
carryover approaching three
grand going into this season, I
have devised a sure-fire strategy
that will not require my
separating my heart from my
wallet. I will draft by beloved
LSU Tigers (I had Arizona
State last year who sometimes
had 39 points by the half.) and
watch with glee as they run up
39 points week after
week-cutting through opponent
defenses like butter and lining
my pockets with bread.
With that in mind, here’s
how I see the 2014 season-with
some 39 (or variations thereof)
references sprinkle throughout
for some cultural literacy for
you uncultured knaves…
1. Wisconsin- How can you
pull against a state that ranks
number one nationally in
percentage of drinkers in the
population and a school that
ranks number one in binge
drinking. Hell, the ballpark in
Milwaukee is named Miller and
the team is the Brewers. These
people spill more than we
drink. And we still owe Miller
for devising a 3.9 (39 with a
decimal) alcohol contented Lite
Beer that enabled us to
consume even more beer.
But on the football field, a
lack of speed “ales” the Badgers
and LSU “hops” on every
opportunity to win the
opener 39-28.
2. Sam Houston State- Named
for the great Texas hero who
moved the capital to Austin in
’39 (1839, that is.), State
should not have to endure the
jokes about being formerly
named “Sam Houston Institute
of Technology” making their
initials S.H….well, you can
figure it out. The Tigers don’t
“Remember the Alamo” and
storm the Bearkats like Santa
Anna 39-3.
3. University of Louisiana
at Monroe- The latest in-state
school to come in and take a
licking from their LSU masters.
In ancient days, the Romans
beat their slaves a traditional
“40 save one” or 39 times.
LSU flogs the Warhawks 39-10.
4. Mississippi State- A famous
quote from the ’39 classic
“Wizard of Oz” comes from
the Wicked Witch of the West,
“I’ll get you, my pretty, and
your little dog, too!”
LSU’s own Wizard of
Quotes Les Miles attempts a
paraphrase. “I’ll get you,
Mississippi, and your little
dogs, too!”
LSU always beats State.
Tigers 39 Bulldogs 21.
5. New Mexico State- What can
you say about a school whose
most famous football player is
quarterback Joe Pisarick. You
remember Joe from the 1978
Giants-Eagles game, don’t you?
With New York leading 17-12
and the final seconds ticking
down, Joe inexplicably tried to
hand off (instead of taking a
knee) to number 39 Larry
Csonka and fumbled the ball.
Herm Edwards picked it up for
the Eagles and ran for the
game-winning touchdown as
time ran out.
LSU borrows a page from the
Edwards’ quote book and
“plays to win the game” 39-14.
6. Auburn- Most people from
Auburn have never visited Pier
39 in San Francisco where they
might see whales, sea lions,
giant sea turtles and other
creatures that they may want to
add to their growing list of
mascots.
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Are they the Tigers, the War
Eagles or the Plainsmen? I
don’t know. But I do know
their potent running attack will
be tough for LSU’s young
defensive line to defend.
Auburn 42 Real Tigers 39.
7. Florida- The Gators have
sent 39 athletes to the
Olympics over the past century.
They might need all of them to
help Coach Will Muschamp
run, jump or swim out of
Gainesville if there is a repeat
of last season.
The Tigers do their part to
“Run Will out of Gainesville”
39-31.
8. Kentucky- It was just 39
short years ago that the
Wildcats’ costumed mascot
Scratch made his debut at
Kentucky athletic events.
Maybe Scratch and Mike the
Tiger could go one-on-one in a
pre-game “cat fight”. That
might be more exciting than
LSU’s 39-17 skinning
of the Cats.
9. Ole Miss- Pity the poor
Rebs. They can’t play “Dixie”
any more. They can’t wave
Confederate flags. Their
mascot Colonel Reb has been
replaced by some kind of
black bear.
The only tradition they have
left is the number 38 jersey
awarded to a team member in
honor of a courageous young
man-the late Chucky Mullins.
LSU remembers Chucky with
a 39-38 squeaker.
10. Alabama- How is LSU
going to score 39 points against
the Tide? They won’t. The
huge new scoreboard at the
end reveals a disappointing end
to a brutal defensive battle-
LSU 3 Alabama 9.
11. Arkansas- The Razorback
band has a surprisingly hip
halftime show with songs by
Queen including two from the
hit album “Night at the
Opera”-“Bohemian Rhapsody”
and “39”. Unfortunately for
LSU, the next tune-“Another
One Bites the Dust” proves to
be prophetic as the Hogs
upset the physically-spent
Tigers 40-39.
12. Texas A&M- With the season
teetering on the brink after two
straight losses, Coach Les Miles
turns to a motivational speaker
Dave Parker, number 39 on the
1979 Pittsburgh Pirates World
Championship team. Parker
revives the Pirate theme song of
that year-“We Are Family” and
the Tigers bind together to
overcome the Aggies’ 12th
man 39-35.
With three losses against nine
wins (There’s that pesky 3-9
again.), the Tigers accept a bid
to play in Atlanta against
Georgia Tech in the Peach
Bowl or whatever the hell it
goes by these days.
With the 39th President
Jimmy Carter looking on, LSU
stings the Yellow Jackets 39-24
proving they were not just
there to play for peanuts and
Les’s 10-win seasons streak
continues.
Well, there you have it-a year
comedian Jack Benny would
have loved as he claimed he
was 39 years old until his death
at 80.
To my hockey fans, I
apologize for not including the
greatest goalie of all time-
Dominik Hasek, number 39 for
those great Red Wings teams
but there were very few SEC
games on the ice this year.
And for those of you who
have no idea what we’re talking
about, I can only quote from
the Best Picture of the Year in
’39-“Frankly my dear, I don’t
give a damn.”
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THE GATOR
THAT HAD
LIfE AFTER
DEATH.
As I was leaving baseball practice
in the spring of 1975, I spotted
the dirty dusty carcas of a 4ft
alligator in the ditch next to the
railroad tracks. It was in good
condition. It wasn’t mashed or
anything. I don’t know how it
died but he was about to come
back to life.
I placed it in a croker sack and
headed for my dorm room on the
5th floor of West Stadium. My
roommates Tom and Rick were
there and inquired, “What’s in the
bag?” I flopped the carcas out of
the sack and at there feet. They
both jumped back thinking that it
was alive. We had a quick laugh
and pondered how many ways to
use this 4 ft. reptile. Then a
singing voice came from the room
next door. It was Dwight. He was
from Hahnville and was a 6ft black
guy. I looked in the hall and he
was walking toward the showering
room and entered the door. We
waited until we heard the water
running and gave him enough
time to soap-up. As we entered
Dwight had started shampooing
his hair and had his eyes closed.
Now this was a big community
shower and it was easy to sneak
up. The hard part was not
laughing as I placed the scally skin
lizard at his feet. I then noticed
how good the gator began to
look. The water cleaned and made
the skin shiny which made the
gator look alive.
For several minutes we stood
there waiting for Dwight to step in
just the wrong place. It was gut
busting trying not to make a
sound. Then it happened, a foot
slid over and the gator’s toes
curled up with Dwight’s. He let
out a quick scream and was
rushing as fast as he could to get
the soap out of his eyes. He was
murmering “Lordy Mercy.” With
his first glance down he screamed
loud, like he was kin to Betty
Davis. He then slipped and fell on
top of the gator. It was on now. I
was laughing so hard. I then
looked and Dwight was flailling his
arms like he was racing Mark Spitz
and screaming at us. I couldn’t
understand everything he was
screaming but words like kill and
dead were used alot.
After a half hour of laughing we
were off with the serpent for more
fun. As we passed the lakes by
Miller Hall, we noticed a car
parked at the lake. It was an old
time Impala that did not have a
bar between front window and the
back. The inhabitants were in the
back seat and trust me they
weren’t paying attention to 3 guys
walking up with a 4 ft. gator in
their arms. We proceeded to flop
our Louisiana delicacy right on top
of them. I think Betty Davis was in
that back seat because I heard that
scream again.
We drove off with sounds of
words like kill and dead again
being yelled at us. We drove back
about 10 minutes later and low
and behold the car was gone and
our little buddy was laying on the
ground.
In the sack it went and off for
some more ‘American Graffiti’
type antics. We didn’t have to
drive far to be at the steps of one
of the girls dormatories. We snuck
in the bushes by the door and slid
the gator out on the concrete
perfectly placed for the good night
kisses of people returning from
their date.
It didn’t take long. A tall girl
with a short guy walked up and
she bent down, kissed him,
hugged him and openned her
eyes to the gator starring straight
at her. She was too tall to be Betty
but she sured screamed like her
and this short guy spun around
with arms extended, he was
poised to protect her from a
rdead alligator.
The police showed up and
ended the life of a dead alligator
because if they hadn’t of halled it
off, I guarantee he would have
lived a few more tails.
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Useless Random Facts
with Kellie

The first person selected as the Time Magazine Man
of the Year - Charles Lindbergh in 1927.

It would take 11 Empire State Buildings, stacked
one on top of the other, to measure the Gulf of
Mexico at its deepest point.

Mario, of Super Mario Bros. fame, appeared in the
1981 arcade game, Donkey Kong. His original name
was Jumpman, but was changed to Mario to honor
the Nintendo of America's landlord, Mario Segali.

There will be 19 Fridays until Christmas as of 8/22

The average person spends about 2 years on the
phone in a lifetime.

The word "nerd" was first coined by Dr. Seuss in
"If I Ran the Zoo."

Liberace Museum has a mirror-plated Rolls Royce;
jewel-encrusted capes, and the largest rhinestone in
the world, weighing 59 pounds and almost a foot in
diameter.

Nobody knows who built the Taj Mahal. The names
of the architects, masons, and designers that have
come down to us have all proved to be latter-day
inventions, and there is no evidence to indicate who
the real creators were.

A car that shifts manually gets 2 miles more per
Ågallon of gas than a car with automatic shift.

55% of Americansthink they aresmarter than the
average American.

Over 50,000 adults in America are missing.

It costs the U.S.Government $2,768,902 per year to
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I spend a lot of time in the
woods and on the water. Most
of the time is spent trying to
catch a box of fish or do my
best to harvest a limit of fowl
or animals. I will say that I do
know quite a bit about my
outdoor surroundings. After all,
I've been out there all my life.
Just recently, I began to realize
that I really don't know half of
what I should know about
different plants, birds, animals,
insects, etc. I probably do
observe these things more than
most hunters or fishermen. The
problem is that most of us get
so involved with trying to catch
or kill that we really don't see
the forest for the trees.
This past summer I had the
opportunity to go on a swamp
tour in the Atchafalaya Basin in
the Butte La Rose area. This
event was part of a package
combined with our annual
Louisiana Outdoor Writer's
three day conference held in
Lafayette. If not for this event,
I would have probably been
out trying to catch a mess of
fish, frogs or crabs somewhere.
This day was going to be
different. We weren't trying to
catch or kill anything for
supper. The tour would
encompass a boat ride where
we could observe birds, fish,
plants and reptiles.
I saw my first alligator nest
and the mom wasn't far away.
I've probably been around a
thousand of them before and
never knew what I was looking
at. Did you know that we have
a bird in Louisiana called the
Wood Stark? I didn't. Yes, the
bird looks like the kind that
delivers the baby. We saw
several dozen of these majestic
birds on this trip. I also saw my
first of the jumping carp that
have invaded our state waters.
These fish are named Silver
Carp. For whatever reason,
those fish will jump into the air
when they are approached by
an outboard motor. Since these
fish grow to a very large size,
twenty or thirty pounds,
they can be very dangerous
to boaters. This is an
unwelcome species to our
waters. In the future there
will be some very bad injuries
because of these fish.
During the three hour tour,
naturally I recognized a lot of
things that I did already know.
I also saw several fishermen
catching sac-a-lait, since the
Basin had just fallen to fishable
water levels. Believe me, at the
time I wanted to trade places
with them from the tour boat
to their boat. All in all, I really
enjoyed the tour. It gave me
time to look at the outdoors
from a different perspective. We
should all know more about
our outdoor environment.
When you pass by a tree, you
should know what kind of tree
it is. We all see different birds
and don't know what species
they are. The outdoors has
many more interactive things to
offer other than the fish and
game we pursue. Our state has
much to offer for those who
enjoy observing nature. Put a
swamp tour on your agenda.
You may find out you don't
know it all after all.
Till next time
"I'm still learning"
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This Month at Moran’s Marina in Port Fourchon
This Month at Moran’s Marina in Port Fourchon
Inshore Trips
Consist of leaving out at 6 am and fishing for specks and reds, occasionally drum and sheephead as well, arriving back at
the dock for 3pm. Trips consist of live bait and artificial techniques Live bait, ice, tackle, included. If you have a favorite
rod by all means bring it. Food and drinks available upon request.
Colder months we usually fish Leeville and Golden Meadow marshes.
Warmer months we typically fish Barataria and Timbalier bays, beaches, and the western barrier islands.
Offshore Trips
Consist of leaving out at 6 am and arriving back at the dock between 4-6pm. These trips are the most commonly booked
trips, we generally target bottom species, live bait mangrove fish , and troll the rip when in season. Fish you can expect
to catch on these trips include snapper, grouper, amberjack, wahoo, blackfin tuna, lemon fish, dolphin.
On these trips we generally travel up to 60 miles out.
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10-Years of
Les Miles and
Expanded
Tiger Stadium
Highlight 2014
The winningest program in the
nation’s toughest conference since
2005 goes into its 10th year under Les
Miles in 2014 as LSU returns 16
starters from a squad that reached the
10-win mark for a school-record fourth
consecutive year in 2013.
In nine years under Miles, the Tigers
have posted a 95-24 overall mark,
claimed a pair of Southeastern
Conference titles, reached the BCS
national championship game twice,
winning the title in 2007 with a 38-24
victory over Ohio State. The Tigers have
appeared in a bowl game every year
under Miles, winning six of those
games, most recently beating Iowa, 21-
14 in the Outback Bowl.
Miles enters the 2014 season just five
wins shy of reaching 100 for his LSU
career. He also becomes just the third
coach in LSU history to reach the 10-
year mark as coach of the Tigers, join-
ing the winningest coach in school his-
tory Charles McClendon (137 wins in
18 years) and Bernie Moore (89 wins
in 13years).
In addition to the Miles milestone,
LSU will open the expanded South
Endzone in 2014 as Tiger Stadium
capacity will go over 100,000 for the
first time. The next South Endzone
expansion features 70 suites, 3,075
club level seats and another
1,500 regular seats.
2014 LSU Football
Notes of Significance
• 95 wins since 2005
(first in SEC, No. 2 in nation)
• 81 straight weeks in AP Top 25
(school-record, second-longest
streak in nation)
• 66 straight games played as a
Top 25 team (school-record)
• 45 straight non-conference
regular-season wins
(nation’s longest streak)
• 14 straight bowl appearances
(school-record)
• 14 straight years of at least 8 wins
(nation’s longest active streak)
4 straight years of at least 10 wins
(school-record)
The LSU Offense
The Tigers return six starters on
offense, including four on the offensive
line, from a unit that put together one
of the most productive seasons in
school history in 2013. Under first year
offensive coordinator Cam Cameron,
LSU averaged 35.8 points and racked
up 453.3 total yards (202.3 rushing,
251.0 passing) as the Tigers became
the first team in SEC history to feature a
3,000-yard passer (Zach
Mettenberger), two 1,000-yard
receivers (Odell Beckham Jr. and
Jarvis Landry) and a 1,000-yard rusher
(Jeremy Hill). LSU also led the
nation in third-down conversions
at 57 percent.
LSU had seven offensive players
picked in the 2014 NFL Draft, including
a trio of wide receivers led by Beckham
Jr., who was the 12th overall pick.
The Tigers offense is expected to
feature a blend of youth and veterans in
2014 as a number of freshmen skill
players, including quarterback Brandon
Harris, running back Leonard
Fournette, and wide receivers Malachi
Dupre and Trey Quinn, will be counted
on to contribute. Senior offensive tackle
La’el Collins returns as one of the top
linemen in college football and he will
anchor a Tiger line that returns four
starters.
Senior running backs Terrence
Magee and Kenny Hilliard have
combined for nearly 1,900 yards and
29 touchdowns, while the only
quarterback on the roster with any
experience at the position in an
LSU uniform is sophomore Anthony
Jennings, who made one start and
nine appearances as a true freshman
in 2013.
Quarterback
LSU will feature a new quarterback in
2014 as the Tigers will count on sopho-
more Anthony Jennings (6-2, 211, So.-
1L) and true freshman Brandon Harris
(6-3, 183, Fr.-HS) to direct the offense.
Jennings and Harris bring a similar
style to the game as both players have
the ability to make plays with their feet.
Jennings is more adapt in the short-
passing game, while Harris thrived in
the vertical passing game during his
high school career.
Jennings appeared in nine games as a
true freshman, earning a start in the
Outback Bowl win over Iowa following
a season-ending injury to senior Zach
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Mettenberger. Jennings was pressed
into action in the season-finale against
Arkansas and directed the Tigers on a
99-yard game-winning scoring drive
with less than two minutes remaining in
the contest.
Jennings, who saw most of his action
on short-yardage situations, completed
13-of-29 passes for 181 yards and a
touchdown. Jennings also rushed for
a pair of scores in his first year with
the Tigers.
Harris graduated from high school
in December and joined the Tigers for
spring practice where he quickly
established himself as a viable first-year
option for the Tigers at quarterback.
Harris brings natural leadership to the
field along with a confident demeanor
not often seen in young players.
Jennings and Harris are expected to
both get snaps for the Tigers in 2014
with a starter not likely to be deter-
mined until the end of preseason camp.
Rob Bolden, a former starter at Penn
State, has the most experience of any
quarterback on the roster and is
expected to serve as LSU’s No. 3
quarterback. Bolden played in 20
games with 15 starts during his two
years at Penn State before transferring
to LSU in 2012. Bolden has yet to see
any game action for the Tigers.
Running Back
Despite losing one of the top running
backs in the SEC last year in Jeremy
Hill to the NFL Draft, the Tigers return a
pair of dependable seniors in Terrence
Magee (5-9, 214, Sr.-2L) and Kenny
Hilliard (6-0, 233, Sr.-3L) Magee, a
shifty runner who is versatile enough to
lineup at slot receiver or even
quarterback, was second on the team
with 626 yards and eight touchdowns
in 2013. Hilliard, a punishing runner
who thrives in short-yardage situations,
leads all LSU back with 1,110 yards
and 21 touchdowns.
Magee and Hilliard will be joined in
the backfield by the most heralded
running back recruit in Louisiana his-
tory as Leonard Fournette (6-1, 224,
Fr.-HS) makes his long-awaited LSU
debut this year. Fournette was the
consensus No. 1 prep player in
America as a senior in 2013 and he
joins the Tigers after rushing for 7,619
yards and 88 touchdowns in high
school. Fournette had all the tools to
be the next great LSU running back as
he has a blend of size, speed, strength
to go along with a very high football IQ.
Darrel Williams (5-11, 209, Fr.-HS),
another highly-touted signee out of
New Orleans, will add to the depth at
running back. Williams rushed for
2,201 yards and 32 touchdowns as a
senior in high school.
Fullback
The fullback position will continue to
play a prominent role in the LSU
offense and the Tigers return one of
the players who has been the most
consistent at the position in recent
history in senior Connor Neighbors
(5-11, 239, Sr.-2L). Neighbors is a
solid blocker who is also comfortable
with the football in his hands. He’s a
pass-catching threat out of the
backfield while also being a viable part
of the running game. Neighbors will be
backed up by sophomore Melvin Jones
(6-3, 245, So.-1L) another athletic
fullback who played quarterback and
linebacker in high school.
Wide Receivers
The Tigers will have to replace three
NFL Draft picks, which included the
first 1,000-yard tandem in school
history in Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis
Landry, at wide receiver. A year ago,
Landry and Beckham Jr. combined to
catch 136 passes for 2,345 yards and
18 touchdowns. LSU’s top returning
receiving threat is sophomore Travin
Dural (6-2, 182, So.-1L), who caught
seven passes for 145 yards and two
scores. Dural’s biggest moment last
year came when he hauled in the
game-winning 49-yard TD pass late in
the fourth quarter in the victory over
Arkansas. Dural possesses a long stride
with breakaway speed. Senior
Quantavius Leslie (6-4, 175, Sr.-Sqd) is
the only other receiver in the roster
with a catch to his credit as he had one
reception for 11 yards in 2013.
A trio of redshirt freshmen will be
counted on to contribute this year as
John Diarse (6-1, 207, Fr.-RS), Kevin
Spears (6-3, 189, Fr.-RS) and Avery
Peterson (6-1, 180, Fr.-RS) all
add to the depth at wide receiver
for the Tigers.
The influx of perhaps the best wide
receiving signing class in school history
is expected to make an immediate
impact for the Tigers. Malachi Dupre
(6-3, 188, Fr.-HS), who was rated as
the No. 1 player at the position in high
school, gives the Tigers a big target
with tremendous hands and athletic
ability. Dupre won the state title in all
three jumps – long, triple and high –
as a junior in 2013.
Trey Quinn (5-11, 192, Fr-HS) set
the national record for high school
receiving yards with 6,566 and will be
a likely candidate at the slot receiver
spot for the Tigers. Tony Upchurch
(6-2, 228, Fr-HS) and D.J. Chark (6-1,
176, Fr.-HS) are both playmakers who
will be in a position to contribute early
in their career.
Tight End
A critical part to the LSU offense is
the play of the tight end and that’s one
spot on the field where the Tigers
return a great deal of experience and
talent. LSU has three players on the
roster who have combined for 16
starts led by Dillon Gordon’s (6-5, 286,
Jr.-2L) 12 starts. Gordon, a punishing
blocker, established himself as a threat
in both the passing game a year ago
with six catches for 88 yards. DeSean
Smith (6-4, 241, So.-1L) has a year of
experience in the Cam Cameron system
and could be in a line for a breakout
year. Smith is a hybrid with good size,
but also has good speed and creates
mismatch problems for linebackers.
Smith caught one pass for 14 yards in
his rookie season a year ago. Travis
Dickson (6-3, 230, Sr.-2L) and Logan
Stokes (6-5, 251, Sr.-1L) have both
earned starts during their career
and give the Tigers quality depth
at tight end.
Offensive Line
The strength of the Tiger offense will
be that of the offensive line as LSU
returns four starters, including
preseason All-America offensive tackle
La’el Collins (6-5, 315, Sr.-2L). The
Tigers return six players who have
combined for 75 starts on the offensive
line. Collins, who is a projected first
round pick in the next NFL Draft, is a
prototype left tackle with all of the
skills necessary to be a dominant
college football player. Collins goes into
2014 with 25 career starts, 12 coming
at left tackle.
He will joined on the line by
returning starters in center Elliott
Porter (6-4, 300, Sr.-2L), left guard
Vadal Alexander (6-6, 342, Jr.-2L) and
right tackle Jerald Hawkins (6-6, 301,
So.-1L). Alexander will start alongside
Collins at left guard for the second
straight year, giving the Tigers one of
the most experienced and talented
guard-tackle combos in college
football. Porter has 13 career starts at
center, while Hawkins will remain as
LSU’s starter at right tackle for the
second consecutive year after taking
over last season as a redshirt freshman.
The lone departure on the offensive
line was that of NFL draft pick Trai
Turner, who started all 13 games at
right guard in 2013. A pair of seniors
in Hoko Fanaika (6-6, 348, Sr.-1L) and
Evan Washington (6-6, 334, Sr.-1L)
came out of spring practice in a battle
for the starting spot, although both
players are expected to see extensive
action. Ethan Pocic (6-7, 301, So.-1L)
is a versatile sophomore who can
lineup at any one of the five positions
on the line, while Josh Boutte (6-4,
333, So.-Sqd.) is another youngster
that saw spot duty a year ago for the
Tigers. Other players in position for
playing time in 2014 include guard K.J.
Malone (6-3, 290, Fr.-RS) and center
Andy Dodd (6-4, 322, Fr.-RS).
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The LSU Defense
Defense has been the foundation that
Les Miles has built his program
around. LSU continues to have
explosive players, ones that can change
the game with one touch of the ball,
but year-in and year-out, it’s been the
Tiger defense that has served as the
cornerstone for the winningest
program in the SEC since 2005.
John Chavis returns for his sixth
season as LSU’s defensive coordinator
in 2014 and again, he will be
challenged to replace some key
departures from a year ago when the
Tigers allowed just 22.0 points and
ranked in the Top 20 in the nation in
total defense (340.7 yards per game).
Since taking over the LSU defense in
2009, Chavis has seen the Tigers rank
among the top 12 in the nation in both
yards and points allowed three times.
He’s also held opponents to 18 points
or fewer per game four times in
five years.
LSU returns sevens starters defense,
including a pair of defensive ends in
junior Danielle Hunter and Jermauria
Rasco, who can be difference makers.
The Tigers also return what could be
the best set of cornerbacks in the SEC
in sophomores Tre’Davious White and
Rashard Robinson. Junior Kwon
Alexander and senior D.J. Welter
anchor a linebacker corps that is one
of the most talented groups to play at
LSU in over a decade.
The Tigers will have to fill holes left
due to the departure of starting tackles
Ego Ferguson and Anthony Johnson,
along with linebacker Lamin Barrow,
who was drafted in the fifth round of
the NFL Draft after leading the Tigers in
tackles a year ago with 91. Craig
Loston, a veteran safety who started
in the secondary for the better part of
three years, is also a key loss for
the Tigers.
LSU returns the bulk of a defense that
held Texas A&M and its Heisman
Trophy winning quarterback to only
10 points and a season-low 299 yards
a year ago.
Defensive Ends
Danielle Hunter (6-6, 241, Jr.-2L)
appears to be next in line to carry on
LSU’s tradition of dominant defensive
linemen. Hunter, who started all 13
games a year ago, is poised for a
breakout season in 2014 after a
57-tackle, 8.0-tackle for loss, 3.0-sack
season in 2013. Hunter with a
tremendous wing span and explosive
first step, will anchor the Tiger
defensive front this year.
Returning starter Jermauria Rasco (6-
3, 255, Sr.-3L) will start at the other
end position with Tashawn Bower (6-5,
243, So.-1L) and Lewis Neal (6-1, 238,
So.-1L) both expected to be part of the
rotation. Hunter and Rasco are the only
returning players on the defensive line
with more than one career start to their
credit. Newcomers Deondre Clark
(6-2, 238, Fr.-HS), Sione Teuhema
(6-4, 215, Fr.-HS) along with M.J.
Patterson (6-3, 215, Fr.-RS) and Justin
Maclin (6-4, 242, Sr.-Sqd.) will add
depth the young defensive end spot.
Defensive Tackles
LSU will have to replace both starting
defensive tackles in 2014 as Ego
Ferguson (2nd round pick) and
Anthony Johnson (free agent) both
opted for the NFL following their junior
season. The list of defensive tackles
that are in line to replace the departed
juniors may be young, but they are
talented. Quentin Thomas (6-3, 290,
Jr.-1L) is the only returning defensive
tackle with any starting experience, that
coming against Iowa in the Outback
Bowl to close out the 2013 season.
Thomas continues to improve and is
coming off a good spring and will be
looked to for leadership on the field.
He will be joined in the rotation at
tackle by Christian LaCouture (6-5,
298, So.-1L), a hard-nosed competitor
who has been compared to that of for-
mer LSU standout Kyle Williams.
LaCouture played in all 13 games as a
true freshman, finishing with 11 tackles
and a sack.
A trio of redshirt freshmen makes up
the remainder of the defensive tackle
rotation led by Maquedius Bain (6-4,
308, Fr.-RS). Bain had an outstanding
spring and will be difficult to keep of
the field due to his power and knack
for the position. Bain will be joined by
Greg Gilmore (6-4, 311, Fr.-RS) and
Frank Herron (6-5, 275, Fr.-RS) in a
group vying for playing time. Herron
continues to learn the position after
making the move to tackle from
defensive end during the spring, while
Gilmore has all of the physical tools
needed to help contribute immediately.
Linebacker
The Tigers return two starters at line-
backer and a third player who has
extensive experience at the position for
the Tigers. Built with a premium put on
speed, the Tiger linebacker corps is
one of the deepest at LSU since Chavis
took over in 2009. The Tigers can go
two or three-deep at any of the three
linebacker spots without much of a
drop off. Senior D.J. Welter (6-1, 226,
Sr.-1L) is coming off his best season at
LSU with 80 tackles and 2.0 sacks in
2013. Welter has a knack for finding
the football and appeared to improve
with each game in what was his first
season as a starter last year. Welter had
perhaps the best game of his career in
the Outback Bowl win over Iowa with
six tackles and a sack as the Tigers lim-
ited the Hawkeyes to 233 yards. The
performance served as a springboard
into the spring where he was one of
LSU’s top all-around performers, set-
ting him up for what could be an out-
standing senior season.
Welter is joined by returning starter
Kwon Alexander (6-2, 218, Jr.-2L),
who could be one of the most over-
looked players in the SEC. Alexander
has started 11 games in his career,
including nine as a sophomore in 2013
when he registered 65 tackles and 6.5
tackles for loss. He can make plays
from sideline to sideline and is also
good in pass coverage.
Lamar Louis (6-0, 216, Jr.-2L) is
likely to be the third starter with Duke
Riley (6-1, 208, So.-1L) in line for
playing time. Louis has been a solid
contributor in his first two years at LSU,
starting five times. He had 25 tackles
and recovered a fumble as a sopho-
more. Riley was a consistent special
teams performer as a true freshman in
2013 and he’s now worked himself in a
position to be an every down player on
defense.
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Kendell Beckwith (6-3, 246, So.-1L)
with a rare combination of speed and
athletic ability has tremendous upside
and will likely see action behind Welter
at middle linebacker, while Deion Jones
(6-2, 208, Jr.-2L) and Ronnie Feist (6-
2, 225, Jr.-1L) are both dependable
players who will press for playing time.
Cornerback
Tre’Davious White (5-11, 177, So.-1L)
and Rashard Robinson (6-1, 165, So.-
1L) give LSU two of the top cornerbacks
in the SEC heading into 2014. White
emerged as the starter at one
cornerback spot just three games into
his true freshman season in 2013, while
Robinson finally took over opposite
White late in the year. White displays
tremendous speed and coverage ability,
while Robinson brings good speed,
range and has a wingspan that disrupts
wide receivers. White had 55 tackles
and a team-best seven pass breakups
during a rookie season that saw him
start 11 times, while Robinson had
16 tackles and an interception
in 12 games.
Jalen Collins (6-2, 195, Jr.-2L) is a
dependable cover-corner who started
the first two games in 2013. Collins
played in all 13 games a year ago with
22 tackles and a pair of pass breakups.
Rookie Ed Paris, who graduate from
high school early, joined the team for
spring practice and will compete for
playing time along with fellow true
freshmen John Battle (6-0, 179, Fr.-HS)
and Russell Gage (6-0, 175, Fr.-HS)
Safety
LSU deploys a defense that has its
safeties being interchangeable, but one
that also requires them to be aggressive
in the running game and dependable in
coverage. Ronald Martin is the most
experienced of LSU’s safeties with eight
starts and 76 career tackles and three
interceptions to his credit.
Corey Thompson (6-2, 212, Jr.-2L), a
speedster with big-hitting ability, and
Rickey Jefferson (5-11, 199, So.-1L)
will compete for playing time at either
safety spot. Thompson has five career
starts and 51 tackles in two years with
the Tigers, while Jefferson saw spot duty
last year as a true freshman and six
tackles.
Duane Thomas (6-0, 181, So.-1L)
along with highly-touted rookie Jamal
Adams (6-0, 207, Fr.-HS) and Devin
Voohries (6-1, 197, Fr.-HS) all will push
for playing time in the secondary for the
Tigers in 2014.
The LSU Special Teams
LSU continues to be one of the
national leaders in overall special teams
play as the Tigers put a premium on this
phase of the game by using every-down
players in prominent special teams
roles. LSU’s special teams are so
highly-regarded that wide receiver
James Wright was picked in the seventh
round of the 2014 NFL Draft mainly
because of his play on special teams.
Since Les Miles took over at LSU in
2005, the Tigers have scored 20 special
teams touchdowns, which include 11
punt returns for TDs, three kickoff
returns for TDs, two blocked field goals
for TDs, and one TD each on a blocked
punt, fumbled punt, fake field goal, and
missed field goal.
Bradley Dale Peveto returns to the
LSU staff this year and will serve as
special teams coordinator. Peveto, who
spent four years with the Tigers from
2005-08, is widely considered one of
the best special teams coaches in
college football.
Placekicker
Colby Delahoussaye (5-10, 174, So.-
1L) returns for his second year as LSU’s
placekicker after winning the job during
preseason practice last year.
Delahoussaye converted 13-of-14 field
goals and 56-of-57 point-after touch-
downs in his first year with the Tigers in
2013. He will be backed up by Trent
Domingue (6-0, 177, So.-Sqd.)
The departure of James Hairston
leaves a void for LSU at kickoff special-
ist. Rookie Cameron Gamble (5-9, 182,
Fr.-HS) comes to campus with a strong
leg and is likely candidate to handle that
spot for the Tigers in 2014.
Punter
Jamie Keehn (6-4, 218, Jr.-2L), LSU’s
second straight Australian punter, will
handle all punting duties again for the
Tigers in 2014. In his first year as a full-
time starter, Keehn averaged 41.0 yards
on 43 punts. He had 18 punts downed
inside the 20-yard line and booted 10
balls that traveled 50 yards or more.
Return Specialist
The Tigers have a hole to fill with the
departure of first round draft pick Odell
Beckham Jr., who set the LSU record for
all-purpose yards in a season in 2013
with 2,315. Likely candidates to handle
kickoff and punt return duties for the
Tigers in 2014 include wide receiver
Travin Dural (6-2, 182, So.-1L) and
running back Terrence Magee (5-9,
214, Sr.-3L)
Snapper
Reid Ferguson (6-2, 230, Jr.-2L) has
handled nearly every snap – both place-
kicks and punts – since walking on
campus as a true freshman in 2012. He
will be counted on to do the same for
LSU in 2014 as he’s listed as a presea-
son All-America heading into his junior
season. Ferguson is a placekicker and
punters dream as his snaps are right on
the mark every time.
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