Thursday was filled with charity and warm gestures from LSU toward Saturday’s opponent, South Carolina. LSU is tailoring its pregame routine at Tiger Stadium to get South Carolina better acclimated on Saturday. It’s safe to say LSU is doing its best to create a home away from home for the Gamecocks.
Here’s what every LSU fan needs to know as Game Day approaches:
- Did coach Les Miles create another new word this week? You bet he did. Check out the best quotes from the Mad Hatter during Week 6.
- In what can only be called a classy gesture, LSU will lend South Carolina its United Airlines charter plane to fly to and from Baton Rouge, La. this weekend.
- The kindness keeps on coming from LSU. The Tigers will also give the Gamecocks the keys to Tiger Stadium in a ceremony involving students governments from both schools before the game. The university will also host an all-inclusive tailgate for fans.
- LSU will also incorporate a South Carolina tradition before kickoff on Saturday. Check out what the Tigers will do to truly make the Gamecocks feel at home.
Other LSU stories from around the Internet
- NOLA.com’s Jim Kleinpeter detailed the important times for Saturday’s game.
- NOLA.com’s Ron Higgins wrote that LSU tailback Leonard Fournette is on the verge of SEC greatness.
- The Advocate’s Scott Rabalais took a look into the history books. He broke down the five most memorable games played between the Tigers and Gamecocks.
Best stories around the SEC
- South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said a redshirt freshman quarterback will get in the ball game on Saturday.
- Arkansas coach Bret Bielema had some glowing remarks about tailback Alex Collins.
- Tennessee coach Butch Jones responded to rumors about an alleged physical altercation with a player.