It was a busy Wednesday in Baton Rouge, La. LSU truly takes no days off, so let’s get right to the biggest news.
Here are 5 things to know:
- LSU has agreed to a contract extension with secondary coach Corey Raymond, according to a report.
- LSU tight end Dillon Gordon was sent home from the hospital after being stabbed in an incident at an off-campus bar on Tuesday. Gordon was OK, but coach Les Miles won’t be taking any more chances with player safety.
- LSU offensive tackle Jerald Hawkins has officially declared for the NFL draft. Read his statement here.
- Tailback Leonard Fournette was snubbed of the Heisman Trophy ceremony this season, but read why he could have a big advantage in the race next season.
- Shifting to the hardwood briefly, Ben Simmons had some fun with rapper Drake following LSU’s 85-67 win over Kentucky on Tuesday.
Other LSU news from around the Internet
- Gordon was stabbed at Reggie’s bar, which is located in a famous area of Baton Rouge called “Tigerland.” NOLA.com’s JR Ball said Tigerland could disappear soon.
- NOLA.com’s Jim Kleinpeter graded LSU’s season and the Tigers earned mixed reviews.
The best stories around the SEC
- A marketing firm owned by NBA star LeBron James cut ties with embattled quarterback Johnny Manziel after his most recent off-field incident.
- Alabama quarterback Jake Coker and offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin had a feeling wide receiver Calvin Ridley would turn into something special.
- A report suggests Texas A&M has found its next athletic director. Read all about him and his credentials.
- Alabama coach Nick Saban discussed his postgame dance moves on Wednesday and mentioned that he took some criticism from his daughter.