The flooding in Louisiana has now directly affected at least two members of the LSU football team.
Per The Advocate’s Ross Dellenger, strength coach Tommy Moffitt helped evacuate some friend’s homes that was in one of the worst hit areas by the floods.
“The water came up so fast,” Moffitt said in a text message to the Advocate.
Also experiencing some of the effects flooding is Christian LaCouture and his family. The defensive lineman’s mother and sister to WAFB that they had to be evacuated from their home. LaCouture will be out for the season after tore his ACL earlier in fall camp.
— Jacques Doucet (@JacquesDoucet) August 13, 2016
LSU is set to restart practice on Monday following a few days off due to the flooding. LSU had to cancel its Fan Day that was scheduled for Saturday as well as its Media Day that was scheduled for Sunday. Players did have team meetings to attend over the weekend, per Dellenger.
Talented Louisiana receiver Devonta Smith also postponed his college announcement due to the flooding. Smith was expected to announce between LSU, Miami and Alabama on Monday.
And per ESPN’s Mark Schlabach, LSU Associate AD Michael Bonnette is also doing whatever he can to try and help those who have been affected by the floods.
LSU assoc. AD Michael Bonnette just told me he's on a boat riding down a 4-lane highway in Baton Rouge rescuing people from flooded homes
— Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) August 14, 2016
Hopefully, Louisiana gets the help it needs in the coming days.