Louisiana State Roar
The weekly radio show and podcast for LSU Tiger fans.

Fall finale.  Hosts Jordy Culotta and Derek Ponamsky discuss the enthusiasm surrounding the program heading into the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Clemson, and the chance for an 11-win season. The guys also catch-up with EverydayShouldBeSaturday.com's Clay Travis to get his reaction to Western Kentucky's hiring of former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino, along with thoughts on Tennessee's hiring of Butch Jones.  The show wraps with a look at the latest along the LSU recruiting trail.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_12-11-12.mp3
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The Alabama-Georgia SEC Championship classic is reviewed, LSU's acceptance to the Chick-fil-A Bowl -- and the subsequent reaction from Tiger fans and media -- are all on this week's show.  And what's up with the SEC coaching vacancies, the Heisman finalists and the latest along the recruiting trail?

Direct download: LSR_full_show_12-04-12.mp3
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Jordy Culotta, Derek Ponamsky and T-Bob Hebert recap LSU's victory over Arkansas, and the possible bowl scenerios for the Tigers. The guys also discuss the latest on SEC coaching changes.  Plus, Billy Liucci of TexAgs.com discusses Johnny "Football" Manziel's Heisman chances.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_11-27-12.mp3
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Host Jordy Culotta, Derek Ponamsky and T-Bob Hebert discuss LSU's wild finish and eventual victory over Ole Miss to close out the 2012 home slate. The guys also discuss the struggles in the defensive secondary, the continuing improvement of Zach Mettenberger, and preview the regular season finale on the road against Arkansas.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_11-20-12.mp3
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The Tigers win over the Bulldogs of Mississippi State.  The hosts discuss the growing confidence of Zach Mettenberger -- and the offense finding a good rhythm down the final stretch of the season.  We also review the play of Craig Loston that sealed the victory for the Tigers, and helped the defensive back earn SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_11-13-12.mp3
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Gut-wrencher against No. 1 Alabama.  Hosts Jordy Culotta, Derek Ponamsky and T-Bob Hebert discuss the questionable calls, improved play of quarterback Zach Mettenberger, and the defensive performance against the Tide.  Also, they preview this week's contest with Mississippi State; and recap a huge recruiting weekend for the Bayou Bengals.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_11-06-12.mp3
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"Bama Week" arrives.  Host Jordy Culotta, Derek Ponamsky and T-Bob Hebert help set the scene as the No. 5 Tigers prepare to host No. 1 Alabama Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. They discuss what coach Les Miles had to say at his Monday press luncheon, what Tigers may be back in action this week, the quarterback matchup, and why this game has such significance to both fan bases. The game also sets the scene for a huge recruiting weeknd.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_10-30-12.mp3
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The College Station Come-From-Behind.  Host Derek Ponamsky and T-Bob Hebert review LSU's 24-19 win over Texas A&M.  The guys analyze the play of quarterback Zach Mettenberger, what kind of problems the Aggies offense caused early on, and how the defense turned it on in the second half.  Plus, the guys discuss how they expect the Tigers to use the bye week; and an early peek toward Alabama week.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_10-23-12.mp3
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LSU downs No. 3 South Carolina in a nail-biter.  The "Louisiana State Roar" hosts highlight the resurgence of the Tiger running game, boosted by an improved offensive line play.  We also discuss a few young players who got their chance to shine.  And we preview an early Saturday morning matchup on the road against SEC rookie Texas A&M.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_10-16-12.mp3
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Hosts Jordy Culotta, Derek Ponamsky and T-Bob Hebert recap the road loss to Florida and the Tigers' inefficiencies on offense. They also preview the matchup Saturday night with the No. 3 South Carolina Gamecocks.  The guys also hit on the latest from the recruiting trail to see where the numbers stand at this point, as well as other big games in the SEC.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_10-09-12.mp3
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