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

Five Tigers are taken in the NFL Draft, and another 10 have inked free agent deals.  We review the draft with ESPN.com's GeauxTigerNation reporter Gary Laney.  Also, the baseball team takes the series over Georgia, and now heads to Oxford, Miss., this weekend to face former LSU catcher Mike Bianco's Diamond Rebs.

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NFL Draft preview.  Three Tigers look to be high draft picks in this week's NFL Draft – as Les Miles will be on-hand in New York City.   The basketball team adds two new signees this week, including the son of early '90s LSU hoopster Geert Hammink.  Plus, Paul Mainieri discusses his team's series loss at Kentucky, as Georgia comes to The Box this weekend.

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Johnny Jones returns to his alma mater as the 21st head basketball coach.  We hear Jones' opening statement at the introductory press conference.  Gary Laney, of ESPN.com's GeauxTigerNation, is this week's featured insider.  We get the longtime Bayou Bengal beat writer's take on the Jones hire, spring football, as well as the surging LSU baseball team.

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Trent Johnson resigns as the Tigers coach, and promptly takes the head basketball opening at TCU.   Paul Mainieri discusses his No. 5 baseball team, which hosts Alabama this weekend.  And we rewind to a portion of last week's show for an encore of Les Miles and Zach Mettenberger talking post-Spring Game.

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Les Miles talks about the final scrimmage, as well as how his Bayou Bengals performed throughout spring workouts.  Quarterback Zach Mettenberger speaks after his White squad downed the Purple in the Spring Game, 24-17.  Also, freshman pitcher Aaron Nola has an injury.  Baseball skipper Paul Mainieri has the developing news on Nola's shoulder, as LSU heads to No. 1 Florida this weekend.  

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Spring Game preview.  Les Miles recaps last Saturday's scrimmage in Tiger Stadium, as the football team ends spring drills this Saturday with the final scrimmage in front of LSU fans.  Plus, hosts Jon Rawl and Connor Hennessey discuss the baseball team, which lost the series and a freshman outfielder last weekend at Auburn.

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Zach Mettenberger discusses the "Fab 5" after a recent spring practice.   We also get to hear the spring football thoughts of the LSU quarterback's skipper, Les Miles.   And the Tiger baseball team opens SEC play at home by winning the series against Mississippi State.

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Nikki Caldwell talks about her NCAA-bound Lady Tigers.  Also, we preview the men's NIT tilt against Oregon.  Les Miles meets with the media following a day of spring drills.  Plus, the latest on soccer-homecoming queen-placekicker Mo Isom, who is trying to become the Tigers' go-to "guy" for 3-points.

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Les Miles talks after his team began spring drills last week.  We also hear from quarterback Zach Mettenberger and offensive lineman Josh Dworaczyk.  The basketball team heads to the Big Easy as the No. 8 seed in the SEC Tournament, and will face Arkansas.  And Coach Mainieri speaks after his team swept Dartmouth last weekend.

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The basketball team had a meltdown this past weekend in Oxford, Miss., and coach Trent Johnson tries to make sense of it.  Also, baseball coach Paul Mainieri had a meltdown of another type in Baton Rouge, as his Tiger sluggers went cold in a 2-1 series loss to Appalachian State.  And a new assistant coach comes on-staff within the LSU football program.

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