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

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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Les Miles and crew get an unimpressive win over the FCS' Towson Tigers.  "Louisiana State Roar" host Derek Ponamsky and guest co-host T-Bob Hebert recap the game. The guys talk about the problems in the passing game, as well as the positives that emerged in the sloppy win. They also preview the Tigers' road trip to face the No. 10 Florida Gators this Saturday, and give the latest along the recruiting trail -- including the brother of a former Tiger who is high on the radar.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_10-02-12.mp3
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T-Bob Hebert, former LSU offensive lineman, guest hosts with Derek Ponamsky this week.  The pair discuss LSU's close win over Auburn and look ahead to the non-conference matchup this Saturday night against Towson.  Despite the SEC road victory against Auburn, the guys discuss some of the inconsistent play on different aspects of the team.  Ponamsky and Hebert also breakdown the latest along the recruiting trail for the Purple and Gold.

Direct download: LSR_full_show_09-25-12.mp3
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LSU gets the easy victory over Idaho.  Hosts Jordy Culotta and Derek Ponamsky discuss the 63-14 win, and what's ahead as the Tigers open SEC play on the road Saturday at Auburn. The guys also tackle why LSU lost practice and prep time on Monday, and where the injury bug has hit the Tigers now.

Direct download: LSR_FULL_SHOW_09-18-12.mp3
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"Louisiana State Roar" hosts Jordy Culotta and Derek Ponamsky discuss the pockets of progress made throughout the LSU football team inside the defeat of Washington. The guys breakdown the play of quarterback Zach Mettenberger once again, and how the offensive line faired amongst a recent change. LSU Sports Radio Network's Gordy Rush stops-by to give his perspective, and a look ahead to the Tigers' next opponent, Idaho.

Direct download: LSR_FULL_SHOW_09-11-12.mp3
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Hosts Jordy Culotta and Derek Ponamsky give the good and bad from LSU's season-opening win over North Texas, and look ahead to week two with Washington Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. The guys breakdown the play of quarterback Zach Mettenberger, freshman getting early playing time, the success of the running game, as well as what improvements will be needed before the Tigers lock it up with the Huskies.

Direct download: LSR_FULL_SHOW_09-04-12.mp3
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Fall premiere.  New hosts Derek Ponamsky, publisher of BayouBengalsInsider.com, and 104.5 ESPN Baton Rouge's Jordy Culotta preview the opening game against North Texas.   Will the Tigers finally be able to get the first game played this calendar year (on January 9) behind them for good?

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Spring finale.  The Tigers get a 2013 commit from a California quarterback.  ESPN.com LSU beat writer Gary Laney has the recruiting scoop, as well as other football happenings.   And the baseball team is off to Hoover, after capturing the regular season conference crown in Columbia, S.C.

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