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Daughter-in-Law of LSU Offensive Coordinator Killed in Plane Crash

ATLANTA (AP) — A small plane en route to a college football playoff game crashed into a post office parking lot in Louisiana shortly after takeoff Saturday, killing five people, including a well-known sports reporter who was the daughter-in-law of one of the team’s coaches.

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Louisiana Lawmakers Receive Special Access to Football Tickets

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the middle of a record-breaking, undefeated LSU college football season, Louisiana’s lawmakers have a special perk that gives them access to face-value, postseason game tickets that regular fans can’t easily obtain before they hit the pricey secondary market.

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LSU’s Leonard Fournette to Enter NFL Draft

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 5 (UPI) — Things didn’t “go as planned” for running back Leonard Fournette at LSU. Now Fournette should plan for a more posh lifestyle, after announcing Monday to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft. The junior was a preseason Heisman candidate, but has been slowed by a left ankle sprain. He is still projected to be a first-round selection.

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LSU Goes Native, Ed Orgeron to Stay on as Coach

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — On Saturday, LSU formally named Ed Orgeron the permanent head coach of the flagship college football program in the state where he was raised before venturing out on a career that took him from coast-to-coast and back again.

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