ESPN shuffles games to put LSU on main channel against South Carolina , giving LSU its prime spot at 2:30 pm, while pushing some games to lesser-seen channels. Other games, including Tulane’s game at Temple, actually got bumped to more prime viewing channels.
LSU Coach Les Miles made good on his invitation issued months ago to a Mountain Brook, AL teen battling cancer. Mountain Brook teenager Sid Ortis has been dealing with osteosarcoma, or bone cancer, for the past year. Last March the 16-year-old had surgery to attempt to remove the cancer from his lungs. Around that time he received a phone call from LSU coach Les Miles, his favorite coach from his favorite team. Miles, telling him, “Life is not how long you live, but how well you live it.” He spoke at length with the 16-year-old, and then prayed with him.