Jordy and T-Bob discussed the potential Mercedez-Benz Superdome renovations. Tomorrow the Louisiana State Bond Commision is voting on financing a plan to update the facility. They talked about who will be responsible for paying the $450 million for the updates.
The plan is to modernize the Superdome, not just for the New Orleans Saints, but for the whole city. When you think of the New Orleans skyline, the giant landmark comes to mind immediately, and the state wants to keep it that way. They ran through several of the other possible updates to the New Orleans, including saying goodbye to the Superdome pedestrian ramps. Also, with the Mercedez-Benz deal running up in 2021, the Saints are shopping naming rights to the Dome.
— Rod Walker (@RodWalkerNola) August 14, 2019
T-Bob finally made it out to an LSU practice and he gave his camp update. Without having too much media access to the practice, the main thing that jumped out to him was watching new Passing Game Coordinator Joe Brady coach.
“He’s very vocal and he’s very active out there. He has a really youthful energy. He reminded me of young Jon Gruden, he just has that coaching ‘it’ factor.”
Also, there is a very good article by Brody Miller of the Athletic about the LSU training room debates. It gives you a peak behind the curtain at the LSU Football facilities and helps illustrate how the team bonds.
It started with Kevin Gates, and it’s ranged from if a fish can drown, MJ vs. LeBron, who shot JFK and if a cyclops can wink or if it’s a blink.
— Brody Miller (@BrodyAMiller) August 13, 2019
Shea Dixon of 247Sports joined Jordy and T-Bob to talk about LSU Football camp.
Dixon addressed some of the injuries to key players such as All-American safety Grant Delpit.
“I haven’t heard anything that leads me to believe that these injuries are that serious,” Dixon said.
Obviously the offense is a big story line, but he thinks this veteran LSU defense is going to turn a lot of heads. Dixon thinks Dave Aranda really trusts the guy who’ve been at LSU as long as he has.
#LSU Football Practice – 8/13/19
— Jacques Doucet (@JacquesDoucet) August 14, 2019
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