LSU announces full day of National Signing Day coverage

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BATON ROUGE — LSUsports.net will be the official site for all LSU football signing day information Wednesday as the Tigers and head coach Ed Orgeron are once again expected to sign some of the nation’s top high school prospects.

LSUsports.net and LSU’s official football Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/LSUFootball) will stream hourly updates on the Tigers’ signing day happenings beginning at 8 a.m. CT. The Voice of the Tigers Chris Blair along with former Tiger and sideline reporter Gordy Rush will give fans the most recent news involving LSU and will breakdown the signees as they happen at the top of each hour.

The live video stream of LSU’s Signing Day hourly updates will air from 8 a.m. until approximately 2:15 p.m.

Beginning at 3 p.m. CT, Blair and Rush will host “Signing Day Live” where the two will take in-depth look at each of LSU’s signees and break down each of the position groups during the 45-minute show.

“Signing Day Live” will include interviews with members of the LSU coaching and support staffs along with features on current and former Tigers talking about their signing day experience. Along with live streaming on LSUsports.net/live and Facebook Live, this recap show will be available on SEC Network+ at WatchESPN.com.

At 4 p.m., LSUsports.net will carry Orgeron’s signing day press conference live, as the LSU head coach will brief the media on each of the Tigers’ signees.

Orgeron and his staff will be introduced to LSU fan at the Gridiron Club’s annual Bayou Bash at the Belle of Baton Rouge at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

In addition to LSU’s in-house coverage of signing day, ESPN’s Allison Williams will be on campus to bring updates on Tiger football throughout the day for the network.

LSU will also provide signing day updates on all of its social media platforms throughout the day so be sure to follow @LSUFootball on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

LSU will feature each of its signees as they officially become Tigers on digital billboards in areas throughout the south. The digital billboards are located in Baton Rouge (8 locations), New Orleans (5 locations), Monroe (3 locations), Houston (4 locations), Nashville and Mobile.

The following is a list of events and times that will take place involving LSU football on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1:

Time – Event (Location) – Note: All times are CT
6:30 a.m. – LSU Compliance Office on-site to review and verify National Letters of Intent.

7:01 a.m. – When each signee’s paperwork is confirmed, signees will be posted to official listing at www.LSUsports.net/signingday.

7 a.m. – 5 p.m. – ESPN on campus | www.WatchESPN.com
(Reporter Allison Williams will be on campus for inside look at LSU on National Signing Day)

8 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. CT – LSUsports.net Signing Day Live Updates (Top of the hour from 8 a.m. until approx.. 2:15 p.m.)

3 p.m. – LSUsports.net National Signing Day Show – Special Teams Room (Football Ops)
(hosted by Chris Blair and Gordy Rush)

4 p.m. – Coach Orgeron with media Team Room (Football Ops)
(Ed Orgeron discusses 2017 LSU class with media)

4:45 p.m. – Coach Orgeron announces LSU class at Bayou Bash (Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium)
(Ed Orgeron discusses 2017 LSU class with fans at Bayou Bash)

For more information or if you have any questions, contact Michael Bonnette at 225.578.8226 or mbonnet@lsu.edu

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