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Eagles Found Likely Successor To Bednarik: LSU’s Bo Strange

The Bednarik Award is given to the College Defensive Player of the Year by the Maxwell Football Club.

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A Memoir: Bush 41 and LSU Tigers

George H.W. Bush, the forty-first president of the United States, had a history with LSU alumni. Bush came to LSU on May 20, 1994, to celebrate the grand opening of the Lod Cook Alumni Center along with two other former presidents, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. He dedicated the LSU War memorial in 1998, and he returned in 2001 to dedicate the Lod and Carole Cook Conference Center. 

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Remembering the Legend: Billy Cannon

Dr. Billy Cannon passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018. He was 80.

Cannon was recognized by the LSU Alumni Association as Alumnus of the Year in 2010. We all know of his gridiron achievements, and we thought Tiger Nation would be interested in knowing the rest of the story.

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