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LSU Alumni Spotlight: Jimmy Bernhard and the Battle for the Rag

LSU alumnus and 1944 LSU football team captain Jimmy Bernhard was celebrated as an honorary team captain at the LSU vs. Texas A&M football game on November 30 along with several other Tiger greats. Bernhard was a tackle during the ’43, ’44, and ’45 seasons. He has been an instrumental part of the Lafayette and Baton Rouge communities since his LSU days.   Bernhard led the team during the height of the LSU vs. Tulane rivalry fondly referred to as The Battle for the Rag. Many Tiger fans are familiar with this tradition but there is a piece of the story you may not know about that involves Jimmy Bernhard.

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LSU Alumnus Spotlight: Tal Leming


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LSU Alumnus Spotlight: Josh Wilson

Josh Wilson, founder and president of Mission: St. Louis.

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LSU Alumnus Spotlight: Chris King

Chris King, left, and Nick Loupe, right, co-founders of the Cajun Army, with Elberta Pugh-Hudson, grandmother, flood survivor, and widowed pastor of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Teachey, N.C., who lost everything she owned.


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LSU Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Boyce Clark

DR. BOYCE CLARK, PHD Geology 1997

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LSU Alumna Spotlight: Kate Eddy

KATE EDDY, BA Mass Communication 2016

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18 Questions with LSU Alumni: Keith Comeaux

KEITH COMEAUX, BSME 1989 and BS, Physics 1989

Keith Comeaux graduated from LSU in mechanical engineering and physics and completed Masters and Ph.D.
degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. He also completed his MBA at UCLA. Keith currently serves as the Deputy Chief Engineer at NASA for Mars 2020 Mission. 

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18 Questions with LSU Alumni: Terri Broussard Williams


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18 Questions with LSU Alumni: Dillon Couvillon

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