Scooter Hobbs, Author at American Press

National Sports

Scooter Hobbs column: Burrow has Cincy buzzing

Joe Burrow seems to have done it again. Around here, we’re familiar with the drill. Been there. Seen that. Got the T-shirt, the trophy and ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Friday, January 21, 2022 4:09 pm

college football

Scooter Hobbs column: As the portal turns

That dad-blamed NCAA transfer portal is swirling around like a tornado and quite a few heads are spinning too. It’s almost too much to keep ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 10:19 am

college football

Scooter Hobbs column: Georgia breaks Bama fatigue

So that’s how it’s done, huh? Don’t tell me that when Alabama got the, shall we say, “convenient” fumble call in Monday’s College Football Playoff ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 11:01 am

lsu tigers

That’s a wrap: K-State dominates LSU

HOUSTON — Well, anyway, at least LSU got a postseason participation trophy. Not much else went right for the depleted Tigers. Or maybe it was ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 8:23 am

lsu football

No excuses: Tigers soldier on despite turbulent season

HOUSTON — Fired coaches. Lame duck coach. Interim coach. New coach waiting in the wings. One injury after another. Opt-outs and the never-ending lure of ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:44 am

lsu tigers

Murky lineup: Tigers cobble together starters

HOUSTON — LSU committed to a starting lineup on paper for the TaxAct Texas Bowl on Sunday. But the release didn’t clear much up. If ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Monday, January 3, 2022 5:00 am


Scooter Hobbs column: Dream come true for Davis

Brad Davis’ mom already had the white beans going on the stove after church. His dad was about to fire up the barbecue pit. Finally, ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Sunday, January 2, 2022 9:45 am


Scooter Hobbs column: Warm bodies will do for LSU

LSU will be arriving in Houston today for Tuesday’s Texas Bowl. Everything else seems to be TBA. But it should be an interesting roll call ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Friday, December 31, 2021 9:54 am

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Scooter Hobbs column: Putting meaning into bowls

So here’s my ultimate idea to bring some meaning back into these so-called meaningless bowl games. I guess Orlando would be the spot for it. ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Wednesday, December 29, 2021 2:08 pm

college football

Two more Tigers bail on bowl, Clark, Farrell say they won’t play

You can add LSU’s two best defensive players to the list of opt-outs for the already-depleted Tigers’ Texas Bowl appearance on Jan. 4 against Kansas ... Read more

by Scooter Hobbs, Thursday, December 23, 2021 1:41 pm

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