LSU fans brave the weather to enjoy pre-football game festivities


The stage is set, the weather isn’t holding up but that’s not stopping LSU fans from coming out.

“No matter what day it is, it’s still a good time to come out cook some pastalaya, get some cold beer and cheer on the tigers” said LSU fan, Jared Phillips.

Once again, the tigers are making national headlines.

“We’re someone that the whole nation should know about.”

“Showing people what we’re all about.”

Suited up in ponchos and rains boots, Friday afternoon, fans braved wet conditions to enjoy all that’s happening in Tiger Town.

“It’s the love for LSU, it never dies” said Sebastian Deras

“I love the rain so it was beautiful weather for me today” said Alli Ayers.

Here in Tiger Town, no matter the weather conditions, people come out to support.

Even one national sports analyst who happens to be a former Tiger football player joined the festivities.

“Just a flood of emotions of how good and how much fun I had being here, there’s no place like it.”

Baton Rouge native and ESPN Analyst, Marcus Spears said, coming home to witness the Tigers play is special.

“It’s humbling but it’s also super exciting, obviously, I’m going to eat good while I’m here. It’s a beautiful thing man” said Spears.

Showing his ESPN family his hometown, Spears’ co-hosts say, for Spears, home is where the heart is.

“He’s like the mayor of baton rouge” said ESPN Analyst, Laura Rutledge.

ESPN Analyst, Tim Tebow said, “he loves it so much, it’s fun to see his enjoyment.”

Just like Spears, brothers Hunter and Jerod said, they’re ready for some tiger football.

“It’s going be a hell of a time” said Hunter.

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