LSU students build-up hype on campus prior to weekend matchup

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(WVLA-WGMB)– BATON ROUGE, La — It’s almost football time in Tuscaloosa but here in Baton Rouge fans at LSU’s campus are buzzing with excitement for the match-up between the Tigers and Alabama. LSU Tiger fans have a lot to be excited about. On Friday many paid their respects to the Tiger den.

“I guess there is a little buzz of excitement. Even Mike the Tiger is getting up and moving around today so we came out to see him,” said LSU fan Kirby Byland.

Touted as one of the greatest regular-season match-ups between in the Tigers and Alabama in Tuscaloosa, fans back here at home are just as excited to be in Tiger country.

“I am a little nervous given what happened last season but from what I’ve heard this past season we’ve been doing really well. The team probably has the best chemistry I’ve seen on any football team. I’m feeling pretty confident about tomorrow. I think we’ll actually beat them,” said Cheyenne Rusk.

So for the purple and gold, everyone will be yelling, Go Tigers.

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