Brooks Kubena, Baton Rouge Advocate

Brooks Kubena

Baton Rouge Advocate

Pasadena, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Brooks:

Report: Southeastern Conference joins others in moving to league-only football schedule

The Southeastern Conference will also play a 10-game, league-only schedule, according to Sports Illustrated, joining the majority of the other major college football conferences in a decision that cancels non-league → Read More

LSU picks up 7-foot transfer from Washington; Details on center Bryan Penn-Johnson

Former Washington center Bryan Penn-Johnson announced Saturday that he will transfer to LSU. → Read More

Inside the creation of LSU's 'enormous' national championship ring

Greg Stringfellow began dreaming up designs early for a ring that would match LSU's dream season. → Read More

LSU announces with black student leaders it will rename Middleton Library, pending board approval

LSU announced with black student leaders Wednesday evening that it will rename Middleton Library, pending board approval. → Read More

Day after LSU's bungled response to racist video: An apology and meeting with black student leaders

Black student leaders met with interim LSU president Tom Galligan and other school administrators for over an hour Monday to resolve the university's heavily criticized initial response to an incoming → Read More

UL System schools drop price of tuition by nearly 45%; here's what it will cost

University of Louisiana System President Jim Henderson announced Tuesday that tuition across the system's nine schools will be lowered to a flat-rate price of $275 a credit hour. → Read More

Ed Orgeron says LSU camp should start in August (and he's 'done with' TV too)

Ed Orgeron says he's "done with the television." LSU's head football coach is tired of watching replays of old games and episodes of ESPN's "Peyton's Places." Orgeron has watched as much sports as he can while Louisiana is essentially shut down, along with most of the nation, by the coronavirus pandemic that stole away his team's spring football practices. "I'm done flicking through the… → Read More

Grand Isle 'working on' returning access to property owners barred over coronavirus concerns

People who own property on Grand Isle may soon be able to enter the island again. → Read More

SEC cancels all athletic activities, including practice until April 15 amid coronavirus concerns

The Southeastern Conference has extended its suspension of play until April 15, and it includes activities such as practices and team workouts, amid concerns of the spread of coronavirus, the → Read More

SEC cancels men's basketball tournamnet amid coronavirus concerns

The Southeastern Conference men's basketball tournament has been cancelled due to the continued spread of the coronavirus, the league announced Thursday. → Read More

Football is back! Myles Brennan takes first-team snaps as LSU starts spring practice

On the first day of LSU spring football practice, Derek Stingley unstrapped his helmet and shook it. → Read More

Myles Brennan is LSU's lead quarterback after years of patience; 'This is my team now'

The next LSU quarterback has been waiting in plain sight, an heir to Tiger Stadium's most lofty throne for quite some time. → Read More

LSU football in 2020: Who are possible starters on offense? Here are our projections

Soon LSU football will be back — with its first day of spring practice starting Saturday — it's as good a time as any to project what the Tigers' two-deep → Read More

LSU Coach Orgeron to speak at 2020 SEC Media Days; see daily schedule

LSU coach Ed Orgeron will once again speak on the first day of Southeastern Conference Media Days, the league announced Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Ed Orgeron talks LSU's 2020 signing day; did coaching transitions affect recruit decisions?

Three recruiting cycles have passed since the NCAA split its national signing periods in two, and LSU coach Ed Orgeron said his staff is still learning lessons about how to → Read More

The Advocate's 2019 Super Dozen: Louisiana's top high school football recruits

Here's a look at The Advocate's 2020 Super Dozen, the top high school football recruits in Louisiana. → Read More

Scenes from LSU's national championship parade and celebration: 'The party has just begun!'

Campus filled on the morning of the parade, the first of its kind in over a decade. → Read More

LSU's Justin Jefferson declares for the NFL draft; Tiger leaves as single-season reception leader

LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson has declared for the NFL draft. → Read More

'For all of us': What a national championship would mean to LSU, Ed Orgeron

LAROSE — Tom Guidry pointed out directions from the passenger seat as the car swerved along Bayou Lafourche, passing parked boats and bridges and driveways. → Read More

Can Clemson stop LSU's record-breaking offense? Brent Venables may offer toughest challenge yet

A record-setting offense and a transcendent quarterback will face the nation's top defense in the national championship game. → Read More