Brooks Kubena, Baton Rouge Advocate

Brooks Kubena

Baton Rouge Advocate

Pasadena, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Brooks:

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

Michael Divinity will play for LSU in the national championship, Ed Orgeron says

LSU linebacker Michael Divinity will play in the national championship game against Clemson, Tigers coach Ed Orgeron said Tuesday morning. → Read More

Ed Orgeron has LSU on the verge of SEC sovereignty: 'This was the standard'

ATLANTA — Jimmy and Robin Burrow couldn't reach their son by phone Thursday night, so they reached out to LSU coach Ed Orgeron. → Read More

Undefeated LSU? Now top dog in Auburn matchup, Tigers must 'execute better,' Burrow says

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Joe Burrow sensed the sluggishness first thing Saturday morning. → Read More

LSU drops a bit in latest AP Top 25 poll after its bye week; see full rankings here

LSU football dropped to No. 5 in the latest rankings of AP Top 25 poll, which was updated and released Sunday afternoon. → Read More

LSU's Joe Burrow says record-breaking game against Vanderbilt was 'worst game I've played so far'

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week for a third time this season following his record-breaking performance in the Tigers' 66-38 win over Vanderbilt on → Read More