A New Favorite Has Emerged For The Country’s No. 2 RB

first_imgFans watch during the game between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the University of Louisiana-Lafatette Ragin' Cajuns at Tiger Stadium.BATON ROUGE, LA – SEPTEMBER 19: Fans watch during the game between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the University of Louisiana-Lafatette Ragin’ Cajuns at Tiger Stadium on September 19, 2009 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)The recent announcement by RB John Emery that he’d be decommitting from Georgia may quickly change the balance of power in the SEC’s 2019 recruiting cycle.247Sports writer Shea Dixon noted that the big blow for Georgia could be a huge gain for rival LSU.Per Dixon’s report, Emery visited LSU when they played the Bulldogs earlier this month.Emery, whom 247Sports gave a five-star rating and ranked as the No. 2 RB in the entire 2019 recruiting class, hails from the state of Louisiana, which would make the Tigers a natural landing spot.BREAKING: Louisiana 5-star RB John Emery has decommitted from Georgia less than three months after getting on board with the Bulldogs.This is huge news for #LSU and their push for a second RB. https://t.co/viVx8jJa4D pic.twitter.com/Q6bNR6DVZR— Shea Dixon (@Sheadixon) October 25, 2018LSU already has the commitment of four-star rated Tyrion Davis, also a Louisiana resident.Should they secure Emery as well, LSU would conceivably have the best pair of RBs in the SEC.The Tigers’ current starting RB, Nick Brossette, is a senior. His backup, sophomore Clyde Edwards-Hellaire, is currently on the injury report, but is averaging 5.0 yards per carry on the season.last_img read more

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Markets Right Now Stocks fall as weak earnings offset GDP

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening lower Friday after weak earnings reports offset a report showing solid growth in the U.S. economy.The economy grew at a solid 3.2%, the Commerce Department said, compared with 2.2% in the fourth quarter.Some earnings news disappointed investors. Intel gave a cautious outlook for the full year. Its stock fell 9.3% and dragged down other chipmaker stocks.Exxon Mobil fell 2.2% after both profit and revenue came up short of Wall Street expectations.The S&P 500 index fell 4 points, or 0.2%, to 2,921.The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 44 points, or 0.2%, to 26,417. The Nasdaq fell 40 points, or 0.5%, to 8,077.Bond prices rose after the economic report. The yield on the 10 year Treasury fell to 2.49%.The Associated Press read more

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