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Dorsey, LSU Featured on SI, Sporting News Covers

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Dorsey, LSU Featured on SI, Sporting News Covers

BATON ROUGE — LSU’s 2007 BCS Championship football team is featured this week on the cover of two national magazines.

Senior defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey is pictured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. The magazine, which has the headline “Tiger Nation Roars: LSU Mauls Ohio State 38-24” will be on sale tomorrow at newsstands across the nation.

Senior linebacker Ali Highsmith appears on the cover of this week’s Sporting News, also available at newsstands tomorrow. Highsmith is pictured the jarring the ball loose from Ohio State quarterback Todd Boeckman in the fourth quarter of the BCS National Championship Game.

LSU athletes have appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated 14 times over the past 40 years. Below is a listing of Tigers who have graced SI’s cover:

LSU on Sports Illustrated Covers

  • Glenn Dorsey – Jan. 14, 2008; 2007 Football National Championship
  • Jacob Hester (inset) – Oct. 15, 2007; Football victory over Florida
  • Chevis Jackson, LaRon Landry, Ali Highsmith – Aug. 21, 2006; College Football Preview
  • The Spirit of LSU (Ronnie Prude, Joseph Addai, Bennie Brazell) – Sept. 13, 2005; “After the Storm”, Hurricane Katrina recovery.
  • Matt Mauck (2004 LSU edition) – Jan. 2004; celebrating LSU’s 2003 National Championship
  • Justin Vincent (2004 LSU Cover; 1 of 3 on newsstands that week along with USC and Pete Rose) – Jan. 12, 2004; 2003 National Championship (regional)
  • Skyler Green (one of 5 featured players) – Aug. 16, 2004; College Football Preview
  • Kevin Faulk – Oct. 20, 1997; Victory over No. 1 Florida
  • Shaquille O’Neal – Jan. 21, 1991; Best College Center
  • Chris Jackson – Feb. 20, 1989; Nation’s leading basketball scorer as a freshman
  • Don Redden – March 31, 1986; Men’s Final Four edition
  • Dale Brown – Nov. 18, 1985; “Crazy Days at LSU”
  • Tommy Casanova – Sept. 13, 1971; “Best Player in the Nation”
  • Pete Maravich – March 3, 1968; “The Hottest Shot”