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Parkway injury woes headline LHSAA storylines entering Week 3 | Jerit and The Kid

The LHSAA football season has been full of drama and surprise through two weeks now, but perhaps no story bigger than Parkway’s injury woes.

Panthers teammates Justin Rogers and Terrace Marshall Jr., arguably Louisiana’s top two prospects for the 2018 recruiting class, both suffered notable injuries in a span of just eight days that could have a major impact on the Class 5A landscape.

Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett discuss this and other storylines in the podcast below, including recaps of Week 2’s biggest games and predictions for Week 3 action.


Top LHSAA games Week 1, and beyond (Plus picks!) | Jerit and the Kid

The LHSAA’s 2017 regular season football schedule is absolutely loaded.

Matchups of championship contenders start on the Thursday night of this opening weekend and continue to fill each week’s slate handfuls at a time.

Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett took some time this week to highlight some of the top games to watch for the first month (five weeks) of the season, including the five headliners for Week 1.

Check out the podcast below for more information on these matchups — including some Week 1 predictions.


Breaking down LHSAA’s top 2017 title contenders (including Southern Lab update) | Jerit and the Kid

Tuesday’s announcement that Southern Lab would forfeit its past three seasons, as well as its place in the next two postseasons, shook up the LHSAA landscape just days before the 2017 football season.

The Kittens appeared clear favorites to win a third-straight Division-IV state championship.

But now, the impacts of the “SMU-like” sanctions could be felt across multiple classifications and divisions.

Check out the podcasts below, as Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett discuss the penalties and the ripple effects and the likeliest teams to take over the Division-IV throne in their wake.


From LSU to SMU: Trey Quinn poised to capitalize on second chance

“Incomplete” is typically among the last words a wide receiver wants to hear.

Trey Quinn and parents

Former LSU wide receiver Trey Quinn — and parents Angie and Dave Quinn — are excited for a second chance provided by a transfer to SMU. (Courtesy of Trey Quinn)

And yet one an ardent, if at times mercurial, fan base can try its damnedest to make echo — even in its own players’ ears.

The definition is far different for Trey Quinn at the moment, though.

Two years at home-state LSU probably saw less warm, fuzzy fairytale feelings for the national record-setting Lake Charles product than overblown scrutiny, challenging frustration and resulting lessons learned.

But those chapters have far from closed the book on Quinn, who will have two years of eligibility remaining at SMU after redshirting this fall.

The change of scenery and offense brings a world of fresh potential for an athlete who started seven games as a true freshman in college football’s most highly touted league in 2014 — a new beginning for which he and his family can’t help but admit their excitement.