Chris Parent / LSU Athletics
Ed Orgeron spoke to the media after practice on Thursday and announced that freshman quarterback TJ Finley will start vs. South Carolina on Saturday.

Finley beat out fellow freshman Max Johnson for the starting spot, replacing Myles Brennan who is out with a lingering injury.

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Hmmmm. Maybe he started for a reason!
Reply1 month
Brennan is a little better than finley, but after spending 4 years with the team I expected for him to be. However, for all you pro max Johnson starters. The proof is in the pudding, Finley is light years ahead of max Johnson! Facts
Reply1 month
He fees food about the offense?! That’s not the issue... Duh!
Reply1 month
1-3 tonight and easy to see!
Reply1 month
He’ll ball out and Myles will he transferring. I’ve been saying that since he was signed.
Reply1 month
MORON!
1 month
Agreed, this kid is something special. Everyone in Death Valley knows this already.
1 month
Ready to see that cannon of an arm in action. Geaux tigers.
Reply1 month
Forgot what I was gonna say the tits in the and above did it
Reply1 month
Just protect either them O-line and make some holes for our RBs.
Reply1 month
cant believe our oline is as bad as it was decent last year we are supposed to have a great oline coach is he not doing his job
1 month
I hate all of the woke crap, but screw those of you saying that TJ is only starting because of the color of his skin. That's BS. The kid has a lot of upside. I'm looking forward to seeing him play.
Reply1 month
My hope is that the OC will script the 1st and 2nd series and the defense shows up so this kid does not get swallowed by having to make too many decisions and hold the ball too long. It would be nice to have a descent run game for these occasions too.
Reply1 month
Next man up.should be a decent game
Reply1 month
About to see how dumb all of yall 'bench myles' people are gonna look
Reply1 month
SC bringing 10 in the box. Gonna say: we dare u to throw
1 month
Let the best man start! Don’t have tome for politics. You don’t like it go be a UL fan.
Reply1 month
Smh
Reply1 month
Why you shaking your head the best player will start. I’m shaking my head at you but your know what. This doesn’t surprise me. Were tired of losing 8 games in a reaux to bama. The best man starts; screw the politics!
1 month
Putt - You do remember that we beat Bama (& every other team we faced) last year right? WTF??
1 month
Do work
Reply1 month
Oh well here we go again all I can say is go getem “Big Guy”
Reply1 month
He may be another jamarcus Russel. Give the guy a chance. Obviously he’s the best we have at this point. Miles took one hit and is out for the season; “talk about weak”.
1 month
No where does it say or suggest that he's out for the season fool.
1 month
Geaux TJ!!! Give em hell!!!
Reply1 month
Coach O got that snatch on his mind. Making horrible decisions.
Reply1 month
Why is this a horrible decision?
1 month
How is this horrible? Let me guess maybe because he’s black. Btw, the best and highest drafted LSU Qb before last season was black also.
1 month
Ha ha. That was a good take
1 month
Interesting. Wonder if there’s any rhyme or reason or if he’ll just be the first one to get snaps.
Reply1 month
Give um’ hell, TJ!! Geaux Tigers
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