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GMA Morning Sports: Thursday, January 11, 2018

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LSU Tigers

LSU can't make nearly as much news today as they did yesterday.. can they? After adding an FCS transfer quarterback, the Tigers made Steve Ensminger's promotion to offensive coordinator official.

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Before it was all said and done, Derrius Guice also joined the news declaring for the NFL draft. He leaves Baton Rouge as an all-time Tiger great finishing his career at fifth in yards, tied for 7th in touchdowns. 
CBS sports lists Guice as the second best running back in this year's draft just behind Penn State's Saquon Barkley.

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New Orleans Saints

Meanwhile, in New Orleans, Drew Brees continues the chase for another ring. The 38-year-old QB has seen and done just about everything including winning one Super Bowl already. That doesn't mean Brees still doesn't get all excited about postseason football.

"We made it to the elite 8, now we're trying to make it to the final four then we're trying to play for a chance to win a championship. this is crunch time. this is where you want to play your best. this is what regular season is for. you get paid to play in the regular season. this is for free. and I'd pay it all back just to be in this position," Brees said.

Happening Today in Sports

The Boston Celtics and Philidelphia 76ers play in London at the O2 London Arena. The game begins at 2:00 pm.
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It's day three of qualifying for the Australian Open. Keep your eye on the top-seeded qualifier, American Taylor Fritz. He's just 20 years old.
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Tonight at 10 pm our KATC Senior Spotlight returns with a Westminster basketball standout.

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