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WWL’s Kristian Garic talks LSU baseball as well as Saints news and Saints rookie minicamp with WWL callers.

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Set or fight it Sunday morning and happy Mother's Day to all the mothers out there. Special happy I was at my mom Debbie. Welcoming the show it's just sports here at WLA amendment dot com and have plenty to talk about. I'm counters to where we start when we start with C rookie minicamp or whether we start with L issue in three games sweep over. Allred on baseball diamond that was a huge series for elegy to my had to have a series. This was it hurt more artsy there oh on top India in the SEC west now and next couple weeks ago let's vastly different picture that we imagine for now it's tiger baseball team that was struggling our little. A consistent but here they are eight of their last nine tapered off victories. And there are some pretty and I think he played their best. Overall we can't of baseball. On the entire season in a hugely important series they've got brigades to miss at least the next weekend. To close out the regular season in the SEC tournament and then on the NCAA tournament right now the projected Hosni regional perhaps they. He will win the series as we state very sweet mr. Beasley and you'll actually area copy nationals seats still. Four he'll retires there's a lot to you here and say take coach Sean Payton. In along with the several rookies at this hour. From a rookie mini camp in he heard. Sean Payton talk a little bit about the what injury war. Max Unger there sports weighted more art in. Not as leak media as you richly thought. In terms of missing time that the projection from the team now I know that there's all likely going to be somewhere in the middle but they feel good about. In week three reasons you'll hear from coach Sean Payton fairly polite to open at 504260187. Which rookie. Have at least impact your one for the states is it. Graphics are undrafted player we've seen. Some undrafted players have been Nazis have an impact right away. It comes to mind your comments after that's what undrafted free agents that. Immediately of the conversation about meant the impact on guys it's clearly a Utah there's been others Chris Ivory. You Angela. Who's the the back at. It now. Not yet Thomas it was they just broke his leg and Robertson. Yeah program. Isn't over they found a few Aussie he's been you know graphic guys have been a big impact he beat rookie selection of the latter right here both those guys. Little lulls that willow early. Come back here for state coach on page next here it's a sport that we have. How good it was jealous she's picked this weekend counseling Jarrett Bush air walker. They were sick this week periods Allred. Eighteen based aren't allowed in 23 in two thirds. Innings Eric walk with four outs away yesterday from a no hitter. Four outs gave it up on via solo home run. And for young aspiring picture pitchers out there it's goes to show you velocity and arm strength is over rated. Is that it throw it 8586. Sometimes EE. Parties it's about location for about about how how how hard the ball is. The key to pitching in an air walker showed that yes they put on clinic yesterday about it spots it's all about it spots eat and pitch. And peak time level. Went out at a 95. Hour fastball and a tremendous loss. That's the overeat but anyway LSU baseball star look like the team that we thought they would be. Is it a false floor ours is the team. There were seen moving portable bite out of the conversation at 504260187. Had a little bit of a combo of sports don't vote today. With take me camp an elegy baseball seats rookie mini camp you on the way over the weekend commencing. Including yesterday's saints coach Sean Payton talked about it that it was. Any questions we just finished. Kind of looked at that point if you will of this rookie camp was 1 more this evening in 1 morning AM. And. You guys here. It's a short while they go. When you made your bed. Well look I think. When it comes to. The draft and then the moment it's over with every teams on the phone for you know an hour two hours really working hard at. Time to sign players that that they may have had draft grades on we certainly try to prioritize. It would be very normal in the later rounds to begin organized and aboard. Then and trying to create a priority as does when the draft ends in your make and all these balls. There is an order in which you wanna sign players it's not just. You know try to get everyone that he can so. I think it sorts with the evaluation and then look. You know it's easy for us to point to. Other players that have made it that way and I think. You know the agents are pretty Smart looking at. The roster depth. So I think there's a number of factors and you know hopefully we can find a few here during this process that you really really early. So why. The it. Well you told my a lot of more first yeah. Listen he's he's doing well like the rest these guys going out there and in. You know get the calls. Forget a lot installed right now but. You know he's a quick studies picked it up. Who else in your life. Lines okay. These guys aren't here long enough for me as opposed. So he's he's getting a lot of work but he's not getting that teamwork he probably. Always three to four weeks out. Which is labor but. But he's picking things up very quickly he's in good shape and I'm much further along them then really we anticipated even with. With his surgeries so. That's been good but good exposure. Don't listen to do that subject to. What happens Max Unger did you have some sort of a setback there. Now all it is what happened with Macs that the end of the season. On the X way he had a little bit of a space. Where you would call was frank and make one or two decisions doctor Anderson who's you know we think one of the best foot guys football. Felt like hey let's rested. No need for procedure and then when we got back started in the offseason program. Did it increase a little bit and so he felt like you know putting the screw and it now is gonna allow him plenty of time. To re you know we anticipate. Probably. Early August I see him being able to possibly get into the pre season of goal would be week three. So that's where he's that and that and it wasn't anything new in yet. You know we were hoping that with the rest would. Would help it out and and we're getting at least. That's yeah yeah so I know it was reported five months and listen. Don't get me started. What is it. About all of them let that you'd like to be accepted the draft and and what is it that you've seen out of him so. Well two things there's a vision for him he's he's built well. We see him being a Smart player is picked things up we see him in a nickel candidate you know someone that can play in the inside. These strong. What he's got ruled the ball skills you know he. It's easy when the draft dancing you have some draft of overrated players still on the board. You're certainly gonna prioritized those players when the evidence that he was one of those players so he's picking things up real well and they'll just keep you give them more and more. You. It's it's no different than any other position you know we've got good depth but. Yeah absolutely. You know going into the season we're gonna have competition. There's not going to be any assumed starting positions will be very few of those so. No we've signed players this this offseason we drafted players to their positions off season. And we'll try to get the best combination of players out there we get it there and but we would have a vision for anyone we drafted or brought on yeah so what I look he's someone he's won't you players that we feel like it's got that likes to play well. To play Mike an exam. He's getting work here will in this camp but he's a player that. It all up like Klein in some of these other guys that we think have some position place. Wii U. New alignment accuracy. UCL. Did you think we have it giving guy. We haven't map it out. We'll keep you posted I mean listen. They'll be more than one player taken reps at that position. And there. This time he. Was worth about I don't think we have any yellow for grades and typically yellow would be. You know someone from Stanford one of those schools. As far as I know I think we're we're playing that way we get a few of those guys that are still. You know recover from an injury last season. That we're aware of and but I don't think we have anything in regards of course this. Compares me Reggie Bush. He's kind of built more like yet and we've seen. Yeah I'm duties with some. He's a player that were very familiar web you know I haven't had a chance award came out that Tennessee. On you know one of private work out. He's built differently than Reggie and in Sproles. Don't think he's got versatility is a runner and also as a receiver so. You know we've we've trotted. Do the things that these guys do best and then I think his skill set is certainly a better running back but also someone that can. That can catch it well so I see him haven't versatility that's one of the things that you're attracted. I could just address these settlers here. Out yup there's some similarities in yet. I would I would say your vision a little differently now appear played bought the third down play at a lot. In all basis I think he's got those abilities as well. But I also think there's some things he can do. A little differently in the in the passing game. Policy to coach Sean Payton yesterday at rookie mini camp you're your part to. Coming up at our news headlines they'll come up martial Lattimore right and check in several of the draft Nixon. You'll hear from those guys up and blow my biggest takeaways for com. That that part one which company is obviously about Max Unger as you heard a little bit of the tail answer which is. Not very typical company when it comes injuries in particular during the offseason but com your column that angers Liz frank injury. Originally after the season. It's not evening news it's that same injury he had last year. That caused this game. In they've decided to rest might be best option. After the season not not or procedure but then as he went on in the offseason routine year. It became a little bit more apparent that it needed to to repair but it's so what's the timetable. Their target their goal. And now one stressed that their goal is weak. And it was reported that it could be a five month injury the goal is to have return for victory. That it could change. Back at all by a weaker to perhaps but they feel optimistic. That he'll be ready for the start of the regular season it feels he has it in action. Preached by all likely it sounds like the saints delight. That Max Unger should be should go to seize on one night against the vikings. And I know that. When you hear this. Here's laugh I I take it feet values because shopping typically doesn't openly talked about. Injuries. That apt. To lose time years in the regular season he had suit released injury report. When it. I think it is important. For him to discuss it for him talk about it in vital clarity as to what the timetable realistically is format summer so that makes you feel better terms of starting the season with your your office line intact opposed to maybe Abbott's new development today or Jack Allen measures starting center arched my ideals perhaps off the street and also shows the with that time frame. Why can't explain why at this point. They have and it's only gonna sign a veteran senator. Again I feel like element Alan can get them through training camp pre season if things back over Max returns. It time for the season so it makes me at least they'll better here attic and no. Longer be ready for the regular season on pay. Text here 8787. Speaking of pitching performance. Paternal missile ball through every pitch there game for the rebels. In the AFC term treatments but more importantly I think we found that cheeks. To our walkers noted did you can't talk about it I don't know I'm really disappointed in this text message. With the boys got a no hitter orbits that as the rule baseball you can't you mention he can he utter those words but it. 4573. Says walker was spot on yesterday I sits second row behind home plate in the camera did not do him any justice on how much movement and then SC head. I think I Kingston though when I leaned over about whiteman said look at this school were all zeros two batters later in the -- happen. And you know liking it say that. Yeah. He thinks that he put the cap. It's your fault is it ultimately. It was a it was a dominant performance though. Watching air walk serious it and he had some rough outing leading into this in the ball in his last three outings he'd go on. If you like point three runs on ten innings three outings. Com prior to yesterday is good to see him bounce back in it and get that bounce back performance. Otherwise. I thought spectacular. To aside from that one that won it you know which was home one. Elegy pitching this weekend and by the way. Josh Smith. You've got to feel good about the future of shortstop. The future at shortstop for elegy placed third this year's freshman season. And he's been great there he had an air this weekend but he made several nice play really good place. Gave me a great stab at third right adding. The inning before Eric walker lost his no hitter. The state of the big time. That's that big time hit an EU that there's near that that line drive. But the Josh Smith was Josh Smith is something else that he's the brewers shortstop next year I think it's going to be no long line. A really good defensive players that come the real issue at shortstop and he's hit the ball well also Michael appears he started heat up a little bit Minnesota baseball team's starting hot they get the right time our CBS news update our local news headlines you'll hear part two from Sean Payton next here on it's just sports on W well I look back it's just sports rookie minicamp. In full effect for the New Orleans Saints. Coach Sean Payton talked earlier you heard part one of his post practice press conference talk about Max Unger. And that time table in the return here's part two. A sharply yesterday it's it's human. At what looked like it. Tom is an end to sort it store here to die in these kind of warming yeah I don't need. This typical. We talk about you know the first day we. We we meet Thursday night and we kind of go through the list say there's fifty trial guys here there's five veteran trials here. There's eighteen signed free agents there's seven draft picks. And yet every year we can find jig plant then we can find Kiley Robinson we can find Billy Miller we can find. These players that works out players. But certainly. With with the way you practice and it's a little bit harder to do. And I think. You know when after this practice as a staff and watch the tape the scouts and and look at every drill. Trying to. Make sure we're properly evaluating every one of these guys. So not just the guys that are under contract. But the 55 players. That are here for a three day work go. Yeah. Yeah yeah it is different. You know those guys generally if you know handfuls maps a lot of snaps blatantly. So it's. That experiences is obviously serves them own camp like this you know when. When you take Chrysler's for instance and he breaks the huddle with the first group and you know rookie right now out over the all of sudden it's like Wallace you know he's getting a look from our guys played in the league for five years and so. But we've had success with that player that type player that's been in the league reference a few different guys so we're looking closely at those guys. That are here that are intimately. I. Well listen over the years seems like. That even when I was in New York he was at Washington. Of course with Atlanta and San Francisco known Mike for a long time. You know as veteran coaches coordinated he's been a head coach in East Coast linebacker so his experience. And it was ability to teach them things that stood out. Crosses. That line someone. Obviously. I was less unfamiliar with until the process began we spent a lot of time on a look at for the right Beilein coached in. To order a number of good things about a week we brought him through on what we did the rest of the coaches that we interviewed him in you know there was something unique about him I think he's an outstanding teacher. Very confident. You know he's said a real good. Bloodline if you will of defense is he's been with them and even as far back when he was playing you know who was coaching themselves. He's been a good addition. Yeah listen we never practiced Thursday night we met Friday and then we spent some time in my office and you know we. Felt pretty confident it won't play anymore so. That happens from time to time and look I told him Aniston and it's the truth really it's not for everyone. And you know. These names of players that felt like he was ready to go on with this is an excellent job. Brian ram so it took a year off. When he went to school college news. Did. You guys SP that'll make up. Yeah absolutely we'll go through. We haven't sensed listen that Edmonton question at all with that player you know and when you do. The homework on on him and you talked to the coaches and watch the film. He's anything but that in. That's the that's the encouraging thing you know a guy like him who was rated as high as we emigrated. We're excited about. It. I think it's challenging for them because number one challenging for us there's not many players here there's. Varied degrees of the type of conditioning shape they're in some guys are a real good shape you know others have been a lot of stress on the schedule whether it's been. You know train for the come mine and then the workouts and then travel and it just varies from player player so I think. You're getting acclimated. You know they're behind right now mentally in the behind physically. So we just finished talking about it you know closing that gap by the time we start training camp that gives them the best opportunity to make the team. You know there is no triple layer double layer single way you know it. And in that there's one team so I think that challenge the mental part of it but getting up to speed in in the physical. Conditioning level weights they're behind in those areas. There it. All right. Well listen I there's always been. No ideas in regards to the calendar I think to come by it's extremely important and necessary. Remember that in the initial reason we. We have become mine was combined medical information and instead of one by one teams operating singularly. Separately. Would pollute get together and organized fashion and kind of combine. The medical and then while there we begin to. Interview and certainly these guys are more prepared to train for what they're gonna do with the combo I understand that and I think the key is you know from the time they arrived here to training camp you know how to best utilize that time and get them. You know in the and a football (%expletive) this is this horrible. If they changed the time of it or what they do it. Yeah that listen. It it takes like two years to get a real change so good luck and a OK. I was asked that question. I think he's going to be in the camp so. I mean listen yes a little surprising that he still available I don't think he's going to be available to all. And you know we I think the key is to fit in in the vision for club offensively. But. You know I I think there will be a team that has that vision and has an offense it's built around you know some things he does well. Say take coach Sean Payton yesterday that rookie minicamp heard their talking about in particular the offensive lineman Colin became an. Undrafted player got a 101000 dollar signing bonus and 101000 dollars guaranteed to him. And under at the street it was a lot ultimately deciding that football's not for him and he wanted to walk away from the game not even on the practice field yet decided. It wasn't for him. Instinct here that that conversation the saints have put him on the designated him as left the squad. It's designation which ultimately means that he can't. Change his mind. And you know it's day in the week from now all combat without the saints have a social rights to him four years so it's at least a year off for. Column began the offensive lineman drafted it's signed after the draft electoral and a 504260187. Text 8787. Inches sports here on W staying pretty excited to relish you baseball it's yours series win the series maple or all of them but it all boils down next Thursday. Friday and Saturday. In their series in stark bill against Mississippi State in whoever. Wins now will have the SEC outright west division championship. It will it will be the SEC west champions and Alex you sit in pretty good in the overall standings that means that. They would get eight if they win the west they would get it top four seed in the SE turned two which gets by and they beat the number two seed in all likelihood. And then if they win that and then get into the NCAA or the SEC tournament make Ron. Pretty deep run. They have an inside track on top eight national seed which would be significant for. Allah issue because real though that the tigers haven't gone to the college World Series unless they've been a regional and super regional. Host site topping national seat that would be six straight. For pulmonary as Ellis baseball's chipper and I know it hasn't always happened. And the fashion art manner that they wanted in terms of there's been times actually looked. A little rough around the edges but I think they're starting around in the formal bid and play really well it ripped off eight of their last nine in the SEC. Florida has 188 record in league play an old half game lead on elegy for the overall league championship. And nickel this week today against Alabama the gators are. It'll tiebreaker on Allah issue with the SE term it's heating by via series win that they had its LSU earlier in the year. But I'm nonetheless like I mentioned the tiger start to get hot at the right time we'll see if it if it parlay into. Some some some success in the the series against mr. stay on the road and also in the SEC tournament in on into. The NCAA baseball tournament phone lines open at five before. 260187. Tech's 8787 David went ahead and step away for fifty break. And welcome back to our suite and Ryan intricate if not you'll hear from the saints rookie offensive tackle coming up next hour along with cornerback Marcus Lattimore and several other. Of the saint rookies to stating in a rookie minicamp this weekend it's just sports here attributed to a there's jealous you tiger participating agencies rookie mini camp undrafted. Wide receiver Trayvon to rally spoke of media briefly yesterday Airgas. There's another court resident. Can screw you guys is now back to acknowledge it it's in the apartment. But the biggest thing a situation as gentlemen with the yeah. Just thirty day. As a receiver. Folks on K through you know. Numerous comments on us as to maintain enough is doing examiner determined to my parents and put too much pursuing something she's doing divisive. When you think this thing might be what would you feel it was helpful. Emotionally distant. They're successful without problems as it comes to my whereabouts can. I was companies don't a pretty good you know. So it's been around noon Kyrgyzstan has been has been pretty good. For you would you have to pay your show and prove it could improve continue to make a guess throughout these. This month or longer disarmament FaceBook connect stay. You know make those plays I was making an early in my career than this. There's an opportunity for treatment or Al at least make the practice squad is that you think is looking at the the depth at wide receiver there always carry. I'll allow items because this offense. In the late you know relates year through the air in particular he does anything in in training camp in the pre season. And and have drops in and mental assignment this is its that are treatment route I make this roster of the practice squad player we'll see though. As the competition kind of shakes out. Coming up next hour Ryan Grant check off its alignment you'll hear from him he also hear from Marshall Lattimore. Quarterback at Ohio State linebacker Alex and Maloney along with that commitment trade Anderson Al Mohamed as well he we have every draft pick. Coming up next hour for the new world saints phone lines are open at 5042601870. Text 8787 continue to kind of rehash old shoes series sweep over all we're yesterday. Four out short of a no hitter. For Eric walker and his they've really. Really solid weekend from Jarrett O'Shea from Alex lying on Thursday. Alex like at afford nothing shut out complete game. Here pushing pitched picks pitched excellent Padilla ended up with a no decision if you run. An Icrc critical juncture of the ball game but he pitched really really well. And that oh win over Albany game two so the tigers looking pretty good sitting pretty cutting in the catbird seat if you will in the FC west. A must be state could tie the series are tied the standings up today with their with their win. Ethnic Georgian that they won't say but. Nonetheless Opel down next weekend for L issue. For the tigers against the bulldogs in stark feel against Mississippi State that series kicked off on Thursday Friday and Saturday. The winner will win the SEC west and also get a top foreign nationals yours you'd top four seed. In the SEC tournament and potentially an inside track on a top eight national seed in the NCAA baseball tournament. Phone lines are open at 504260187. He can be up on Twitter as well act pershing Garrick also text the show at 87870. Eating LSU baseball. Is a start and a hit their stride peaking at the right time and also talk as the saints football which rookie whether peace impact. These in his first year with the saints in Tulsa on the excellent except he took on phones at 2601 rates at least. It's just sports rolls on here at W did well.