LSU Football: I Hope Benji Feels Better Today

Posted by Charles Riddle on August-15-2009 Add Comments

I met Benji Thibodeaux during the Curly Hallman Era (1991-1994). He was working in the banking profession in Georgia and seemed bitter at the time.

I imagine that the face-mask call on him in 1979 during the heartbreak loss to Southern Cal was a bitter memory, but not the reason for his attitude that night I met him.  The poor seasons that LSU suffered through during Hallman's era were probably not the cause either.

I am fortunate to attend five to six home games a year at Tiger Stadium and usually attend the bowl game.

I suffered through the Hallman fiasco by attending every home game during this four year horror and staying till the last second ticked off the clock to prove that I was a very loyal fan.  ...

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