Sports LSU Football has produced seven National Football Foundation and National Football Hall of Fame National Scholar-Athlete awards. The Tigers have produced the most National Scholar-Athletes in the SEC since 2002 with three. •In 2008, FOX Sports named Tiger Stadium the toughest place to play college football; while in 2007, ESPN’s Bruce Feldman named Tiger Stadium the "scariest place to play college football." •Twenty -one LSU student-athletes have won the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship award, given annually to 174 student- athletes who excel academically and are in their final year of collegiate competition. LSU became the first school in the history of the Southeastern Conference to win both the men's and women's outright league basketball championships in the same season. Mission To recruit, admit, engage, retain, and graduate a diverse student population for success at LSU and beyond. We enhance learning by fostering critical thinking and ethical responsibility to create a university experience that transforms lives. Student Life As students, you have the freedom to pursue your interests both academically and socially. LSU Law students are active in many organizations from the Student Bar Association to the Tax Club and Public Interest Law Society. A variety of programs and activities allow you to leave your mark on the LSU Law Center, while at the same time strengthening the academic and social life of the institution. LSU Basketball Quick Facts LSU is one of only a handful of universities in the nation having land-grant, sea-grant and space- grant status. LSU has produced as many Truman Scholars as Princeton in the past 10 years. LSU has a significant number of distinguished undergraduates, including numerous Marshall Scholars, Goldwater Scholars, Rhodes Scholars, Truman Scholars and Fullbright Scholars.