Saturday marks nearly one year to the day since one of LSU’s biggest victories in years, the Tigers’ epic 9-6 overtime win over Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
There will be little joy, however, for one of the heroes of that game. Former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson will be in jail when the No. 5 Tigers and No. 1 Tide square off again Saturday night in Baton Rouge.
Jefferson was ordered jailed Tuesday by District Judge Chip Moore because his arrest last week on marijuana possession charges violated his probation stemming from a 2011 battery charge. He had been free on bond in the days since his arrest.
Jefferson’s attorney, Lance Unglesby, said he hopes Jefferson will be released after the court receives the results of a court-ordered drug evaluation. Otherwise, he said, Jefferson will likely remain in jail until his trial on the battery charge, which stemmed from a Baton Rouge bar fight in August 2011. That could be early next year, Unglesby said.
“We expected this,” Unglesby told