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Public university in Louisiana, U.S.

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Louisiana State University: Public university in Louisiana, U.S.
Louisiana State University is a public research university in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The university was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1926, consists of more than 250 buildings constructed in the style of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, and the main campus historic district occupies a 650-acre (2.6 km²) plateau on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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Heisman winner selected first in virtual NFL draft [Video]

Heisman winner selected first in virtual NFL draft

This year's Heisman Trophy winner 23-year-old quarterback Joe Burrow was the first pick of the NFL draft on Thursday, held virtually for the first time ever. Gloria Tso reports.

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