There will be an East Texan leading the LSU Tigers for Friday's Peach bowl.
Robert E. Lee graduate and quarterback Matt Flynn will make the start.
Flynn, a 2003 graduate of REL replaces the injured Jamarcus Russell, out with a shoulder injury. The Tiger sophomore has appeared in 24 games but this will be his first start.
While at Lee, Flynn helped lead the Red Raiders to the playoffs.
The Peach Bowl is Friday, December 30, at 6:30 p.m. in Miami.
Maya Golden reporting, email@example.com