“The Real Tigers”: America’s Crush Olivia Dunne’s Final LSU Days Heat Up With a Jaw-Dropping Fur Baby Update

Published 10/16/2023, 8:57 AM EDT

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The rising social media sensation, Olivia Dunne, often dubbed “America’s sweetheart,” continues to capture hearts with every update. With a massive following and a reputation as the wealthiest among LSU athletes, her slightest post becomes a viral sensation.

Recently, Dunne surprised her 4.4 million fans on Instagram with a post featuring her enjoying watching the LSU Tigers, marking a special moment. Dunne’s influence extends beyond gymnastics, transcending into lifestyle updates, including her 21st birthday celebrations and a new post featuring a fur baby. Her diverse content keeps her trending and solidifies her status as a beloved figure.

Olivia Dunne with her fur baby

Olivia Dunne, who recently celebrated her 21st birthday, shared her game-day vibes from LSU’s gymnastics facility in a stylish white romper, emphasizing the ‘Geaux’ spirit. She also joined her gymnastics teammates for a lively tailgate ahead of the football game.

On October 16, 2023, post-game, Dunne treated her followers to a series of pictures in her game day attire, featuring her adorable fur baby. Holding the dog, she captioned the post, “Y’all already knew we were the real tigers,” a nod to LSU’s triumph. The pictures captured the essence of the match she watched with her MLB pitcher boyfriend, Paul Skenes, witnessing LSU’s impressive 48-18 win over Auburn on Saturday.


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LSU boasts a lineup of exceptional athletes, from Aleah Finnegan to the legendary Shaquille O’Neal, further adding to the university’s sporting legacy across diverse fields. Dunne’s social media updates seamlessly blend athleticism with personal moments, resonating with her followers and contributing to her growing popularity. Above all, what were LSU’s scores?

LSU Vs Auburn

Jayden Daniels showcased the talent that worried Auburn’s coach, Hugh Freeze, with decisive throws and impressive quarterback runs. After the game, Freeze sought out Daniels accounted for 418 yards and 3 passing touchdowns.

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In a dominating 48-18 victory over Auburn on Saturday night, No. 22 LSU, led by Daniels, secured an early double-digit lead that they maintained throughout the game. John Emery Jr., Logan Diggs, & Williams contributed with short rushing touchdowns. It continued LSU’s trend of scoring at least 48 points for the 3rd consecutive week.


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Following this news, Daniels, hailed by Freeze as a Heisman Trophy candidate. He showcased his skills by completing 20 of 27 passes for 325 yards and rushing for an additional 93 yards. Auburn struggled, finishing with 293 total yards, marking the second-fewest allowed by LSU’s defense this season, a significant improvement from their previous games. While Auburn remains a work in progress under Freeze’s leadership, there are glimpses of competitiveness. Kicker Alex McPherson’s 38-yard field goal narrowed the deficit to a seemingly surmountable 10 points in the third quarter before LSU won.


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Written by:

Harshita Chawla


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Harshita Chawla is a US Sports writer at Essentially Sports. Having contributed to college magazine as a sports writer, she comes with a staunch knowledge in content creation for the sports industry. Along with this, Harshita is a huge fan of Gymnastics queen Simone Biles and has a penchant for writing about her favorite athlete.
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