Thursday, February 27 2014 4:50 PM EST2014-02-27 21:50:22 GMT
Bradley Dale Peveto is returning to LSU as the Tigers special teams coordinator.Peveto joined the Tigers in 2005 serving as the special teams coordinator and linebackers coach before being promoted inMore >>
Peveto joined the Tigers in 2005 serving as the special teams coordinator and linebackers coach before being promoted in 2008 to co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.More >>
Wednesday, February 26 2014 3:51 PM EST2014-02-26 20:51:28 GMT
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan will be guest speakers at this year's LSU Football Coaches Clinic.The clinic will be held at the PeteMore >>
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan will be guest speakers at this year's LSU Football Coaches Clinic.More >>
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU says it has granted reserve quarterback Stephen Rivers' request to transfer after he graduates this spring, allowing him to play wherever he wants next fall. Rivers, theMore >>
LSU says it has granted reserve quarterback Stephen Rivers' request to transfer after he graduates this spring, allowing him to play wherever he wants next fall.More >>
Wednesday, February 19 2014 4:05 PM EST2014-02-19 21:05:35 GMT
After a surprising end to the 2014 recruiting trail that earned LSU the number two ranked class in the nation, the momentum hasn't stopped for the Tigers.Les Miles and LSU added two more verbal commitmentsMore >>
After a surprising end to the 2014 recruiting trail that earned LSU the number two ranked class in the nation, momentum hasn't stopped for the Tigers.More >>
Monday, February 17 2014 12:14 PM EST2014-02-17 17:14:20 GMT
With LSU's baseball team taking the diamond last week and the basketball team trying to make one of the post-season tournaments, I have to ask, is it too early to start talking LSU and SEC football? Nah,More >>
While you might be surprised at who has the toughest schedule in the SEC, the team with the weakest schedule should be no surprise at all.More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
The addition of Cam Cameron to Les Miles' coaching staff may have been the best "recruit" the head coach signed for 2013 season.
A look at LSU's quarterback, passing attack and running game against a top 20 team has given Tiger fans a lot to look forward to this year.
The Tigers offense, while still struggling in the Red Zone, put up 37 points and looked to be vastly improved from the nightmare 2012 season.
Saturday LSU visited the Red Zone six times, scoring three touchdowns and settling for three field goals.
Zach Mettenberger was 16-32 for 251 yards and one touchdown. His completion percentage was hurt by several drops by Tiger receivers.
Mettenberger was in control of the offense and never looked rattled against an athletic TCU defense.
Alfred Blue made his first start since a season ending injury last year. Blue had 89 yards on 19 carries and Terrance McGee was quite the complement to Blue, gaining 95 yards on 13 carries, including a 52 yard touchdown run.
Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham Jr. led the Tiger receiving corps. Landry had eight receptions for 109 yards and a touchdown. Beckham Jr. had five catches for 115 yards, but also had a couple of dropped passes. LSU is still searching for a number three receiving target. Kadron Boone and Travin Dural each had one reception.
Now to the stats. LSU ran the ball for 197 yards compared to TCU's 114 yards, Mettenberger threw for 251 yards, while the combo of Casey Pachall and Trevone Boykin threw for 145 yards.
Even more impressive, the Tigers had 26 first downs to TCU's 13 first downs and won the time of possession battle 36:01 to 23:59.
LSU's offense, barring any sudden injuries, looks to be one that can score against any opponent and will help a young defense grow stronger each week.