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 >>
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STARKVILLE, MS - While its offense continued to run on all cylinders, the LSU defense found its legs in the second half to key a 59-26 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday night.
After a first-half shootout that included 608 yards and 51 combined points - with only five points separating the teams - LSU (5-1, 2-1 SEC) outscored Mississippi State (2-3, 0-2 SEC) in the second half 31-3 to earn its 14th straight win in the series.
Late in the third quarter with LSU leading 31-26, the game turned when Mississippi State missed a 42 yard field goal. LSU answered with 28 fourth-quarter points to bounce back from its lone defeat last weekend at Georgia.
LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger completed 25-of-29 passes for 340 yards and two touchdowns. His favorite target was Odell Beckham Jr., who had a career night with nine catches for 179 yards. Jarvis Landry, who played through an injury, had eight catches for 96 yards.
Jeremy Hill ran for 157 yards and two touchdowns, Kenny Hilliard added 39 yards including three scores and Alfred Blue scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
LSU outgained Mississippi State, 563-468. The output was the most by an LSU team against an SEC opponent since Sept. 25, 2004 (599 vs. Mississippi State in Baton Rouge). The Tigers' point total was the most against an SEC opponent since Nov. 1, 1997, at Kentucky (63-28).
Dak Prescott started for Mississippi State at quarterback and was 9-of-20 passing for 106 yards and an interception. He led the Bulldogs with 103 rushing yards and a touchdown. His backup, Tyler Russell, was 7-of-11 passing for 146 yards and two touchdowns.
Without preseason All-SEC safety Craig Loston and starting linebacker Tahj Jones for the second consecutive game, LSU's defense struggled to find its footing against two Bulldogs quarterbacks who were able to get out of the pocket.
However, LSU recovered and earned two second-half turnovers while only allowing a 22-yard field goal after the break.
In the final six minutes, LSU continued to wear down the Bulldogs. The Tigers scored touchdowns drives of 66 and 25 yards, the latter coming after a fumbled recovered by linebacker Lamar Louis.
Blue scored on a 17-yard run and Hilliard added a 4-yard touchdown.