Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/1/13
Les Miles generally likes to enforce what he calls a "24-hour rule," referring to the time he gives his players to reflect on their last game before moving on to the next one. This week, Miles said he gave his players 48 hours to digest their dramatic 44-41 loss to Georgia last weekend, hoping it'll help them bounce back at Mississippi State this Saturday night. "This is a program, like most college programs, where the players really need to have victory when they get to the end of the week," Miles said Monday. "This will not be a difficult week for us to get our eyes open to how quality the opponent is." After falling in the rankings from No. 6 to No. 10, the Tigers (4-1, 1-1 SEC) take on a team against which they've had a lot of success, winning 20 of the last 21 games, including 13 in a row. And Miles isn't letting his players forget how much is still at stake. Even though LSU dropped its first game of the season to a Southeastern Conference opponent, it can still win the We...
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