Posted September 20, 2012 on AP on Fox
Kenny Hilliard has emerged as LSU's top running back heading into this Saturday's game against Auburn, the same team against which Hilliard had his breakout game as a freshman last season. This time the game is in Auburn and second-ranked LSU will be without starting tailback Alfred Blue, which could mean even more action for Hilliard. Hilliard is averaging a team-high 101 yards rushing and has scored two touchdowns in each of the Tigers' first three games, making him the first LSU player in a decade to run for multiple touchdowns in three straight games. Hilliard weighs about 230 points but says he's a little lighter and quicker this season, helping him break off several long runs which have boosted his average per carry to 8.2 yards.

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