Found November 14, 2012 on
Saturday Night Slant:
Three weeks ago, LSU’s offense essentially resembled the same unit that had taken the field under Les Miles since 2009. That is, a strong rushing attack with a passing game who’s calling card was its ability to ruin a sound offensive gameplan. Zach Mettenberger’s quarterback rating in the month of October was 85.01 and he averaged 134 passing yards a game, while throwing a single touchdown against two interceptions. To put it in perspective, the two-headed disaster that was Jordan Jefferson & Jarrett Lee had not even put up such horrible numbers during their tenure as Tiger quarterbacks.*
*I’m totally lying. They were awful.
The past two weeks, though, have shown an entirely different side to the LSU offense as it has totally come into itself and shown the true capabilities of an offense with a quarterback trusted by the coaching staff.
Les Miles has not trusted a quarterback with the game in his hands since Matt Flynn took his abilities to the National F...
BEST OF MAXIM
Craig Loston, the former five-star recruit, has had an up-and-down career because of injuries. But he's having his most successful season at LSU and Saturday's 100-yard interception is evident of that.
LSU coach Les Miles will speak with the media at 10 a.m. on the weekly SEC Teleconference. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze will take his turn at 11:20 a.m. TSD will have all the latest from both head coaches.
LSU and Ole Miss will meet for the 102nd time on Saturday, when the Tigers hosts the Rebels in Baton Rouge. Les Miles’ crew bounced back from the...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By BRYAN LAZARE Associated Press Les Miles wants LSU to embrace the notion that it still has a chance, however slim, to win the Southeastern Conference.
Alabama could have locked up the SEC West's title game by beating Texas A&M on Saturday, but the Crimson Tide was upset by Johnny Manziel and the Aggies in Tuscaloosa.
As a result, the eighth...
The Streak Was BrokenLast Saturday night in Death Valley, the nations longest active win-streak in home victories was snapped. Number 1 Alabama came in and defeated LSU by a score of 21-17. Yes this is a good point spread for the nation’s number 1 team but are they THE perfect team? Their record is perfect so far, however for the first time this season Alabama trailed for more...
Les Miles wants LSU to embrace the notion that it still has a chance, however slim, to win the Southeastern Conference.
Alabama could have locked up the SEC West title by beating Texas A&M last Saturday, but the Crimson Tide were upset by Johnny Manziel and the Aggies in Tuscaloosa.
As a result, the eighth-ranked Tigers can remain in the running to reach the SEC championship...
One can only imagine how badly Hugh Freeze covets a victory at LSU in his first season as head coach at Mississippi.
Sure, the Rebels and Tigers have been rivals for over a century. But Ole Miss (5-5, 2-4 Southeastern Conference) heads into Death Valley on Saturday afternoon needing only one more victory to become bowl eligible. It would only enhance what has already been a notable...