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Florida expects to slow down potent LSU offense

Thursday, 10 October 2013 15:00
By MARK LONG / AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- No. 17 Florida expects something closer to a shutout than a shootout against 10th-ranked LSU. The Gators have praised Tigers quarterback Zach Mettenberger and arguably the nation's top receiving tandem, Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry, all week. But defensive players raised eyebrows and pretty much scoffed at the notion of LSU dropping half a hundred on them Saturday. Florida defensive tackle Darious Cummings…
Mettenberger named SEC Offensive Player of the Week
Monday, 07 October 2013 11:50
BATON ROUGE -- LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger earned Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Tigers to the highest point total against an SEC opponent in 16 years. Mettenberger completed 25-of-29 passes for 340 yards and two touchdowns. The 25 completions were the most by an LSU quarterback since Rohan Davey had 31 in the 2002 Sugar Bowl. No. 10 LSU scored a 59-26 victory over Mississippi State including a 31-3 advantage…
LSU stays at No. 10 in AP poll
Sunday, 06 October 2013 12:50
Associated Press NEW YORK -- For the fourth straight week, the top five teams in The Associated Press college football poll are unchanged, led by No. 1 Alabama. The top-ranked Crimson Tide received 55 of 60 first-place votes after an easy victory and No. 2 Oregon received the other five after its latest blowout. Clemson is No. 3, followed by Ohio State and Stanford. The Buckeyes and Cardinal were both tested Saturday night and stayed…
LSU beats Mississippi St 59-26
Saturday, 05 October 2013 23:10
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Zach Mettenberger threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns, Odell Beckham Jr. had 179 yards receiving and two TDs, and No. 10 LSU pushed past Mississippi State 59-26 on Saturday night. Mettenberger completed 25 of 29 passes in another impressive performance during the senior's breakout season. Beckham was his favorite target -- the two hooked up for nine completions. LSU's Jeremy Hill added 157 yards rushing and two touchdowns. The Tigers…
Miles says LSU is over Georgia
Saturday, 05 October 2013 18:10
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- 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…
LSU slips to No. 10 in AP poll
Sunday, 29 September 2013 12:10
Associated Press Notre Dame has dropped out of The Associated Press college football poll after losing its second game of the season, and Arizona State moved in after the Sun Devils' win prompted Southern California to fire coach Lane Kiffin. Alabama remained No. 1 as the top five held their spots for the third consecutive week. The Crimson Tide received 55 of 60 first-place votes, and No. 2 Oregon got the rest from the media…
Georgia tops LSU 44-41
Saturday, 28 September 2013 19:10
Associated Press ATHENS, Ga. -- Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes, including a 25-yarder to Justin Scott-Wesley with 1:47 remaining, and No. 9 Georgia rallied to beat No. 6 LSU 44-41 in a thrilling game between Southeastern Conference powerhouses. The Bulldogs (3-1, 2-0 SEC) completed their opening-month run through a gauntlet of top 10 teams with a victory that propelled them back into the thick of the national championship race. LSU (4-1, 1-1) got a…
Forecast: LSU, Saints fans taking winning for granted
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 19:10
Ralph Malbrough / Contributing Writer In 2023 when LSU has just lost to Florida Box Making Institute and the Saints are quarterbacked by some failure we all hate you'll look back at football weekends like this one and wish you had savored them more. On Saturday #6 LSU goes to #9 Georgia and on Monday night the undefeated New Orleans Saints host the undefeated Miami Dolphins. It's as close to football heaven as a weekend…
Hill paces No. 6 LSU as Tigers hold on against Auburn 35-21
Monday, 23 September 2013 13:53
Related:Saturday school: LSU's big gain from win over Auburn was lesson in finishingadd to reading list Bradley Handwerger / WWLTV.com Sports Reporter Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @wwltvsports BATON ROUGE — With rain pouring into Tiger Stadium, Jeremy Hill took his first handoff early in LSU’s game against Auburn and dashed through the line, his eyes set on the one defender between him and the goal line.
Saturday school: LSU's big gain from win over Auburn was lesson in finishing
Monday, 23 September 2013 13:53
Related:Hill paces No. 6 LSU as Tigers hold on against Auburn 35-21add to reading list Bradley Handwerger / WWLTV.com Sports Reporter Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @wwltvsports BATON ROUGE — At 21-0 and rain pouring into Tiger Stadium, a place that reportedly never sees precipitation, LSU fans decided they’d had enough, confident their team was well on its way to its fourth win of the season. They began leaving the stadium, unworried about an Auburn team…