Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:37 AM EST2013-12-04 12:37:40 GMT
Senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger will not be playing in LSU's upcoming bowl game due to a torn ACL that occurred during the 31-27 victory over Arkansas, according to ESPN reports.Mettenberger leftMore >>
LSU senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger will not be playing in the upcoming bowl game due to a torn ACL he suffered in the 31-27 win over Arkansas, according to ESPN reports.More >>
Monday, December 2 2013 12:07 PM EST2013-12-02 17:07:19 GMT
After leading LSU on a 99-yard game winning touchdown drive against Arkansas, LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings has been named Co-Freshman SEC Player of the Week.The freshman quarterback replaced an injuredMore >>
After leading LSU on a 99-yard game-winning touchdown drive against Arkansas, LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings has been named Co-Freshman SEC Player of the Week.More >>
Monday, December 2 2013 11:51 AM EST2013-12-02 16:51:34 GMT
Les Miles and the LSU Tigers got some very good news Monday morning.Alabama got some much needed good news after a shocking 34-28 loss to Auburn in the Iron Bowl on Saturday.Neville High School safetyMore >>
Neville High School safety Laurence "Hootie" Jones announced Monday morning that he has verbally committed to the Crimson Tide.More >>
Friday, November 29 2013 10:00 PM EST2013-11-30 03:00:59 GMT
Arkansas leads 17-14 over LSU as this year's "Battle for the Boot" game goes into halftime.Terrence Magee scored both of LSU's two touchdowns in the first half, but the Razorbacks answered each with oneMore >>
True freshman backup QB Anthony Jennings found red shirt freshman WR Travin Dural for a TD with less than 2:00 in the game, as LSU came from behind to beat Arkansas 31-27.More >>
ARLINGTON, TX (WAFB) -
The final score Saturday night read 37-27 in favor of LSU.
At first glance the 27 points given up by the Tigers might look like the team will need to win in an offensive shootout each week, but that was not the case Saturday night when LSU played TCU.
While you cannot take 14 points off of TCU's final score stat sheet, the points definitely should not reflect the effort the defense showed.
After LSU took a 13-3 lead over the Horned Frogs, B.J. Catalon ran back the ensuing kickoff 100 yards cutting the Tigers lead to 13-10.
A 4th quarter mix up between Zach Mettenberger and Alfred Blue led to a fumble inside the Tigers' five yard line. TCU's Waymon James quickly scored a touchdown to make it 30-24 LSU.
The young Tigers held TCU to 259 yards total offense. The Horned Frogs gained 114 yards on the ground and threw for only 145 yards.
The defense held TCU to an incredible 13 first downs, one coming off of a costly 3rd down penalty on Ego Ferguson for roughing the passer. The first down led to a Horned Frog touchdown.
Jalen Mills, Jermauria Rasco and Craig Loston led the Tiger defense with five tackles each. Mills added an interception and Rasco split a sack with Danielle Hunter.
While Jordan Allen had only one tackle, the defensive end pressured TCU's quarterbacks several times during the game.
Defensive tackles Anthony Johnson and Ferguson (minus the roughing the passer penalty) played brilliantly throughout the game and showed why they are leaders on a young defensive line.
Defensive coordinator John Chavis had a young defense that was decimated by the NFL Draft ready to play Saturday night and while there were mistakes, the team will continue to get better and watch out, they might just be a special unit by year's end.
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:18 PM EST2013-12-04 17:18:08 GMT
Rantankerous [ran-tank'uhr-us] (adjective) - A combination of rant [to speak in a wild or extravagant manner] and cantankerous [contentious, disagreeable]. The word is the only suitable description forMore >>
One year after they were forgotten and looked down upon, Missouri and Auburn provide an intriguing matchup in the SEC Championship Game.More >>
Tuesday, December 3 2013 6:44 PM EST2013-12-03 23:44:02 GMT
Currently both versions of the Tigers are on the outside looking in at the BCS national championship. The question is if either deserves to be there after a win in Atlanta.More >>
Currently both versions of the Tigers are on the outside looking in with undefeated Florida State and Ohio State taking the top two spots in the BCS standings. The question is if either deserves to be replaced in favor of the SEC champion. More >>