SEC Football First Look: LSU vs. Rice

LSU-Rice

LSU visits Rice on Saturday in Baton Rouge. Here is a first look at the LSU-Rice matchup.

LSU Season so far

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Sept. 2 Miami [Arlington] W 33-17
Sept. 8 Southeastern Louisiana W 31-0
Sept. 15 at Auburn W 22-21
Sept. 22 Louisiana Tech W 38-21
Sept. 29 Ole Miss W 45-16
Oct. 6 at Florida L 27-19
Oct. 13 Georgia W 36-16
Oct. 20 Mississippi State W 19-3
Nov. 3 Alabama L 29-0
Nov. 10 at Arkansas W 24-17

Rice Season so far

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Aug. 25 Prairie View W 31-28
Sept. 1 Houston L 45-27
Sept. 8 at Hawaii L 43-29
Sept. 22 at Southern Miss L 40-22
Sept. 29 at Wake Forest L 56-24
Oct. 6 UTSA L 20-3
Oct. 13 UAB L 42-0
Oct. 20 at FIU L 36-17
Oct. 27 at North Texas L 41-17
Nov. 3 UTEP L 34-26

Stat Comparison

Stat Rice LSU
Rushing Offense 135.9 (105) 170.1 (63)
Passing Offense 188.6 (105) 192.3 (100)
Total Offense 324.5 (121) 362.4 (103)
Scoring Offense 19.0 (123) 26.7 (85)
Rushing Defense 172.8 (77) 134.1 (30)
Passing Defense 268.8 (111) 209.3 (46)
Total Defense 441.6 (101) 343.4 (31)
Scoring Defense 37.5 (117) 16.7 (12)
Interceptions 6 (87) 16 (2)
Sacks 1.18 (120) 2.20 (59)
Tackles for loss 4.3 (120) 5.3 (88)
Turnover margin -0.73 (117) 1.30 (4)

FBS rank ( )
& The Massey Composite Ratings are compiled from 98 different college football ratings and rankings.

LSU Injuries and Suspensions

DATE POSITION NAME ISSUE STATUS
11/12/18 CB Kristian Fulton Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/11/18 DE Breiden Fehoko Undisclosed is OUT Saturday vs Rice
11/11/18 S John Battle Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs Rice
10/19/18 TE Thaddeus Moss Foot is out for season
09/04/18 LB K'Lavon Chaisson Leg is out for season
08/18/18 WR Drake Davis Legal problems is out indefinitely
08/08/18 LB Tyler Taylor Suspension is out indefinitely
08/04/18 OL Ed Ingram Suspension is out indefinitely

Rice Injuries and Suspensions

DATE POSITION NAME ISSUE STATUS
10/24/18 QB Evan Marshman Undisclosed is out indefinitely

Source: DonBest.com

Challenges for LSU

The single win Owls are big time underdogs in this one. LSU can rest its starters and get ready for Texas A&M. Rice quarterback quarterback Shawn Stankavage has 10 touchdown passes this season. Stankavage previously played for Vanderbilt before transferring to the Owl program.

Saturday’s game kicks off at 6:30 pm CT and can be seen on ESPNU.

Facebook Comments

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*