Auburn Football First Look: LSU Tigers

Auburn First-look LSU

Auburn football meets LSU on Saturday in Auburn. Here is your first look at LSU.

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LSU Season So Far

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/04 Florida St L 23-24 Neutral
09/10 Southern W 65-17 Home
09/17 Miss State W 31-16 Home
09/24 New Mexico W 38-0 Home
10/01 Auburn 7:00 pm Away
10/08 Tennessee 8:00 pm Home
10/15 Florida 8:00 pm Away
10/22 Mississippi 8:00 pm Home
11/05 Alabama 12:00 pm Home
11/12 Arkansas 12:00 pm Away
11/19 UAB 12:00 pm Home
11/26 Texas A&M 12:00 pm Away

Key Stats (per game)

Stat LSU Auburn
Total Offense 487.0 376.8
Rushing Offense 198.8 174.0
Passing Offense 288.2 202.8
Team Passing Eff. 151.0 121.1
Scoring Offense 39.2 23.8
Total Defense 257.8 347.2
Rushing Defense 111.2 126.5
Pass Yards Allowed 146.5 220.8
Team Pass Eff. Def. 114.41 125.83
Scoring Defense 14.2 21.8
Turnover Margin 0.50 -1.50

LSU Injuries and Suspensions

[WR] Kayshon Boutte (Personal) – Questionable
[DE] BJ Ojulari (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[DB] Major Burns (Neck) – Questionable
[WR] Brian Thomas Jr. (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[DB] Matthew Langlois (Leg) – Questionable
[DB] Joe Foucha (Suspension) – Questionable
[QB] Jayden Daniels (Back) – Questionable
[CB] Raydarious Jones (Suspension) – Out
[DL] Maason Smith (Knee) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Challenges for Auburn

Following the opening debacle against Florida State, Brian Kelly and his staff have done a great job of getting LSU back on track. Jayden Daniels has been excellent at quarterback for LSU. So far this season Daniels has connected on 81 of 111 passes for 835 yards, six touchdowns and no interceptions. Averaging almost six yards a carry, Daniels has run for 835 yards and six touchdowns. Stop Daniels and you stop LSU but it won’t be easy.

On defense, LSU has been very stingy. They’ve allowed just about 258 yards per game on average. Defensive end Sai’vion Jones has 13 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks for the Tigers. Defensive back Jay Ward leads the Tigers in tackles averaging 6.3 a game.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 6:00 PM CT (7:00 PM ET). Watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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