Arkansas Football First Look: LSU Tigers

Arkansas football First-look LSU

LSU football meets Arkansas on Saturday in Fayetteville. Here is your first look at the LSU Tigers.

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LSU Season So Far

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/4 vs. Florida State 7:30 PM ET ABC L 23-24
9/10 vs. Southern University 7:30 PM ET SECN W 65-17
9/17 vs. Mississippi State 6:00 PM ET ESPN W 31-16
9/24 vs. New Mexico 7:30 PM ET ESP+ W 38-0
10/1 at Auburn 7:00 PM ET ESPN W 21-17
10/8 vs. Tennessee 12:00 PM ET ESPN L 13-40
10/15 at Florida 7:00 PM ET ESPN W 45-35
10/22 vs. Ole Miss 3:30 PM ET CBS W 45-20
11/5 vs. Alabama 7:00 PM ET ESPN W 32-31
11/12 at Arkansas 12:00 PM ET
11/19 vs. UAB TBA
11/26 at Texas A&M TBA

Key Stats (per game)

Stat LSU Arkansas
Scoring Offense 34.8 32.1
Scoring Defense 22.2 30.7
Total Offense 440.9 485.3
Rushing Offense 183.4 233.3
Passing Offense 257.4 252.0
Team Passing Eff. 145.8 157.4
Total Defense 359.4 443.0
Rushing Defense 141.4 140.9
Pass Yards Allowed 218.0 302.1
Team Pass Eff. Def. 121.1 147.9

LSU Injuries and Suspensions

[OL] Garrett Dellinger (Knee)
[S] Matthew Langlois (Leg) – Out
[WR] Chris Hilton Jr. (Shoulder) – Out
[CB] Sevyn Banks (Spine) – Out
[CB] Raydarious Jones (Suspension) – Out
[DT] Maason Smith (Knee) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Challenges for Arkansas

We harp a lot on quarterbacks in these first looks because that position is the most important position for a team. We more often point out the strengths of players rather than weaknesses in order to project some positivity into our analysis. One player that makes it easy for us to tout is Jayden Daniels, LSU’s quarterback who transferred to LSU after three seasons at Arizona State. Daniels has been a workhorse for the Tigers this season. Passing the ball, Daniels has 187 completions on 268 attempts for 14 touchdowns and only one interception. He’s also run for 770 yards and 10 touchdowns. That’s 24 touchdowns for which he has been responsible. Arkansas has to limit his production to have a shot at winning this game.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 11:00 AM CT (12:00 PM ET). Watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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