LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis is trying to figure out fast which of more than a half-dozen true freshman will be able to handle crunch-time responsibilities when the Tigers enter their Southeastern Conference slate.
Kent State (1-1) at No. 8 LSU(2-0) , 7 p.m. (ESPN)
LSU coach Les Miles said those making allegations in Sports Illustrated of academic fraud at Oklahoma State, or improper payments to players from boosters, “weren’t there long enough to figure it out,” because they were dismissed from the program.
LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger and wide receiver/return specialist Odell Beckham Jr., along with Nicholls State’s T. J. Lumar have been named this week’s Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s college football players of the week.
In one season, LSU has gone from relying too heavily on power running to wondering if its ground game is now as reliable as it should be.
UAB (0-1) and No. 9 LSU (1-0), 7 p.m. ET (ESPNU)
This week Southeastern Conference teams are taking a break from those stressful fall Saturdays, a sort of mini-vacation for a few hundred grand.
Coach Les Miles was satisfied with how ninth-ranked LSU played in its season opener.
LSU picked up their second win at AT&T Stadium in three years beating TCU 37 to 27.
Handicaper, Stu Feiner, joins MaD Radio to scream about how much the Texans should win by and if you should take the over or under on the game, while screaming. He also gives you his take on the LSU game which will be on SportsRadio 610, guess what there was more screaming.