LSU meets Mississippi State to open SEC play
LSU will open SEC competition Thursday night at Mississippi State.
The Tigers enter Starkville with a 2-0 record after recording wins over Oregon and Northwestern State.
It will be a match of top 25 teams as LSU ranks No. 3 and Mississippi State holds No. 25. The Bulldogs (1-1) are coming off of a narrow loss to defending national champions Auburn.
"You know they are going to play hard and that they have a great scheme," said LSU head coach Les Miles earlier this week.
Series record: LSU leads 68-33-3.
Last meeting: LSU won 29-7 in 2010.
LSU football: Tigers Coach Les Miles said winning streak vs. Mississippi State means nothing - Jim Kleinpeter, The Times Picayune The Times-Picayune
Football: Short week changes Tigers’ game plan for Mississippi State - Mark Clements, The Daily Reveille
Physical Bulldogs ground game meets stout LSU defense - Scott Hotard, The Advocate
MSU must change for LSU QB Lee - Matthew Stevens, The Dispatch