GeauxTigerNation links: Tough schedule

Gary Laney writesInsider: Florida poses the first of five difficult challenges as LSU tries to prove itself worthy of its lofty preseason ranking.

LaneyInsider: Defense dominates the LSU 10-player power rankings.

David Helman writesInsider: 2014 DB Tony Brown was one of the biggest names on a relatively small list of visitors for LSU's date against FCS foe Towson -- and he almost didn’t make it to the game.