The Golden Boot will be on the line this weekend when Arkansas visits LSU in an SEC West clash. The Tigers are coming off an impressive win over Texas A&M, but Friday’s game is more about the senior class who will be playing their final game in Death Valley.
OXFORD, Miss. -- It wasn't the result LSU was hoping for Saturday, losing 27-24 to Ole Miss, but there were still some individual performances worth noting for the Tigers. RB Kenny Hilliard: There were times when LSU looked dominant rushing the football against Ole Miss.
John Chavis knows what a championship defense looks like. He’s coached a few in his two decades as a defensive coordinator in the SEC, both at LSU and Tennessee. He’d be the first to tell you that the defense LSU put on the field to start this season wasn’t championship caliber, which wasn’t all that surprising considering the amount of talent (six starters) the Tigers lost last season to the NFL draft.
Through the first three games, No. 6 LSU has looked mighty impressive on both sides of the ball. A title contender? Maybe. But the real season begins Saturday, when the Tigers kick off their SEC schedule with a home games against Auburn (3-0).
A few SEC teams were in action last night, the first of the college football season, including a thrilling battle between Ole Miss and Vanderbilt. Looking back at last night and forward to this weekend's, here are some reads to get you through your Friday: There was a lot of offseason buildup for South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney as a potential Heisman Trophy candidate, but his performance in the Gamecocks' 27-10 win over North Carolina lacked sizzle.
We've checked out the top cornerbacks in this league, now it's time to look at the top safeties: 1. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Jr., Alabama: He might be the nation's best safety prospect with his range, speed, athleticism and physical nature.
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