LSU Travels To Meet Arkansas
The 20th-ranked LSU Tigers are back in action on Saturday evening, when coach Les Miles’ squad travels to Fayetteville, Arkansas to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in SEC action.
The game is the first of a season-ending two-game road trip for the Tigers.
LSU, who fell to Alabama, 20-13, in overtime last Saturday, is currently 7-3, overall, and 3-3 in SEC play, while Arkansas, who lost to Mississippi St., 17-10, back on November 1, will enter the game at 4-5, overall, while standing at 0-5 in league play.
Offensively, LSU is averaging 30.8 points, 398.7 total yards, 221.4 rushing yards, and 177.3 passing yards per game, while Arkansas is averaging 35.9 points, 451.6 yards of total offense, 248.2 rushing yards, and 203.3 passing yards per game.
Defensively, the Tigers are allowing 16.3 points, 317.8 total yards, 154.3 rushing yards, and 163.5 passing yards a contest, while the Razorbacks are giving up 24.7 points, 364.8 total yards, 136.8 rushing yards, and 228.0 passing yards per match-up.
LSU is led by sophomore quarterback Anthony Jennings, who has thrown for 1,266 yards and nine touchdowns, along with freshman running back Leonard Fournette, who has accumulated 750 rushing yards, including seven touchdowns, on 152 carries, and sophomore receiver Travin Dural, who has 701 receiving yards, including seven touchdowns.
Arkansas is paced by junior quarterback Brandon Allen, who has thrown for 1,736 yards, with 15 touchdowns, along with junior running back Jonathan Williams, who has rushed for 892 yards and ten touchdowns, and junior receiver Keon Hatcher, who has 410 receiving yards and three touchdowns.
LSU leads the all-time series, 37-20-2, and has won the last three meetings, including a 31-27 win a season ago.
Kickoff time is set for 7 o'clock.