Mississippi St-LSU Preview Capsule

LSU has played Mississippi State more than and other team. Saturday’s meeting will be their 104th since 1896. … The Tigers have won 10 straight over the Bulldogs and 17 of the last 18. MSU’s last win in the series came in Starkville in 1999. The last time the Bulldogs won in Baton Rouge was 1991. … Mississippi State has spread carries to nine different rushers and passes to 10 receivers during the first two games. … Although MSU averages 157 yards rushing, the individual leader in that category is Vick Ballard with only 36.5 yards per game. … In 2009, the Bulldogs averaged 227.6 yards rushing. … LSU seeks its fourth straight 3-0 start. … LSU is 24-1 in Saturday night games in Tiger Stadium since Les Miles became coach in 2005. … LSU QB Jordan Jefferson has been struggling, averaging 123.5 yards passing with two touchdowns and two interceptions.

SunHerald.com
9/17/10