LSU welcomes the ACC's Syracuse Orange to Tiger Stadium Saturday night.
The Tigers (2-1) are coming off a tough 37-7 defeat to Miss. State and are looking to take it out on the Orange.
Syracuse comes to Tiger Stadium with a 2-1 overall record.
Wins: Central Connecticut State (50-0), Central Michigan (41-7)
Loss: Middle Tennessee (23-30)
Here's a look at the Tigers and Orange, by the numbers ...
|First Downs Allowed||43||50|
|Rushing Yards Allowed||348||253|
|Passing Yards Allowed||456||659|
|Total Yards Allowed||804||912|
|Total Yards Allowed/Game||268||304|
Syracuse Offense Leaders:
QB: Eric Dungey: 73-of-113 passing, 2 interceptions, 5 passing touchdowns, 39 carries, 209 yards, 5.4 average, 4 rushing touchdowns
RB: Moe Neal: 19 carries, 116 yards, 6.1 average
WR: Steve Ishmael: 34 receptions, 389 yards, 11.44 average
WR: Ervin Philips: 16 receptions, 139 yards, 8.69 average, 1 touchdown
Syracuse Defense Leaders:
LB: Parris Bennett: 17 total tackles, 1.5 for loss, 3 quarterback hurries
LB: Zaire Franklin: 16 total tackles, 2 for loss, 1 quarterback hurry
DL: Kendall Coleman: 16 total tackles. 2 for loss, 1 quarterback hurry
KB: Jonathan Thomas: 11 total tackles. 2 for loss. 1 interception
Syracuse Special Teams Leader:
P: Sterling Hofrichter: 14 punts. 46.07 average, long of 64 yards, 7 fair catches, 6 inside the 20, 4 over 50 yards
Kickoff: 6 p.m. from Tiger Stadium
Syracuse should be just what the doctor ordered.
PREDICTION: LSU 31, Syracuse 16.
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