LSU Travels To Face Auburn – At A Glance
The LSU Tigers return to action on Saturday, when they hit the road to meet the Auburn Tigers in an SEC match-up at Jordan-Hare in Auburn, Alabama.
The game, which marks the first true road game for LSU, will be televised on ESPN.
LSU, who defeated Mississippi St., 23-20, last Saturday, is 2-1, overall, and 1-0 in SEC play.
Offensively, LSU is averaging 23.7 points, 340.0 total yards, 182.3 rushing yards, and 157.7 passing yards-per-game, while allowing 16.3 points, 325.7 total yards, 103.3 rushing yards, and 222.3 passing yards a contest, defensively.
LSU is led by junior running back Leonard Fournette, who has piled up 285 yards, along with two touchdowns, on 51 carries, after gaining 1,953 rushing yards, including 22 touchdowns, a season ago.
Auburn, who dropped their SEC opener last week, falling to Texas A&M, 29-16, will enter the match-up at 1-2, overall, and 0-1 in league play.
Auburn is averaging 26.7 points-per-game, to go along with 455.7 total yards, including 194.0 passing yards and 261.7 rushing yards, while allowing 20.7 points, 401.0 total yards, including 251.7 passing yards and 149.3 rushing yards.
Auburn is paced by sophomore quarterback Sean White, who has thrown for 510 yards and three touchdowns, and sophomore running back Kerryon Johnson, who has rushed for 278 yards and 4 touchdowns.
LSU leads the all-time series, 28-21-1, and has won the four of the last five match-ups between the two schools, including a 45-21 victory last season.
Kickoff time is set for 5 o’clock.