LSU Travels To Meet Florida – What You Need To Know
The LSU Tigers return to the gridiron on Saturday afternoon, will they travel to Gaineville, Florida to take on the Florida Gators, in an SEC tilt.
The contest, which will be televised on CBS, will mark the second conference affair of the year for LSU.
LSU, who was upset by Troy last week, 24-21, is 3-2, overall, and 0-1 in SEC play.
Offensively, the Tigers are scoring at an average of 27.0 points-per-game, while accumulating 409.0 yards of offense, including 192.8 rushing yards and 216.2 passing yards.
Defensively, LSU is holding opponents to an average of 19.4 points a contest, to go along with 310.2 total yards, including 184.2 pass yards, and 126.0 rush yards.
LSU is paced by quarterback Danny Etling, who has completed 62-of-102 passes for 921 yards and 5 touchdowns, and running back Derrius Guice, who has rushed 314 yards and 5 touchdowns, on 65 attempts.
Florida, who defeated Vanderbilt, 38-24, last week, is 3-1, overall, and a perfect 3-0 in league play.
Offensively, the Gators have scored an average of 27.3 points per game, to go along with 358.5 yards of offense, including 145.8 rush yards and 212.8 passing yards.
Defensively, Florida has allowed an average of 26.0 points, to go along with 381.3 total yards, including 141.0 rush yards and 240.3 pass yards.
The Gators are led by quarterback Feleipe Franks, who has thrown for 557 yards and 3 touchdowns, along with running back Malik Davis, who has rushed for 319 yards and 2 scores.
This will be the 64th meeting between the two schools, with Florida leading the all-time series, 32-28-3.
Florida won the last meeting, defeating LSU, 16-10, in Baton Rouge last year.
Kickoff time at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is scheduled for just after 2:30 pm.