LSU senior linebacker Kendell Beckwith was recognized for his outstanding play last week, earning "Senior of the week" honors from the Senior Bowl.

In Saturday's 45-10 win over Southern Miss, the Clinton, Louisiana native tallied 15 sacks, including a dozen in the first half.

His 60 tackles lead the Tigers, and ranks second best in the SEC in terms of average tackles per game (10).

LSU (4-2, 2-1) are preparing to host SEC West foe Ole Miss (3-3, 1-2) Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. Kickoff is set for 8:00.