SCOUTING THE OFFENSE
The Tigers moved down the field in impression fashion for a touchdown on their first offensive possession against Auburn and quickly added a field goal before they hit the wall and spent the rest of the game struggling to get over it. Neither quarterback played well against Auburn, especially when the blitz threw off LSU's timing in the passing game, but LSU's offensive lull can't be blamed completely on one area or position.
SCOUTING THE DEFENSE
LSU's defense has not allowed a rushing TD this season and, except for Auburn's final drive, the Tigers made life tough for Auburn throughout the game. Unfortunately for LSU, Auburn converted one fourth-and-12 opportunity with a 14-yard pass and converted a third-and-12 situation into a 16-yard game-winning touchdown. It's hard to be critical of LSU's few breakdowns, but the secondary made mistakes that could have been avoided and need to be corrected.
QUOTE TO NOTE
"That game right there (at Auburn), maybe we lacked the killer instinct of just putting them away. ... I think guys understand that we were in position to win the game the whole entire time. But eventually, if you don't put people away, they're gonna end up coming back." -- LSU OT Andrew Whitworth.
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