04 Sep

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Inside the numbers: LSU

Head coach Ed Orgeron has a reputation as an ace recruiter, and that talent he brings in to Baton Rouge is paying off, as LSU has won 26 of 35 games under Orgeron (photo courtesy of lsusports.net).

By Steve Lansdale

The nation’s marquee matchup this weekend takes place in Austin, where No. 6 LSU faces No. 9 Texas. The matchup pits two of the nation’s traditional powers against one another.

The game will mark just the second time UT and LSU face each other when both teams are ranked in the top 10. The last time LSU faced a top-10 team on the road in a non-conference game was against Notre Dame in 1998.

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