joe burrow

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) completed 16 of 28 passes for 129 yards and one interception against Mississippi State last season. 

Game day: Oct 19 at Davis Wade Stadium (61,337) in Starkville.

Series: LSU leads 74-35-3 overall and 15-7-1 in Starkville.

Last meeting: LSU won 19-3 in Baton Rouge in 2018.

Head coach: Ed Orgeron, 25-9 in three years at LSU, 41-36 in seven years overall.

2018 Record: 10-3, 5-3 SEC

W vs. Miami (in Arlington, Texas) 33-17

W Southeastern Louisiana 31-0

W at Auburn 22-21

W Louisiana Tech 38-21

W Ole Miss 45-16

L at Florida 27-19

W Georgia 36-16

W Mississippi State 19-3

L Alabama 29-0

W at Arkansas 24-17

W Rice 42-10

L at Texas A&M 74-72 (7 OT)

Fiesta Bowl

W vs. Central Florida 40-32

Returning starters:

Offense (8)

QB Joe Burrow, 6-4, 216, Sr., 219 of 379 passes, 2,894 yards, 16 TD, 5 INT; 128 carries, 399 yards, 7 TD

FB Tony Carter, 6-1, 250, Jr., 2 carries, 4 yards; 4 catches, 39 yards, TD

WR Justin Jefferson, 6-3, 192, Jr., 54 catches, 875 yards, 6 TD; 5 carries, 26 yards

WR Ja’Marr Chase, 6-1, 200, So., 23 catches, 313 yards, 3 TD

LT Saahdiq Charles, 6-4, 295, Jr.

C Lloyd Cushenberry III, 6-4, 315, Jr.

RG Damien Lewis, 6-3, 332, Sr.

RT Austin Deculus, 3-7, 322, Jr.

Defense (8)

DE Rashard Lawrence, 6-2, 308, Sr., 54 tackles, 10.5 TFL, 4 sacks, 3 PBU

DE Breiden Fehoko, 6-2, 291, Sr., 16 tackles, 3 TFL, 1.5 sacks, PBU

DE Glen Logan, 6-4, 309, Jr., 46 tackles, 4.5 TFL, 4 sacks, PBU

LB Jacob Phillips, 6-4, 233, Jr., 87 tackles, 5.5 TFL, sack, INT, 3 PBU

LB Michael Divinity Jr., 6-2, 241, Sr., 54 tackles, 10.5 TFL, 5 sacks, INT, 2 PBU, FF, 2 FR

CB Kristian Fulton, 6-0, 200, Sr., 25 tackles, TFL, INT, 9 PBU, FF

SS Grant Delpit, 6-3, 203, Jr., 74 tackles, 9.5 TFL, 5 sacks, 5 INT, 9 PBU, FF, FR

FS JaCoby Stevens, 6-1, 228, Jr., 35 tackles, 6.5 TFL, 1.5 sacks, INT, 5 PBU, FR

Specialists (1)

P Zach Von Rosenberg, 6-5, 240, Jr., 51 punts, 2,330 yards (45.7 avg.), long 65

2019 Schedule

Aug. 31 Georgia Southern

Sept. 7 at Texas

Sept. 14 Northwestern State

Sept. 21 at Vanderbilt

Oct. 5 Utah State

Oct. 12 Florida

Oct. 19 at Mississippi State

Oct. 26 Auburn

Nov. 9 at Alabama

Nov. 16 at Ole Miss

Nov. 23 Arkansas

Nov. 30 Texas A&M

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