The Tigers, who bring an eight-game winning streak into the contest, face the Razorbacks at 1:30 p.m. on Friday in Tiger Stadium. The contest will be televised to a national audience by CBS. LSU stands at 9-1 overall and 6-1 in league play, while the Razorbacks are 4-6 overall and 2-5 in conference action.
An LSU win on Friday over
"It was a basic Wednesday practice, even though it was a Tuesday," LSU coach Les Miles said after the workout. "We got a lot done and addressed specific pieces of our game plan. Spirits were high, and it went well."
On Friday, the Tigers will face an
"If this team's not focused on the
here and now, there's something wrong," Miles said. "I would expect that this
team knows what they're playing for, knows what's at stake, and knows that
In addition, freshman Felix Jones leads the nation in kickoff returns with an average of 33 yards per return.
"They're a good football team, offense, defense and special teams," Miles said. "Their defense has gotten better, and their offense has been much better since they changed quarterbacks. Their special teams are very dangerous. They play well in all three phases of the game."
The Tigers will practice again on Wednesday afternoon followed by a walk-thru on Thanksgiving Day.