2. Florida won the toss and elected to receive the opening kickoff. LSU
received the ball to open the in the second half.
3. Tigers extending their consecutive starts streak today were: CB Chevis Jackson (32), LB Ali Highsmith (20), LT Ciron Black (19), CB Jonathan Zenon (19), LG Herman Johnson (16) and DT Glenn Dorsey (14).
4. LSU has recorded at least one sack in 25 straight games after a first
quarter sack by Glenn Dorsey and Kirston Pittman in tonight's game. The
last time LSU's defense did not record a sack was against North Texas in 2005.
5. LSU has outscored its opponents 233-56 over the last 23 quarters,
including the 24-14 score today.
6. LSU has outscored it opponents 174-17 in the first quarter in the 18 home
games under head coach Les Miles. Florida joined South Carolina
and Alabama as the only teams to score on the Tigers in the first quarter during
7. Tonight's attendance of 92,910 is the largest crowd in Tiger Stadium
8. With the win, LSU begins a season 6-0 for the first time since 1973.
9. LSU extended its winning streak to 13 games, which is now the longest
current streak in the nation by a FBS team as a result of Wisconsin's loss to
Illinois. The school record for consecutive wins is 19.
10. The Tigers tied a school record for consecutive home wins with 17,
matching the streak set between 1935-37. LSU has not lost a home game since
losing to Tennessee on Oct. 11, 2003.
11. LSU also extended these streaks tonight ... The Tigers won their ninth
consecutive SEC home game and eighth straight SEC game overall ... LSU recorded
its sixth straight win over a Top 25 team.
12. LSU is bowl eligible for the eighth straight season with the six wins.
13. The Tigers won a game ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press poll for the first time since Oct. 31, 1959 when LSU defeated No. 3 Ole Miss, 7-3, in Tiger Stadium.
18. DE Kirston Pittman intercepted a pass early
in the fourth quarter, the first of pick of his career.
20. WR Demetrius Byrd pulled down his second
touchdown pass of the season and his career on a four-yard pass from Flynn with
10:15 left in the fourth quarter.
a. Hester set career highs in both carries (23) and rushing yards (106). It marked the first 100-yard rushing game of his career.