NOTEPAD: LSU-Florida

LSU vs. Florida Oct. 6, 2007 – Tiger Stadium (Baton Rouge, La.) Post game Notes

1. LSU's game captains were 6 Colt David, 15 Matt Flynn, 36 Patrick Fisher, 72 Glenn Dorsey.

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 that stretch.

7. Tonight's attendance of 92,910 is the largest crowd in Tiger Stadium history.

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.

 

Individual Notes

14. QB Ryan Perrilloux scored his second rushing touchdown of his career and the season on a one-yard run with 6:08 left in the second quarter.

15. PK Colt David's three extra points tonight were the junior's 121st , 122nd and 123rd of his career. He now trails LSU career PAT leader John Corbello (129 PATs) by six PATs.

16. RB Keiland Williams scored his fifth rushing touchdown of the season and the 10th of his career on a four-yard run with 7:49 left in the third quarter.

17. LB Darry Beckwith recovered a fumble late in the third quarter on a fumble caused by LB Ali Highsmith. The recovery by Beckwith was the first of his career.

18. DE Kirston Pittman intercepted a pass early in the fourth quarter, the first of pick of his career.

19. QB Matt Flynn tossed his fourth touchdown of the season and the 14th of his career on a four-yard pass to WR Demetrius Byrd with 10:15 left in the fourth quarter.

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.

21. SS Craig Steltz' 16 total tackles tonight is a career-high and is the most by an LSU player since Bradie James had 18 versus Arkansas on November 29, 2002.

22. RB Jacob Hester recorded his fifth rushing touchdown of the season and the 13th of his career on a 2-yard run with 1:09 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.


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