LSU defense still nation's best

Despite allowing South Carolina to build a 14-3 lead with 222 yards of offense in the first half, LSU still leads the nation in total defense.<br><br>NCAA statistics through the games of Oct. 19 still have the Tigers atop the standings in a couple of key categories.

LSU team statistic rankings through Oct. 19

 

Category Rank Actual National Leader Actual
Rushing Offense 21 217.29 Air Force 305.57
Passing Offense 108 142.57 Marshall 402.83
Total Offense 79 359.86 Marshall 560.67
Scoring Offense 28 32.71 Bowling Green 49.33
Rushing Defense 11 93.43 Virginia Tech 41.00
Pass Efficiency Defense 1 70.98 LSU 70.98
Total Defense 1 217.43 LSU 217.43
Scoring Defense 2 11.00 Virginia Tech 10.86
Net Punting 54 35.22 Brigham Young 43.00
Punt Returns 3 18.18 South Fla. 19.41
Kickoff Returns 1 28.67 LSU 28.67
Turnover Margin 31 .71 Virginia Tech 2.00
Pass Defense 3 124.00 Miami (Fla.) 117.83

Player Rankings (Player must have played in 75% of Teams games - Summary of Top 100)
Category Player Rank Actual Nat'l Leader Leader
Rushing Domanick Davis 70 75.29 Brown, Colo 164.86
Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Matt Mauck 69 118.76 Rivers, N.C.St 170.82
Total Offense Matt Mauck 90 159.50 Leftwich, Marsh 387.50
Receptions Per Game Michael Clayton 81 4.14 Burleson, Nevada 10.29
Receiving Yards Per Game Michael Clayton 81 59.71 Tolver, SDSt 152.14
Interceptions Corey Webster 5 .71 Elpheage, Tulane .88
  D. Hookfin 34 .43    
  Damien James 84 .29    
Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Donnie Jones 33 41.72 Mariscal, Colo 48.69
Punt Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Domanick Davis 3 19.09 Groce, Neb 20.52
Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Domanick Davis 23 25.33 Wright, NW 34.83
Field Goals John Corbello 14 1.57 Browne, TCU 2.29
Scoring John Corbello 33 8.14 Harris, BGreen 15.33
  Domanick Davis 97 6.00    
All-Purpose Runners Domanick Davis 3 177.71 Turner, NIll 201.75


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