No. 2 LSU 49, Northwestern State 3
Les Miles was all smiles. The LSU coach demanded that his team take Northwestern State seriously and hoped they'd win impressively enough that he could rest starters who will be playing a tougher opponent in less than a week. Rueben Randle (left) chipped in, hauling in five passes for 121 yards as the Tigers' starters got some rest in advance of their Southeastern Conference opener at Mississippi State on Thursday night.