No. 3 LSU 19, No. 25 Mississippi State 6
Questions may remain about LSU's offense. No questions remain about LSU's defense, which looked championship-worthy in a lockdown effort against SEC West foe Mississippi State. The Tigers held the Bulldogs the 193 total yards, recording 15 tackles for loss, including four sacks. "We're not playing perfect," coach Les Miles said after the game. "But effort, intensity and style of play -- we're getting there."