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2017 Schedule
6-2, 3rd in SEC - West

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn knee ligament, a school official told ESPN's Chris Low on Sunday morning. Patterson tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Saturday night's 40-24 loss to LSU, the source said. JUCO transfer Jordan Ta'amu completed 7 of 11 passes for 78 yards against LSU and will probably start next week's game against Arkansas (12 p.m. ET, SEC Network).

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LSU rolls past Ole Miss (1:09)
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No. 24 LSU defeats Ole Miss 40-24 (2:46)
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Holly Rowe ESPN Reporter 

Athletic trainer Jack Marucci is a cutting edge medical specialist for @LSUfootball and also has a fascinating "hobby" that has turned in to a huge success. @maruccibats He presents Holly Rowe with a special bat!

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Leadership helping LSU get back on track (1:21)
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Guice owes historic performance to his coaches (1:02)
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Toliver pulls off amazing interception (0:47)
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Etling adds another TD for the Tigers (0:30)
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LSU extends lead with catch and run TD (0:31)
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Orgeron wants team to play with a sense of urgency (0:40)
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Gage hurdles a defender for a 1st down (0:17)
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Guice rips off 59-yard run then scores on the next play (0:28)
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Williams pulls of 63-yard catch and run (0:30)
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Can LSU avoid an upset against Ole Miss? (0:46)
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Ben Hogg ESPN Producer 

Tim Tebow & Marcus Spears mono y mono in a game of cornhole in Tuscaloosa! (Laura as ref) Join then for SEC Nation Sat 10am ET on SEC Network

ESPN Stats & Info

FPI favors LSU in SEC matchup

Saturday's meeting in Oxford marks the eighth straight time that the Tigers will visit the Rebels as a ranked team. LSU has headed home with a loss three of the last four times after winning four straight games at Ole Miss.

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X factor for LSU down the stretch: WR D.J. Chark

As QB Danny Etling's main target, and with the ability to change field position in a second in the return game, Chark has a chance to be the Tigers' most important utility guy down the stretch.

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4dChris Low

Has Coach O begun his turnaround?

One win over a ranked team does not make a season or get LSU closer to winning the SEC. But for Ed Orgeron, already embattled in Baton Rouge, the past two weeks have perhaps helped him turn a corner.

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Campus Conversations: College Football Apologies

Peter Burns, Heather Dinich and Jake Trotter discuss who should be the most sorry through the first 7 weeks of the season (1:52). Plus, they debate the scenarios the rest of the way which could cause complete Playoff chaos (14:06).

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SVP can get behind Orgeron's chicken on a stick (1:25)
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SEC Say What: Week 7 recap (1:36)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

It's no secret that Ed Orgeron's first stint as a head coach ended badly. He went 3-21 in SEC play in three seasons at Ole Miss and was fired. He admits now he was in over his head back then as a head coach, but said there's no added motivation for him when he takes his LSU team into Oxford on Saturday to face Ole Miss because he's right where he always wanted to be. "I can honestly tell you that's so far in the past that it's just another game to me because the truth is the whole time I was there I was wishing I were here," Orgeron told ESPN. "I always looked up to this program. I was like ‘Wow,' when I saw LSU, what a great program if I could ever be a part of this program. Now I'm here so it all worked out."

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What to look forward to this week and beyond (2:43)

Team Stats

Passing Yards201.587th
Rushing Yards216.328th
Points For27.4Tied-76th
Points Against20.0Tied-30th