BATON ROUGE (AP) —LSU needs to stop turning the ball over. LSU needs to commit fewer penalties. LSU needs to be more consistent. LSU needs to start playing like a contender for the Southeastern Conference and BCS championships if it's to be taken seriously as either.
Perhaps you've heard this stuff before.
All of that is true on the first day of October, and most of it was true for most of September, as well.