Kickoff: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Tiger Stadium
TV: SEC Network
Radio: WDGL-FM, 98.1, in Baton Rouge; WWL-AM, 870, and WWL-FM, 105.3, in New Orleans; KLWB-FM, 103.7, in Acadiana
Series: LSU leads 1-0
Last meeting: LSU 63, New Mexico State 7 (1996)
The opponent: New Mexico State
Record: 2-2 (1-0 Sun Belt)
Best win: Defeated Georgia State 34-31 on Sept. 6 in its return to the Sun Belt after a nine-year hiatus.
Worst loss: Lost to UTEP 42-24 on Sept. 13
Offensive leaders: QB Tyler Rogers(97-of-158, 61.4 percent, 1,056 yards, 9 TDs, 6 INTs), WR Teldrick Morgan (31 catches, 464 yards, 15.0 average, 4 TDs)
Defensive leaders: LB Rodney Butler (47 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, 1 INT), DE Jay Eakins (27 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 1 fumble recovery).
Rumblings: The Aggies were 2-10 in 2013 but won two in a row to start 2014. They reverted to their old ways the past two weeks, however, including a 38-35 loss to rival New Mexico on Saturday after taking a 28-24 lead into the final quarter.
The offense — What you don’t want to hear
Behind quarterback Tyler Rogers, the Aggies are averaging 425.8 total yards and 30.2 points in their 2-2 start.
The offense — What you do want to hear
New Mexico State has turned the ball over 10 times, and opponents have converted those miscues into 86 of the 121 points the Aggies have allowed.
The defense — What you don’t want to hear
While they’ve allowed 121 points in four games, only 10 have come in the third quarter.
The defense — What you do want to hear
Aggies opponents have averaged 299.2 rushing yards and a whopping 6.0 yards per carry. New Mexico State also has given up 12 rushing TDs.