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LSU freshman cornerback Derek Stingley returns a punt in the second half of a 65-14 win against Northwestern State last Saturday night. Led by Stingley's 117 yards, LSU has a total of 171 punt return yards in three games after having a just 99 yards in 13 games a year ago.

Four key facts to know as No. 4-ranked LSU visits Vanderbilt on Saturday …

171

Punt return yards for LSU through three games; the Tigers had just 99 in 13 games a year ago

53.5

Scoring average for LSU in its past six games dating to the final three games of 2018

19

Players who have at least one reception for the Tigers already this season

10-0

LSU's record in its last 10 games carrying a morning kickoff local time

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