LSU first-look scouting report: Western Kentucky is bringing its high-flying offense to Tiger Stadium _lowres

Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty (12) drops back to pass against Middle Tennessee during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Bowling Green, Ky. (Joe Imel/Daily News via AP)

The basics

Kickoff: 6 p.m. Saturday at Tiger Stadium


Radio: WDGL-FM, 98.1; WWL-AM, 870; WWL-FM, 105.3; KLWB-FM, 103.7

Series: LSU leads 1-0

Last meeting: LSU 42, Western Kentucky 9 (Nov. 12, 2011)

On Western Kentucky

Record: 6-1 (4-0 Conference USA)

Best win: Defeated Louisiana Tech 41-38 on Sept. 10

Worst loss: Lost to Indiana 38-35 on Sept. 19

Offensive leaders: QB Brandon Doughty, RB Anthony Wales, WR Taywan Taylor

Defensive leaders: LB TJ McCollum, CB Prince Charles Iworah, S Marcus Ward

Rumblings: WKU is on quite a roll with a productive offense that has averaged 49.5 points since a 14-12 season-opening win over Vanderbilt.

The Hilltoppers on offense, briefly: Doughty is third in the FBS at 387.0 passing yards per game. WKU averages 535.6 total yards.

The Hilltoppers on defense, briefly: WKU ranks 76th, giving up 172.7 rushing yards per game, and is 103rd overall, allowing 438.1 total yards.