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LSU safety JaCoby Stevens (3) returns a fumble recovery for 64 yards before tripping up in the second half of LSU's 31-0 shutout win over Southeastern, Saturday, September 8, 2018, at LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La. Nose tackle Breiden Fehoko (91) gives chase.

LSU goes into Saturday's showdown at Auburn (2:30 p.m., CBS) as one of only six Football Bowl Subdivision teams that have not committed a turnover this season along with Clemson, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Ohio and Toledo.

The Tigers, who tied an NCAA single-season record with just eight giveaways a year ago, have now played 15 consecutive quarters without turning the ball over in a streak that dates to last season.

Their last giveaway was a fumble by former fullback JD Moore on the first play from scrimmage of a win over Texas A&M in the 2017 regular-season finale.

LSU has been turnover-free in five of its last six games — and in 12 of 23 games overall — since Ed Orgeron took over as coach over four games into the 2016 season.

Meanwhile, the Tigers have forced five turnovers in their first two games, a major point of emphasis during the offseason.

LSU is tied for first in the SEC with Arkansas with a plus-2.5 per game turnover differential, which is seventh-best nationally.

“If you’re plus-5 (overall) in turnover ratio you can win games,” nose tackle Breiden Fehoko said. “We should be plus-9. I’m happy with the way we’re playing. We just need to keep it up.”


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