Alex ScarboroughESPN Staff AuthorNear
- Addresses the SEC.
- Joined ESPN in 2012.
- Graduate of Auburn College.
Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense failed to disappoint in its SEC debut on Saturday as Mississippi State upset defending champion LSU, forty four-34, and quarterback K.J. Costello established a convention file for passing yards in a single sport with 623.
The past report was held by Eric Zeier of Georgia, who threw for 544 yards towards Southern Miss out on in 1993.
“I am speechless about anything that happened right now,” Costello reported. “If you have been to notify me a yr in the past these days that I would be sitting down right here, it is crazy.”
Costello came to Mississippi Condition this offseason as a graduate transfer right after starting up twenty five game titles in three seasons at Stanford. His former job substantial for passing yards in a recreation was 381.
American cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. to an disease “genuinely damage us” and was compounded by the truth that his replacement, Jay Ward, missed two months recovering from an personal injury himself.
Yet another defensive again, Darren Evans, transferred from FCS Nicholls Condition less than a few months back.
Orgeron’s information to the young defensive backs who played: “Welcome to the SEC. You’ve obtained to get much better.”
Orgeron explained he was astonished how out of sync the offense was. Myles Brennan, who took more than for Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow at quarterback, threw for 345 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions.
No LSU functioning again ran for a lot more than fifty yards.
“I instructed the staff we’re likely to obtain out what we are manufactured of,” Orgeron said. “Let us go again to operate.
LSU goes on the street to enjoy Vanderbilt future weekend, when Mississippi Condition will participate in its dwelling opener from Arkansas.