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The Brian Kelly era at LSU will officially begin on Sunday night when the Tigers open up the season vs. Florida State at the Superdome in New Orleans. Kickoff is set for 6:30pm CT and the game will be televised on ABC. Per

Returning 14 starters from last year, the Tigers welcome a handful of talented newcomers on both sides of the ball.

On offense, Kayshon Boutte leads one of the top receiving corps in the country, in tandem with sophomore Jack Bech, sophomore Malik Nabers, sophomore Brian Thomas and senior Jaray Jenkins, giving plenty of options for quarterbacks Jayden Daniels, Garrett Nussmeier, and first-year offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock.

The unit also adds transfer receiver Kyren Lacy, a Thibodaux, Louisiana native, who recorded 50 receptions for 668 yards and 10 touchdowns for the Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette. Noah Cain, who rushed for 790 yards and 12 touchdowns for the Nittany Lions, gives the running back room a boost with sophomore Armoni Goodwin and junior Josh Williams in the rotation.

The LSU defense, led by Matt House in his first year in Baton Rouge, returns their entire defensive front, headlined by BJ Ojulari, who will wear the coveted No. 18 for the Tigers this season. Ojulari recorded seven sacks in 2021, the most of any defensive lineman on the team, along with 54 tackles. The Marietta, Georgia native joins senior Ali Gaye, junior Jaquelin Roy and sophomore Maason Smith, a group primed to create havoc in the SEC this season. Read more.
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