LSU punter Josh Growden was named co-special teams player of the week and defensive end Arden Key received defensive line honors from the conference on Monday. Per

Josh Growden, P, LSU

-Just a redshirt freshman, had his best game as a Tiger averaging 49.2 yards on five punts.

-Boomed two punts of over 60 yards, including a career-best 65 yarder in first half.

-Crushed a 61-yard punt with 2:15 left in the contest and with LSU holding on to a 23-20 lead.

-The 61-yard punt came after the Tigers went 3-and-out at their own 17-yard line after MSU had pulled to within 23-20 with 17 unanswered points.

-Growden's punt sailed over the head of Mississippi State punt returner and flipped the field, as the

-Bulldogs were pinned inside their own 25-yard line to start their potential game-winning driver.
LSU forced State to turn the ball over on downs to secure the victory.

Arden Key, DE, LSU

-Had five tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, including a pair of sacks, in LSU's 23-20 win over Mississippi State.

-Added a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry as the Tigers limited the Bulldogs to 56 rushing yards.

-As a unit, LSU's defense recorded six sacks and held Mississippi State's leading rusher Nick Fitzgerald to just 13 net yards, nearly 100 yards below his season average.

-The two sacks ran Key's season total to five, which leads the SEC.
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panzer93 months
Hurts a true freshman QB was on that list That's impressive
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themunch93 months
good work Tigers.
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ShlikStyck93 months
If Key wasn't mugged all night he'd have about 10 sacks, etc.
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lsusportsman293 months
After a bad first game, Growden is showing he's a hell of a punter. Good for him glad he's doing well right now.
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ShlikStyck93 months
yeah. Because that rugby shite was put to an end...
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