LSU Defense Dominates

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Although LSU coach Les Miles says his

defense's recent dominance is no surprise, he hopes the unit can

get even better as younger players mature.

Second-ranked LSU gets its next test this Saturday at No. 16

West Virginia, which has demonstrated a knack for racking up yards

and points in bunches. So far, the Tigers have been pleased with

the way they've bottled up their first three opponents, two of

which were ranked in the Top 25.

After holding Oregon to about half its usual production in a

season-opening win, LSU kept the last two teams it played out of

the end zone entirely.

That might have been expected against Northwestern State, but

not Mississippi State, which had scored 93 points in its first two