BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Now that LSU has proved it can overcome
off-the-field distractions and win impressively enough to climb to
the top of the rankings, the Tigers have to see how they'll handle
The Tigers are No. 1 after comfortable victories over three
ranked teams away from Tiger Stadium.
Miles says he takes it as a compliment and that being No. 1 is
Miles also says he believes a turbulent August that included the
suspensions of two starters seems to have strengthened his team's
Receiver Russell Shepard has returned from a three-game
suspension, but quarterback Jordan Jefferson remains suspended
indefinitely because of his felony batter arrest in connection with
a bar fight.