LSU's chances at a BCS berth are slim, but with some help from their biggest rivals, the Tigers could be package in the BCS picture.
LSU's defense was porous at times against Arkansas, but the Tigers stepped up when it mattered most, especially late.
LSU 's defense is known for leading the way, but the Tigers' offense had to step up in their win against Ole Miss in Death Valley.
Young players have been forced into action and have repeatedly delivered in LSU's defensive backfield. The Tigers enter SEC play looking a solid seven deep in the secondary.
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With a strong nucleus returning and a top recruiting class on tap, 2012 could be even better -- if the Tigers can find answers at five key positions.