College football is back and the LSU Tigers kicked off the 2012 season in classic Les Miles fashion.
The Tigers used a dominant rushing attack to jump out to a 24-0 first half lead and never looked back in Saturday's 41-14 opening week victory over North Texas.
LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger made his first career start in an LSU uniform, but how did the young gun-slinger do in his debut?
The defense looked exceptional as always, but did the Tigers appear to be missing Heisman finalist Tyrann Mathieu, who was dismissed from the program last month for failed susstance-abuse tests.
Let's go ahead and break down five things we learned from LSU's Week 1 victory over North Texas.
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