LSU vs. Auburn: Why QB Zach Mettenberger Will Flop in First SEC Road Test

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LSU vs. Auburn: Why QB Zach Mettenberger Will Flop in First SEC Road Test
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With the college football season heating up quickly, we are finally getting into some of the better games of 2012. One of the marquee matchups of Week 4 will take place when LSU travel to Auburn for a premier SEC battle.

Auburn has struggled early this season, and many aren't giving head coach Gene Chizik's team much of a chance. However, this game should not be overlooked. LSU has lost five of the last six road meetings with Auburn.

One of the main things to watch will be how first-year starting quarterback Zach Mettenberger responds to his first road atmosphere. Many rookie quarterbacks have failed to impress early on, so it will be interesting to see if he can play a key factor for LSU.

Although the Auburn defense has not played well in the first few games of the season, here are five reasons why Mettenberger will be the one to flop this weekend.

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