After a full year as a starter, LSU head coach Les Miles is hoping that quarterback Zach Mettenberger is ready to take that next step in the 2013 college football season.
With a young, revamped defense, LSU will rely on an experienced offensive attack this season, led by Mettenberger.
Of course, the Tigers have traditionally been known as a run-first offense, but this team is going to need to get production from their passing game if they are going to be successful in 2013. After all, you can't run the ball every down, even if you are LSU.
So we ask, when is this team going to need their quarterback most?
Let's go ahead and break down five games that Zach Mettenberger will need to win with his arm.
Right here, right now.