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2007 Season In Review: LSU Tigers Football

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

In this Season In Review, we’ll look back on the 2007 LSU Tigers season. The Tigers finished the season with a 12-2 record.

The team finished the season as the No. 1 ranked team in the country. They won their fourth national championship during this season.

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Before the 2007 season, the team also shared national championships the two previous times. In 2003, the Tigers shared the national championship with the USC Trojans.

The team also won the national championship in 1958 with the Iowa Hawkeyes. In 1908, the Tigers also shared the national championship with the Pennsylvania Quakers.

The Tigers defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes in the BCS National Championship game. The Tigers won 38-24 over the Buckeyes at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Matt Flynn went 202 of 359 for 2,407 yards. He had 21 touchdown passes and 11 interceptions.

Ryan Perrilloux, Andrew Hatch, Early Doucet, and Patrick Fisher also attempted a pass during the season.

Jacob Hester led the backs with 225 carries for 1,103 yards and 12 touchdowns. Brandon Lafell had 50 receptions for 656 yards and four touchdowns.

Craig Steltz and Ali Highsmith led the defensive unit. Both players led the team with 101 tackles.

Steltz also had 5.0 tackles for a loss and six interceptions. He also had 1.0 sacks.

Highsmith had 9.0 tackles for a loss and 3.0 sacks. He also had two forced fumbles and eight pass deflections.

Colt David made all 62 extra points that he attempted. He was 26 of 33 in field goal attempts.

Fisher had 59 punts for 2,627 yards. He averaged 44.5 yards per punt.

Josh Jasper also attempted one punt for 40 yards.

Trindon Holliday led the team with 19 kickoff returns for 498 yards. He also returned one kickoff return for a touchdown.

Chad Jones had 17 punt returns for 112 yards.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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