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The LSU Tigers will open SEC play this week and they will do so with the quarterback who leads the league in passing efficiency.  Zach Mettenberger now ranks ahead of Alabama's A. J. McCarron, who not only led the SEC last year, but led the nation in passing efficiency and Georgia's Aaron Murray was right behind.

One of the weakest areas of the Tigers team over the last several years has clearly become a strength.  New offensive coordinator Cam Cameron has helped Mettenberger make quicker and better decisions and helped him get the ball in to the hands of play makers like Odell Beckham, Jr. and Jarvis Landry.

Head coach Les Miles, in his weekly Monday meeting with reporters said the team has opened and prepared many things knowing that heading in to league play means balls will be thrown to receivers who will be a little less open and going against better pass rushes and better secondaries.  But Miles added the coaches recognize that and have been preparing for that as well and said it with a little hint of a smile that might indicate fans have yet to see this already improved offense open things up all the way.

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