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As LSU prepares for its SEC opener Saturday night against Auburn it brings memories of Zach Mettenberger's first SEC game.  That was last year at Auburn where LSU won 12-10 despite a tough night for Mettenberger.  When asked about it by reporters this week, Mettenberger admitted to having been nervous in his first SEC game, but also admits he is much more comfortable now.

Mettenberger is not the nervous newcomer any more.  He leads the SEC in passing efficiency and the LSU is averaging 488 total yards per game, up more than 100 yards per game over a year ago.  LSU has not shied away from having expectations that go far beyond winning the SEC, but that cannot happen without winning the SEC West, a mission that begins on Saturday night.

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