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By Tim Letcher
SEC Digital Network
Zach Mettenberger passed for a school record five touchdowns as the Tigers blasted UAB 56-17 on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
Mettenberger was efficient, connecting on 16-of-19 through the air for 282 yards, with the five scores.
Odell Beckham Jr. also had a huge game for the Tigers. Beckham had 331 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns, including a 100-yard return of a missed field goal in the game. Beckham also had three touchdown receptions.
LSU led 21-0 after one quarter and 35-17 at the half.
Passing - Austin Brown, 9-24, 136 yards, 1 TD
Rushing - Darrin Reaves, 14 carries, 84 yards, 1 TD
Receiving - Jamari Staples, 2 receptions, 44 yards
Passing - Zach Mettenberger, 16-19, 282 yards, 5 TD
Rushing - Kenny Hilliard, 11 carries, 54 yards, 1 TD
Receiving - Odell Beckham, Jr., 5 receptions, 136 yards, 3 TD
During his time at LSU, Les Miles is now 26-0 at Tiger Stadium against non-conference opponents.
LSU is 33-0 under Miles in non-conference regular season games.
Tomorrow, LSU will make its 67th straight appearance in the Associated Press poll, second to only Alabama.