LSU head coach Les Miles knows the Tigers’ offense will face a defense stacked with NFL-talent on Saturday night against North Carolina.
During his Monday afternoon presser, Miles got the juices flowing in Baton Rouge.
The fifth-year LSU head coach said, “I can tell you that our team has been told that around 25,000 LSU fans will join us in the (Georgia) dome and we can't wait. Our team enjoys when the purple and gold files into a stadium that we are playing in.”
“Our push certainly is to play an LSU style of football. That involves a quality running game, a very capable throwing game, a defense that flies to the football and tackles, and special team units that are dominant with great speed in coverage and great speed on those that can return kicks. That is our plan is to play LSU football.”
One of the keys offensively, according to Miles, will be for the Tigers to run more plays than last season’s average number of offensive snaps per game.
"It is going to be based on execution. The more that you have first downs, the more that you move the chains it stands to reason that the longer your drives the more plays you get. If we can run the football more efficiently and if we can throw it more efficiently you are going to find that your offense is more capable of getting more plays, so that is our push.”
Kick-off between LSU and UNC is set for 8:30 pm EST on ABC.