LSU-North Texas numbers: Seven up 

August, 30, 2012
8/30/12
12:06
PM ET
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The No. 7 is missing from the LSU roster.

It was left vacant by the untimely departure of Tyrann Mathieu from LSU's team for violation of the school's substance abuse policy. Nobody else has claimed it, so even on a team with 120 players, nobody will wear what's supposed to be a lucky number.

It still will play a role when the Tigers and Eagles play. The most relevant numbers associated with the game all involve lucky No. 7:
Must-Win Games For Playoff Bubble Teams
Heather Dinich picks out Stanford, Michigan State and LSU as teams that need a win to keep hope alive.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video

SEC SCOREBOARD

Saturday, 10/4