Countdown to kickoff: Our predictions 

August, 31, 2012
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GeauxTigerNation writers Gary Laney and David Helman get you ready for the season with a daily breakdown throughout August of what LSU is facing in the fall -- from its opponents to its road trips to who it's recruiting. Today, in the final countdown, Laney and Helman give their predictions:

GARY LANEY

12-1, first in SEC West: LSU will be better on offense but maybe not quite as good on defense.
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