Mettenberger cool under pressure 

July, 24, 2012
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Last Wednesday, Zach Mettenberger was one cool, confident quarterback facing the pressure.

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AP Photo/Butch DillZach Mettenberger should provide a huge boost to the LSU passing game this season.
With a blitz of reporters -- a "microphone graveyard," he called it -- in his face as one of the headline players at SEC media days, he fired well-thought out, calm answers like a quarterback delivering strikes against a constant pass-rush.

Asked about the pressure put on him this season to perform as LSU's new starting quarterback, Mettenberger calmly shrugged, "I just have to take care of my one-eleventh of the offense. I have to minimize turnovers and get the ball to the playmakers on our team."

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