Competition only gets tougher for Kentucky's Woodson

Kentucky QB Andre' Woodson is coming off a subpar performance against South Carolina. Will Woodson be able to bounce back this week against No. 1 LSU?

Originally Published: October 11, 2007
By Mel Kiper Jr. |
No. 1 LSU at No. 17 Kentucky
From an evaluation standpoint, especially for the Kentucky Wildcats, it doesn't get any better than this game.

Glenn Dorsey
Steve Franz/WireImage.comAndre Woodson can expect to see a lot of Glenn Dorsey on Saturday.
Wildcats QB Andre' Woodson did not play well against South Carolina last week (23-for-40, one interception, one fumble). This week, he is facing a significantly better defense against LSU, which has Glenn Dorsey and Tyson Jackson along the line, linebacker Ali Highsmith blitzing off the edge and a secondary led by Craig Steltz and Chevis Jackson. This will be a great measuring stick to see how Woodson bounces back. One matchup to watch will be Kentucky WR Keenan Burton against either cornerback Jonathan Zenon or Jackson. And it won't get any easier for Kentucky in Week 8, when it faces Florida.

Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst