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Ole Miss Week 5 Opponent Preview: LSU Tigers Offensive Players to Watch

Who are the offensive weapons the Tigers will rely on when they come to Oxford this weekend?

The Magnolia Bowl did not go the way of the Ole Miss Rebels in 2022. That much is certain.

The 7-0 Rebels suffered their first loss of the season in an embarrassing fashion at the hands of the Bayou Bengals, falling 45-20 in Death Valley after opening up an early lead on the road. This season, however, the Rebels get the LSU Tigers at home, and they will look to avenge last season's loss to Brian Kelly's team.

This week, The Grove Report will preview the Rebels' matchup against the Tigers following their loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide, providing a look at both sides of the football as well as giving early game predictions. Yesterday, we took a look at the Tigers team as a whole, and today, we will focus on offense.

LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels helped push the Tigers past Ole Miss last season.

LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels helped push the Tigers past Ole Miss last season.

QB Jayden Daniels

Passing: 90-of-124, 1,296 yards, 12 TDs, 2 INTs

Rushing: 45 carries, 193 yards, 2 TDs

Daniels came alive as the Tigers' signal caller in 2022, leading LSU in both passing and rushing yardage categories. Against Ole Miss last season, Daniels threw for over 200 yards and two scores alongside rushing for over 100 yards and three scores. If the Rebels hope to reverse last year's final, Daniels should be priority No. 1 in slowing down this offense.

RB Logan Diggs

Rushing: 38 carries, 253 yards, 1 TD

Diggs and Daniels currently lead the Tigers in rushing in terms of yardage, and running back Josh Williams is third on that list with 145 yards.

WR Malik Nabers

WR Malik Nabers

Receiving: 32 receptions, 523 yards, 5 TDs

Nabers was the only receiver to surpass 1,000 yards a season ago, also hauling in three scores. He has already surpassed that mark here in 2023, and he looks to be well on his way to breaking the 1,000-yard mark again.