Win Probability 100%

LT
LSU
LSU 100%

LT

21

LSU

38

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • LT417
    • 409LSU
  • Turnovers

    • LT2
    • 1LSU
  • Possession

    LTLSU
    32:4627:14
  • 1st Downs

    • LT21
    • 25LSU

Game Information

Tiger Stadium (LA)
Coverage: ESPNU
  • Baton Rouge, LA 70803
  • Line: LSU -19.5
  • Over/Under: 51
Attendance: 102,321
100%
Capacity: 102,321
3d Associated Press

No. 6 LSU beats back Louisiana Tech upset bid, 38-21

Nick Brossette scored three touchdowns, Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed for a career-high 136 yards and two TDs, and No. 6 LSU beat Louisiana Tech 38-21 on Saturday night in a game infused with far more tension than expected.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Louisiana Tech077721
LSU71701438
first QuarterLTLSU
TD
9:20
Nick Brossette 1 Yd Run (Cole Tracy Kick)
11 plays, 78 yards, 3:23
07
play
LSU strikes first with 1-yard TD run (0:23)

Nick Brossette shoots through a hole and finds the end zone to give the Tigers an early 7-0 lead. (0:23)

second QuarterLTLSU
TD
14:57
Nick Brossette 1 Yd Run (Cole Tracy Kick)
3 plays, 3 yards, 1:05
014
FG
9:17
Cole Tracy 24 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 68 yards, 4:17
017
TD
8:22
Clyde Edwards-Helaire 28 Yd Run (Cole Tracy Kick)
1 play, 28 yards, 0:09
024
TD
4:23
Adrian Hardy 20 Yd pass from J'Mar Smith (Bailey Hale Kick)
11 plays, 75 yards, 3:59
724
play
Louisiana Tech gets on board with 20-yard TD pass (0:39)

QB J'Mar Smith throws off his back foot and connects with WR Adrian Hardy, who fights to the goal line and cuts the LSU lead to 24-7. (0:39)

third QuarterLTLSU
TD
9:10
Bobby Holly 1 Yd pass from J'Mar Smith (Bailey Hale Kick)
13 plays, 75 yards, 5:50
1424
fourth QuarterLTLSU
TD
12:57
Adrian Hardy 42 Yd pass from J'Mar Smith (Bailey Hale Kick)
7 plays, 71 yards, 3:05
2124
TD
8:06
Nick Brossette 2 Yd Run (Cole Tracy Kick)
12 plays, 70 yards, 4:48
2131
TD
2:23
Clyde Edwards-Helaire 1 Yd Run (Cole Tracy Kick)
7 plays, 46 yards, 4:40
2138
play
LSU puts game away with 1-yard TD run (0:30)

RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire punches it into the end zone to make it 38-21 Tigers and put the game on ice. (0:30)

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