Score by quarters

LSU 0 7 0 0 — 7

Mississippi St. 0 17 13 7 — 37

First quarter

No scoring

Second quarter

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Nick Fitzgerald 3 run at 13:38 (Jace Christmann kick). DRIVE: 8 plays, 65 yards, 2:10. KEY PLAYS: Alexander 13-yard pass to Keith Mixon on third-and-5 to the LSU 47 keeps the drive going. Aeris Williams 28-yard run to the LSU 19. Fitzgerald 10-yard pass to Mixon to the 3 sets up the touchdown. BULLDOGS 7, TIGERS 0.

LSU: Darrel Williams 10 run at 9:44 (Jack Gonsoulin kick). DRIVE: 8-65-3:54. KEY PLAYS: Derrius Guice 9-yard run on third-and-1 to the Mississippi State 44. Guice 25-yard run to the State 20. Williams 7-yard run to the 10 for a first-and-goal to set up the score on the next play. TIGERS 7, BULLDOGS 7.

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Christmann 30 field goal at 5:04. DRIVE: 10-63-4:40. KEY PLAYS: Williams 6-yard run and 15-yard hands-to-the-face penalty on K’Lavon Chaisson moves the ball to the LSU 42. Pass interference penalty on John Battle gives MSU a first down at the 27. BULLDOGS 10, TIGERS 7.

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Fitzgerald 3 run at 0:07 (Christmann kick). DRIVE: 10-54-3:12. KEY PLAYS: On the third play of the series, Fitzgerald 22-yard pass to Farrod Green on third-and-11 keeps the drive going with a first down at the LSU 33. Fitzgerald 19-yard pass to Mixon sets up first-and-goal at the 4. BULLDOGS 17, TIGERS 7.

Third quarter

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Christmann 45 field goal at 10:53. DRIVE: 7-48-4:07. KEY PLAYS: On third down from the MSU 33, Fitzgerald throws incomplete to force a punt, but Donnie Alexander is penalized 15 yards for roughing the passer and is ejected for targeting. On the next play, Williams 18-yard run to the LSU 34. BULLDOGS 20, TIGERS 7.

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Mixon 45 pass from Fitzgerald at 5:10 (Christmann kick). DRIVE: 6-79-3:10. KEY PLAY: On the first play of the possession, LSU’s Neil Farrell is called for targeting Fitzgerald on an incomplete pass. Farrell is ejected and the 15-yard penalty moves the ball to the MSU 36. BULLDOGS 27, TIGERS 7.

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Christmann 27 field goal at 1:55. DRIVE: 5-29-2:14. KEY PLAYS: Drive was set up on 35-yard punt return by Donald Gray to the LSU 39. Fitzgerald 24-yard run to LSU 15 on the first play after the punt return. BULLDOGS 30, TIGERS 7.

Fourth quarter

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Deddrick Thomas 20 pass from Fitzgerald at 13:01 (Christmann kick). DRIVE: 6-64-2:33. KEY PLAYS: Fitzgerald 11-yard pass to Gray on third-and-4 gives State a first down at the LSU 47. Williams 8-yard run to the 39. Fitzgerald 19-yard run to the LSU 20 to set up the touchdown on the next play. BULLDOGS 37, TIGERS 7.

FINAL SCORE: Mississippi St. 37, LSU 7

RECORDS: Mississippi St. 3-0, 1-0 SEC; LSU 2-1, 0-1


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