Score by quarters
LSU — 14 7 21 14 — 56
Texas Tech — 6 7 7 7 — 27
LSU: Leonard Fournette 2 run at 11:47 (Trent Domingue kick). DRIVE: 6 plays, 66 yards, 1:58. KEY PLAYS: Fournette 35-yard run on the second play of the drive to the Texas Tech 27. Pass interference on Texas Tech safety Justis Nelson against Malachi Dupre moves ball to the Tech 13. Brandon Harris 11-yard pass to Dupre to the Tech 2 sets up the touchdown on the next play. Tigers 7, Red Raiders 0.
TEXAS TECH: Jakeem Grant 46 pass from Pat Mahomes at 0:53 (Cameron Batson two-point pass failed). DRIVE: 9-90-4:23. KEY PLAYS: Mahomes 16-yard pass to Ian Sadler on third-and-13 nets a first down at the Tech 36. Mahomes 19-yard pass to Batson to the LSU 45. Tigers 7, Red Raiders 6.
LSU: D.J. Chark 79 run at 0:29 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 1-79-0:17. KEY PLAY: After faking a handoff to Fournette, Harris hands the ball to Chark on an end around, and guard Will Clapp and wide receiver John Diarse spring him with key blocks. Tigers 14, Red Raiders 6.
LSU: Fournette 44 pass from Harris at 6:41 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 2-42-1:16. KEY PLAYS: Drive starts at the Texas Tech 42 after a 16-yard punt return by Tre’Davious White. Derrius Guice 8-yard run to the Tech 44 after a 10-yard holding penalty on Clapp. Tigers 21, Red Raiders 6.
TEXAS TECH: Grant 3 pass from Mahomes at 3:38 (Clayton Hatfield kick). DRIVE: 9-90-2:58. KEY PLAYS: DeAndre Washington starts the drive with a 22-yard run up the middle to the Texas Tech 32. Mahomes 12-yard run to the Tech 47. Mahomes 18-yard pass to Batson to the LSU 35. Grant 20-yard reception to the 15. Mahomes 12-yard pass to Washington for a first-and-goal at the 3. Tigers 21, Red Raiders 13.
TEXAS TECH: Reginald Davis 31 pass from Mahomes at 10:28 (Hatfield kick). DRIVE: 3-31-0:19. KEY PLAY: Tech linebacker Dakota Allen sets up the short field with an interception off Harris on a pass intended for Colin Jeter. Tigers 21, Red Raiders 20.
LSU: Fournette 43 run at 8:17 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 4-75-2:11. KEY PLAY: Diarse 30-yard reception from Harris to the Texas Tech 43 to set up the touchdown on the next play. Fournette sets the LSU single-season record with his 21st rushing touchdown of the season. Tigers 28, Red Raiders 20.
LSU: Fournette 4 run at 4:07 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 4-78-1:13. KEY PLAYS: After an interception by Rickey Jefferson, Harris hits Dupre for a 39-yard gain to midfield. Harris goes to Trey Quinn for a 46-yard gain for a first-and-goal at the Tech 4 to set up the touchdown on the next play. Tigers 35, Red Raiders 20.
LSU: Harris 26 run at 0:09 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 4-64-1:54. KEY PLAYS: From the LSU 43, Fournette has back-to-back runs of 10 and 21 yards to set up Harris’ scoring run. Tigers 42, Red Raiders 20.
TEXAS TECH: Grant 4 pass from Mahomes at 12:20 (Hatfield kick). DRIVE: 8-61-2:40. KEY PLAYS: Mahomes 24-yard pass to Sadler on third-and-4 to the LSU 31. Mahomes 27-yard pass to Grant on fourth-and-15 to the LSU 9. Tigers 42, Red Raiders 27.
LSU: Fournette 2 run at 8:16 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 9-65-3:54. KEY PLAYS: Fournette starts the drive with a 10-yard run to the LSU 35. Harris 32-yard pass to Dupre to the Texas Tech 18. Harris 9-yard run to the 9. Tigers 49, Red Raiders 27.
LSU: Darrel Williams 2 run at 4:24 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 6-65-3:20. KEY PLAYS: Fournette rushed for 10, 8 and 16 yards on the first three plays. Guice 21-yard run to the Texas Tech 10 and 8-yard run to the 2 to set up Williams’ touchdown. Tigers 56, Red Raiders 27.
FINAL SCORE: LSU 56, Texas Tech 27
RECORDS: LSU 9-3; Texas Tech 7-6
— Sheldon Mickles