First quarter

LSU: Travin Dural 94 pass from Anthony Jennings at 13:32 (kick failed). DRIVE: 1 play, 94 yards, 0:13. KEY PLAY: Drive set up on interception by LSU safety Corey Thompson on deep flea-flicker pass down the middle for Derreck Edwards. TIGERS 6, BEARKATS 0.

LSU: Dural 28 pass from Jennings at 10:23 (Colby Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 6-59-1:45. KEY PLAYS: Kenny Hilliard starts drive with 7-yard run to LSU 48. Jennings 12-yard pass to Trey Quinn to Sam Houston 31 to set up touchdown two plays later. TIGERS 13, BEARKATS 0.

LSU: Leonard Fournette 4 run at 3:56 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 9-79-4:00. KEY PLAYS: Jennings 14-yard pass to Quinn on third-and-8 to the LSU 37 keeps the drive alive. Jennings 16-yard run to Sam Houston 44. Fourneette 40-yard run to Sam Houston 4 to set up touchdown on next play. TIGERS 20, BEARKATS 0.

Second quarter

LSU: Dural 18 pass from Jennings at 13:28 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 12-80-4:11. KEY PLAYS: Jennings and Hilliard start drive with back-to-back 9-yard runs. Hilliard 8-yard run on third-and-4 keeps drive alive at the Sam Houston 48. Jennings 15-yard pass to Fournette to Sam Houston 33. TIGERS 27, BEARKATS 0.

LSU: Brandon Harris 46 run at 8:15 (Hilliard run). DRIVE: 6-81-2:19. KEY PLAYS: Hilliard starts drive with 9-yard run, then gets 3-yard gain on third-and-1 to LSU 31. Harris 8-yard run and 15-yard personal-foul penalty for late hit out of bounds. TIGERS 35, BEARKATS 0.

Third quarter

LSU: Darrel Williams 1 run at 7:11 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 1-1-0:05. KEY PLAY: The scoring drive was set up on a sack of quarterback Jared Johnson by linebacker D.J. Welter. Johnson fumbled, and the ball was recovered by Deion Jones setting up first-and-goal at the Sam Houston 1. TIGERS 42, BEARKATS 0 .

Fourth quarter

LSU: Malachi Dupre 8 pass from Harris at 13:08 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 7-80-3:09. KEY PLAYS: Harris 22-yard pass to John Diarse to the LSU 42. Williams 17-yard run to the Sam Houston 38. TIGERS 49, BEARKATS 0 .

LSU: Hilliard 2 run at 10:25 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 4-42-1:59. KEY PLAYS: Drive was set up on 30-yard punt return by Tre’Davious White to Sam Houston 42. Fournette 27-yard run to the Sam Houston 2 to set up Hilliard’s TD on the next play. TIGERS 56, BEARKATS 0.

FINAL SCORE: LSU 56, Sam Houston State 0

RECORDS: LSU 2-0, Sam Houston State 1-2

ATTENDANCE: 100,338