LSU: Terrence Magee 11 run at 2:07 (Colby Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 5 plays, 40 yards, 1:59. KEY PLAYS: After a 1-yard punt by New Mexico State’s Stephen Witkowski, LSU finally gets on the scoreboard with Leonard Fournette opening the drive with back-to-back 9-yard runs to the NMSU 22. Anthony Jennings 7-yard pass to Trey Quinn for a first down at the NMSU 11 sets up Magee’s scoring run on the next play. TIGERS 7, AGGIES 0.
LSU: Kendell Beckwith 29 interception return at 0:19 (Delahoussaye kick). KEY PLAY: LSU linebacker Kwon Alexander applies pressure with a blitz and Danielle Hunter tips Tyler Rogers’ hurried pass into the hands of Beckwith, who races untouched to the end zone. TIGERS 14, AGGIES 0.
LSU: Fournette 17 run at 5:52 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 11-80-3:36. KEY PLAYS: With Brandon Harris now at quarterback, Fournette had runs of 8, 6, 6 and 7 yards to start the drive to reach the LSU 47. Darrel Williams 7-yard run to NMSU 29. Fournette back-to-back 6-yard runs to set up the touchdown. TIGERS 21, AGGIES 0.
LSU: Malachi Dupre 27 pass from Harris at 4:06 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 3-62-1:10. KEY PLAYS: Tre’Davious White 16-yard punt return sets up the drive at the LSU 38. Harris 22-yard pass to Travin Dural on the first play to the NMSU 40. Williams 13-yard run to NMSU 27 to set up touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 28, AGGIES 0.
NEW MEXICO STATE: Andrew Allen 79 run at 3:14 (Maxwell Johnson kick). DRIVE: 2-78-0:52. KEY PLAY: After a 4-yard run and false start penalty, On second-and-11, Allen goes right up the middle and outruns a handful of LSU defenders to the end zone. TIGERS 28, AGGIES 7.
LSU: Fournette 5 run at 1:49 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 5-70-1:25. KEY PLAYS: Harris starts the drive with a 33-yard swing pass to Fournette to the NMSU 37. Harris 22-yard pass to Dupre to NMSU 15. Harris 10-yard run to the 5. TIGERS 35, AGGIES 7.
LSU: Melvin Jones 3 pass from Harris at 0:56 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 1-3-0:04. KEY PLAY: On third down, NMSU’s Marquette Washington fumbles when hit by Davon Godchaux and LSU safety Jalen Mills recovers and returns 36 yards to the Aggies’ 3 to set up the touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 42, AGGIES 7.
LSU: Dural 10 pass from Harris at 10:18 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 8-75-4:42. KEY PLAYS: Fournette has runs of 8, 9 and 9 yards to start the drive. Magee 23-yard run to the NMSU 26 and 8-yard run to Aggies’ 10 to set up touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 49, AGGIES 7.
LSU: Harris 1 run at 1:48 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 10-74-4:52. KEY PLAYS: Fournette 10-yard run to LSU 36. Harris 12-yard pass to Quinn to midfield. Miquel James 19-yard run on a reverse to the NMSU 29. Harris-to-Quinn 27-yard pass to the 2. TIGERS 56, AGGIES 7.
LSU: Harris 2 run at 12:40 (Delahoussaye kick). DRIVE: 6-65-3:24. KEY PLAYS: Kenny Hilliard 26-yard run to the NMSU 30. Harris 21-yard keeper to the Aggies’ 4. TIGERS 63, AGGIES 7.
FINAL SCORE: LSU 63, New Mexico State 7
RECORDS: 4-1 (1-0 SEC), New Mexico State 2-3 (1-0 Sun Belt)
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