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LSU tight end Foster Moreau (84) and running back Darrel Williams (28) celebrate with wide receiver Russell Gage, right, after Gage scored the Tigers' first touchdown on a 30-yard jet sweep in Saturday's 17-16 victory against Florida in Gainesville.

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK

Score by quarters

LSU 7 3 7 0 — 17

Florida 0 3 13 0 — 16

First quarter

LSU: Russell Gage 30 run at 1:22 (Connor Culp kick). DRIVE: 11 plays, 86 yards, 5:18. KEY PLAYS: Danny Etling 12-yard pass to Darrel Williams on third-and-10 gives LSU a first down at the Tigers’ 26. Gage 15-yard run on a jet sweep to the LSU 43. On third-and-8 at the UF 40, defensive holding penalty on Florida cornerback Duke Dawson keeps the drive going and sets up the touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 7, GATORS 0.

Second quarter

FLORIDA: Eddy Pineiro 25 field goal at 4:01. DRIVE: 11-70-5:07. KEY PLAYS: Feleipe Franks 18-yard pass to Brandon Powell on third-and-14 to the Florida 37. Lamical Perine 18-yard run to the LSU 41 sets up Florida’s first snap in Tigers’ territory. Malik Davis 25-yard run to the LSU 7. On third-and-goal, Christian LaCouture sacks Franks to force a field-goal attempt. TIGERS 7, GATORS 3.

LSU: Culp 38 field goal at 0:25. DRIVE: 9-54-3:36. KEY PLAYS: Etling 15-yard pass to Derrius Guice to the LSU 36. Forster Moreau 21-yard reception from Etling on third-and-6 keeps the drive alive at the UF 39. Pass interference on Florida’s CJ Henderson puts the ball at the 24. TIGERS 10, GATORS 3.

Third quarter

LSU: Tory Carter 2 pass from Etling at 10:56 (Culp kick). DRIVE: 9-75-4:04. KEY PLAYS: LSU wide receiver DJ Chark ties up cornerback Duke Dawson on a deep ball, a play that’s ruled a simultaneous catch for a 47-yard gain to the UF 17. Etling 3-yard keep on third-and-3 gives the Tigers a first-and-goal at the Florida 7. TIGERS 17, GATORS 3.

FLORIDA: Perine 2 run at 7:39 (Pineiro kick). DRIVE: 7-75-3:17. KEY PLAYS: Franks 12-yard pass to Freddie Swain to the Florida 40. Perine 22-yard run and 15-yard personal foul penalty on Arden Key gives UF a first down at the LSU 16. Franks 12-yard run to the 4. TIGERS 17, GATORS 10.

FLORIDA: Perine 1 run at 1:45 (kick failed). DRIVE: 9-76-3:59. KEY PLAYS: Davis starts the drive with an 11-yard run to the UF 35. Kadarius Toney 22-yard run to the LSU 43. Pass interference penalty on LSU’s Donte Jackson on third-and-7 gives Florida a first down at the 34. Davis 21-yard run to the LSU 5. TIGERS 17, GATORS 16.

Fourth quarter

No scoring

FINAL SCORE: LSU 17, Florida 16

RECORDS: LSU 4-2, 1-1 SEC; Florida 3-2, 3-1 SEC

ATTENDANCE: 88,247 (paid)

Sheldon Mickles

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