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LSU wide receiver Racey McMath (17) carries the ball into the end zone for the score in the first half as the Bulldogs host the Tigers, Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Miss.

Score by quarters

LSU 3 19 14 0 — 36

Mississippi St. 0 7 0 6 — 13

First quarter

LSU: Cade York 20 field goal at 7:52. DRIVE: 12 plays, 42 yards, 4:17. KEY PLAYS: LSU settles for a field goal after the defense turns the ball over on downs at the MSU 45. Joe Burrow 19-yard pass to Justin Jefferson on third-and-7 extends the drive at the MSU 23. Clyde Edwards-Helaire 2 run on third-and-1 to the MSU 12. TIGERS 3, BULLDOGS 0.

Second quarter

LSU: York 23 field goal at 12:27. DRIVE: 10-84-3:35. KEY PLAYS: Backed up to its 11 after a punt, Burrow starts the drive with an 11-yard pass to Jefferson. Edwards-Helaire 17-yard run to the LSU 47 on third-and-2. Burrow back-to-back completions to Thaddeus Moss of 24 and 22 yards gives the Tigers a first-and-goal at the MSU 7. TIGERS 6, BULLDOGS 0.

LSU: York 25 field goal at 8:33. DRIVE: 6-37-3:04. KEY PLAYS: LSU gets the ball at the MSU 44 when Michael Divinity forces a fumble and Rashard Lawrence recovers. On the first play, a roughing-the-passer penalty moves the ball to the MSU 29. Burrow 8 pass to Edwards-Helaire and 9-yard half-the-distance personal foul penalty gives LSU a first-and-goal at the 10. TIGERS 9, BULLDOGS 0.

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Garrett Shrader 12 run at 5:24 (Jace Christmann kick). DRIVE: 7-75-3:09. KEY PLAYS: Shrader starts the drive with an 18-yard pass to Stephen Guidry to the MSU 43. Shrader 11 pass to Farrod Green to the LSU 46. Shrader 17 pass to Deddrick Thomas to the 27. LSU's JaCoby personal foul penalty moves the ball to the LSU 12, setting up the touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 9, BULLDOGS 7.

LSU: Racey McMath 60 pass from Burrow at 5:07 (kick failed). DRIVE: 1-60-0:10. KEY PLAY: LSU starts the drive with good field position when Edwards-Helaire returne the ensuing kickoff 22 yards to the 25 and State is penalized 15 yards for a facemask at the end of the play. TIGERS 15, BULLDOGS 7.

LSU: Ja'Marr Chase 8 pass from Burrow at 0:50 (York kick). DRIVE: 5-55-1:03. KEY PLAYS: Drive was set up on JaCoby Stevens' interception of Shrader. Burrow 11 run to the MSU 44. Burrow 16 pass to Jefferson to the State 28. Edwards-Helaire 14 run to the 8 sets up the touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 22, BULLDOGS 7.

Third quarter

LSU: Derrick Dillon 37 pass from Burrow at 10:36 (York kick). DRIVE: 4-66-1:27. KEY PLAY: Burrow 18-yard pass to Chase to the MSU 37 sets up the touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 29, BULLDOGS 7.

LSU: Jefferson 18 pass from Burrow at 5:36 (York kick). DRIVE: 7-80-2:52. KEY PLAYS: Tyrion Davis-Price starts the drive with a 15-yard run to the LSU 35. Davis-Price 19 run to the MSU 37. Mississippi State 15-yard pass interference penalty to the MSU 22. TIGERS 36, BULLDOGS 7.

Fourth quarter

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Guidry 24 pass from Shrader at 0:59 (two-point pass failed). DRIVE: 7-90-2:42. KEY PLAYS: Shrader 12 pass to Lee Witherspoon to start the drive. Shrader 13 pass to Isaiah Zuber to the MSU 40. Pass interference penalty on LSU for 15 yards gives MSU a first down at the LSU 45. Shrader 17 pass to Guidry to the 28. TIGERS 36, BULLDOGS 13.

FINAL SCORE: LSU 36, Mississippi State 13

RECORDS: LSU 7-0, 3-0 SEC; Mississippi State 3-4, 1-3 SEC


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