What LSU rivalry has more nicknamed games than Auburn? The problem with this series is holding the list to just five. (LSU leads 29-22-1):
Oct. 8, 1988
LSU 7, Auburn 6
“The Earthquake Game.” Trailing 6-0 with just under two minutes remaining, Tommy Hodson hits Eddie Fuller with an 11-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-10 in the back of Tiger Stadium’s north end zone. The score sets off a celebration that famously registers across campus on the Geology Department’s seismograph.
Sept. 17, 1994
Auburn 30, LSU 26
“The Interception Game.” Auburn returns three Jamie Howard interceptions for touchdowns in the fourth quarter after recovering a fumble in the end zone for an earlier score. LSU loses despite outgaining Auburn 407-165, holding the home team to 16 total yards and one first down in the second half.
Sept. 21, 1996
LSU 19, Auburn 15
“The Night the Barn Burned.” During the first half, an old wooden basketball gym adjacent to Jordan-Hare Stadium burns to the ground. An Auburn touchdown makes it 17-15 with 38 seconds left, but Raion Hill intercepts Jon Cooley’s two-point pass and returns it for two LSU points, sealing the win.
Oct. 20, 2007
LSU 30, Auburn 24
“Seconds count.” LSU receiver Demetrius Byrd signals to offensive coordinator Gary Crowton in the press box that a pass called “144 Go” is open. Trailing 24-23, Matt Flynn finds Byrd in the end zone with Auburn’s Jerraud Powers draped on him. Byrd tumbles to the turf with one second remaining.
Oct. 14, 2010
LSU 27, Auburn 23
“The Comeback Game.” LSU trails 20-0 in the second quarter before mounting the largest rally in a home SEC game in program history. Down 23-14 going into the fourth quarter, DJ Chark returns a punt 75 yards for a touchdown. Connor Culp’s field goals from 42 and 36 yards put LSU over the top.