Eastern Michigan — 0 14 8 0 — 22

LSU — 14 6 10 14 — 44


LSU: Leonard Fournette 3 run at 10:40 (Trent Domingue kick). DRIVE: 8 plays, 73 yards, 2:42. KEY PLAYS: Brandon Harris starts the drive with a 19-yard bootleg pass to Malachi Dupre to the EMU 46. Fournette 9-yard run to the EMU 42. Travin Dural 27-yard reception from Harris to the EMU 3 sets up the touchdown on the next play. Tigers 7, Eagles 0.

LSU: Harris 21 run at 7:18 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 4-66-1:36. KEY PLAYS: LSU opens drive with 15-yard pass-interference penalty on DaQuan Pace against Travin Dural, moving the ball to the LSU 49. Pace then draws a second pass-interference call on Dural, giving LSU a first down at the EMU 21. Tigers 14, Eagles 0.


LSU: Domingue 26 field goal at 6:45. DRIVE: 9-66-3:51. KEY PLAYS: Fournette 23-yard run to start the drive to the LSU 48. Harris 28-yard pass to Colin Jeter over the middle on third-and-10 to the EMU 24. Harris 12-yard gain to the 12. Tigers 17, Eagles 0.

EASTERN MICHIGAN: Shaq Vann 6 run at 2:48 (Dylan Mulder kick). DRIVE: 8-59-3:48. KEY PLAYS: Brogan Roback 2-yard pass to Cody Tuttle on third-and-1 keeps drive going at the LSU 48. Roback 30-yard reception on a busted coverage gives EMU a first-and-goal at the LSU 6 to set up Vann’s scoring run two plays later. Tigers 17, Eagles 7.

EASTERN MICHIGAN: Darius Jackson 1 run at 2:10 (Mulder kick). DRIVE: 2-3-0:20. KEY PLAYS: Under pressure, Harris’ arm is hit as he’s throwing and defensive end Luke MacLean intercepts the fluttering ball and returns it 13 yards to the LSU 3 to set up the score two plays later. Tigers 17, Eagles 14.

LSU: Domingue 45 field goal at 0:10. DRIVE: 8-48-1:54. KEY PLAYS: Fournette 15-yard run to the LSU 39 to start the drive. Cornerback Ray Tillman 15-yard pass interference penalty on John Diarse moves the ball to the EMU 44. Fournette 13-yard run to the 28. Tigers 20, Eagles 14.


LSU: Fournette 75 run at 14:48 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 1-75-0:12. Tigers 27, Eagles 14.

LSU: Domingue 22 field goal at 2:17. DRIVE: 8-58-2:17. KEY PLAY: Darrel Williams 40-yard run to the EMU 7. Tigers 30, Eagles 14.

EASTERN MICHIGAN: Dustin Creel 12 pass from Roback at 2:10 (Roback two-point pass from Jackson). DRIVE: 4-66-1:18. KEY PLAYS: Roback 13-yard pass to Tuttle to the EMU 47. Roback 33-yard screen pass to Vann to LSU 12 sets up touchdown on the next play. Tigers 30, Eagles 22.


LSU: Fournette 11 run at 14:09 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 5-43-1:43. KEY PLAYS: After the kickoff went out of bounds, LSU starts the drive at the EMU 43 and Fournette has an 18-yard run on the first play to the 25. He carried the ball on all five plays on the drive. Tigers 37, Eagles 22.

LSU: Deion Jones 26 interception return at 12:37 (Domingue kick). Tigers 44, Eagles 22.


FINAL SCORE: LSU 44, Eastern Michigan 22

RECORDS: LSU 4-0, Eastern Michigan 1-4

ATTENDANCE: 101,321 (paid)

—Sheldon Mickles