Mississippi State vs. LSU: Postgame Grades from Tigers' Win vs. Bulldogs

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Mississippi State vs. LSU: Postgame Grades from Tigers' Win vs. Bulldogs
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The LSU Tigers just dominated the Mississippi State Bulldogs 37-17 in Death Valley for their eighth win of the season. The Tigers showed that they could win big and that the passing game is finally showing up under Zach Mettenberger.

The Tigers showed their mettle late in the game and after outplaying the Bulldogs all day and crushing their spirit with a tremendous interception return by Craig Loston. Follow along for the final grades of the LSU Tigers in their victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

 

 

Scoring Summary

Mississippi State capped off an 11-play, 74-yard drive with a Zak Prescott touchdown pass to Marcus Green. Mississippi State 7, LSU 0 with 6:41 left in the first.

LSU's Drew Alleman hit a 28-yard field goal after a long run heavy drive was stuffed at the 11-yard line. Mississippi State 7, LSU 3 with 0:11 left in the first.

LSU's Drew Alleman hit a 26-yard field goal after a 12-play, 67-yard drive. Mississippi State 7, LSU 6 with 7:59 left in the half.

LSU's Zach Mettenberger hit Jarvis Landry for a 19-yard touchdown pass after a turnover gave the Tigers great field position. Mississippi State 7, LSU 13 with 5:31 left in the half.

Mississippi State's Devon Bell hit a 47-yard field goal after a 9-play, time-eating drive gave LSU under a minute to work with. Mississippi State 10, LSU 13 with 0:48 left in the half.

Zach Mettenberger led the LSU offense down the field on four plays and hit Spencer Ware for a 20-yard pass to cap it off. Mississippi State 10, LSU 20 with 0:11 left in the half.

Mississippi State's Tyler Russell hit Chad Bumphis after a turnover set up the short field and a pass interference call set up the easy touchdown. Mississippi State 17, LSU 20 with 12:52 left in the third.

LSU's Drew Alleman hit a 41-yard field goal after a 9-play, 45-yard drive. Mississippi State 17, LSU 23 with 8:29 left in the third.

LSU's J.C. Copeland scored from a yard out to end an 11-play, 80-yard drive. Mississippi State 17, LSU 30 with 0:11 left in the third.

LSU's Craig Loston intercepted Tyler Russell's pass and ran it back 100 yards for a touchdown. Mississippi State 17, LSU 37 with 1:13 left in the game.

 

Mississippi State 17, LSU 37 — Final

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