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LSU scores late in 4th quarter to upend Arkansas 27-24

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A concentrating on penalty within the fourth quarter helped LSU proceed its go-ahead drive, scoring with 3:59 left to dispatch Arkansas, 27-24, on Saturday.

TJ Finley discovered Jaray Jenkins for a 13-yard landing to place LSU (3-3, 3-Three Southeastern Convention) forward by three factors. It was the capper to a 10-play, 67-yard drive on which Arkansas security Jalen Catalon was flagged for a 15-yard concentrating on penalty and ejected.

LSU sealed the sport when Jay Ward obtained his palms on an AJ Reed 44-yard area purpose try with 1:24 left, the ball falling properly wanting the crossbar.


Finley threw for 271 yards and two scores, the opposite within the second quarter on a 30-yard go to Racey McMath.

Arkansas (3-5, 3-5) had taken its first lead late within the third quarter when Feleipe Franks led a 5-play, 95-yard drive. Reed’s 22-yard area purpose early within the fourth put Arkansas forward 24-20 forward of Jenkins’ last landing.

Franks completed 17 of 26 for 339 yards with an interception and a landing. He ran for 43 yards and a landing, as properly. 4 of Franks’ completions went for greater than 50 yards.


LSU’s penchant for permitting the large play stays, however the Tigers are again to .500 with three video games remaining, together with two top-10 groups.

Arkansas’ path again to mid-tier within the SEC suffered one other setback, following Florida’s dismantling final week. Arkansas had alternated wins and losses each recreation of the season till Saturday.


Arkansas will go to Missouri to play the Tigers in a rivalry recreation for the Battle Line Trophy.

LSU travels to No. 5 Texas A&M subsequent week.


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