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Tigers nip Volunteers in close game

No.13 LSU overcame four turnovers behind 478 yards of offence as they beat No.8 Tennessee 28-24 at Neyland Stadium on Saturday.

The Tigers barely missed covering the 4.5-point spread on the road, and the 52 points scored were OVER the posted total of 43.5.

JaMarcus Russell was 24-for-36 for 246 yards, three touchdowns, and three interceptions, while Early Doucet added 71 yards and a score on eight catches for the Tigers.

Jonathon Crompton took over for an injured Erik Ainge, and went 11-for-23 for 183 yards, two touchdowns, and a pick. Robert Meachem fought five passes for 121 yards and two scores for the Volunteers.