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Blazers Fall 56-17 Against LSU - Game Recap

Odell Beckham caught 5 passes for 136 yards against the UAB defense as LSU handed the Blazers a 56-17 loss on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.

LSU was the ATS victor, as they covered the 34.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 59.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Zach Mettenberger completed 16 of 19 pass attempts for 282 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Darrin Reaves rushed for 84 yards for UAB, while Jordan Howard added 60 yards. Austin Brown threw for 136 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Jamari Staples and Jamarcus Nelson had 44 and 42 yards respectively.

LSU outgained UAB 445-296 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-17 by the Tigers.

LSU lost the time of possession battle 33:30/26:30, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

LSU heads into a Week 3 battle against Kent State. UAB, meanwhile, will have their next action against Northwestern State.