LSU Defeats Furman 48-16 - Recap
Zach Mettenberger threw for 328 yards to lead the Tigers over Furman 48-16 on Saturday in Week 9 action at Tiger Stadium.
LSU did not, however, defeat the Paladins against the spread, which closed at 47 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 56.5.
Jeremy Hill rushed for 143 yards, while Terrence Magee added 108 yards in the win. Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry added 204 and 87 receiving yards respectively.
Hank McCloud rushed for 79 yards for Furman, while Marcus Anderson added 15 yards. Reese Hannon threw for 104 yards for the Paladins, while receivers Ryan Culbreath and Chad Scott had 24 and 23 yards respectively.
LSU outgained Furman 672-198 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-13 by the Tigers.
LSU lost the time of possession battle 35:18/24:42, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.