Tigers manage to fend off Gators

The No. 10 Louisiana State Tigers got two TD passes from JaMarcus Russell Saturday as they topped the No. 11 Florida Gators by a 21-17 final score.

The Tigers failed to cover the 6-point spread in this contest. The combined score fell UNDER the game’s posted total (48).

Russell went 14-of-23 for 238 yards in the win, tossing TD strikes to Bennie Brazell and Dwayne Bowe. Joseph Addai rushed for a LSU score.

Chris Leak went 10-of-29 for 98 yards passing for Florida. Kestahn Moore and DeShawn Wynn picked up rushing TDs for the Gators.