LSU Defeats North Texas 41-14 - Recap

LSU Defeats North Texas 41-14 - Recap

Kenny Hilliard ran for 141 yards as LSU handled North Texas by a score of 41-14 on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 42. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 52.5.

Zach Mettenberger completed 19 of 26 pass attempts for 192 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Mean Green defense.

Brandin Byrd rushed for 40 yards for North Texas, while Antoinne Jimmerson added 23 yards. Derek Thompson threw for 143 yards for the Mean Green, while receivers Brelan Chancellor and Christopher Bynes had 114 and 13 yards respectively.

LSU outgained North Texas 508-219 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-9 by the Tigers.

LSU led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:39/28:21 split in that important category.

Next game, LSU takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For North Texas, they head home to face Texas Southern.