Tigers Fall 24-17 Against Auburn - Game Recap
|Tigers Fall 24-17 Against Auburn - Game Recap|
Cam Newton tore up the turf for 217 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Tigers to a 24-17 win over the Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Tigers were a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 52.5.
Cam Newton completed 10 of 16 pass attempts for 86 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jordan Jefferson rushed for 74 yards for LSU, while Stevan Ridley added 37 yards. Jordan Jefferson threw for 46 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Rueben Randle and Terrence Toliver had 73 and 25 yards respectively.
LSU was outgained by Auburn 526-243 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-18 by the Tigers.
LSU lost the time of possession battle 32:13/27:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Auburn heads into a Week 9 battle against Mississippi. LSU, meanwhile, will have their next action against Alabama.