Tunnel, LSU Make History in Victory Over Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - Quarterback Joe Burrow go for 471 yards, as No. 6 LSU earned its first non-meeting street triumph over an AP Top-10 group in program history, 45-38, over No. 9 Texas.

LSU (2-0), which made its first excursion to Austin since 1954, ended up in a see-saw fight with Texas (1-1) in the subsequent half. The groups joined for 56 in the last 30 minutes incorporating 39 in the final quarter on a hot and dry night at Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium.
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Tunnel completed 31-of-39 going for 471 yards and four touchdowns. LSU had three collectors record in excess of 100 yards in a solitary game without precedent for program history: Justin Jefferson had nine gets for 163 yards with three touchdowns; Ja'Marr Chase included eight gets for 147 yards; Terrace Marshall Jr. had six gets for 123 yards with a touchdown.

Tunnel's 471 passing yards rank second-most in LSU history behind Rohan Davey's 528 at Alabama in 2001.

Running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire drove the Tigers with 87 yards on 15 conveys with a touchdown in the final quarter.

Linebacker Michael Divinity Jr. had a group high 10 handles, while JaCoby Stevens included eight and Jacob Philips had seven. LSU recorded five sacks and had two objective line remains in the principal quarter in which the Tigers turned Texas over on downs twice inside the 2-yard line.

The Tigers trailed just once, 7-3 in the main quarter, in a game that included just one punt in the subsequent half - on the principal drive of the second from last quarter.

LSU profits to activity for Saturday, Sept. 14, when Northwestern State comes to Tiger Stadium for the yearly Purple Game. The opening shot is set for 6:30 p.m. CT on the SEC Network.

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger finished 31-of-47 goes for 401 yards with four touchdowns, with Devin Duvernay being his preferred objective (12 gatherings, 154 yards, 2 TD's). Ehlinger hurried multiple times for 60 net yards with a touchdown on the ground.

LSU won the coin hurl and conceded its alternative until the subsequent half. Texas chose to get the opening shot, with the Tigers shielding the south endzone.

Following a touchback on the kick by Avery Atkins, Texas utilized a screen to running back Keaontay Ingram on the primary play for 19 yards to its 44. Be that as it may, after a 8-yard scramble by Ehlinger, the Longhorns went no further. LSU security Grant Delpit made a fine handle of Ingram after a short gathering to for a punt.

Beginning from its 11, LSU set up together a 78-yard scoring drive that incorporated a couple of third-down changes by Edwards-Helaire and a 38-yard gathering by Terrace Marshall Jr. to the Texas 23. Despite the fact that the drive slowed down at the 18, first year recruit placekicker Cade York made a 36-yard field objective to give LSU a 3-0 lead with 8:04 to play in the quarter.

Texas' following drive traversed 71 yards - including 20 by punishment - yet finished at the LSU 2-yard line when Ingram dropped a wide-open fourth-down go in the left half of the endzone.

The turnover on downs was immediately trailed by Burrow's first capture of the period, when his third-and-9 pass was redirected at the line of scrimmage and blocked by Texas linebacker Joseph Ossai at the LSU 12-yard line. Ossai was hauled somewhere near LSU watch Damien Lewis at the 4 - what might end up being a touchdown-sparing tackle.

Indeed, LSU's resistance was capable, keeping Ehlinger out of the endzone on back to back keeps running before Ingram was halted for no increase at the 1 on third down. Ehlinger's fourth-down attempt was full in the backfield by LSU linebacker Patrick Queen and guarded end Glen Logan, giving the ball to the Tigers for the second time inside the 2-yard line.


The Tigers had the option to escape the shadow of the endzone however just dealt with the 27-yard line before Zach Von Rosenberg entered to punt just because.

The Longhorns grabbed a couple of first downs to the UT 45-yard line, yet back to back inadequate passes constrained a third-and-10. Texas grabbed the rhythm, leaving the Tigers scrambling to get into cautious position. LSU cornerback Kristian Fulton misconstrued an endeavor to undermine the disregard yet it cruised his head and was gotten by Eagles at the LSU 27. Birds had the option to keep up his balance and complete the 55-yard touchdown catch-and-run. With 10:29 left in the half, Texas drove 7-3.

Tunnel and the Tigers burned through brief period noting the score, with the senior quarterback finishing 4-of-5 goes for 39 yards including a 6-yard touchdown association with Jefferson on third-and-objective. The Tigers recovered the lead, 10-7, with 7:30 to play in the half.

A holding punishment on the Tigers and a 17-yard go to Devin Duvernay helped the Longhorns cross midfield, be that as it may, a third-down sack of Ehlinger by wellbeing JaCoby Stevens finished Texas' drive at the LSU 40. After at first arranging for a 58-yard field objective endeavor, Texas chose for punt following a LSU break.

With time in the pocket, Burrow kept on discovering achievement pick his objectives dashing through the Texas auxiliary. Gets of 13 and 20 yards by Chase and 23 by Marshall put LSU at the Texas 24. Subsequent to moving inside the 10, Burrow brought a third-down sack from the Texas rush and York entered for his second field objective of the night. His 33-yard field objective gave LSU a 13-7 preferred position with 1:41 to play.

Texas rapidly went three-and-out including a 12-yard sack of Ehlinger by K'Lavon Chaisson, driving a punt to Derek Stingly Jr. who returned 11 yards to the LSU 42.

It took Burrow just three plays to attach another touchdown. A sweet 19-yard get by Chase along the correct sideline was trailed by consummations to Jefferson of 18 and 21 yards - the later an impeccably tossed ball over the highest point of a protector into Jefferson's out-extended hands for a touchdown.

With 47 seconds to play in the half, LSU stretched out its lead to 20-7.


On LSU's previously set of downs in the subsequent a large portion of, a dropped pass on third-and-1 by Edwards-Helaire caused a speedy three-and-out by the Tigers and enabled the force of the game to turn on the game's last punt.

Nineteen plays later, Ehlinger scrambled for a 2-yard touchdown that topped a 86-yard drive that left the LSU resistance cramping on the 98-degree evening.

After a drive that took 21 minutes of ongoing, Texas slice the shortfall to 20-14 with 6:51 staying in the quarter.

A 41-yard go from Burrow to Chase enabled the Tigers to quiet the home-standing group, however in the wake of moving inside the Longhorns red zone the drive stopped. LSU made due with a 40-yard field objective by York to push its bit of leeway to 23-14 with 5:10 left in the second from last quarter.

The hostile firecrackers proceeded in the second from last quarter, as the groups traded 75-yard scoring drives in the last minutes of the second from last quarter and opening play of the final quarter.

Ehlinger finished goes of 18, 17, 15 and afterward a 20-yard post go to Jake Smith for a touchdown with 2:36 staying in the quarter that made the score 23-21.

Once more, Burrow and the Tigers reacted with another proficient scoring drive, as Chase got a 26-yard go to the Texas 44 to arrangement a 26-yard touchdown gathering to Marshall to begin the final quarter.

LSU drove the lead back to nine, 30-21, with 14:52 to play.


Focuses continued coming in the wild second half, with Ehlinger associating with Duvernay for a 44-yard catch-and-keep running on fourth-and-3. Texas slice the lead to 30-28 with 12:09 remaining.

LSU replied with a six-play, 75-yard drive that finished with Edwards-Heliare's 12-yard touchdown run. The Tigers drove 37-28.

A field objective by Texas' Cameron Dicker sliced the lead to 37-31 with 3:59 to play.

With 2:27 left, Burrow made it intense on the Longhorns with a 61-yard touchdown gathering by Jefferson that pushed the bit of leeway to 14 just because, 45-31. A two-point transformation from Burrow to Chase topped the eight-point drive.

Texas scored with 22 seconds to play on a 15-yard go from Ehlinger to Duvernay to give the last edge.

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