For the first time since 1991, Mississippi State came into Baton Rouge and left town with a victory. The Bulldogs rolled up 570 yards of total offense in a 34-29 victory over the Tigers.
Mississippi State did much of its damage on the ground as they rushed for 302 yards. Two Louisiana natives did most of the damages against a Tigers defense that was gashed.
Former Haughton star Dak Prescott had a Heisman like performance, as he threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns. Prescott also rushed for a 105 yards, including an impressive 56-yard touchdown run.
Former Franklinton star Josh Robinson rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns.
LSU rushed for only 89 yards. Quarterback Anthony Jennings struggled as he was 13-of-26 for 157 yards. Jennings was sacked three times, the last hit knocked him out of the game.
Brandon Harris led LSU on three scoring drives in the 4th quarter, throwing two touchdown passes to Malachi Dupre. Coach Les Miles said after the game that Harris showed them a lot and left open the possibility he could start against New Mexico State.
In Ruston, Northwestern State scored 20 4th quarter points to come from behind to beat Louisiana Tech 30-27. Chris Moore kicked two field goals, including a 47-yarder to win it on the final play of the game.
The Bulldogs turned it over five times. Tech quarterback Cody Sokol was intercepted three times.
It was Northwestern's first win over an FBS opponent since 2005 and it's the Demons first win over the Bulldogs since 1979.