A Closer Look: LSU/Arizona

It wasn't the game that the Wildcats were looking for. After an impressive showing against UTEP, the Cats were decimated by an LSU team that came to town with something to prove. When the smoke cleared it was one of the worst losses in school history.

OFFENSIVE FUTILITY
The Cats did not complete a pass or gain a first down until the second quarter.

BAD HISTORY
The game was the worst loss since Washington beat them 54-0 in 1991. It was also the third worst home loss in school history. In 1949 Arizona lost to Michigan State 75-0.

NOTABLE QUOTABLE
"Toward the end of the first quarter Arizona's effort dropped off. They could be a great team, but they need to stay in the whole game."--LSU QB Matt Mauck

OFFENSIVE WOES
The Cats mustered just 182 yards of total offense.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Clarence Farmer had 61 yards rushing on just eight carries, an average of 7.6 ypg. He also scored the team's lone offensive touchdown.

NOT A GOOD SIGN
Fullback Sean Jones led the team in receiving with three catches for 27 yards. Biren Ealy and Lance Relford were the only wide receivers to catch a pass. Each had one catch.

PLAY OF THE GAME
A UAPD officer made a great tackle on a fan that came onto the field and grabbed the ball. The officer sprinted from the endzone and leveled the unsuspecting trespasser who was playing to the crowd.

Passing

LSU CMP ATT YDS TD INT
Marcus Randall 10 15 162 1 1
Matt Mauck 9 10 137 1 0
ARIZONA CMP ATT YDS TD INT
Ryan O'Hara 7 20 70 0 1
Nic Costa 3 11 21 0 0
James Molina 0 1 0 0 1

Rushing
LSU ATT YDS TD
Joseph Addai 18 86 2
Shyrone Carey 10 49 1
Barrington Edwards 9 34 0
Justin Vincent 6 18 1
Devery Henderson 1 12 0
Michael Clayton 1 5 0
Alley Broussard 4 -3 0
Marcus Randall 3 -9 0
Matt Mauck 4 -10 1
ARIZONA ATT YDS TD
Clarence Farmer 8 61 1
Mike Bell 13 41 0
Nic Costa 4 -5 0
Ryan O'Hara 2 -6 0

Receiving
LSU REC YDS TD
Michael Clayton 6 109 1
Devery Henderson 3 75 1
Dwayne Bowe 3 32 0
Skyler Green 2 28 0
Justin Vincent 2 26 0
David Jones 1 21 0
Keith Zinger 1 9 0
Joseph Addai 1 -1 0
ARIZONA REC YDS TD
Sean Jones 3 27 0
Clarence Farmer 2 23 0
Steve Fleming 1 19 0
Biren Ealy 1 7 0
Gilbert Harris 1 6 0
Lance Relford 1 6 0
Mike Bell 1 3 0

Punting
LSU PUNTS YDS LONG
Donnie Jones 2 94 52
ARIZONA PUNTS YDS LONG
James Molina 8 321 53
Danny Baugher 2 79 44

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