LSU leads A&M 21-10 at half

Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M offense have been held largely in check the first half as LSU moved out to a 21-3 lead with 1:37 left in the first half. A 51-yard touchdown pass from Johnny Manziel to Derel Walker with 1:08 left in the half cut the LSU lead to 21-10.

Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M offense have been held largely in check the first half as LSU moved out to a 21-3 lead with 1:37 left in the first half.

A 51-yard touchdown pass from Johnny Manziel to Derel Walker with 1:08 left in the half cut the LSU lead to 21-10.

Texas A&M received the opening kickoff and drove to midfield before being forced to punt.

On LSU's first possession, the Tigers went for it on 4th-and-1 on their own 39-yard line. The Texas A&M defense stuffed Anthony Jennings for no gain and took over on downs. Facing 4th and 6 on the LSU 35-yard line, the Aggies went for it but a Johnny Manziel came up just short of a first down, giving the ball back to LSU.

After an exchange of punts, LSU set up from their 29-yard line. Terrence Magee broke loose for a 65-yard run to the Aggie 1-yard line and then scored on a 1-yard run to give LSU a 7-0 lead with 2:51 left in the first quarter.

Texas A&M went 3-and-out, punting the ball to the Tigers. LSU drove 65 yards in 7 plays, with Zach Mettenberger throwing a 10-yard touchdown pass tyo Jarvis Landry to extend the LSU lead to 14-0 early in the second quarter.

On the ensuing possession, Texas A&M drove from their 8-yard line to the LSU 3-yard line, but facing 4th-and-goal from the 3, the Aggies chose to go for it but a Johnny Manziel pass attempt to Laquvionte Gonzalez fell incomplete.

A short punt by LSU gave Texas A&M the ball at the Tiger 26-yard line. The Aggies had to settle for 41-yard Josh Lambo to cut the LSU lead to 14-3.

LSU mounted an 8-play, 91-yard drive, and Zach Mettenberger threw a 40-yard touchdown pass Jarvis Landry that gave LSU a 21-3 lead with 1:37 left in the first half. The 51-yard touchdown pass from Johnny Manziel to Derel Walker cut LSU's halftime lead to 21-10.

Zach Mettenberger has passed for 133 yards and 2 TDs, both to Jarvis Landry, and Terrence Magee has rushed for 88 yards and 1 TD to lead the Tigers.

Johnny Manziel has completed 8 or 22 passes for 151 yards and 1 TD and has rushed for 34 yards on 9 carries. Derel Walker has 5 catches for 109 yards and 1 TD.

 


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