LSU Game Notes
Tigers extending their consecutive starts streak today were: CB Chevis Jackson (38), LB Ali Highsmith (26), LT Ciron Black (25), CB Jonathan Zenon (25), LG Herman Johnson (22) and DT Glenn Dorsey (20).
LSU honored its 25 seniors prior to the game: Will Arnold OL; Donnie Chaucer WR; Mit Cole TE; Andrew Decker OL; Glenn Dorsey DT; Early Doucet WR; Patrick Fisher P; Matt Flynn QB; Sean Gaudet PK; Jacob Hester RB; Ali Highsmith LB; Chevis Jackson CB; Shawn Jordan FB; Cole Louviere OL; Josh McManus WR; Jacob O'Hair SNP; Kirston Pittman DE; Luke Sanders LB; Robert Smith OL; Craig Steltz S; Carnell Stewart OL; Jimmy Welker QB; Jonathan Zenon CB; Anthony Zehyoue DL; Keith Zinger TE.
The LSU Sports Information office recognized senior student worker William "Thrill" Martin from
Today's attendance of 92,606 is the fourth largest crowd in Tiger Stadium history.
LSU's 455 points this season (including the 21 points today) ranks second in points in a season by the Tigers. The school record is 475 points set in 2003.
LSU saw its November winning streak end at 18 games. It was the Tigers' first loss in the month of November since Nov. 29, 2002, against
LSU saw its home winning streak end at 19 games. That streak was the longest in the nation. The loss was the Tigers' first home loss since Sept. 26, 2005 against
LSU saw its winning streak against unranked opponents come to an end at 33 games. It marked the Tigers' first loss to a non-top 25 team since losing to
The 50-48 final score (98 points) was the highest scoring game in the history of Tiger Stadium.
LSU fell to 6-4 in overtime games and played its second straight multi-overtime contest.
RB Charles Scott recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff. It was the first of his career.
PK Colt David kicked a 32-yard field goal with 13:19 left in the first quarter and hit a 49-yard field goal with 7:16 left in the first quarter. The successful kicks were the 34th and 35th of his career and 22nd and 23rd of the season.
a. David's 49-yard field goal in the first quarter tied his career high. He also nailed a 49-yarder at
b. David's four extra points kicked in today's game extended his consecutive PAT streak to 66, the fourth longest streak in LSU history.
With first quarter tackles, S Craig Steltz, CB Chevis Jackson, CB Jonathan Zenon extended their streaks to 22 straight games with a tackle and DT Glenn Dorsey extended his streak to 28 straight. With a second quarter tackle, LB Ali Highsmith extended his streak to 38 straight games.
RB Jacob Hester scored his 10th rushing touchdown of this season and the 18th of his career on 12-yard run with 7:48 left in the third quarter. Hester added his 11th rushing TD of the year and the 19th of his career on a 2-yard run in the second overtime.
a. Hester fumbled the ball on his 19th carry of the game (LSU did not lose the fumble). It was the first fumble by Hester since the first carry of his career, a span of 297.
b. Hester finished with career-highs in yards (126) and carries (28).
QB Matt Flynn tossed his 15th touchdown pass of the season and the 25th of his career with a 7-yard strike to WR Demetrius Byrd with 2:22 left in the third quarter. Flynn added his 16th TD pass of the season and the 26th of his career on a 2-yard pass to Byrd with 0:57 left in the game.
a. Flynn recorded his fourth rushing TD of the season and the fifth of his career on a 12-yard run in the first overtime. The four rushing TDs are the most in a season by an LSU quarterback since Herb Tyler had seven in 1998.
WR Demetrius Byrd scored his fifth receiving touchdown of the season, pulling down a 7-yard pass from QB Matt Flynn with 2:22 left in the third quarter. Byrd added his sixth receiving touchdown of the year on a 2-yard pass from Flynn with 0:57 remaining in the game. Byrd's two TDs are a career-high.
LB Ali Highsmith tallied a career-high 19 tackles in the contest. It marked the most tackles by an LSU player in a game since Charles Smith had 21 against
Hogs now hold a 4-11 record against teams ranked No. 1.
UA's 478 points scored this season is a new school record.
The announced crowd of 92,606 is the sixth-largest ever the Razorbacks have played in front of.
Darren McFadden had a well-rounded outing with 206 yards on 32 carries, 34 yards in the air (completing three of six passes) and four touchdowns (three rushing, one passing).
On his seventh carry of day, a 12-yard gain in the second quarter, McFadden moved ahead of
No. 5's 206 rushing yards on 32 carries against LSU, for a season total of 4,485 yards, re-sets the single-season school record he set in 2006 with 1,647 yards.
McFadden's four scores move him into second all-time with 40 career touchdowns ahead of No. 3 James Rouse (39).
McFadden's nine-yard run for six in the second OT was the 50th touchdown the junior has been responsible for in his Razorback career. He now ranks tied for third with Quinn Grovey on UA's all-time career touchdown responsibility list.
His 24-yard TD pass to Hillis in the fourth quarter was his fourth passing score of the season and the seventh of his career.
With 100-yards rushing, McFadden extends his school record for single-season 100-yard rushing games with nine. He also extends his school record with his 21st career 100-yard rushing game in 37 career games.
No. 5's 255 all-purpose yards against LSU, for a season total of 1,172, breaks his own school record of 2,058 all-purpose yards in 2006.
With 262 points in his 37-game career, McFadden sits at fifth all-time in career scoring passing PK Todd Latourette.
With Marcus Monk's five-yard second-quarter reception, he has now caught at least one pass in all 41 of his career starts and 41-of-42 career games. He ended the day with two catches and 12 yards.
Hillis' third quarter 65-yard touchdown run was his first rushing score of the season, 11th of his career and his longest career run, replacing his previous long rush of 42 yards against LSU in 2004. The 65-yard rush also replace his previous season long of 14 yards against
Hillis ended the day with 89 yards rushing on 11 carries, 62 yards receiving on five catches and four TDs (two rushing, two receiving).
Alex Tejada was seven-of-seven on PATs against the Tigers, scoring seven points. He now holds UA's single-season kick scoring record with 109 points passing Kendall Trainor's 102 points in 1988.
In the second half, UA used the WildHog for 15 plays, amassing 216 yards and three TDs.
In overtime, UA lined up in the WildHog for five plays, gaining 11 yards on the ground.