LSU beat ULL for the 22nd consecutive time and the Ragin’ Cajuns continue to be winless against the Tigers on the gridiron.
The Tigers have now outscored the Ragin’ Cajuns 988-25 in the series.
LSU won its 32nd consecutive Saturday night game in Tiger Stadium and head coach Les Miles improved to 21-0 in those contests. The last time the Tigers lost a Saturday night game in Tiger Stadium was Nov. 16, 2002 (lost to Alabama, 31-0).
The Tigers improved to 3-0 for the third straight season marking only the second time in school history LSU has started 3-0 in three straight seasons. The last time it happened was under head coach Charles McClendon in 1967, ’68 and ’69.
LSU won the toss and deferred to the second half.
The Tigers wore purple jerseys for the first time this season.
Jordan Jefferson threw his first interception of the year at the 6:38 mark of the first quarter. He had thrown 100 straight passes without an interception prior to that pick.
LSU scored first on a 16-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Jefferson to Brandon LaFell. It was Jefferson’s fourth touchdown pass of the year and LaFell’s second touchdown reception in 2009 and 16th of his career.
Chad Jones intercepted his first pass of the season on the last play of the first quarter.
LSU led 7-0 after the end of the first quarter.
Trindon Holliday scored on an 11-yard option run where he took the pitch from Jordan Jefferson on the first play of the second quarter and after Josh Jasper’s extra point LSU went up 14-0. It was Holliday’s third career rushing touchdown. A personal foul by ULL on Chad Jones’ interception return gave LSU the ball at the ULL 11 yard line.
ULL got on the board with a 40-yard field goal by Tyler Albrecht with 11:26 left in the first half that made it 14-3.
Josh Jasper made a career long 52-yard field goal at the end of the first half to make it 17-3 at the break.
LSU had 150 yard of total offense in the fist half and ULL had 127.
Jordan Jefferson was 10-of-17 passing for 86 yards with a touchdown and an interception in the first half.
The Tigers scored on their opening possession of the second half when Jordan Jefferson hit Brandon LaFell for a 20-yard touchdown.
LSU had a goal line stand and stopped the Cajuns on a fourth and goal on their first drive of the second half.
Rueben Randle made his first career catch for LSU in the fourth quarter for a 15-yard reception.
Jarrett Lee tossed a 1-yard touchdown pass to Charles Scott to close the scoring and LSU defeated the Ragin’ Cajuns 31-3.
Brandon LaFell has now caught a pass in 31 straight games (30 of those multiple-reception games) dating back to the 2007 Sugar Bowl versus Notre Dame. LaFell’s streak is the fifth longest streak in the nation. Central Michigan’s Bryan Anderson leads the nation with 43 consecutive games with a catch.
Attendance for tonight's game was 92,443- the 13th-largest in Tiger Stadium history.