Mississippi State-LSU post-game notes.
Attendance was 45,835.
State's 0-4 start marks its first such beginning based upon on-the-field results since 1968....State's records in 1976 and 1977 officially indicate 0-3 starts after every MSU win during those seasons were forfeited by the NCAA.
MSU's current nine-game losing skid is the third longest setback string in school history.
With his five receptions in the game, senior Justin Jenkins moved into sixth place on MSU's career list for pass receptions (106). His lone TD reception moved him into a tie for second place on MSU's all-time TD catch list with 14. Jenkins has now had at least one pass reception in 24 of his last 25 games.
Ray Ray Bivines matched his career high with six receptions in the game.
McKinley Scott has now had 10 receptions for 155 yards in the last two games.
With his 19 pass completions in the contest, Kevin Fant moved into third place on MSU's career list with 357, surpassing Tony Shell, Don Smith and Tommy Pharr.
Fant was sacked 5 times during the game. He has now been sacked 13 times in the first 4 games.
MSU has started the same 11 offensive players in all four games this season.
MSU's 10-play, 92-yard touchdown drive was the longest drive this season. MSU has now had 7 scoring drives of more than 75 yards.
LSUQB Matt Mauck moves to 10-1 as the starting quarterback of the Tigers, including 10 straight victories.
LSU's victory moves the Tigers to 5-0 for the first time since the 1973 season when LSU began the season 9-0.
By holding MSU scoreless in the first half tonight, LSU has not allowed an opponent to score in the first half during a regular season (non bowl) game since Ole Miss scored a touchdown with 1:02 left in the first quarter on Nov. 23, 2002.
Three LSU offensive linemen extended their consecutive games start streaks (OT Rodney Reed - 39, OG Stephen Peterman - 24 and OT Andrew Whitworth - 18).
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