LSU cruises to 34-10 win over Aggies

LSU held the prolific Texas A&M offense to just 299 yards and 10 points while the Tigers used a ball-control offense to roll up 519 yards and 35 points. Zach Mettenberger passed for 193 yards and 2 TDs and Terrence Magee rushed for 149 yards and 1 TD to lead the Tigers. Johnny Manziel passed for 224 yards and 1 TD with 2 INTs and rushed for 54 yards.

LSU held the prolific Texas A&M offense to just 299 yards and 10 points while the Tigers used a ball-control offense to roll up 519 yards and 34 points.

Zach Mettenberger passed for 193 yards and 2 TDs and Terrence Magee rushed for 149 yards and 1 TD to lead the Tigers.

Johnny Manziel passed for 224 yards and 1 TD and rushed for 54 yards, but was intercepted twice.

Texas A&M received the game's 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 to 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.

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.

LSU received the second half kickoff and used 13 plays and over 6 minutes of clock to drive to the Aggie 3-yard line before having to settle for a 21-yard Colby Delahoussaye field goal to give LSU a 2-touchdown lead, 24-10 at the 8:57 mark in the third quarter.

On Texas A&M's first possession of the second half a Johnny Manziel pass was intercepted by LSU defensive back Rashard Robinson at the LSU 39-yard line.

LSU took advantage of the turnover, driving 61 yards in 9 plays, and Kenny Hilliard scored a touchdown on a 2-yard run to extend LSU's lead to 31-10.

After another Aggie punt, LSU drove to the Aggie 19-yard line before Colby Delahoussaye kicked a 36-yard field that gave LSU a 34-10 lead with 7:57 left in the game.

The Aggies drove to the LSU 10-yard line but a Johnny Manziel pass attempt was intercepted in the endzone by LSU safety Craig Loston.

That was the last Aggie scoring threat and LSU ran out the clock for a decisive 34-10 win over Texas A&M.

LSU finished the game with 517 total yards, 324 rushing and 193 passins, while Texas A&M was held to 299 yards, just 75 of that on the ground. LSU held a commanding lead in time of possession, 40:19 to 19:41.

Zach Mettenberger completed 11 of 20 passes for 193 yards and 2 TDs. both of those TDs to Jarvis Landry who had 4 catches for 87 yards. Terrence Magee rushed for 149 yards and 1 TD on 13 carries while Jeremy Hill added 76 yards on 14 carries.

Johnny Manziel completed 16 of 41 passes for 224 yards and 1 TD with 2 interceptions, and rushed for 54 yards on 12 carries. Derel Walker had a great game, catching 6 passes for 130 yards and 1 TD. Mike Evans caught 4 passes for 51 yards. Aside from Manziel the leading rusher for the Aggies was Ben Malena with just 11 yards on 3 carries.

 


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