First Quarter: LSU were first onto the board when, on a third and 6 20 yard pass from Jefferson to Williams gave LSU field position within the Auburn 10 yard line. After loosing some ground to a third and 13 an Auburn personal foul gace LSU new life at the Auburn 19 yard line. On the resulting play Jefferson oassed a 14 yard touchdown pass to Toliver for the first score of the game. Scores LSU 7-0 with 8min 21sec left in the first quarter. With just 1min 10sec left in the first quarter, on a third and 9 on Auburn's 15 yard line, Jefferson could not find a pass so rushed for his own touchdown. With the extra point LSU lead 14-0 after the first quarter.
Second Quarter: It seemed like the LSU offence had gone to sleep early in the second quarter, with 1min 42sec to play both teams exchanged punts, and LSU took over at the Auburn 36 yard line. After failing to convert one of the following three downs LSU were forced to go for a 32 yard field goal. Jasper was successful and LSU lead 17-0 after the first half.
Third Quarter: LSU pressed hard in the third and were rewarded early. Jefferson found Holliday with a 26 yard pass to the Auburn 17 yard line. The following play Jefferson found LaFell in the endzone for a 17 yard touchdown pass. With 13min 41ec to go LSU lead 24-0. Auburn finally got on the board after scoring a 24 yard field goal. The score from Wes Byrum followed a nine play 53 yard drive, with 9min 21sec to go, scores were 24-3 to LSU. LSU would have the final say in the quarter when Shepard picked up the hand off from Jefferson on the LSU 31 yard line, he then ran for 69 yards to score the touchdown. With just 1min 09sec in the quarter LSU were ahead 31-3