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Wednesday, 4 November 2009

LSU Fighting Tigers vs Tulane Game Review Saturday 31st October

Next up for the fighting Tigers was the visit of Tulane, with LSU 7-1 and Tulane 2-6 on paper this should be an easy game for LSU in the Bayou.

First Quarter: LSU subjected Tulane to some early pressure and the first touchdown came by way of a blocked punt by Tulane. The punt was blocked on the Tulane 28 yard line and Stefoin Francois recovered the ball at the 23 yard line. Two plays later and Shepard scored a 19 yard touchdown. The pressure continued and with 2min 32sec left in the quarter LSU were to score again. After a Tulane punt Scott got LSU to the 39 yard line with runs of 9 and 15 yards. On a third and ten Jefferson found LaFell in the endzone to give LSU a lead of 14-0 in the first quarter.

Second Quarter: The teams traded punts and possession until the Tigers took the ball at their own 26 yard line. The team drove the ball to the 18 yard line, and after a 14 yard pass to Rueben Randle, Scott then powered over from the 4 yard line, for a 21-0 lead for LSU.

Third Quarter: Following a 50 yard punt, Holliday return the ball to the Tulane 20 yard line, and Scott would run three times, culminating in an 8 yard touchdown run. Scores now 28-0 in favour of LSU.

Fourth Quarter: LSU did not let up in the final quarter, and stuck with their running game. Scott, Jefferson and Williams would then combine for 44 yards to set up a 13 yard pass to LaFell. Under pressure LaFell would catch the ball at the 1 yard line reach over the goaline before going out of bounds. With just 9min 55sec to play LSU lead 35-0. With Lee at quarterback Ridley would cut through Tulane eigth times for 73 yards, but his efforts were rewarded with a 10 yard touchdown run with 1min12sec to go. Final scores 42-0 to LSU.


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