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Tigers upset No. 2 Georgia in Baton Rouge

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The LSU Tigers have the biggest upset of the season so far. The No. 13 Tigers defeated No. 2 Georgia Bulldogs, 36-16, on Saturday at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The Tigers improved to 6-1 on the season. LSU is now 3-1 within conference play.

LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow scores a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs

Joe Burrow scoring a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs (Getty Images)

The Bulldogs suffered its first loss of the season, as they fell to 6-1. They are now 4-1 in conference play.

Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow went 15 of 30 for 200 yards.

Clyde Edwards-Helaire had 19 carries for 145 yards. Burrow had 13 carries for 66 yards and two touchdowns. Nick Brossette had 16 carries for 64 yards and a touchdown.

Justin Jefferson had six receptions for 108 yards. Terrace Marshall Jr. had two receptions for 43 yards.

Bulldogs quarterback Jake Fromm went 16 of 34 for 209 yards. He also had a touchdown and two interceptions.

D’Andre Swift had 12 carries for 72 yards. Elijah Holyfield had seven carries for 56 yards and a touchdown.

Riley Ridley had three receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown. Isaac Nauta had three receptions for 47 yards. Jeremiah Holloman had three receptions for 23 yards.

The Tigers scored 20 second-half points, while The Bulldogs were held to 16 points. Burrow scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Brossette also scored on a four-yard rushing touchdown. Cole Tracy also made two field goals.

Georgia’s Fromm hit Ridley for a 27-yard touchdown reception. Holyfield also scored on a 10-yard rushing touchdown. Following this score, the two-yard rushing conversion failed.

Rodrigo Blankenship also made a 40-yard field goal.

LSU led 16-0 at halftime. Burrow scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Tracy also made three field goals.


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