Tigers blow out Aggies in team’s third meeting

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The No. 5 LSU Tigers blew out the Utah State Aggies on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers won 42-6 over the Aggies at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

There were 100,266 fans in attendance. LSU has now won all three meetings all-time.

LSU Tigers wide receiver Justin Jefferson catches a 22-yard touchdown reception against the UCF Knights in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
Justin Jefferson catches a 22-yard touchdown reception against the UCF Knights in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl (Getty Images)

This was the first time these two teams have played each other since a 31-14 win over the Aggies on Sept. 8, 2001. The inaugural meeting came in a 38-17 win over Utah State on Oct. 2, 1993.

The Tigers improved to 5-0 on the season, including 3-0 at home. The Aggies fell to 3-2 on the season, including 1-2 on the road.

Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow went 27 of 38 for 344 yards. He threw five touchdowns and had one interception.

Burrow is the first Tigers quarterback to have four straight 300 yard passing games.

Clyde Edwards-Helaire had 14 carries for 72 yards. Tyrion Davis-Price had 11 carries for 53 yards, while John Emery Jr. had eight carries for 45 yards.

Burrow also had 10 carries for 42 yards and a touchdown.

Justin Jefferson had nine receptions for 155 yards and two touchdowns. Ja’Marr Chase had three receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown. Derrick Dillon had four receptions for 42 yards and a touchdown.

Thaddeus Moss had five receptions for 39 yards and a touchdown. Emery Jr. also had four receptions for 34 yards.

Aggies quarterback Jordan Love went 15 of 30 for 130 yards. He also threw three interceptions.

Gerold Bright had eight carries for 18 yards.

Jordan Nathan had four receptions for 51 yards. Siaosi Mariner had two receptions for 45 yards.

The Tigers scored 21 points in the second half. Burrow hit Jefferson for a four-yard touchdown reception.

The duo connected on another touchdown, this time for a 39-yard touchdown reception. Burrow also hit Moss for an eight-yard touchdown reception.

LSU also scored 21 points in the first half. Burrow hit Dillon for a seven-yard touchdown reception. Burrow also scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

Burrow hit Chase for a 25-yard touchdown reception.

Dominik Eberle made two field goal attempts for the Aggies.

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