LSU beats Texas A&M in Cotton Bowl, 41-24
POSTED: Friday, January 7, 2011 - 9:02pm
UPDATED: Saturday, January 8, 2011 - 7:35pm
Arlington, Tx (NBC33) - Update: Tigers Win! Tigers Win!
Texas A&M gets back on the board with a touchdown pass with just over 10 minutes to go in the game. The Aggies attempted an onside kick but LSU recovered.
LSU defense holds A&M scoreless in the 3rd. The Tigers have an 18-point advantage early on in the 4th Quarter
(Early 3rd Quarter)
LSU scores on their 1st possesion of the second half with a 41-yard touchdown pass from Jefferson to Toliver. That is the 3rd time Jefferson and Toliver have hooked up for a touchdown tonight. LSU extends lead to 35-17.
(Late 2nd Quarter)
After Dutchtown product Eric Reid intercepts a Tannehill pass, Jordan Jefferson hits Terrence Toliver on a fade route for a touchdown. LSU extends their lead, 28-17. Just over a minute to play in the 1st Half.
The back and forth contest continues as Stevan Ridley scores on a 17 yard run for LSU. The Tigers now lead 21-17.
Texas A&M 17, LSU 10. Texas A&M take the lead back with a halfback pass from Cyrus Gray to Uzoma Nwachukwu.
(Early 2nd Quarter)
After Texas A&M missed a field goal, LSU drove down the field and takes the lead with a one yard touchdown run by Jordan Jefferson. Just over 10 minutes to go in the first half.
(Late 1st Quarter)
Jordan Jefferson finds Terrence Tolliver in the endzone for a touchdown pass that gets LSU on the board. Texas A&M leads LSU 10-7.
(Early 1st Quarter)
Texas A&M returned the opening kick off to the LSU 31 yard line. Just a couple plays later, Ryan Tannehill connects with Uzoma Nwachwkwu for a touchdown. Aggies up 7-0. On the ensuing possession, Jordan Jefferson throws an interception to Coryell Judie to give the Aggies the Ball back. The Aggies them marched down the field, and settled for a field goal, and now lead 10-0.