TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The LSU Tigers come out on top against the Alabama Crimson Tide after both teams battled back and forth throughout the game. The final score was 46-41.
A major turnover around the 12:00 minute mark in the first quarter by quarterback Tua Tagovailoa as he fumbles the ball around the 5-yard line and LSU recovers the ball.
LSU quickly drives down the field in six plays and puts six points on the board at the 9:15 minute mark in the first quarter. The extra point is good, and LSU is leading Alabama 7-0.
As Alabama attempts to punt the ball, the punter drops the ball, and LSU takes over on the Alabama 40.
Alabama immediately intercepts the first play by LSU, but a flag against Alabama turns over the call.
LSU drives down the field but is short on the third down. Alabama holds LSU to a field goal. LSU is now leading Alabama 10-0 at the 4:54 minute mark.
LSU holds Alabama from scoring. Alabama punts to LSU with 3:31 left in the first quarter.
Alabama holds LSU from getting down the field. LSU punts to Alabama at the 1:32 mark.
Alabama runs it all the way back for the touchdown. The extra point is good and the score now stands at 10-7.
The first quarter ends with LSU leading 10-7.
LSU drives down the field to score on their first possession of the second quarter. The kick is blocked. Alabama holds LSU to a touchdown. LSU is leading 16-7.
Alabama makes it down the field and goes for it on 4th & 1. Alabama does not get the first down and LSU gets possession of the ball with 9:48 on the clock in the second quarter.
LSU goes for it on 4th & 1 but snapped the ball too late. LSU punts to Alabama with 8:03 on the clock.
Tua throws a huge pass for Alabama to run in for a touchdown with 6:43 on the clock. The extra point is not good. The score is now 16-13 with LSU leading.
LSU quickly powers down the field but is held by Alabama. LSU’s field goal is good. The score now stands at 19-13.
Alabama’s possession produces no points and the ball now goes to LSU.
LSU’s quarterback Joe Burrow throws some major passes for LSU to make it down the field quickly. Burrow throws a pass to a receiver who stepped out of bounds but catches it as he reestablishes his feet. The play is under review. The catch stands.
LSU scores on the third down. The extra point is good. LSU is now leading 26-13.
Alabama begins to make their way down the field but LSU intercepts the ball with less than 15 seconds on the clock.
LSU quickly scores with 6 seconds on the clock in the second quarter. The extra point is good. LSU is leading Alabama 33-13.
The second quarter ends with a score of 33-13, LSU is leading Alabama.
LSU has possession of the ball as the second half starts. Alabama gains possession of the ball as the ball is knocked from Burrows’s hand.
Alabama’s drive produces no points.
LSU gains possession of the ball but is stopped by the Tide. LSU punts to Alabama with 8:21 on the clock in the third quarter.
Alabama drives down the field and Tua throws a huge pass near the endzone but the receiver drops the ball. Alabama continues to drive down the field with 6:00 on the clock.
Alabama continues the drive and scores. The kick is good for a score of 33-20. The score now helps close the gap between LSU and Alabama.
LSU’s drive doesn’t produce points. LSU punts to Alabama with 3:10 on the clock.
Alabama drives to the 1-yard line in the first play of the quarter. Alabama scores with 14:33 on the clock. The extra point is good. The score is now 33-27.
LSU powers down the field and scores. LSU tries for a two-point conversion, but it’s incomplete. LSU is now leading Alabama 39-27.
Alabama makes a major play to get a first down near the 50-yard line. Tua Tagovailoa launches another pass that is caught for another first down. Alabama goes for it on 4th & 4. Alabama gets the first down. Alabama continues to drive down the field to the endzone. Alabama goes for it on 4th & 2 and gets the touchdown. The extra point is good. Alabama is only trailing by 5 points now.
LSU has the ball with 5:00 on the clock. LSU drives down the field quickly and scores. The extra point is good. The score is now 46-34, LSU leading.
Alabama gets possession of the ball with 1:31 on the clock. Tua Tagovailoa launches a huge pass that’s caught and ran in for a touchdown. The extra point is good. 46-41m LSU is leading.
Alabama attempts an onside kick and LSU recovered the ball with 1:12 left. LSU runs down the clock. LSU wins 46-41 against Alabama.