GAINESVILLE, FL (WAFB) - LSU beat Florida 30-27 in Gainesville on a career-long 50-yard field goal by kicker Colby Delahoussaye with :03 left in the game on Saturday night.
The game-winning field goal was set up by an interception by safety Rickey Jefferson with :24 left. It was win No. 100 for Les Miles as the coach of the Tigers. LSU (5-2, 1-2 SEC) was able to avoid its first 0-3 start in the conference since 1999.
Freshman running back Leonard Fournette carried the ball 27 times for 140 yards and two touchdowns. Senior running back Kenny Hilliard also had a touchdown.
After being replaced in the starting lineup against Auburn by freshman Brandon Harris, sophomore quarterback Anthony Jennings played the whole game for the Tigers. He completed 10 of his 21 pass attempts for 110 yards and a touchdown. The scoring play was an 11-yard toss to fellow sophomore Travin Dural. The wide receiver made a spectacular one-handed catch in the end zone.
LSU K Colby Delahoussaye kicks a 50-yard FG (LSU 30, Florida 27 - 4th Qtr.)
Florida K Francisco Velez kicks an 18-yard FG (LSU 27, Florida 27 - 4th Qtr.)
LSU QB Anthony Jennings throws an 11-yard TD pass to WR Travin Dural (LSU 27, Florida 24 - 4th Qtr.)
Florida QB Jeff Driskel throws an 11-yard TD pass to WR Demarcus Robinson (LSU 20, Florida 24 - 4th Qtr.)
LSU RB Leonard Fournette scores on a 2-yard TD run, PAT no good (LSU 20, Florida 17 - 3rd Qtr.)
LSU RB Kenny Hilliard scores on a 1-yard TD run (LSU 14, Florida 17 - 2nd Qtr.)
Florida K Francisco Velez kicks a 34-yard FG (LSU 7, Florida 17 - 2nd Qtr.)
Florida QB Jeff Driskel scores on a 9-yard TD run (LSU 7, Florida 14 - 1st Qtr.)
LSU RB Leonard Fournette scores on a 12-yard TD run (LSU 7, Florida 7 - 1st Qtr.)
Florida WR Andre Debose returns punt 62 yards for a TD (LSU 0, Florida 7 - 1st Qtr.)