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POST-GAME COVERAGE: LSU players talk about 34-24 victory over Syracuse

Leonard Fournette (Source: WAFB) Leonard Fournette (Source: WAFB)

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For the second game straight, sophomore running back Leonard Fournette rushed for over 200 yards as No. 8 LSU beat Syracuse, 34-24.

Fournette had 26 carries for 244 yards with two touchdowns. He had 117 rushing yards at halftime, including a 14-yard run which gave LSU its only score in the first half. In the third quarter, Fournette ran 62 yards for his second touchdown.

LSU sophomore quarterback Brandon Harris was 8 of 16 for 157 yards and had am 11-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Malachi Dupre. 

LSU had 14 penalties for 119 yards. The Tigers improve to 3-0.

LSU will take on Eastern Michigan in the Tiger Stadium on October 3. The kickoff is set for 6 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPNU.

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