BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - No. 9 LSU fell to Arkansas 31-14 in Tiger Stadium on Saturday in the "Battle for the Golden Boot."
The Tigers drop to 7-2 overall and 4-2 in the SEC.
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The Razorbacks jumped on the Tigers quickly and never trailed in the game. Arkansas was up 21-0 before LSU scored its first points.
Running back Leonard Fournette rushed for 91 yards and one touchdown on 19 attempts. He also caught three passes for 36 yards.
Quarterback Brandon Harris was 21-of-35 passing for 271 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
Wide receiver Malachi Dupre caught eight passes for 109 yards. He hauled in the touchdown pass from Harris late in the first half.
LSU's defense gave up 440 yards to Arkansas, including 299 yards on the ground.
Arkansas QB Brandon Allen threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to WR Dominque Reed. PAT was good. LSU - 0, Arkansas - 7 (1st Qtr.)
Arkansas RB Alex Collins ran for an 80-yard touchdown. PAT was good. LSU - 0, Arkansas - 14 (2nd Qtr.)
Arkansas RB Alex Collins scored on a 5-yard run. PAT was good. LSU - 0, Arkansas - 21 (2nd Qtr.)
LSU QB Brandon Harris threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to WR Malachi Dupre. PAT was good. LSU - 7, Arkansas - 21 (2nd Qtr.)
LSU RB Leonard Fournette ran for a 2-yard touchdown. PAT was good. LSU - 14, Arkansas - 21 (3rd Qtr.)
Arkansas kicker Cole Hedlund made a 25-yard field goal. LSU - 14, Arkansas - 24 (3rd Qtr.)
Arkansas wide receiver Jared Cornelius scored on a 69-yard run. PAT was good. LSU - 14, Arkansas - 31 (4th Qtr.)
This was the 19th Annual Battle for the Golden Boot game. LSU has won 11 of the 19 games.
The trophy is valued at $10,000. It weighs nearly 200 pounds and is 4 feet tall.
Arkansas also won the game last year.