LSU falls short of 10-win season in historic game

LSU falls short of 10-win season in historic game
LSU's Joe Burrow accounted for 370 yards including 100 on the ground and six touchdowns. (Source:

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - It was the highest scoring game in NCAA FBS history.

At over four and a half hours, it was the longest game in NCAA FBS history.

It tied the record for the most overtimes in NCAA FBS history.

And the seventh-ranked LSU fell to No. 22 Texas A&M, 74-72.

LSU (9-3, 5-3 SEC) looked to have the game won in regulation, however, a video review nullified an interception and allowed Texas A&M (8-4, 5-3 SEC) to force overtime tied at 31-31 with a last-second touchdown.

There were 84 points scored in the extra periods, with the final two being a two-point conversion pass by Texas A&M's Kellen Mond to wide receiver Kendrick Rogers.

Quarterback Joe Burrow led the way for LSU, completing 25-of-38 passes for 270 yards with three touchdowns while rushing 29 times for 100 yards and three more scores.

Running back Nick Brossette added 61 yards on 16 carries with a touchdown. Justin Jefferson led 11 LSU receivers with 63 yards on five catches with a touchdown.

Texas A&M was led by Mond, who finished 23-of-49 passing for 287 yards with six touchdowns. He added 42 rushing yards with a score. Running back Trayveon Williams had 198 rushing yards on 35 carries with two touchdowns.

Texas A&M outgained LSU, 521-496.

The Tigers await a postseason bowl destination for the 19th-straight season will be announced on Sunday, Dec. 2.

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