Top-ranked Tigers cruise against Arkansas Razorbacks

Top-ranked Tigers cruise against Arkansas Razorbacks
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow celebrates with running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire after a touchdown against Arkansas on Nov. 23, 2019. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - No. 1 LSU held a 28-6 lead at halftime against Arkansas in the annual Battle for the Golden Boot.

The Tigers (11-0, 7-0 SEC) continued their rout of the Razorbacks (2-9, 0-7 SEC) in the second half on their way to a 56-20 win.

LSU is ranked No. 1 in the AP poll for the fourth straight week. The Tigers hold the top spot in the USA Today Coaches poll for the second consecutive week. They are also No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings for the second week in a row.

Quarterback Joe Burrow was 23-of-28 for 327 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire had six carries for 188 yards and three touchdowns. He also caught seven passes for another 65 yards.

LSU has now won the SEC West and will face Georgia in the SEC championship game.

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