LSU rolls past South Carolina, 45-24

LSU rolls past South Carolina, 45-24
Leonard Fournette rushed 87 yards for a touchdown. (Source: WAFB)
Leonard Fournette rushed 87 yards for a touchdown. (Source: WAFB)
Travin Dural catches a touchdown pass from Brandon Harris. (Source: WAFB)
Travin Dural catches a touchdown pass from Brandon Harris. (Source: WAFB)

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No. 7 LSU rolled up 624 yards of total offense as the Tigers defeated South Carolina 45-24 in a Gamecocks' home game moved to Baton Rouge.

LSU sophomore running back Leonard Fournette passed the 1,000-yard mark to break open a close game with an 87-yard touchdown in the third quarter.

Fournette, who finished with 158 yards on 20 carries, gave LSU (5-0, 3-0) a 24-10 lead on the second play of the third quarter.

Freshman running back Derrius Guice added 161 rushing yards, including his first touchdown as a Tiger on an 8-yard run in the fourth quarter.

LSU sophomore quarterback Brandon Harris passed for 228 yards and two scores to supplement a running game that amassed 396 yards on the ground. Harris was 18 for 28 and his 62-yard strike to Travin Dural off a deflection blew the game open 31-10 in the third quarter.

South Carolina (2-4, 0-4) got a 96-yard kickoff return from freshman Rashad Fenton, after Harris hit Malachi Dupre with a 10-yard touchdown strike in the second quarter, closing the gap to 14-10.

However, the Gamecocks only managed only 283 yards of total offense for Steve Spurrier.

Scoring Plays:

South Carolina kicker Elliot Fry hit a 21-yard FG. (SC 3, LSU 0 - 11:02 1st Qtr)

LSU running back Darrel Williams rushed 4 yards a TD. (LSU 7, SC 3 - 5:15 1st Qtr)

LSU quarterback threw to Malachi Dupre for a 10-yard TD. (LSU 14, SC 3 - 7:41 2nd Qtr)

South Carolina's Rashad Fenton returned a kickoff 96 yards for a TD. (LSU 14, SC 10 - 7:27 2nd Qtr)

LSU kicker Trent Domingue hit a 29-yard FG. (LSU 17, SC 10 - 0:00 2nd Qtr)

LSU running back Leonard Fournette ran for a 87-yard TD. (LSU 24, SC 10 - 14:01 3rd Qtr)

LSU wide receiver Travin Dural caught a pass from Harris for a 62-yard TD. (LSU 31, SC 10 - 6:29 3rd Qtr)

LSU's Williams ran for a 1-yard TD. (LSU 38, SC 10 - 1:55 3rd Qtr)

South Carolina's Pharoh Cooper threw to Perry Orth for a 43-yard TD. (LSU 38, SC 24 - 00:39 3rd Qtr)

LSU running back Derrius Guice rushed 4 yards for a TD. (LSU 45, SC 24 - 13:15 4th Qtr)

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