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Brandon Harris sparks late rally, but LSU falls to Mississippi State 34-29 in 4th

4 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, September 20 2014 Sep 20, 2014 September 20, 2014 7:04 PM September 20, 2014 in LSU Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2
By: Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - Brandon Harris threw two late touchdown passes to Malachi Dupre but a Hail Mary on the final play fell short, and Mississippi State upset #8 LSU at home 34-29.

Dak Prescott found ways to create, and capitalize, on scoring opportunities as Mississippi State built a 34-16 lead on LSU in the 4th quarter of both teams' SEC opener.

Prescott threw a 74 yard touchdown pass to Jameon Lewis to make the score 31-10, and also broke loose on a 56 yard touchdown run to make the score 24-10 in the 3rd quarter.

Danielle Hunter gave LSU new life early in the second half, getting a 25-yard fumble return for a touchdown to cut the Mississippi State lead to 17-10 in the 3rd quarter.

The Bulldogs scored on their opening drive and led the entire first half against LSU, taking a 17-3 lead into the half. 

The Tigers began with a 3-and-out, and the Bulldogs responded with a 6 play drive that ended with a 9 yard touchdown pass from Dak Prescott to De'Runnya Wilson to take a 7-0 lead. 

The Tigers had a chance to tie the game with four straight scoring chances inside the 5 yard line, but the Bulldogs executed a goal-line stand and held the Tigers out of the end zone. 

The Bulldogs scored their second touchdown on a Josh Robinson 3 yard touchdown run to make the score 14-0 later in the first. The teams traded field goals in the second quarter to produce the halftime score. 

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