LSU drops 2nd straight as Tigers fall to Arkansas 31-14
BATON ROUGE - Looking to bounce back after a loss to Alabama, the LSU Tigers instead dropped a 2nd straight game as the Tigers fell 31-14.
The Razorbacks struck first in the first quarter with a 52-yard touchdown pass to Dominique Reed to take a 7-0 lead.
In the 2nd quarter, Razorbacks running back Alex Collins broke off an 80-yard touchdown run, the longest play from scrimmage for the Hogs all year.
The Tigers got an interception late in the 2nd from Jamal Adams, but quickly turned it back over as Brandon Harris fumbled the ball at the LSU 5 yard line.
The Hogs quickly punched that in for another touchdown by Alex Collins to take the 21-0 lead.
LSU responded with a wild touchdown pass from Brandon Harris to Malachi Dupre by way of a Travin Dural deflection: it was 21-7 at the half.
In the 2nd half, the Tigers picked up a score on a Leonard Fournette touchdown run to cut the score to 21-14 before the Razorbacks chipped in a 25 yard field goal to make the score 24-14.
The Hogs added a 69 yard touchdown run from Jared Cornelius as Arkansas took a 31-14 advantage.
The Tigers have now had back-to-back losses to the Tide and Razorbacks in consecutive years.