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Tigers take dramatic 31-27 win on late touchdown toss

1 year ago Friday, November 29, 2013 11:52:52 AM CST November 29, 2013 Friday, November 29 2013 Nov 29, 2013 in Top Story Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2

 BATON ROUGE - Trailing by four points and missing four starters, the LSU offense fired a missile down field on third down from their own 49-yard line for the go-ahead score late against Arkansas.

Backup quarterback Anthony Jennings entered the game when starter Zach Mettenberger went down with a knee injury.

Jennings made the biggest throw of his young career as he found a wide open Travin Dural streaking down the sideline for the go ahead score.

LSU took the lead 31-27 in the final minute and a half, and the LSU defense forced a fumble on Arkansas' final possession to lock up the once-in-doubt victory.

The Tigers improve to 9-3 on the season and now await their bowl fate, which they will learn a week from Sunday.

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