No. 7 LSU too much for displaced South Carolina, 45-24
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Leonard Fournette ran 87 yards for a touchdown, Brandon Harris passed for a career-best 228 yards, and No. 7 LSU defeated South Carolina 45-24 on Saturday in a game moved to Tiger Stadium because of catastrophic flooding in the Gamecocks’ home state.
Fournette finished with a season-low 158 yards on 20 carries in three quarters. Freshman Derrius Guice rushed for 161 yards and a TD, while fellow running back Darrel Williams scored twice as the Tigers (5-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) piled up 396 yards rushing.
Travin Dural had 109 yards receiving for LSU, highlighted by his 62-yard TD. Malachi Dupre also had a touchdown catch.
With quarterback Lorenzo Nunez nursing a sore shoulder, Perry Orth started for South Carolina (2-4, 0-4). He passed for 200 yards and two TDs against one interception. Rashad Fenton returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown.
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