No. 5 LSU stays perfect, defeats Western Kentucky 48-20 - FOX 8, WVUE, fox8live.com, weather, app, news, saints

SLIDESHOW: No. 5 LSU stays perfect, defeats Western Kentucky 48-20

Source: Mark Lagrange Source: Mark Lagrange
Source: Mark Lagrange Source: Mark Lagrange
Source: Mark Lagrange Source: Mark Lagrange
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -

After getting off to a slow start in the first half, No. 5 LSU pulled away in the second, picking up a 48-20 win over Western Kentucky Saturday night in Baton Rouge. Despite a wet and muddy field, the LSU offense compiled a total of 497 yards in the win. 

Using a mobile device? Click here to see the slideshow.

Brandon Harris led the way for the Tigers (7-0), completing 11-of-20 passes for 286 yards and three  scores. Leonard Fournette recorded 150 yards and one touchdown on 26 carries. Travin Dural hauled in five passes for 132 yards and one touchdown

The Hilltoppers (6-2) were led by quarterback Brandon Doughty who tallied 325 yards and three touchdowns on 37-of-61 passing. 

LSU returns to action on November 7 at No. 8 Alabama.

Copyright 2015 WVUE. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • One man killed in Seventh Ward shooting

    One man killed in Seventh Ward shooting

    (Source: Associated Press)(Source: Associated Press)
    (Source: Associated Press)(Source: Associated Press)

    New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting in the Seventh Ward. It happened near the intersection of St. Anthony and North Rocheblave streets. Officials say one man was shot and then later died at a local hospital. NOPD issued an alert about the shooting at 11:42 p.m., but it is not clear exactly when the shooting occurred. No further information is immediately available. FOX 8 will continue to update this story as it develops. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reser...

    more>>

    New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting in the Seventh Ward. It happened near the intersection of St. Anthony and North Rocheblave streets. Officials say one man was shot and then later died at a local hospital. NOPD issued an alert about the shooting at 11:42 p.m., but it is not clear exactly when the shooting occurred. No further information is immediately available. FOX 8 will continue to update this story as it develops. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reser...

    more>>
  • Head-on collision leaves man dead and woman seriously injured

    Head-on collision leaves man dead and woman seriously injured

    Louisiana State Police says one man is dead and a woman is seriously injured following a head-on collision in St. John the Baptist Parish. 

    more>>

    Louisiana State Police says one man is dead and a woman is seriously injured following a head-on collision in St. John the Baptist Parish. 

    more>>
  • Bayou Boogaloo bounces back after severe storm

    Bayou Boogaloo bounces back after severe storm

    What a difference a day makes. Severe storms Friday afternoon left Bayou Boogaloo in shambles with tents ripped from the ground and merchandise soaked. Saturday morning, you'd never know what hit them and how organizers scrambled to get the festival in tip-top shape before re-opening.

    more>>

    What a difference a day makes. Severe storms Friday afternoon left Bayou Boogaloo in shambles with tents ripped from the ground and merchandise soaked. Saturday morning, you'd never know what hit them and how organizers scrambled to get the festival in tip-top shape before re-opening.

    more>>
Powered by Frankly