No. 13 LSU shuts down BYU, 27-0

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No. 13 LSU shuts down BYU, 27-0

The Tigers rode junior running back Derrius Guice to a 14-0 first half lead over BYU.

Follow along with us as BYU (1-0) and LSU (0-0) tangle tonight in the Superdome on ESPN.

Marrero native Darrel Williams scored the other touchdown for the Purple and Gold on a 1-yard carry.

The 97 total yards of offense are the fewest BYU has had since 92 against Iowa State in 1974. Orgerson added that any player being disciplined would not travel to New Orleans for the BYU game. BYU dropped to 1-1 on the season.

On the other side, Danny Etling was almost ideal for the Tigeres, completing 14 of 17 passes for 171 yards, while Derrius Guice rushed for 122 yards and two touchowns. The Cougars finished the half with only 47 yards and 3 first downs on 17 plays.

Etling was efficient, picking up a pair of third-and-8s on LSU's first touchdown drive with sideline passes to Derrick Dillon, and his 52-yard bomb to D. J. Chark to the BYU 2 in the second quarter set up Guice's second score.

LSU: It looks like LSU has plenty of promising young talent on defense and an offense that could become exceptionally productive and explosive if players can master all of the pre-snap motion without drawing flags.

Many of them, including starting CB Kevin Toliver and ILB Donnie Alexander, were serving one-game suspensions from head coach Ed Orgeron. Still, the "Texas Kickoff" logo was on the Superdome field and the LSU band played "Texas My Texas" before kickoff.

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