LSU bounces back, wins at No. 21 Florida

LSU bounces back, wins at No. 21 Florida

Things didn't get better to start the second half, when LSU got the ball and swept Florida's defense 75 yards down the field for a score. And in the process, the Tigers were able to enact some payback.

Gators Coach Jim McElwain, obviously impressed by the incredible reaction of the crowd, has embraced the possibility of making the "I Won't Back Down" sing-along a regular feature at home games.

It looks like most betting public was putting its money on Florida, but the people putting serious money on the game - likely more professional gamblers - thought LSU would cover.

The Tigers (4-2, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) under new offensive coordinator Matt Canada skillfully used a myriad of motions and shifts and fake hand-offs and featured six ball carriers in amassing 216 rushing yards on 48 carries. The Tigers were coming off of a stunning 24-21 loss to Troy at home but managed to go on the road to pull off a big win. DJ Chark's lone reception got his the team lead in receiving with 47 yards, while Williams caught a team-high 3 passes out of the backfield for 29 yards and Tory Carter caught the team's only receiving TD in the win.

Florida: The Gators don't trust quarterback Feleipe Franks. Against Troy, the Tigers started two freshmen — right guard Ed Ingram and right tackle Saahdiq Charles — on the offensive line for the first time since 1986. However, Eddy Pineiro missed the first extra point attempt of his career.

Ten years ago LSU needed to convert five fourth downs to beat Florida. Orgeron said then that one of the reasons he had failed as the Ole Miss coach from 2005-07 was a micromanaging style that suffocated his assistants. LSU made their 17-16 lead stand. "But the one thing that I talked to [offensive line coach Jeff Grimes] about and the one thing I said from the beginning, they can handle the physicality of the SEC".

The task will be more hard in the second half of a heavily backloaded schedule.

But Franks' fingerprints also were on numerous miscues in the passing game. LSU's three longest runs were by wide receivers Russell Gage and Derrick Dillon (30 yards) and quarterback Danny Etling (15 yards). "Soon they'll be the one showing me stuff". He also made plays with his legs, often refusing to slide and fighting for more yards on scrambles.



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