ANTHONY JENNINGS: It was a day to remember for the freshman quarterback, who came on in relief of an injured starter Zach Mettenberger during the fourth quarter to engineer a 99-yard drive and defeat Arkansas 31-27. Jennings passed 49 yards to Travin Dural for the winning touchdown with1:15 left in the game.
JARVIS LANDRY: The junior wide receiver made several spectacular catches of Mettenberger passes Friday to be the game’s leading receiver. The Convent, La., product had 113 yards on eight receptions, several times stretching out to grab passes at his fingertips.
SAM IRWIN-HILL: The Arkansas punter kept LSU penned up much of the game Friday, averaging 51.5 yards on four punts, including a 65-yarder that backed the Tigers up against their goal near the end of the game. Irwin-Hill, a junior transfer, hails from Australia.
KORLISS MARSHALL: The freshman utility player for Arkansas returned a kickoff for a touchdown that was nullified by a holding penalty, but made the best of every opportunity he was given against LSU. The true freshman from Osceola had three rushes for 45 yards and 57 yards on kickoff returns that counted.
By The Numbers
24 — Yards gained by Arkansas in the fourth quarter.
47 — Yards gained by LSU’s Odell Beckham on one run, one reception and one punt return. He was averaging 20.9 yards per touch.
10 — Totals passes attempted by LSU freshman Anthony Jennings, including seven against Arkansas.
58.3 — LSU’s conversion percentage on third down by the team that was leading the nation at 58.6 percent.
95 — Yards gained by Arkansas’ Javontee Herndon and Korliss Marshall on a total of five carries.