Quarterback Jayden Daniels accounted for 5 touchdowns – two passing and three rushing – to lead LSU past No. 7 Ole Miss, 45-20, on Saturday in Tiger Stadium. The Tigers return to action on Nov. 5 in Tiger Stadium against Alabama.
Daniels posted another strong performance, going 21-of-28 for 248 yards passing and 121 yards rushing with zero turnovers. Senior linebacker Micah Baskerville recorded a team-high eight tackles, one for loss with a QB hurry and two pass breakups. Mekhi Wingo and Greg Penn III were close behind with seven tackles and six tackles, respectively.
Kayshon Boutte led the offense in receiving with four catches for 43 yards, with a long of 20. Mason Taylor and Jaray Jenkins each caught a touchdown. Armoni Goodwin rushed for 76 yards on 17 carries, averaging 4.5 yards per touch, with a touchdown.
LSU head football coach Brian Kelly met with the media following the win. Hear what Coach Kelly had to say right here. Video is courtesy of LSU Athletics.