11:40 LRN Sportscast

5th-ranked LSU was completely outclassed in the second half last night and lost to eighth-ranked Florida State 45 to 24 as the Tigers lost their season opener for a fourth consecutive season. Coach Brian Kelly’s team led 17-14 at halftime but F-S-U scored 31 unanswered points…
Cut 12 (09) “…second half”
LSU failed to score twice in the red zone in the first half, they muffed another punt and the defense had no answers for Florida State’s offense as quarterback Jordan Travis threw four touchdown passes, three of them to Opelousas native Keon Coleman. Coleman transferred in from Michigan State and Travis is glad he’s with the Seminoles….
cut 19 (15) “…”…did that’

ULM rallied from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Army 17-13 on Saturday. Down 13-3 in the fourth quarter, Coach Terry Bowden turned to sophomore quarterback Hunter Herring who threw the winning touchdown pass. Bowden says Herring was what the Warhawks needed…
Cut 15 (15) “…because of that”
Herring was 4-of-9 for 22 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 13 yards. Senior Jiya Wright started and was 10-of-21 for 70 yards and two interceptions.

Ben Wooldridge threw three touchdowns passes and ran for another as the Ragin Cajuns defeated Northwestern State 38-13.

24th ranked Tulane trounced South Alabama 37-17 as Michael Pratt threw four touchdown passes.

Louisiana Tech had a rough first half in Dallas and lost to SMU 38-14.