HOW THEY SCORED

Score by quarters

LSU 7 7 10  0 — 24

Clemson 7 6  0 12 — 25

First quarter

LSU: Jeremy Hill 17 run at 14:05 (Drew Alleman kick). DRIVE: 2 plays, 23 yards, 0:24. KEY PLAY: Barkevious Mingo forces a fumble by Sammy Watkins and Craig Loston recovers, giving LSU the ball at the Clemson 23. LSU 7, CLEMSON 0.

CLEMSON: Tajh Boyd 11 run at 9:46 (Chandler Catanzaro kick). DRIVE: 11-75-4:19. KEY PLAYS: On third-and-7, Andre Ellington 10 pass from Boyd. On another third-and-7, DeAndre Hopkins 17 pass from Boyd. Hopkins 12 pass from Boyd gives Clemson a first down at the LSU 19. LSU 7, CLEMSON 7.

Second quarter

LSU: Jarvis Landry 6 pass from Zach Mettenberger at 13:12 (Alleman kick). DRIVE: 8-65-4:03. KEY PLAYS: Landry 17 pass from Mettenberger gives LSU a first down at the Clemson 40. On third-and-8, Spencer Ware 14 pass from Mettenberger and personal foul penalty on Clemson’s Vic Beasley give LSU a first down at the Clemson 12. LSU 14, CLEMSON 7.

CLEMSON: Hopkins 11 pass from Boyd at 5:43 (kick blocked by Bennie Logan). DRIVE: 8-70-3:12. KEY PLAYS: Hopkins 31 pass from Boyd gives Clemson a first down at the LSU 28. Roderick McDowell 11 rush moves the ball to the LSU 17. LSU 14, CLEMSON 13.

Third quarter

LSU: Hill 57 run at 14:43 (Alleman kick). DRIVE: 1-57-:10. KEY PLAY: Michael Ford returns the second-half kickoff 43 yards to the LSU 43. LSU 21, CLEMSON 13.

LSU: Alleman 20 field goal at 4:49. DRIVE: 6-26-2:45. KEY PLAYS: Sam Montgomery forces a fumble by Andre Ellington and Eric Reid recovers for LSU at the Clemson 29. On third-and-goal from the 3, Landry can’t hold on to Mettenberger’s pass. LSU 24, CLEMSON 13.

Fourth quarter

CLEMSON: Catanzaro 26 field goal at 9:26. DRIVE: 13-63-5:26. KEY PLAYS: On third-and-1, Boyd 2 rush. Hopkins 21 pass from Boyd gives Clemson a first down at the LSU 43. On third-and-6, a defensive pass interference penalty on Jalen Collins turns an incompletion into a first down at the LSU 10. On third-and-goal from the 8, Logan tackles Boyd for no gain. LSU 24, CLEMSON 16.

CLEMSON: Hopkins 12 pass from Boyd at 2:47 (pass failed). DRIVE: 11-77-4:21. KEY PLAYS: On third-and-1, Boyd 3 rush. On third-and-4, delay of game penalty on LSU gives Clemson a first down at its 46. Ellington 25 rush after lateral from Adam Humphries moves the ball to the LSU 33. On third-and-11, Brandon Ford 20 pass from Boyd to the LSU 14. LSU 24, CLEMSON 22.

CLEMSON: Catanzaro 32 field goal at 0:00. DRIVE: 10-60-1:39. KEY PLAYS: On fourth-and-16, Hopkins 26 pass from Boyd. Pass interference on Reid and Hopkins 13 pass from Boyd put Catanzaro in position for the winning kick. CLEMSON 25, LSU 24.

FINAL SCORE: Clemson 25, LSU 24

RECORDS: LSU 10-3, Clemson 11-2.

ATTENDANCE: 68,027 (announced).

Les East