Photos: LSU wins the Outback Bowl

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU tight end DeSean Smith (89) and LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) celebrate near midfield at the end of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14, and Hill scored two of the three LSU touchdowns.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) runs the ball back all the way to the Iowa 23-yard-line on the game's opening kickoff, tackled by Iowa's Desmond King (14) in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. Iowa's James Morris (44) pursues.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Quarterback Anthony Jennings dives across the goal line for LSU's first touchdown, pursued by Iowa's Christian Kirksey (20), James Morris (44) and B.J. Lowery (19) in the first quarter of the Outback Bowl on Wednesday in Tampa, Fla.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Running back Jeremy Hill scores LSU's second touchdown, barreling past through Iowa linebacker James Morris (44) in the first half of the Outback Bowl. Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey (20) is at left.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) scores LSU's first touchdown of the game with a short dive into the end zone as Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens (31), Iowa defensive lineman Louis Trinca-Pasat (90) and Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey (20) defend during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU defensive back Tre'Davious White (16) intercepts the ball near the end zone in front of Iowa wide receiver Damond Powell (22) during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) battles his way to the goal line to score LSU's second touchdown as Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey (20) and Iowa linebacker James Morris (44) defend during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defensive end Jermauria Rasco (59), LSU head coach Les Miles, wide receiver James Wright (82) and quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) celebrate the win ove Iowa by singing the school alma mater, after the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) breaks away for a long touchdown run in the second half, his second score of the day, as beaten Iowa defensive back John Lowdermilk (37) tries to poke the ball out from behind, in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) breaks away for a long touchdown run in the second half, his second score of the day, as beaten Iowa defensive back John Lowdermilk (37) tries to poke the ball out from behind, in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU fullback Connor Neighbors (43) jumps high to celebrate his recovery of Iowa's onside kick with less than two minutes to go in the game, effectively ending much chance of an Iowa comeback in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14. LSU linebacker Seth Fruge (48) is at left.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) celebrates enthusiastically in the end zone, after his long fourth quarter touchdown run that helped seal the 21-14 Outback Bowl win for LSU in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. He scored twice on the day.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU safety Craig Loston (6) intercepts the ball in the end zone on a pass meant for Iowa tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz (86) late in the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU safety Craig Loston (6) runs the ball he just intercepted out of the end zone as LSU cornerback Jalen Mills (28) blocks Iowa offensive linesman Conor Boffeli (59) late in the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) celebrates enthusiastically in the end zone, after his long fourth quarter touchdown run that helped seal the 21-14 Outback Bowl win for LSU in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. He scored twice on the day.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU safety Craig Loston (6) is forced out of bounds by Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard (16) after running the ball he just intercepted out of the end zone late in the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU cornerback Kavahra Holmes (36) and teammates celebrate with Mike the Tiger mascot after the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU offensive lineman Trai Turner and his dad, Barry Turner, celebrate LSU's 21-14 win over Iowa in the Outback Bowl on Wednesday in Tampa, Fla.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU fans on the front row from left to right Jerry Stnley, his son Marc Stanley and Koby Lanclos celebrate LSUY's third touchdown, in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU defensive back Tre'Davious White (16) intercepts the ball near the end zone in front of Iowa wide receiver Damond Powell (22) during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Iowa wide receiver Jordan Cotton (23) is upended on a kickoff return for short yardage by LSU linebacker Deion Jones (45) and LSU linebacker Tahj Jones (58) during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU defensive end Jermauria Rasco takes Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock to the turf, forcing an incomplete pass during the first half of LSU's 21-14 win Wednesday in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla. Rasco and several other LSU players wrote '9' on their arms, a nod to defensive tackle Ego Ferguson, who could not make the trip because of a medical issue.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU safety Craig Loston gives Iowa running back Damon Bullock a hard hit to break up the pass during the second half of the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1, 2014.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) outruns most of the Iowa defense including Iowa defensive back B.J. Lowery (19), Iowa defensive back Tanner Miller (5) and Iowa defensive back Desmond King (14) late in the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz, right, argues with an official about the last play not being the last play after the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles and Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz meet at midfield after the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU cornerback Jalen Mills (28) wraps up Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock (15) as LSU defensive end Jermauria Rasco (59) watches during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) can't hold on to the pass as Iowa defensive back Desmond King (14) breaks it up during the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. makes a one-handed catch during the second half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) keeps his eyes on the ball as Iowa defensive back Desmond King (14) defends during the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defensive back Tre'Davious White (16) does a high-stepping celebration after he intercepted a pass in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU cornerback Dwayne Thomas (13) is at left.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defensive end Jordan Allen (98) and LSU defensive tackle Quentin Thomas (95) home in on Iowa running back Jordan Canzeri (33), making the stop in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) follows the block of LSU fullback J.C. Copeland (44) to score LSU's first touchdown during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defenders D.J. Welter (31), Quentin Thomas (95) and Anthony Johnson bear down on Iowa fullback Mark Weisman during the first half of the Outback Bowl on Wednesday in Tampa, Fla. The Tigers held Iowa to 2.1 rushing yards per carry in their 21-14 victory.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defensive end Jordan Allen (98) and LSU defensive tackle Quentin Thomas (95) home in on Iowa running back Jordan Canzeri (33), making the stop in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU fullback J.C. Copeland (44), LSU offensive tackle La'El Collins (70) and LSU offensive guard Vadal Alexander (78) congratulate LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) after Jennings plunged across the goal line for LSU's first touchdown in a 21-14 win over Iowa in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. Jennings quarterbacked LSU in the game, because regular starter Zach Mettenberger (8) was injured in LSU's last game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) breaks away on a long return of the game's opening kickoff, giving LSU the ball at the Iowa 23-yard-line, in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. Iowa's B.J. Lowery (19), John Lowdermilk (37) andChristian Kirksey (20) pursue.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) throws under pressure from Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey (20) in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU defensive back Rashard Robinson (21) knocks down the pass intended for Iowa wide receiver Tevaun Smith (4) during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles has a few words with the officials concerning a call during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU wide receiver James Wright (82) recovers a punt fumbled by Iowa returner Kevonte Martin-Manley (11) in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. The break helped LSU score its second touchdown on a run by LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33), the game's MVP.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) eludes the Iowa defense to pick up good yardage during the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- The Golden Girls fire up the fans during the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) jumps out of the grasp of Iowa defensive back John Lowdermilk (37) to pick up good yardage and a first down during the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) rolls out before passing successfully to LSU running back Alfred Blue (4) in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- iLSU linebacker D.J. Welter (31) hammers Iowa running back Damon Bullock (5) after Bullock caught a short pass from Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock (15), in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings looks for room to run as offensive lineman Trai Turner looks for a downfield block in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU cornerback Jalen Mills (28) bobbles the ball and misses an interception chance, in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. Iowa wide receiver Kevonte Martin-Manley (11) is at right.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU defensive tackle Anthony Johnson pressures Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock during the first half of the Outback Bowl on Wednesday in Tampa, Fla.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU cornerback Jalen Mills (28) can't believe he didn't pull the ball in for the interception while defending Iowa wide receiver Kevonte Martin-Manley (11) during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill runs past Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens during LSU's 21-14 win Jan. 1 at the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla. Hill announced Monday that he will enter the NFL draft.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) breaks up the pass he couldn't get to as Iowa defensive back Tanner Miller (5) and Iowa defensive back Desmond King (14) couldn't pull the ball in either during the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger (8) congratulates LSU safety Craig Loston (6) as he comes off the field after making the end zone interception late in the second half of the Outback Bowl. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill plunges into the end zone past Iowa linebackers Christian Kirksey (20) and James Morris for the first of his two touchdowns in LSU's 21-14 win in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa, Fla. Hill announced Monday that he will enter the NFL draft.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU linebacker Deion Jones (45) sends Iowa's Jordan Cotton (23) somersaulting through the air, as Cotton returns a kickoff in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU linebacker Tahj Jones (58) is at right.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU linebacker D.J. Welter (31) drives Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock (15) to the ground in the first half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defensive tackle Christian LaCouture (91) gets a hand up to try to block a pass by Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock (15) in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz frowns after calling a time out during the first half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings greets Iowa wide receiver Jordan Cotton (23) after talking to Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock (15) after the Outback Bowl in January in Tampa, Fla. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU cornerback Jalen Mills (28) (obscured) and LSU defensive back Tre'Davious White (16) send Iowa wide receiver Jacob Hillyer (17) flying and headed for a rough landing, after a reception in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Iowa wide receiver Jacob Hillyer (17) goes flying after a reception, hit by LSU safety Craig Loston (6) in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. LSU won 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGLSU safety Craig Loston knocks the ball loose from Iowa running back Damon Bullock in the second half of the Outback Bowl.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles shouts during a penalty call in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles gets in a word or two during a measurement, in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (3) pulls away from an Iowa defender after a reception, in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (3) makes a one-handed grab of an Anthony Jennings pass, in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Fans didn't quite fill up the end zone, shown in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings passes in the second half of the Outback Bowl on Wednesday in Tampa, Fla.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) almost loses the ball, on his long second half touchdown run, as Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey (20) and Iowa defensive back John Lowdermilk (37) pokes it out, in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill cuts back near midfield past Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey on a long touchdown run in the second half of LSU's 21-14 win in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa, Fla. Hill announced Monday that he will enter the NFL draft.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- After punting, and several laterals and a fumble by Iowa, LSU punter Jamie Keehn (38) makes the tackle on Iowa's Christian Kirksey (20) to end the game, as time runs out in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14. LSU linebacker Duke Riley (40) is at right.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles clenches his fist as players including LSU defensive end Jermauria Rasco (59) LSU wide receiver James Wright (82) and LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) celebrate, afterthe second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) slaps hands with fans, after the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU offensive guard Vadal Alexander (78) is at right. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGLSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry takes a moment with linebacker Lamin Barrow after the Tigers' 21-14 win over Iowa in the Outback Bowl on Wednesday. Landry is expected to make his decision on going pro early next week.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill holds his Most Valuable Player trophy after the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla. LSU won 21-14 Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, left, gets congratulations from Athletic Director Joe Alleva, right, in the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU offensive line coach Greg Studrawa, left, and LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron embrace, after the second half of the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Wednesday. LSU won, 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU offensive line coach Greg Studrawa, left, and LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron embrace, after LSU's victory in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Jan. 1. LSU won, 21-14.

  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU offensive line coach Greg Studrawa, left, and LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron embrace, after LSU's victory in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida Jan. 1. LSU won, 21-14.