Photos: LSU beats South Carolina, 2nd Half

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) jumps into the arms of LSU offensive guard Josh Dworaczyk (68) after scoring the go-ahead touchdown in the second half. LSU won, 23-21.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) flies past the last tackler, South Carolina Gamecocks cornerback Jimmy Legree (15), on his way to a big touchdown in the second half. LSU won, 23-21.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles shouts instructions after the fourth quarter touchdown ruin by LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33).

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) scores the go ahead touchdown as South Carolina Gamecocks safety Brison Williams (12) can only watch during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) outruns South Carolina Gamecocks cornerback Victor Hampton (27) for the go ahead touchdown during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- South Carolina Gamecocks tight end Justice Cunningham (87) gets to the 2-yard line with a long reception and is stopped short of the goal line by LSU safety Eric Reid (1) in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) scores his first touchdown as South Carolina Gamecocks safety D.J. Swearinger (36) tries to make the stop during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) scores his first touchdown as South Carolina Gamecocks safety D.J. Swearinger (36) tries to make the stop during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- South Carolina Gamecocks tight end Justice Cunningham (87) stretches for the touchdown but came up two yards short because his knee was down during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Connor Shaw (14) looks for a receiver as LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery (99) and LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo (49) apply pressure during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Tiger faithful cheer in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU punter Brad Wing (38) watches after one of his punts was run back during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger (8) throws to a receiver downfield during the second half of an SEC football game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Spencer Ware (11) picks up good yardage and a first down as South Carolina Gamecocks safety D.J. Swearinger (36) tries to make the stop during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU wide receiver James Wright (82) makes the catch as South Carolina Gamecocks cornerback Victor Hampton (27) makes the stop during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGMike the Tiger high-fives a fan during the South Carolina game last month in Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger (8) hands off to LSU running back Spencer Ware (11) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Michael Ford (42) is upended short of the goal line by South Carolina Gamecocks cornerback Akeem Auguste (3) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) pulls in the pass as South Carolina Gamecocks cornerback Victor Hampton (27) and South Carolina Gamecocks linebacker Shaq Wilson (54) make the stop during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo (49), LSU safety Micah Eugene (34) and LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery (99) celebrate sacking South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Connor Shaw (14) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU safety Eric Reid (1) runs his interception back as teammates Kevin Minter (46) and Tharold Simon (24) look to block during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) runs the ball for a touchdown during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery (99) sacks South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Connor Shaw (14), late in fourth quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU safety Eric Reid runs his interception back as linebacker Kevin Minter (46) and cornerback Tharold Simon look to block during the second half of Saturday's game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles talks to the offense, after the score by LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGLSU safety Eric Reid returns his interception in the second half of the Tigers' 23-21 win over South Carolina. Reid, a junior, is on pace earn his college degree in December.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU safety Craig Loston, left, celebrates his game-ending interception against South Carolina with safety Eric Reid, center, and cornerback Jalen Mills. Loston is one of many native Texans on LSU's roster.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU safety Eric Reid (1) celebrates with LSU safety Craig Loston (6) on Loston's game winning interception during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU defensive backs Jalen Mills, Craig Loston, Tharold Simon and Eric Reid celebrate Loston's late interception in the Tigers' 23-21 win over South Carolina on Oct. 13. LSU hosts Alabama on Saturday in a showdown between two of the nation's top defenses.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU offensive lineman Trai Turner (56) runs with the eye of the tiger flag celebrating the win after the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Spencer Ware (11) picks up good yardage as South Carolina Gamecocks cornerback Victor Hampton (27) attempts to slow him down while waiting for help on the stop during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU linebacker Kevin Minter (46) pressures South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Connor Shaw (14) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) runs his long touchdown during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo (49) and LSU defensive tackle Anthony Johnson (90) sack South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Connor Shaw (14) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- The LSU defense attempts to block the extra point during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU cornerback Tharold Simon (24) goes up the final interception between South Carolina Gamecocks wide receiver D.L. Moore (82) and South Carolina Gamecocks wide receiver Bruce Ellington (23) as LSU safety Craig Loston (6) waits to grab the carom to end the game during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Spencer Ware (11) attempts to hit the hole as South Carolina Gamecocks safety Brison Williams (12), South Carolina Gamecocks defensive tackle Byron Jerideau (70) and South Carolina Gamecocks defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles (99) close in during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) signals for a first down after one of his fourth quarter runs.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG --LSU head coach Les Miles reacts to a flag on an out-of- bounds pass play that was incomplete during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU place kicker Drew Alleman (30) kicks his second field goal as LSU punter Brad Wing (38) holds during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- South Carolina Gamecocks safety Brison Williams (12) deflects a pass intended for LSU wide receiver James Wright (82) in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Talking to Line Judge Paul Petrisko, LSU head coach Les Miles reacts to a flag on an out-of- bounds pass play that was incomplete during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- South Carolina Gamecocks running back Marcus Lattimore (21) scores, though it looked he would be wrapped up by LSU defensive end Lavar Edwards (89) and LSU safety Eric Reid (1), in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU cornerback Jalen Collins (32), wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (3) and LSU punter Jamie Keehn (38) celebrate at the end of the game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles has a word with LSU safety Eric Reid (1) as LSU offensive guard La'El Collins (70) watches during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles sings the alma mater with his players LSU defensive tackle Bennie Logan (18), LSU tight end Nic Jacobs (84) and LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) after the game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger (8) gets congratulations from LSU quarterbacks coach Steve Kragthorpe after the game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles sings the alma mater with his players LSU defensive tackle Bennie Logan (18), LSU tight end Nic Jacobs (84) and LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) at the end of the game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles gives LSU safety Eric Reid (1) a pat on the head, after the end of the game. Reid had a big second half interception. Also, from left to right, are LSU offensive guard La'El Collins (70), and LSU tight end Nic Jacobs (84) and LSU cornerback Jalen Collins (32).

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Louisiana State Police Sgt. Brian Madden, left, escorts LSU head coach Les Miles after the game, as Miles congratulates LSU center P.J. Lonergan (64) on the offensive line's play.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU players Anthony Johnson (90) and Jonah Austin (71) celebrate the Tigers' 23-21 victory over South Carolina in Octoberr in Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis, right, chats with LSU safety Micah Eugene (34) as they leave the field after the game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGLSU tackle Josh Dworaczyk (68) celebrates with guard La'El Collins (70), safety Eric Reid (1) and tight end Nic Jacobs (84) after the Tigers' 23-21 victory over South Carolina on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.

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  • LSU linebacker Kevin Minter is projected by ESPN to have an early draft grade of 88.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU vs. South Carolina -- LSU safety Eric Reid (1), LSU cornerback Tharold Simon (24), LSU cornerback Jalen Mills (28) and LSU safety Craig Loston (6) celebrate Loston's game winning interception during the second half of an SEC football game. LSU won 23-21. Photo shot on Saturday Oct. 13, 2012, in Baton Rouge, La. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/ LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU vs. South Carolina -- LSU safety Eric Reid (1), LSU cornerback Tharold Simon (24), LSU cornerback Jalen Mills (28) and LSU safety Craig Loston (6) celebrate Loston's game winning interception during the second half of an SEC football game. LSU won 23-21. Photo shot on Saturday Oct. 13, 2012, in Baton Rouge, La. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/ LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU safety Craig Loston (6), safety Eric Reid (1) and cornerback Jalen Mills (28) celebrate Loston's interception during the second half against South Carolina on Oct. 13, 2012. LSU won 23-21.

  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU vs. South Carolina -- LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger (8) throws to a receiver downfield during the second half of an SEC football game. LSU won 23-21. Photo shot on Saturday Oct. 13, 2012, in Baton Rouge, La. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/ LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/