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Per STARKVILLE, Miss. — Max Johnson passed for 280 yards and four touchdowns, as the LSU Football team earned a 28-25 victory in the SEC opener on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium.

Johnson, a sophomore, became the first Tiger since Rohan Davey in 1999 to throw three touchdown passes of 40-plus yards in a single game. He finished 17-of-27 passing with touchdowns of 11 and 64 yards to wide receiver Kayshon Boutte, 58 to wide receiver Trey Palmer and 41 to tight end Kole Taylor that put his Tigers ahead 28-10 with 11:32 to play.

Boutte led LSU with four catches and 85 yards, while Brian Thomas Jr. added four receptions for 43 yards. Tyrion Davis-Price had a team-high 51 rushing yards on 13 carries.

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Up Next: LSU vs. No. 23 Auburn at Tiger Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 8pm.
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Les Miles read that last sentence this morning and darn near choked on his cornflakes.
Reply24 days
Win is a win get outta here negatigers
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Offensive line is...offensive
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63 rushing yards. PATHETIC
Reply25 days
We won
25 days
Take it.
Reply25 days
Geaux Tigers!!! Big win!
Reply25 days
Better check that date for the Auburn game.....just saying
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