Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Per LSUSports.net: BATON ROUGE -- True freshman quarterback TJ Finley threw for 265 yards and two touchdowns while running back Tyrion Davis-Price added 135 yards to lead LSU past South Carolina, 52-24, on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

Playing at home for the first time since the season opener four weeks prior, LSU (2-2) scored on the ground, through the air, on defense and on special teams to roll past South Carolina (2-3).

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Up Next: At Auburn (3-2) on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 2:30pm CT on CBS.

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One commentator (Dan Orlovsky) said he thinks Finley should start for LSU the rest of the season. I disagree with that notion but that just further illustrates exactly how good he was in his first start as a true Freshman. QB position is actually a strength for this team and I couldn't be more excited.
Reply6 months
Agreed. Now we know we have 2-3 good qbs.
6 months
Reminded me a lot of Rohan Davey back there. Kid can sling it.
Reply6 months
He good!
Reply6 months
Finley had one completion which he threw over the middle and it was a frigging dart. I forget who the receiver was but that pass showed his accuracy and his ability to thread the needle. That was an impressive outing by that young man. No doubt about it.
Reply6 months
A Star is Born.-- One hell of a game. TJ fit like a glove in that LSU Offense.
Reply6 months
This is what I wanted to see from this season. Progress and moving on from last year and getting ready for the future. LSU is very talented but young as it can be. Defensively, there is talent there but the players are just out of position and making glaring mistakes. It isn’t the scheme. There was a play in the 2nd Quarter where Carolina completed a long pass and 2 DBs were both looking around while the WR ran free 5 yards from them. That is not scheme. That is just not knowing your job and in man coverage it should not be that confusing. The Defense is improving but they show their lack of having a Spring and legitimate Fall Camp.
6 months
Great job TJ Finley, make em believe.
Reply6 months
Brennan... Finley... Johnson... Nussmeier... Manning?!?! A) I think we are going to be alright at QB. B) At least one will be entering the transfer portal, and I won't like it, but I will understand.
Reply6 months
And Walker Howard
6 months
Two are gonna go in the portal and one isnt coming.
6 months
Two are gonna go in the portal and one isnt coming.
6 months
That’s a Big Ol Baw
Reply6 months
Young man looked good
Reply6 months
He can fricking sling that ball. He threw several darts tonight.
Reply6 months
Incredible debut
Reply6 months
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