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LSU pulls away from Furman

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Odell Beckham Jr. caught six passes for 204 yards and two scores, Terrance Magee added two second-half touchdowns, and No. 13 LSU turned a tenuous halftime lead into a 48-16 romp over Furman on Saturday night.

Jeremy Hill rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns for LSU (7-2), which led 20-16 at halftime before outscoring the Paladins (3-5) 28-0 in the second half.

Hill's first touchdown went for 55 yards. Beckham's TDs went for 63 and 37 yards, and Magee broke off a 39-yard run for his second score.

LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger passed for 328 yards and three scores, but threw two interceptions, the first of which was returned 76 yards by Reggie Thomas to give Furman a 7-0 lead.

Furman's Ray Early kicked three field goals.


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