Fifth-ranked LSU stunned by Wisconsin in season opener at Lambeau Field
Rafael Gaglianone kicked a 47-yard basket with 3.47 left, and Wisconsin fended off No5 LSUs desperate last-ditch drive for a 16-14 win on Saturday in a video game that dealt an early blow to the fifth-ranked Tigers nationwide title hopes.
LSUs aggravation was on complete screen at the end of the video game, when offending lineman Josh Boutte was ejected for an ostentatious nasty after a vicious blind-side struck on Wisconsins DCota Dixon after the security sealed the win with an interception with 57 seconds left.
Wisconsins defense provided in the clutch to support the strong-legged Gaglianone.
Heisman Trophy confident Leonard Fournette ran for 138 lawns on 23 brings however hopped off on his last bring, a 15-yard run with less than 2 minutes left.
Les Miles very first loss in a season opener in his 12 years as LSU coach will definitely put him back on the feared spot. He was almost lacked Baton Rouge after a 9-3 season in 2015.
For LSU, the offense sputtered and quarterback Brendan Harris had a hard time, going 12 of 21 for 131 backyards with 2 interceptions and a rating. Miles move to bring previous Wisconsin assistant Dave Aranda aboard in the offseason to collaborate the defense paid off. TreDavious White returned an interception for a goal and recuperated a fumble that established LSUs score, both in the 3rd quarter.
For Wisconsin, Corey Clement ran for 86 lawns and a goal on 21 brings. The Badgers defense pitched a nothing well into the 3rd quarter, requiring 2 fumbles and irritating Harris. Wisconsin led simply 6-0 at halftime after wasting early scoring opportunities, liking a stop on fourth-and-1 from the LSU 23. Quarterback Bart Houston, making his very first profession start, was 19 of 31 for 205 lawns with 2 interceptions. The Badgers commemorated at Lambeau Field, house of the NFLs Green Bay Packers.