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Boutte's record day lifts LSU past Ole Miss, 53-48

Two of Boutte's final TD covered 45 yards with just 1:30 to go.
Credit: AP
LSU wide receiver Kayshon Boutte (1) runs after a reception against Mississippi defensive back Jakorey Hawkins (23) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

BATON ROUGE, La. — BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Freshman receiver Kayshon Boutte caught 14 passes for an LSU-record 308 yards receiving and his third touchdown lifted the Tigers to a 53-48 victory over Mississippi. 

Boutte broke Josh Reed's LSU mark of 293 yards receiving against Alabama in 2001.

Two of Boutte's final TD covered 45 yards with just 1:30 to go.

Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral was intercepted five times and his sixth turnover on a fumble caused by Ali Gaye allowed LSU to seal the win and avoid its first losing season since 1999. 

Jerrion Ealy has a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for Ole Miss.

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