FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- JaMarcus Russell threw two touchdown passes Friday to help ninth-ranked LSU beat No. 5 Arkansas, 31-26.
He tossed a 7-yard scoring pass to Early Doucet early in the fourth quarter to give the Tigers a 24-12 lead, and Trindon Holliday returned a kickoff 92 yards to put the Tigers ahead, 31-19. LSU matched Arkansas point-for-point in the fourth quarter, when both teams scored two touchdowns, and had a 14-12 lead at the half.
Russell went 14-for-22 for 209 yards and no interceptions.
Darren McFadden scored twice and gained 182 yards on 21 rushing attempts, and Felix Jones added two touchdowns and 137 yards on 16 carries for the Razorbacks (10-2, 7-1 SEC West), who were eliminated in the BCS title game chase.