The kick was the decisive play in a low-scoring affair that saw LSU's defense hold Auburn to 183 total yards and force three turnovers.
Zach Mettenberger managed 169 yards on 15-of-27 passing efficiency for the Tigers (4-0, 1-0 SEC), who defeated their 16th straight unranked opponent.
Spencer Ware ran for 90 yards with a score on 16 carries and made a pair of receptions for 44 yards for the winners.
Auburn (1-3, 0-2) was led by Kiehl Frazier, who completed 13-of-22 passes for just 97 yards and two interceptions.
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