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COL FB: Alabama 38, Louisiana State 17

Nov. 10, 2013 at 12:49 AM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- T.J. Yeldon scored a pair of second-half touchdowns Saturday, sparking undefeated No. 1 Alabama to a 38-17 victory over 12th-ranked Louisiana State.

The score was tied 17-17 early in the third quarter before the Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0 SEC) reeled off the game's final 21 points to win going away.

Yeldon racked up 133 yards on 25 carries, including a 4-yard scoring run to put Alabama ahead for good. He tacked on a 1-yard TD in the fourth quarter.

AJ McCarron completed 14-of-20 passes for 179 yards and three touchdowns as the Tide notched a third straight win over LSU.

The Tigers, (7-3, 3-3) were paced by the passing of Zach Mettenberger, who went 16-of-23 for 241 yards and a touchdown.

Jeremy Hill carried the ball 13 times for 42 yards with a score.

LSU fell to 2-11-1 all-time against No. 1 ranked teams.

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