LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Rohan Davey tossed a six-yard touchdown pass to Michael Clayton with 13 seconds remaining Saturday night to rally LSU to a 29-25 victory over Kentucky.
The touchdown spoiled a comeback by the Wildcats (1-5, 0-4 SEC East), who appeared to be in position for their first conference win after erasing a 22-10 halftime deficit.
Backup Jared Lorenzen threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Boone with 4:16 left in the third quarter, then gave the Wildcats a 25-22 lead by finding Derek Abney for a 23-yard score with 8:28 left in the contest.
But Davey drove the Tigers (3-2, 1-2 East) 80 yards in 12 plays in the final three minutes.
Davey completed 27 of 38 passes for a career-high 383 yards and two interceptions for LSU, which was coming off losses to Tennessee and Florida.
He also threw a nine-yard touchdown pass to Clayton that gave LSU a 19-3 lead with eight minutes remaining in the first half.
Shane Boyd completed 17 of 31 for 140 yards and two interceptions for Kentucky before being replaced by Lorenzen, who was six of 11 for 145 yards.
LaBrandon Toefield rushed for 129 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries for the Tigers after being held to just 40 last week.
Kentucky closed to within 19-10 on Boyd's three-yard run with 3:23 left in the first half.
John Corbello kicked a 46-yard field goal just over two minutes later to give LSU its 22-10 halftime advantage.