Carlson's 6 field goals lift Auburn past No. 18 LSU 18-13

Following his daughters' advice, he traded his usual game-day visor for a cap. One second remained on the game clock as LSU raced to get the snap off in time for the eventual invalidated play.

Malzahn said he knew the clock expired before the snap.

The Tigers (2-2) fell to Auburn Saturday evening when it was ruled their final play came after time expired. "It was just a matter of going up to the booth and confirming". The ball was snapped and LSU quarterback Danny Etling scrambled right and bought himself enough time to find D.J. Clark open in the back of the end zone.

The overturned touchdown will be the moment people remember when thinking back on this Auburn win, but the Tigers put themselves in position to win the game well before the cluttered and insane finish.

While LSU players celebrated what they thought was a stunning come from behind victory, Malzahn was busy trying to gather his players up on Auburn's sideline.

"One second you do but then one second you don't, but that's college football", Pocic said.

"It was terrifying, just knowing as an athlete, there's nothing you can do about it", said running back Kerryon Johnson, who led Auburn with 93 yards rushing.

It was an important for Auburn (2-2, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) and Malzahn, who faced increased criticism following losses to Top 25 teams Clemson and Texas A&M.

Malzahn said he's turned over the play calling to offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee, and that he did a good job against LSU. LSU had been on the 2 after an 8-yard pass from Etling to Travin Dural, but the flag overruled the play. The clock restarts on the ready for play with one second to go because the previous play ended inbounds.

"We knew the referee was not going to blow a whistle", Miles said. "He was going to raise a hand and drop it and the clock was going to start".

The only question now is whether or not Miles will even get to finish the season, should we see any more botched finishes as we've seen in 2 of the 4 games this season. LSU did notch 220 yards on the ground and Heisman candidate Leonard Fournette picked up 101 of his own, but neither Fournette nor any LSU runner found the end zone.

LSU quarterback Danny Etling passed to Foster Moreau for a 3-yard touchdown.

Auburn: Defense continues to be Auburn's strength, but struggles by the offense drew sporadic boos from impatient fans throughout the game.

There are still lots of areas that need improving but Auburn took a big step at turning momentum around by finding a way to win.

With the loss to unranked Auburn, LSU could fall out of the Top 25 with its second loss in four games. The Tigers were in the other two, but lost.

Auburn linebacker Tre Williams was ejected for targeting in the second quarter.

Harris was hardly needed in this game, when No. 2 quarterback Blake Barnett played much of the way and the emerging freshman Jacobs ran for 97 yards. A review by the officials determined Williams led with the crown of his helmet on the hit.

Sure, the Tigers beat Arkansas State earlier in the season, but they entered Saturday's game 0-2 against ranked opponents. Cardinals coach Bobby Petrino put his first team offense back into the game, including Jackson, and the Cardinals tacked on another touchdown with 6:36 left.

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