Hogs Run Over No. 1 LSU's Hopes For Title

Berth in the BCS finale at Sugar Bowl likely disappears with loss
By Mike Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 24, 2007 1:26 AM CST
Arkansas running back Darren McFadden gets congratulations after his touchdown from split end Marcus Monk in the first half of their football game with LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Friday, Nov. 23, 2007....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Arkansas, led by four total TDs from stud running back Darren McFadden, all but ended LSU's shot at a national championship, beating the Tigers 50-48 in triple overtime at Baton Rouge. After the Razorbacks scored and made the two-point conversion in the third extra period, LSU answered with a score of its own - but missed the two.

The Hogs (8-4) piled up 385 yards rushing against one of the nation's top-ranked defenses. Jacob Hester had 126 yards and two scores for Tigers, who were forced to rally three times in the second half. No doubt there were cheers from the West Virginia and Ohio State faithful, as their teams stay alive in the BCS hunt.