At the end of the first half of play, the LSU Tigers were ahead of the Alabama Crimson Tide 7-3.
The first quarter was scoreless, but the second quarter brought an LSU touchdown pass by Jordan Jefferson to Deangelo Peterson and an Alabama field goal by Leigh Tiffin.
During the third quarter, an Alabama touchdown pass by Greg McElroy to Darius Hanks brought the score to 10-7. This was answered by an LSU safety and touchdown, bringing the score to 15-10.
The fourth quarter brought an Alabama 20 yard field goal by Leigh Tiffin followed by a Greg McElroy touchdown pass to Julio Jones to bring the score to 21-15. Tiffin then made another field goal to increase the Tide lead to 24-15.