Leonard Fournette rushed for 147 yards and two touchdowns, and the 20th-ranked Tigers withstood the Bulldogs’ late rally for a 23-20 victory on Saturday night.

“We’re fortunate it finished like it did,” LSU coach Les Miles said. “It’s a great lesson for us.”

Danny Etling completed 19 of 30 passes for 215 yards in his first start for LSU (2-1, 1-0 Southeastern Conference), including a 37-yard touchdown strike to D.J. Chark.