ARLINGTON, Texas — TCU was riding a wave of momentum midway through the fourth quarter of Saturday's Cowboys Classic when LSU's Odell Beckham Jr. caused a major wipeout.
Moments after TCU pulled within three points with 7:35 left, Beckham sprinted 75 yards on a kickoff return to set up the LSU's final touchdown.
TCU never recovered from Beckham's blow and No. 12 LSU held on for a 37-27 season-opening win.
"That was a big play. That was an emotional play," said LSU coach Les Miles, who added that Beckham had gotten stitches earlier in the game. "That was something he wanted to give his team. Really sad he didn't get into the end zone." ...