Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Terrence Magee had two touchdowns on the ground in the second half as No. 12 LSU outlasted No. 20 TCU, 37-27, in the Cowboy Classic at AT&T Stadium.
Magee carried the ball 13 times for 95 yards, while Zach Mettenberger passed for 251 yards and a touchdown on 16-of-32 efficiency for the Tigers (1-0), who went 10-3 last season, but dropped a 25-24 contest to Clemson in the Chick- fil-A Bowl.
B.J. Catalon and Waymon James each had a score on the ground for the Horned Frogs (0-1), who went 7-6 last season and 4-5 in conference play during their first season in the Big 12. The team fell to Michigan State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, 17-16.