Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/11/14
It didn't take long for UAB to figure out how much of a longshot it would be to post another stunner in Tiger Stadium. Entering Death Valley for only the second time in program history - and the first time since a last-second, 13-10 victory at LSU in 2000 - the Blazers were unable to slow an LSU passing attack featuring quarterback Zack Mettenberger and receiver Odell Beckham on Saturday night. The ninth-ranked Tigers (2-0) led 21-0 by the end of the first quarter and rolled to a 56-17 victory which included a 100-yard return of a missed field goal by Beckham. ''They made plays. The loss was tough and it was painful,'' UAB linebacker Jake Ganus said. ''We have a good game plan, but I think we need to execute it better.'' Darren Reaves scored UAB's first touchdown on a 12-yard run in the second quarter. Receiver Jamarcus Nelson, who had 10 catches for 199 yards in an overtime loss at Troy a week earlier, added a 41-yard touchdown catch from Austin Brown that pulled UAB (0-2) to ...
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