LSU scored first on a 32-yard John Corbello field goal to take a 3-0 lead. Georgia Tech responded with a 32-yard Joe Burns touchdown run to take a 7-3 lead. In the second quarter, Jermaine Hatch scored on a 9-yard touchdown run, giving Tech a 14-3 lead.
In the third quarter, Rohan Davey threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Tommy Banks, as LSU got within 14-9. In the fourth quarter, Davey threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Josh Reed giving LSU a 17-14 lead. John Corbello kicked a 49-yard field goal giving the Tigers a 20-14 advantage. Davey later threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Tommy Banks as LSU won by a 28-14 count.