Terrence Magee has made the most of his opportunities when presented to him as Jeremy Hill’s primary backup and the LSU junior running back certainly did that with a career-high 149 yards vs. the Texas A&M Aggies in the Tigers 34-10 win.
This was his third 100-yard game of the season and second in three games for the 5-9, 212-pound native of Franklinton, La. and he was the lynchpin in the LSU rushing attack that amassed 324 yards and two touchdowns on 55 carries for a 5.9 yards-per-carry average.
That average was boosted considerably by Magee;s 65-yard run that set the tone for the afternoon and the Aggies had no answer for him or the rest of the LSU runners who continually pounded the rock at the heart of the A&M defensive line.
Prior to the game I thought it would be a great opportunity for Jeremy Hill to put forth a huge performance–he was held to 76 yards on 14 carries–but it was Magee who stole the show in Tiger Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Magee was one of many great individual performances for LSU today and the offensive line was dominant from the first to the final snap, but Magee gets my pick for player of the game.