RUSTON, La. - An already tough day for Louisiana Tech got even worse Saturday when it lost an amazing 87 yards on a fumble in the fourth quarter.

Louisiana Tech was driving when a fumble at the 6-yard line set off a wild scrum as players grabbed at the football. Multiple Mississippi State players tried to pick it up, but instead ended up continually kicking it downfield until Louisiana Tech recovered at its own 7-yard line.

The result: 3rd and 93.

Not surprisingly, Louisiana Tech did not convert. 

Mississippi State was leading 57-14 at the time of the fumble.

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