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LSU's 19-game winning streak ends at Tennessee

Updated: October 14, 2005, 4:44 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Nov. 7, 1959

No. 1 LSU puts its 19-game winning streak on the line when, trailing by a point, it goes for a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter against Tennessee in Knoxville. But Billy Cannon, who will win the Heisman Trophy this season, is gang-tackled short of the goal line and the Bayou Bengals lose 14-13, ending their hopes of repeating as national champion.

Cannon outgains the 13th-ranked Vols, rushing for 122 yards while Tennessee has only 112 yards in total ...

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