College football is weird this year. If Kentucky’s 45-42 loss to Tennessee being the most Big-12-style SEC game ever wasn’t enough, the rest of the conference said, “hold my beer.”
When thinking of the Crimson Tide against the Tigers over the last 12 years, you think of classic matchups. Even in a down year for LSU, they still took it to Alabama and I have to say, this interim coach Ed Orgeron should be considered for the real LSU head job.
A missed extra point by Alabama kept LSU’s hope alive throughout the fourth quarter. Three trips into Crimson Tide territory had ‘Bama and Tiger fans alike on the edge of their seats.
With just under seven minutes remaining, the Alabama defense stopped Max Johnson and LSU on fourth and goal to halt a 14-play, 75-yard drive to keep the lead at six. That would be as close as they’d get and the Crimson Tide held on late to keep their College …