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END OF REGULATION: Alabama 6, LSU 6

Posted on: November 5, 2011 11:24 pm
Edited on: November 5, 2011 11:25 pm
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Posted by Jerry Hinnen



SPOILER: remember the scene in Rocky II where both Rocky and Apollo Creed, both utterly exhausted, knock each other down at the end of the fight? And the winner will be decided by who can summon the will to get up?

The conclusion of this football game was like that as both offenses, knocked senseless all game, finally fell down. After Alabama took the opening drive of the quarter to LSU's 28, only to be foiled by a tremendous interception on a trick play by Eric Reid, neither team was able to take any of their final five ocllective possessions across midfield. 

So now we get overtime. The first team to stand up and get into the end zone -- in all likelihood -- wins.

But before we move on, a tip of the cap to Brad Wing, the LSU punter who uncorked the biggest play of the quarter with a 73-yard bomb that sailed over the head of a hobble Marquis Maze. The play started at the LSU 9 and ended at the Alabama 18. That kind of special teams dominance is why despite being outgained 300-211 and committing a pair of turnovers in their own territory, LSU is still about to go to overtime at Alabama with a chance to keep their championship dreams intact.
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Category: NCAAF
Tags: LSU-Alabama
 
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Since: Nov 5, 2011
Posted on: November 6, 2011 12:00 am
 

END OF REGULATION: Alabama 6, LSU 6

The worst #1 vs. #2 game of all time. Good thing it went to OT so we could continue the kicking competition. Neither of these teams deserves a BCS Championship Game berth. If we're lucky Georgia will beat LSU and all the nonsense about how great these two teams are will stop. Does anyone look at strength of schedule or the fact they play horrible non-conference schedules at home against nobody. And why is the SEC so "great"? No one ever mentions Vanderbilt, Ole Miss, Tennesee, Florida, and the list goes on..... Brutal teams just like any other conference has! Everytime it's low scoring in the SEC it great defense and high scoring it's great offense! Nonsense! Go somewhere and play someone if it's such great football!


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