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LSU rout of Auburn over; time to talk 'Bama

Posted on: October 22, 2011 7:05 pm
 

Who needs synthetic marijuana when you have real depth on your roster?

Such is the case for LSU now that the countdown has officially begun to the Alabama game. The Baton Rouge Tigers beat Auburn's Tigers with, not exactly a skeleton crew, but there was a little less meat on the bone.

Budding superstar cornerback Tyrann Mathieu, backup Tharold Simon and starting tailback Spencer Ware sat out because of reported failed drug tests (reportedly for that synthetic marijuana). The supposition was that LSU had enough talent left over to set up college football's Super Bowl in a couple of weeks. They just had to prove it.

It was a blowout, but it wasn't easy. During a sometimes-dreary first half LSU's faithful actually booed on a couple of occasions. For a while it looked like LSU's season would go, well, up in smoke. Those fans' attitude changed after a pair of matching sideline strikes stretching the halftime lead to 21-3.

Jordan Jefferson (42 yards) and Jarrett Lee (46 yards) threw almost identical bombs to Rueben Randle within four minutes of each other in the second quarter. The game plan following that -- whether stated or unstated -- was to show as little as possible.

You know who's watching.

Two weeks from Saturday the nation's No. 1 team will play a de facto national semifinal in Tuscaloosa. Winner goes to New Orleans for the BCS title. Well, not directly, but the stakes are that high.

Both schools have a bye next week giving the game time to build to a 1 vs. 2 pinnacle. LSU goes in almost with a yawn to this point. For the first time in school history, the Tigers have opened the season with eight double-digit wins. They have trailed for 6 minutes, 33 seconds all season.

Those missing starters were hardly missed. True freshman Kenny Hilliard ran for two touchdowns including the game's opening touchdown on his sixth career carry. Senior Ron Brooks more than compensated for the loss of Mathieu. His 28-yard pick six made it 42-3 in the third quarter.

LSU got satisfaction for last season's 24-17 loss at Auburn. Don't call it revenge because Cam Newton, the difference in a lot of games for Auburn last season, is gone. Let's just call it the No. 1 team in 2011's first BCS rankings beating last season's last No. 1 in the BCS.

Now it's time to bring on Alabama.

Category: NCAAF
Tags: Alabama, Auburn, BCS, LSU, SEC
 
Comments

Since: Oct 1, 2007
Posted on: October 23, 2011 2:20 am
 

And about that LSU "booing"

See, LSU has this RB named Alfred Blue. When he gets a carry, the crowd says "Bluuuuuuuuuuuuuue." You've heard crowds do that sort of thing. I've just watched the game a second time. If you had the chance to do that, you might rephrase this part of your article. 



Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: October 22, 2011 9:42 pm
 

LSU rout of Auburn over; time to talk 'Bama

Learn to read you fucking moron, they trailed a total of 6 minutes and 33 seconds all season, which all came from the Oregon game. Its your stupidity that gives us Southerners a bad name.



Since: Oct 1, 2007
Posted on: October 22, 2011 8:26 pm
 

For a while it looked like LSU's season would go,

What the flying phuck?????!!!???? LSU never trailed. It was never in doubt. What game was this buffoon watching?


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