Back in the Caesars Superdome that early September night, Kelly watched a group that made numerous mistakes claw out of a 17-3 hole late in the third quarter. The Tigers went on a 20-7 run from that point on, and if not for a blocked extra point on the final play, they might have won in overtime.
LSU had a lot to clean up after the loss to Florida State, but the near-comeback proved something to the coach.
“Obviously we didn’t execute an extra point, but that team was poised to win that game,” Kelly said. “I knew what we were about in that very first game that we played.”
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