This was the “the game,” as Ed Orgeron called it in the past. It was the greatest chance to see how far LSU has come and how good this Alabama team actually is.
And Alabama declaratively told the world LSU is still a tier below, still chasing the Crimson Tide as a power in college football. Alabama dominated LSU in nearly every facet, exploiting flaws in the Tiger offense that many knew were there but they’d been able to work around.
So now, No. 3 LSU falls to 7-2 in an all-around 29-0 loss to the No. 1 Alabama while being out-gained 576 -196