As the end of the five-hour classic in College Station came closer, the toll of seven-overtimes on the LSU players became clear.
Michael Divinity was hopping off the field on one foot after a short-yardage stop. Greedy Williams went down with cramps. Rashard Lawrence slowly limped through the tunnel when the 74-72 loss to Texas A&M was complete.
A 12-game season finished by a grueling five-hour game wore down the LSU roster, as it would any team.