Greg McElroy says Alabama, LSU are close for 2023 SEC West race

ESPN college football analyst Greg McElroy expects the SEC West title race to be a toss-up during the 2023 season between Alabama and LSU. Both programs rank inside the top 10 of most way-too-early polls. LSU's overtime win over the Crimson Tide in Baton Rouge this season lifted the Tigers to a divisional crown under …

The Simple Reason Alabama Didn’t Deserve to Play in the CFP

As the clock ticked down to Monday night's inevitable Georgia Bulldogs win over the TCU Horned Frogs in what would be the most lopsided college football playoff victory ever, Alabama fans took to social media. The shared crusade among coach Nick Saban's congregation was simple: After seeing TCU get dismantled with almost surgical precision, Alabama …

Will Anderson ‘cried my eyes out’ after Alabama lost at LSU

Anderson, one of the most affable players to come through Tuscaloosa during Nick Saban’s tenure, revealed that he cried after both of Alabama’s losses this season. “I cried after both, but I cried harder after the LSU game,” he said Thursday. “That was one of the games where we were so close. We just didn’t …

SEC Bizarro World: LSU Fans Actually Pulled For Hated Saban And Bama So They Could Win West

First-year LSU coach Brian Kelly has turned the Tigers from worst in the West to first. And perhaps more amazing, he had LSU fans pulling for their hated blood rival Alabama and coach Nick Saban Saturday night. No. 9 Alabama’s 30-24 win at No. 11 Ole Miss on Saturday night coupled with No. 7 LSU’s …

Alabama Eliminated From SEC Title Contention After LSU’s Win

Alabama and Ole Miss will square off this Saturday afternoon in Oxford. Believe it or not, the former has already been eliminated from contending for a spot in the SEC Championship Game. The reason Alabama is eliminated from SEC West title contention is because LSU defeated Arkansas earlier today.  — Read on thespun.com/

Lane Kiffin Disputes Notion Nick Saban’s Alabama Dynasty Is Ending After LSU Loss

Ole Miss football head coach Lane Kiffin doesn't believe Nick Saban's Alabama dynasty is over despite the Crimson Tide's tough 2022 campaign. Kiffin, who worked under Saban as Alabama's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach from 2014 to 2016, said on The Paul Finebaum Show on Friday (h/t ESPN's Brandon Zimmerman) that the Tide aren't showing …

Brian Kelly deserves apology after LSU slays Nick Saban, Alabama

LSU football head coach Brian Kelly has never shied away from the spotlight throughout his coaching career. Recently, that spotlight has been positive after Kelly’s Tigers shockingly upset Nick Saban and Alabama in Baton Rouge on Saturday night. With the recent praise, it’s easy to forget that Kelly was in the spotlight for all the …

2 moments during LSU vs. Alabama game register on seismograph

The calculations are in, and Tigers fans shook the earth again during LSU vs. Alabama game on Saturday, Nov. 5. “The stands were kind of rumbling”, said LSU freshman Dylan Ledet. Your ears were kind of ringing.” “I could hear it now still. It’s still ringing in my ear,” explained LSU student Samira Smith. — …

Graphing the Tide vs. LSU: it wasn’t a fluke (at least not by these measures)

You know, knowing the end result, I was almost relieved to see this breakdown. I’d thought that surely this was another one of those losses where Alabama played more efficiently and consistently, yada yada, but lost due to some flavor(s) of weirdness. But it appears that we did not! LSU ended up with higher Success …

Olivia Dunne’s Message For Alabama

LSU pulled off one of the biggest wins of the 2022 college football season on Saturday night. The Tigers took down Alabama at home in Baton Rouge on Saturday evening, knocking off the Crimson Tide in overtime. — Read on thespun.com/.amp/college-football/look-olivia-dunnes-message-for-alabama-goes-viral

Nick Saban Asked Once About Jermaine Burton Not Being Suspended, But After LSU Loss? Hammered

I guess it’s all about priorities. When Alabama coach Nick Saban did not suspend wide receiver Jermaine Burton in the next game after he swatted a female in the back of the head in the postgame field rush at Tennessee on Oct. 15, he was asked one question about it in the postgame press conference. …

The short and long term significance of LSU’s win over Alabama

Brian Kelly was visibly emotional immediately following Saturday night’s winning performance over Alabama. How could you not be with the sheer drama that overtook the final minutes of the fourth quarter and into overtime? It was a game of swinging emotional highs and lows but for Kelly, who had yet to achieve a win quite …

LSU-Alabama: 5 plays in Tigers’ thriller vs. Tide that shouldn’t be overlooked

You know about the two-point conversion to take down rival Alabama in overtime, the decision to go for it and how it worked. But LSU’s 32-31 win Saturday was about much more than that, even though some of it escaped attention as the chaos escalated. So let’s look back and highlight some of the most …

LSU football’s Brian Kelly’s epic answer when asked if Alabama upset win was best of career

LSU football head coach Brian Kelly was excited about defeating Nick Saban and Alabama. However, he gave a brutally honest response when asked if the victory was the best of his coaching career, per Brody Miller. “The biggest win of my career will be the one when we win the national championship.” — Read on …

Film review: How LSU disrupted Alabama quarterback Bryce Young and pulled off an upset

In one of the greatest upsets in Tiger Stadium history, No. 10 LSU beat No. 6 Alabama 32-31 in overtime Saturday night. The Tigers entered as 13.5-point underdogs to the Crimson Tide. The only larger upset was in 1997 when LSU knocked off top-ranked Florida, which arrived that day as a 16.5-point favorite. With the …

Paul Finebaum labels Brian Kelly as a hero after leading LSU to win over Alabama

Paul Finebaum is ready to call Brian Kelly a hero for his victory over Alabama. After the biggest victory of his young tenure at LSU, Finebaum spoke about how Kelly has already won over the fanbase with one overtime call. — Read on http://www.on3.com/college/lsu-tigers/news/paul-finebaum-labels-brian-kelly-as-a-hero-after-leading-lsu-to-win-over-alabama-crimson-tide-nick-saban-tigers-espn/

A few bonus observations, notes from Alabama’s loss at LSU

There’s no need to coat this in sugar. Forget the playoff, the rest of this Alabama football season will be about salvaging pride and building for the future after a 32-31 overtime loss to LSU on Saturday night. All the familiar issues were back in the second loss in a three-game span that officially torpedoed …