Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron had his coming-of-age party in last season's BCS Championship Game against LSU, which now seeks a way to contain him.
The LSU Tigers hope their experience with dual-threat quarterbacks this season will help them contain Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, one of the most dangerous players in the country.
Few teams in college football have been hit as hard as the LSU Tigers by injuries and off-the-field issues, yet young players have stepped in and provided unexpected depth.
LSU's offense sputtered in the first half, but the defense bailed them out by returning multiple interceptions for touchdowns
LSU's Barkevious Mingo and Sam Montgomery are arguably the top defensive end duo in college football