The SEC championship game is a crossroads of sorts: LSU is coming off a heartbreaking OT loss to Arkansas that ended its national title aspirations. Tennessee has reeled off five straight wins and exceeded everyone's expectations.
With so many offensive weapons at his disposal, Matt Flynn was seen as a caretaker in the preseason. But thanks to his gutsy, smart play in tight wins against Auburn and Alabama, Flynn's role has changed dramatically.
Matt Flynn came up big when LSU needed him most: down one point with eight seconds left against a talented Auburn squad. Coach Les Miles' gutsy call and Flynn's perfect pass equal more SEC madness, writes Chris Low.