The Tigers dominated No. 1 Alabama for much of Saturday night's game, but failed gambles and one final Bama drive cost them an upset and a chance at much more.
It's the Game of the Century, again, as No. 1 Alabama takes on No. 5 LSU for the third time in the last calendar year.
LSU's winning script was familiar -- struggle on offense, win with defense and turnovers. However, without more from the offense, that won't work against Alabama.
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 offensive line went into Saturday's game with No. 3 South Carolina wounded. The Gamecocks ended up leaving with bruises.
With five talented and competitive players vying for carries, the LSU running backs continue their friendly rivalry and competition.