LSU's chances at a BCS berth are slim, but with some help from their biggest rivals, the Tigers could be package in the BCS picture.
Before Saturday's chaos, LSU was likely resigned to a non-BCS bowl fate. Afterward, and even though it's a long shot, LSU is once again in the BCS picture.
LSU will say goodbye to its 14-man senior class Saturday against Ole Miss. At most positions, the Tigers have replacements ready to step up and star.
LSU is finding its balance and playing its best football of 2012, but come bowl selection time, they will likely get passed by sexier teams
With Zach Mettenberger and the LSU passing game excelling for the second straight week, the Tigers have developed a dimension that they haven't had for some time.
Alabama's game-winning touchdown drive Saturday was the latest in a troubling trend by the Tigers' defense -- the inability to stop a hurry-up offense.
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.
LSU has one loss, but if the Tigers click and win out, they will have a shot at a spot in the BCS national championship game
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.
LSU's offensive line went into Saturday's game with No. 3 South Carolina wounded. The Gamecocks ended up leaving with bruises.
LSU, ranked No. 3 in the nation, was sloppy and unfocused against FCS Towson on Saturday in Baton Rouge.
With Alfred Blue out for No. 2 LSU, big sophomore running back Kenny Hilliard gets a chance to break out and star.
LSU's offense sputtered in the first half, but the defense bailed them out by returning multiple interceptions for touchdowns