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 is finding its balance and playing its best football of 2012, but come bowl selection time, they will likely get passed by sexier teams
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.
The LSU Tigers have produced talented cornerbacks in Patrick Peterson, Morris Claiborne and Tyrann Mathieu in recent years.