Originally written November 03, 2012 on StraitPinkie.com:
On Paper #1 Alabama vs #5 LSU 8PM CBS A rematch of last years championship game is what is expected for tonight’s battle in Death Valley. The Crimson Tide come in with everything working on all cylinders. The defense is at it’s usual self, giving up only 8.1 pts per game, which leads the nation. Their offense is much improved over last year as AJ McCarron is sneaking into the Heisman talk with his proficiency. McCarron has a 69% completion percentage, thrown 18 tds and has 0 interceptions on the season. They currently have the 19th most difficult schedule in the nation but with #5 LSU and the #16 Texas A&M the next two weeks, that ranking should climb. That will also answer in naysayers about who they’ve played and their lofty ranking. The Tigers have two things working for them…Les Miles and Death Valley! Miles is one of the nation’s most interesting coaches since taking over for Saban in ’05. His record of 82-19 is just one thing that he brings to the table but he also brings ...
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