Originally written November 17, 2012 on Saturday Night Slant:
Tell me if you’ve heard this about an LSU-Ole Miss game. Ole Miss comes out fired up, starts throwing punches, and LSU never really kicks it into gear but does enough to get the job done. When LSU came out the second half and got the quick turnover, but still had to settle for a field goal, you knew the game would end up your standard way-too-close LSU-Ole Miss tilt. You also knew that LSU was better than Ole Miss and the only possible outcome was a win for the Tigers. It would figure just days after my first SNS article lauding Mettenberger’s recent turnaround that he’d cash in a so-so performance. First time since the South Carolina game Mettenberger throws an interception. Not only that, one of his two interceptions was in the red zone, loosing some of those early-season demons again. That one in particular reminded LSU fans of why the calls get so conservative inside the 20. Outside of those interceptions, Mettenberger was fairly efficient notching 282 yards (that’s thr...
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