Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 10/14/12
With LSU’s 23-21 victory over South Carolina Saturday, we were once again taught college football’s most important lesson: The college football regular season is the best playoff we have in all of sports. A week after many- including this website- tabbed the Gamecocks as a National Championship contender, they are now just the latest team with a loss on their record and on the outside looking in of the BCS title chase. But while the headline in a lot of places will be “South Carolina lost,” the real story should be about LSU’s epic win. The Tigers- who could do little right against Florida last week- were nearly flawless on Saturday night, especially down the stretch against the Gamecocks. They scored 20 second half points in a wild comeback victory. And ironically, on a roster full of future NFL Draft picks, it was little known freshman running back Jeremy Hill who had possibly the biggest play of the evening. After an Eric Reid interception gave LSU the ball back with a 16-...
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