Found November 06, 2011 on Fox Sports:
The best team in the country lost Saturday, this according to the team that lost. Actually, it was incredibly hard to tell No. 2 Alabama had lost by listening to the Crimson Tide players talk afterward. "We are still the best team in the country," 'Bama wide receiver Marquis Maze said. "If we played them again, we wouldn't lose." Say this for the Tide, they handled losing The Game of the Century, 9-6 in overtime to No. 1 LSU on their fourth missed field goal of the night, with unusual aplomb. "It was nothing they did, it was all on us," Tide wide receiver Darius Hanks said when asked about LSU's defense. So, who is better? "Alabama is still the better team," he said. "Definitely." It was like the verbal version of the LSU punter and kicker, the most insanely cocky special teams duo in the country, all taunty and talky except without a 'W' to be all taunty and talky about. And this post-loss swagger came dire...

Nick Saban can’t be pleased by crying Alabama fan

Another fan brought to tears (and public shame) by his football team’s performance on the field. And this time it’s not a little boy. It’s an Alabama fan who is inconsolable by his team’s inability to play remotely good or entertaining football in their loss to LSU last night: I'd be upset too if I wore a suit and tie to football games. His pretty decent looking date...

Saban wants to look ahead; UA players still hoping

Nick Saban has laid down the law: No more LSU talk. No. 4 Alabama's coach opened his Monday news conference by saying he'd have ''one statement about the last game and then we're moving on.'' Saban says the Crimson Tide's attention is now on Saturday night's visit to Mississippi State, not on that overtime loss or on hopes for a rematch with the...

Urban Meyer breaks down No. 1 LSU vs No. 2 Alabama

Urban Meyer was 3-3 against Les Miles' LSU teams in his six seasons as Florida coach. Meyer was also 1-2 against Nick Saban's Alabama squads during his time in the Southeastern Conference. The former Gators' coach and current ESPN analyst gives his take on some of the keys to Saturday's matchup between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama in Tuscaloosa. --- Meyer on Saban...

Moments Later, Nick Saban Turned Green And Tore A Referee's Torso In Half

In what is turning out to be the most boring Biggest Game Evar, Alabama is tied 3-3 with LSU at the half in a game filled with hard hits and big mistakes—including three missed Crimson Tide field goals. That's not what has Nick Saban enraged (blame a missed penalty call for that) but you can see his anger in the highest of animated Compuserve GIF quality here. More »

2 coaches, 2 styles, both winners

One wears a perpetual scowl, his words robotic and succinct. With Nick Saban, it's all about ''the process,'' which means running his football program with the meticulousness of a CEO. It may come across as cold and detached - even ruthless - but it sure works. Then there's Les Miles. He eats grass and sings with his players. He mangles words so badly there...

Urban Meyer breaks down No. 1 LSU vs No. 2 Alabama

Urban Meyer was 3-3 against Les Miles' LSU teams in his six seasons as Florida coach. Meyer was also 1-2 against Nick Saban's Alabama squads during his time in the Southeastern Conference.

Right at home

In No 1-ranked LSU's toughest test of the season, Les Miles and his team thrive under pressure ... again

This Time Around, Alabama Has a Quarterback Who Can Win It

Despite Coach Nick Saban’s mandate of not losing games with careless plays, Alabama might need A.J. McCarron to take some chances and make plays Saturday night against L.S.U.

Missed FGs, mistakes cost 'Bama vs. LSU (AP)

The Game of the Century turned into a game of inches -- and of poise under pressure. Top-ranked LSU made the kind of plays that can sometimes preserve national title hopes. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide didn't in that 9-6 overtime defeat Saturday night. Tide coach Nick Saban says missed chances were "the difference in the game." LSU's secondary came up with game-changing...

LSU staying with 2-QB system for rest of season

Les Miles says the label "starter" means very little at LSU, even in regards to quarterbacks Jarrett Lee and Jordan Jefferson.

Case of the Mondays

That Kirk Herbstreit is a true professional…a professional that, thanks to a little Oklahoma earthquake, just **** his pants on live tv…but a professional nonetheless [Youtube]  Ah Mizzou…aloha, bienvenue, welcome! [Dr. Saturday] It’s LSU everything in Tuscaloosa [SBNation] Headlines from the morning after where Alabama takes the dignified walk of shame [Busted Coverage...
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