The Alabama Crimson Tide won their best game of the season, and the best game of the season they will play in until the BCS championship game, Saturday night in Death Valley.
It wasn’t pretty for the Tide though. They started slowly in the first half but gained a 14 – 3 lead over the Tigers that they took into half-time. It was the Tigers that came out after half and proved to have made the correct adjustments. The Tigers seemed to be able to overcome the coaching mistakes that Les Miles was throwing at them, Miles decisions could make a post of their own they were so bad, but I’ll leave LSU fans alone, and Zach Mettenberger that everyone was expecting this season showed up making smart throws while the LSU ground game gave him the space to do so.
The Tide were down by 3 with about a minute left in the 4th, and while quarterback AJ McCarron hadn’t been able to get anything going in the second half, he drove the Tide down the field and tossed a nice screen pass to running back TJ Yeldon who took it in for a touchdown to put the Tide up 21 – 17.
Alabama is still the only undefeated SEC team, and after escaping Baton Rouge with a W, the Tide will face Texas A&M and Johnny Football.
TJ Yeldon game winning touchdown.