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Unscripted game spawns unlikely stars

Originally Published: November 5, 2011
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Of all the predictions spewed forth as No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama spent two weeks preparing for one another, the one that resonated in the aftermath of the Tigers' 9-6 overtime victory over the Crimson Tide is the one that claimed a big play would break open a close game.

LSU made big plays, all right. It's just that none of them ended with a striped shirt raising his arms to signal a touchdown. This was a game that never broke open.

From the opening kickoff ...

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