Unscripted game spawns unlikely stars
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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