It’s this year’s Game of the Century. Yes, there’s some sarcasm there. But the game is pretty huge and has major College Football Playoff ramifications.
No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 LSU were the last two teams at the top of the Amway Coaches Poll to play during the regular season eight years ago. That game finished 9-6 in overtime and no touchdowns were scored. That likely won’t be the case this year as both offenses rank in the top five in the country in scoring.
In addition to likely deciding the SEC West, this game should also impact the Heisman Trophy race with LSU’s Joe Burrow and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa among the top contenders for the award. The winner should get a