LSU vs Bama: ‘Actually, the Tigers Weren’t All That Bad’ [VIDEO]
Following the devastating - and one sided - loss to Alabama on Saturday night, 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty discuss the fact that the LSU Tigers, especially the defense, didn't play all that poorly against the top ranked Crimson Tide.
As one college football analyst described it, "LSU's defense, particularly the secondary, actually made Tua Tagavailoa seem human." The leading Heisman candidate struggled (intermittently) against the Tigers secondary, going 25 for 42 passing for 295 yards and throwing his first interception of the season.
But what was head Coach Ed Orgeron assessment of his squad's performance? There are many who say the Tigers boss threw his charges under the bus. From usatoday.com:
I told the guys the table was set, the fans were great, the energy all day,” Orgeron said. “There was want-to … but hey we got beat at the line of scrimmage. I gotta recruit better defensive linemen. Gotta recruit better offensive linemen. Same old thing. Gotta beat Alabama at the line of scrimmage.