The No. ten LSU Tigers and No. six Alabama Crimson Tide have regularly met in higher-stakes matchups considering the fact that Nick Saban’s arrival in Tuscaloosa in 2007.
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Alabama dominated the rivalry in current years, boasting a ten-1 record considering the fact that the BCS National Championship Game in the 2011 season, but a bold choice by very first-year Tigers head coach Brian Kelly was the story of the Saturday evening game. The gutsy (and prosperous) two-point conversion proved to be the distinction-maker at Tiger Stadium.
LSU’s 32-31 overtime win provides the group an inside track to winning the SEC West and reaching the SEC title game.
Here are some notable numbers from the Tigers’ significant win:
1: The final time LSU beat Alabama by a single point was in 1988. This was also LSU’s very first win more than Bama in Tiger Stadium considering the fact that 2010.
two: This game marked the second time Alabama lost by a single point in Nick Saban’s tenure as head coach.
This was also the Crimson Tide’s second loss of the season, which significantly jeopardizes their probabilities of producing the College Football Playoff — no two-loss group has ever produced the reduce. It is the very first time considering the fact that 2010 that Alabama has lost many games prior to the Iron Bowl.
eight: Both teams have been scoreless in the very first quarter, but exchanged scores regularly right after halftime. There have been eight lead alterations in the second half and in overtime.
Shaquille O’Neal was on hand and seemed to love his alma mater’s victory.
Shaq mentioned uncover the finish zone young man pic.twitter.com/ozI8NbhM8a
— LSU Football (@LSUfootball) November six, 2022
LSU IS BACK ON Top rated‼️
Shaq is LOVING it 👏 pic.twitter.com/sZyAl5RtzR
— ESPN (@espn) November six, 2022
Figures in the sports globe, in particular these with ties on either side of the rivalry, provided their thoughts on LSU’s victory.
how bout them tigers
— Ja’MarrChase (@Real10jayy__) November six, 2022
THAT WAS Major 🐯
— Jarvis Juice Landry (@God_Son80) November six, 2022
I really like football
— Jalen Ramsey (@jalenramsey) November six, 2022
I actually do not like LSU
— marlonhumphrey.eth (@marlon_humphrey) November six, 2022
Roll tide??????? Nahhhh roll a single tf up for dem Tigers!!!!!!!! It’s up!!! We litty. Lidia!!!! LilWeezyana State University lil bih!!!!!!!! Hope Brian use his southern accent at the podium!!!
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) November six, 2022
LAWWWDDD GO TIGERS!!
— JJETS✈️ (@JJettas2) November six, 2022
Geaux Mfn Tigers !!!!
— DEVIN WHITE (@DevinWhite__40) November six, 2022