Joe Burrow leads LSU to win over Alabama in thriller

TUSCALOOSA AL- SEPTEMBER 21 A general view of the exterior of the stadium following a game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles at Bryant Denny Stadium

Joe Burrow leads LSU to win over Alabama in thriller

LSU won the toss but deferred to the second half and the Alabama offense wasted no time marching down the field on its first possession.

He came out firing on the first drive of the game, making a couple impressive throws before spotting one perfectly on a go route to Ja'Marr Chase back shoulder to deliver the game's first touchdown. The drive ended with an Edwards-Helaire rushing touchdown, but the biggest play was an 18-yard third-down run by Burrow that immediately preceded it. The win was incredible and a milestone for Orgeron, who beat the Tide for the first time as LSU's head coach.

"The guy just gets open and all you go to do is put it in his area and he's going to make a play", Morgan said of Bateman.

The Tigers (9-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 2 CFP) are no longer second fiddle in the SEC West, or maybe in the playoff rankings.

Joe Burrow and the LSU Tigers are absolutely dominating the Alabama Crimson Tide today in Tuscaloosa.

Tagovailoa finished the game 21-of-40 passing for 418 yards and four touchdowns. He sat out against Arkansas the next week and then Alabama was off, giving him an extra week to recover for the biggest game of the season. The much-anticipated action we witnessed in Week 11 certainly played a huge part in creating that separation. Scored two touchdowns in the final 26 seconds of the first half in a pivotal flurry that threatened to be overshadowed by the second half drama.

Minnesota: Ending a 13-game losing streak to ranked opponents and beating a top-five team for the first time since a win at No. 2 Penn State in 1999, the Gophers produced a potentially program-changing victory that has been missing for so many decades.

"We don't really control our own destiny but if we finish the season the right way, we can see where it takes us, " Saban said. One minute and 15 seconds later, junior running back Journey Brown broke an attempted tackle by Gopher cornerback Jordan Howden and ran 45-yards into the end zone, quieting the sold-out Minnesota crowd. Edwards-Helaire ran for 103 yards on 20 carries and had nine catches for 77 yards.

LSU: At Mississippi on Saturday night.

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