The Tiger Stadium scoreboard read 0:00 when Stevan Ridley, a beast of a runner, barreled over left guard for a game-winning touchdown on Saturday as LSU escaped under a setting sun with a 16-14 SEC victory over Tennessee.
The 12th-ranked Tigers, one the least disciplined teams yet one of most talented teams in the country, emerged from the game (5-0, 3-0 SEC). LSU will face once-beaten Florida in the swamp at 6:30 p.m on Saturday in a game to be on ESPN. Head the Gators beaten Alabama, the game would have been at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. Bama defeated the Gators 31-6.
Late in the fourth quarter, The Vols (2-3, 0-2) looked to add to their 14-10 lead when they moved into Tigers territory. However, the Vols elected to go for a fourth-and-1 from the LSU 31, but the Tigers held them for no gain and took over with 5:41 to play.