Sunday, 27 November 2011 20:36

LSU, Who or Alabama In BCS Championship Game?

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BCSNow that LSU has thumped No. 3-rankd Arkansas and No. 2 Alabama thrashed Auburn, a rematch of the Tigers-Tide defensive battle is all but set regardless of what takes place next weekend.

While that rematch -- which could pit a team that didn't win its conference vs. a team that didn't win its conference or division, if LSU drops Georgia in the SEC Championship Game to remain No. 1 in the BCS standings, which team should the Tigers face in the title game? Should it be Alabama, which already got its shot at the Tigers -- on its home field no less -- and came away with its only loss of the season?

What about other one-loss teams like No. 4 Stanford, No. 5 Oklahoma State (if it beats Oklahoma next weekend), No. 6 Virginia Tech or No..7 Boise State (if it can beat 1-10 New Mexico)? Then here's No. 8 Houston, which along with LSU is the only 12-0 team in the country. If they can beat Southern Miss in the Conference USA championship game next Saturday afternoon, should they get a crack at the Tigers?

The way it looks to  me, LSU and Alabama look to be the two best teams in the country. Regardless of my opinion, what's yours? Which team do you have playing LSU in the title game if it maintains its stranglehold on the top spot in the BCS standings? Feel free to blast away in the comments section, below...

by Ed Staton

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#Hokies are No. 4 in the Harris Poll and No. 3 in the coaches poll. Those make up 2/3 of BCS standings.

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Hogs are ranked #9 in Harris and #10 in Coaches with Computer Rankings making up last 1/3.....looks to be around 7-10 BCS

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Many of fans crying about BCS system just can't handle truth that SEC clearly has the 2 best teams. Some people need Kleenex and a binkie.

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If UConn can knock Kentucky out of the NCAA Tournament and send us to the BCS in one year, I think we can put the Larry Taylor thing to bed.

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Another hellishly boring #LSU-Alabama game in the BCS title game? It's like making a sequel of J. Edgar. Can you get a Red Bull i.v.?

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Ed Staton

Ed Staton is a former sports writer for the Times Picayune and New Orleans States Item.  He also served as the New Orleans Saints Information Director.  He has won 43 media awards in writing, design and photography. | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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