LSU’s 2016 season could come down to just one regular season game, as has been the case over the past five seasons, the Tigers’ Nov. 5 home date against preseason No. 1 and defending national champion Alabama.
The early strain of another season in the SEC West is already taking a toll on the LSU coaching staff after head coach Les Miles was reportedly taken to a local hospital Monday morning after not feeling well.
If there was ever a knock on the LSU program during head coach Les Miles' tenure it would be the play under center. Year after year despite producing NFL-quality wide receivers, the Tigers' passing game has left a lot to be desired.
Death Valley will be rocking when the No. 16 LSU Tigers take on the No. 5 Alabama Crimson Tide in prime time on CBS (8 p.m. ET) Saturday night. National title-winning coaches Les Miles and Nick Saban go toe-to-toe with five-star-stuffed, NFL-talent-laden rosters. Although Alabama (-6.5) is favored, LSU is capable of pulling off the upset and shaking up the SEC West standings and College Football Playoff picture. Here are four reasons the Bayou Bengals will beat Bama: