Tigers win overtime in classic SEC West clash

It looked like it would be another low-scoring affair in the Alabama-LSU series, which turned into a classic finish at Tiger Stadium on Saturday.

The Tigers won 32-31, punctuated by Brian Kelly’s decision to go for a (successful) 2-point conversion after the end of the first overtime period. The gamble paid off, as LSU scored its second win against the Crimson Tide since 2019, following a nine-game winning streak by the Tide.

Alabama vs. LSU Tigers win overtime in classic SEC West clash
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA – APRIL 17: Myles Brennan #15 of the LSU Tigers rushes after the play during the spring game at Tiger Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

The night belonged to LSU, but Alabama would certainly see points remaining on the field, including a Bryce Young interception in the end zone, which negated a drive inside the Tigers’ 5-yard line at the time. Alabama also went for two 2-point conversion attempts, which both failed and sent the game to overtime.

But the story of the night belongs to Arizona State transfer Jaden Daniels, who not only completed 22 of 32 passes for 182 yards and two scores, but also added 18 for 95 yards and one more touchdown.

He teamed up for five points in the fourth quarter alone, resulting in four big changes and a 46-yard field goal by Will Reichardt, which sent the game to overtime at 24. Alabama scores first with a 1-yard Roydale Williams touchdown; In the next game, Daniels took the quarterback keeper for an unhindered touchdown from 25 yards.

A game later, he found the tight end in the end zone to advance to Mason Taylor: Young, on the other hand, overcame a slow start, completing 25 of 51 passes for 328 yards, one touchdown and one interception. have done it. Running back, Jahmir Gibbs led all rushers in the game with 99 rushes on 15 carries, while Jacorie Brooks led all receivers with 97 yards and a score.

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