By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The LSU Tigers fans will have to wait another year to get a win against the Alabama Crimson Tide. The Tide defeated the Tigers 10-0 at Tiger Stadium at Death Valley.
The Crimson Tide (9-0) has won every meeting since Nov. 2011. In that game, the Tigers won 9-6.
It is their 19th shut out under head coach Nick Saban. The Tide have won 21 straight games.
Both teams were tied at 0-0 through the first three quarters. Then, two minutes into the fourth quarter, freshman Jalen Hurts ran through the Tiger defense for a 21-yard score.
Then, late in the fourth quarter, Adam Griffith made a 25-yard field goal.
“I think we made more plays in the second half,” Saban said. “(Hurts) did a great job and did everything that I asked of him.”
It is Ed Orgeron’s first loss in the series. He became the Tigers (5-3) interim head coach after the team fired previous head coach Les Miles after a 2-2 start.
It’s the Tigers first loss under Oregon.
Hurts had a 107 passing yards and also added a 112 rushing yards. Damien Harris had 53 rushing yards and Bo Scarbrough added 52 yards.
For the second straight year, the Tide defense shut down Leonard Fournette. He had 35 yards on 17 carries. Last year, He only had 31 yards on 19 carries. That’s 66 yards in two games.
Danny Etling couldn’t get anything going for the Tigers offense. He had 92 passing yards with
DJ Chark had 45 yards, while Colin Jeter had 18 yards and Malachi Dupre had 17 yards. Fournette, Travin Durai and John David Moore had a catch each.
ArDarius Stewart had 55 yards for the Tide, while Calvin Ridley had 23 and Miller Forristall had a 22-yard reception. Four other players had a reception.
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