Last night the Alabama Crimson Tide rolled over the LSU Tigers. It was a battle of two great defenses. The Tide’s D did not budge. They allowed the Tigers to break the 50 yard line just one. The Tigers couldn’t even muster a single-point. The game is being called “ugly” and even “boring” by the pundits.
I beg to differ.
One team played ugly last night — the LSU Tigers. The Crimson Tide of Alabama played a masterful defensive game, and a serviceable offensive one.
I am no college football historian. But, I can give a good eye test. The Tide’s defense might be one of the best in recent memory. The only thing that made last night’s game lackluster in any fashion was the one-sided nature of the contest. It was not the defensive-oriented approach that contributed to any boredom on my part. That, in fact, was refreshing, if anything.
Rich Eisen tends to agree with me. He tweeted this last night: