Originally Posted by WV
I understand your point and it has some merit, but also keep in mind that it's not like LSU had pulled their starters and Geno put up those numbers on the #2 defense. It was a bowl game...college football's Superbowl and very few of those yards were gimme yards. They also had to throw the ball because they couldn't run the ball, not totally because they were behind although that was a factor of course.
It was a game in September.