Tigers say they belong in Sugar Bowl
ATLANTA -- So there Chad Lavalais sat, knowing he and his teammates had done everything possible to prove they deserved to play for the national championship. And yet having no idea if it worked.
Deep in the LSU locker room, numbers had been crunched, polls tabulated, algorithms run and the bottom line seemed to be this: Thanks to Oklahoma's loss to Kansas State, suddenly it's all in the hands of the coaches and writers who vote in the polls. If LSU stays within one spot of USC in the polls, ...
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