Auburn suffered its first loss of the season Saturday, falling to LSU in heartbreaking fashion for the second straight year.
Auburn fell, 22-21, on a last-second 41-yard field goal by Cole Tracy as LSU once again erased a double-digit second-half deficit, snapping Auburn’s 13-game home winning streak in the process.
Here’s a roundup of what was written nationally and in Louisiana after LSU’s comeback win:
— Auburn win shows LSU has pieces for playoff run (USA Today)
— Improbably, LSU is the best story in college football (The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com)
— Ed Orgeron and the Tigers silence the noise, proving LSU is a top-10 team (The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com)
— Joe Burrow’s biggest plays against Auburn come when LSU needed him most (The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com)
— Cole Tracy is “Mr. Automatic” (The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com)
— Unlikely heroes add another worthy chapter to Auburn-LSU rivalry (ESPN)
— Pick an LSU legend after Auburn stunner: “Ice” Cole Tracy or Joe Burrow (The Advocate)
— From Assumption College to world-beater, Cole Tracy’s kick rings true for LSU (The Advocate)
— Worn out and shorthanded, LSU’s defense comes through vs. Auburn (The Advocate)
— Ed Orgeron is energized — and validated — with LSU’s stunning comeback win against Auburn (The Athletic New Orleans)
— Now 3-0, LSU wasn’t on many people’s radar at the start of the season (Yahoo Sports)
— LSU crashes the party after another impressive win (Sports Illustrated)
— LSU announces arrival in SEC race with stunner against Auburn (Sports Illustrated)
— Bayou Bengals come back, pull off road upset (CBSSports.com)
— Joe Burrow’s second chances among Week 3’s big winners (Bleacher Report)
— Joe Burrow finally pays off for LSU (Sporting News)
Tom Green is the Auburn beat reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @Tomas_Verde.
Source : https://www.al.com/auburnfootball/index.ssf/2018/09/what_theyre_saying_nationally_43.html