What they’re saying nationally, in Louisiana after LSU’s 22-21 win against Auburn


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