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LSU Hopes Boot Enough for Bid

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Fayetteville, Ark. - This time Odell Beckham held on to the ball and completed the big play. This time Les Miles put the ball in Zach Mettenberger's hands and let his quarterback throw for victory.

 

This time the defense stood strong when it needed to protect a late lead.

 

LSU has figured it out. It took them almost the entire season, but the Tigers have discovered the formula for winning football. Their identity has been established in a late-season surge in which they've won five of six games, including three versus ranked opponents.

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