"Zach Mettenberger has a cannon for an arm."
"Zach Mettenberger finally gives this LSU team an explosive aerial attack."
"Zach Mettenberger can make any throw and will help LSU's offense flourish with a true pro-style quarterback under center."
LSU fans heard all of that heading into this year's 2012 college football season. But through seven games, Mettenberger has been anything but perfect for this LSU football team.
Make no mistake about it, he has been solid but far from great. He has yet to have that one "perfect game" that LSU fans have been waiting for.
Now, with a 6-1 record under their belts, the Tigers will have a much-needed bye week to use as preparation for that anticipated Nov. 3 matchup against Alabama.
Mettenberger is going to have that "perfect game" if the Tigers are going to take down the nation's No.1-ranked team in Baton Rouge. But is that possible?
Let's go ahead and break down five ways the Tigers can overcome their QB issues to beat Alabama.
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