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LSU had a great 2012 run, but the season took a bad turn against Florida. The Tigers looked like they were going to make a valiant turnaround against Alabama, but an improbable comeback put LSU in the losers' corner once again.
The Tigers finished strong with the lone exception of the Chick-fil-A Bowl's final three minutes. Les Miles' clock-management "skills" showed up to troll the fanbase once again, and the Tigers posted a crushing loss yet again.
One piece of advice: Play a football video game all through the summer.
Miles' inability to manage a clock is past laughable at this point, and it needs to be addressed.
If you have ever picked up a copy of NFL GameDay, Madden or NCAA, then you quickly realized that it took finesse to play the game.
In the early (pre-year-2000) editions of the games, victory heavily favored the offense. It was much easier to mount an attack than it was to stop one. This led to many high-scoring games that were usually won by the person who scored last.
Those are perfect conditions to learn clock management. If you know it takes about four minutes to score, you quickly adjust your running game to make sure that you're ahead by more than a touchdown with four minutes remaining.
That's also how you learn to call running plays even though you don't think you'll score, much as Miles should have against Clemson in the bowl game.
You may not be able to learn how to coach a national title team from a video game, but you can learn something as simple as clock management from any one of them. You can definitely learn it in two months.
The early editions are a little easier to set up tight late-game situations, but any edition will suffice.