Once again, LSU has crumbled under the pressure.
For the second time this season, the Tigers have gone down as the No. 1 team in the country.
There are plenty of fingers to point in Baton Rouge. Some critics will blame questionable calls by the coaching staff; others will cite the inconsistent play of quarterback Matt Flynn.
But did LSU really deserve to be No. 1 in the first place?
After a hot start, the Tigers failed to impress. There was the four-point win against Florida, the triple-overtime loss against now-unranked Kentucky, a last-second win over Auburn, and a miraculous fourth-quarter comeback against Alabama, who later lost to Louisiana-Monroe.
Yes, the same Louisiana-Monroe that's now fourth place in the Sunbelt Conference.
Then again, LSU's close calls were good enough to keep them at the top of the polls in an upset-filled season—at least until the Tigers lost to unranked Arkansas on Friday.
For all you true believers out there, there still may be a scenario that lands Les Miles and Co. in the BCS Championship Game.
Yes, for real.
Connecticut beats West Virginia...
And LSU beats Georgia convincingly...
And Kansas beats Missouri convincingly...
And Oklahoma beats Kansas convincingly...
The Tigers just might go to New Orleans.
Just saying...for all the obsessed among us.