LSU has lost the battle for the SEC title, but can they still win the war for the BCS National Championship?
The odds are improbable. The BCS formula has changed over the years to safeguard against non-conference champions—like Nebraska in 2001 and Oklahoma in 2003— from making the title game.
But it is not impossible. The Tigers overcame longer odds in 2007, jumping from No. 7 to No. 2 in the final BCS rankings, to play for the national title. Could Les Miles and the Bayou Bengals do it again in 2010?
Here is how LSU can still play for the BCS National Championship in Glendale, AZ on Jan. 10.