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Remaining schedule- at Alabama, Western Kentucky, at Ole Miss, Arkansas
Date to expect first loss- Nov. 5
Losses at end of season- one
Whereas Alabama gives me a solid, best team in the country feeling, LSU gives off a little hesitancy. This has nothing to do with their play thus far though, which has been spectacular.
Maybe it is Les Miles, maybe it’s the quarterback controversy/substitution pattern and maybe it’s the suspension of their best player last week. Assuming Tyrann Mathieu plays next Saturday, there should be no talent lost, but it simply feels like LSU is not quite as good as Alabama. If that is the case, they will end the season with just one loss as they are certainly quite as good as Arkansas, who they play to end the year.