BCS Rankings 2011: 5 Teams Capable of Contending Against LSU

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BCS Rankings 2011: 5 Teams Capable of Contending Against LSU
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The LSU Tigers have looked unstoppable since their opening victory against the Oregon Ducks. They actually managed to limit Oregon's fast paced offense that so few could stop last season and got them into the National Championship Game. But now, LSU is the team to beat.

The key concept about LSU is not what their offense can do, but what their defense has done in shutting down every one of their eight opponents, especially through the air, where they have arguably the best secondary in college football, led by Tyrone Mathieu. While LSU does not have a playmaker at quarterback, they have enough at their skill positions to hide this glaring weakness, and use their defense to keep opposing offenses off the field. But, as good as the Tigers are, what teams could possibly hope to match up against them?

Teams with top notch offenses, that's who. After all, besides Oregon, they have faced no real offenses, and Oregon took them down to the wire. There are others, however, that could match up with LSU very well and contend against their playmaking secondary.

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