SEC Championship Game: 5 Things We Learned About the LSU Tigers

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SEC Championship Game: 5 Things We Learned About the LSU Tigers
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SEC Championship Game MVP Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu.

Towards the end of the first half of the SEC championship game, LSU fans were wondering whether their team would get their act together, while the rest of the nation sat at attention, rooting passionately for Georgia to shake up the BCS standings.

But with 5:48 left in the second quarter, Honey Badger lit a fuse.

After Tyrann Mathieu's 62-yard punt-return touchdown, the Tigers never looked back.

Following the Kenny Hillard show during the third quarter—which saw the true freshman run for two scores and catch for a third—LSU closed out their victory against Georgia and solidified their claim to the SEC championship, a perfect record and undisputed status as the single best team in the country.

We'll wait until tomorrow's BCS standings come out before we begin the prognostication about the BCS National Championship Game in New Orleans, but for now, the SEC championship game showed us five things we absolutely know about the No. 1-ranked LSU Tigers.

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