Alabama Vs. LSU Game Update: Fair Catch Penalty Hurts Tigers

Down by seven safeties, the LSU Tigers came out aggressive on their first drive of the second half. Jordan Jefferson fired somewhat deep to Odell Beckham, but Robert Lester was able to get involved and foul things up. It could've been a touchdown, though.

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The same matchup worked in LSU's favor on the next play, though. Beckham caught a 19-yarder while settling in on the outskirts of Lester's zone. Nothing much came of it, though, with Courtney Upshaw sacking Jefferson to make it third-and-long.

You'd be shocked to learn Jefferson wasn't able to make much happen on third-and-long. He scrambled for some yardage, but Brad Wing once again had to come out to do this thing.

The Alabama Crimson Tide got the ball back at their own 10-yard line, but a fair catch interference penalty on Ron Brooks gave Bama relatively good field position. This right here could end it, folks.

(And, yes, he did wave for the fair catch.)

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For more on the 2012 BCS National Championship Game, visit LSU blog And the Valley Shook, Alabama blog Roll Bama Roll and SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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