As LSU was pretty much having its way with Mississippi State this past Saturday night, although not by as large a margin as the home crowd expected, there was one score you realized would not be announced as a public service.
Of course, fans sitting at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, with images from the No. 3 Georgia-No. 8 Alabama tussle on their hand-held devices, didn’t need any reminders.
From Athens, Ga., the news had the effect of a stun gun. . . . 7-0. . . . 10-0. . . . 17-0. . . . 24-0. . . . 31-0.
Alabama had scored on its first five possessions in the first half against Georgia, turning Bulldogs country into one vast funeral parlor.
Judging by the look on his face, which changed from frown to grimace, you would never guess Nick Saban’s football team was leading.
Judging by the looks on the faces in the stands, the ones painted red and black, you realized black was the more appropriate color.