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SEC Defenses Have Developed a Troubling Case of Big 12-Itis...Except for Georgia

Nine years ago, Alabama and LSU played one of the greatest regular-season football games of all time. It wasn't until overtime that the No. 1 Tigers managed to defeat the No. 2 Crimson Tide.

The final score was 9-6.

Neither team reached 300 yards of total offense.

Alabama had the stingiest defense in the nation that year, allowing just 8.2 points per game. LSU ranked second in that category at 11.3 points per game. Eight of the 12 teams in the SEC averaged fewer than 190 passing yards per game. Auburn was the only team in the league to allow at least 200 passing yards per game.