Transcript for No.1 LSU Tigers take on No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide
It's a rematch of the game of the century. Number one lsu taking on number two Alabama, and rob is in Tuscaloosa covering all the action alongside ESPN "Game day" Maria Taylor. Hello to you this morning. Guess who's back? Maria Taylor. Welcome back! How are you feeling? Good! I missed you. Gone two weeks now. I know what you've been doing. A little NBA. Storm reporting. Check out this video, Maria rushing the weather report at The rain picked up here affecting things on the sideline. Couldn't call up to the press box. Michigan/notre dame. A deluge. I just wanted to do you justice. Like, I felt bad afterwards, like I didn't do good. I was beaming with proud. Nice work. Congratulations. No rain today, as you know. Yes. But tougher than me, too. Not wears gloves. Making me look bad all around. I'm freezing. Talk about the game. Where do you start? Number one, number two? Number three? Whatever. Going at it. Determining who goes to the championship and for Alabama, determines whether maybe they go to playoffs? Absolutely. Between the two teams you know what's on the line. The S.E.C. West, college football playoff berth but when you look at the rivalry Alabama's won the last eight meetingsened a the last time a game decided by at least 7 points, 2017. Only happened twice over the course of those eight games. Did lsu overcome that hump? For Alabama, schedule not at good as lsu. Had to go on the road, beat Texas, already beat Auburn and need this win at home. And two other quarterbacks hurt. Now technically coming back, Tua. Plays, not as good as normal. And Tua, second time he's had this surgery, tight rope surgery, to strengthen his ankle. 20 days to make it back to the field. I spent time with Jeff Allen, head athletic trainer who said he's been running on 100% of his body weight a week ago. Had mobility there but not the same. We saw it last year. Same thing right before the college football playoff. 27 daps to get back and wasn't fully healthy by the time he took the field. Vying for the Heisman as is borough. See how that plays out and Penn state and Minnesota both undefeated for the big ten. Minnesota golfers. A sellout crowd. I can hear the excitement going on right now for Minnesota and for Penn state. A team trying to get into the top four. Had a situation where they've won the big ten before and Ohio state went to the playoff over they want a huge win and seal their fate in that playoff, too. And on ABC tonight. Presenting to you this. You are so deserving. Kind of like Elvis. I'm official now. The masters, right? You get your green jacket. What do you think, guys. Looks good in the blue. Doesn't she? Taking this to Raleigh with me. You deserve it. Watch out. Doing storm chasing and it will put you on the couch, buddy. More than willing. Thank you, guys. We will be right back with
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