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ESPN released 2013 Season Report Cards for all SEC teams and here is how they graded the Tigers. You can read the complete breakdown and position summaries here
, but below are the basics:
SPECIAL TEAMS: B
Here is some of what they said:
quote: Read More Other Grades: Kentucky Georgia Florida Auburn Arkansas Alabama
With division rivals Alabama and Auburn having either won or played for the BCS title in each of the past five seasons, LSU might be getting a bit tired of its bridesmaid status of late. It's not as if the Tigers have been pushovers, however. This marked the first time in school history that LSU won at least 10 games for a fourth straight season, and included in those 10 wins was the only victory against eventual SEC champ Auburn in the regular season. Considering the roster turnover that took place on defense, a 10-win season and a New Year's Day bowl in Florida were perfectly acceptable results.