Joe Burrow and the LSU Tigers have played their most impressive half of the season.
Burow has thrown 3 TD passes, running his total to 33 for the year, as top ranked LSU leads second ranked Alabama 33-13 at the half in Tuscaloosa.
Burrow has thrown TD passes of 33 yards to Ja’Marr Chase, 29 yards to Terrace Marshall, and 13 yards to Clyde Edwards-Helaire.
Burrow has completed 18 of 20 passes for 252 yards.
LSU broke the game open late in the second quarter. Edwards-Helaire scored on a one yard run with 26 seconds left. On the ensuing Alabama drive, Patrick Queen intercepted Tua Tagavailoa and returned the ball deep into Bama territory. Alabama was penalized for a personal foul putting the ball on the Tide 13.
On the next play, Burrow threw 13 yards to a wide open Clyde-Edwards Helaire for the touchdown.
Alabama scored on two big plays. Jalen Waddle returned a punt 77 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter.
In the second, Tagavailoa threw 64 yards to Devonta Smith.