LSU vs Alabama: Quarterback Tale of the Tape

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The LSU-Alabama game will feature two of the top five quarterbacks in the SEC. Both Max Johnson and Bryce Young are in the top five in yards, yards per game, and touchdowns. They are No. 1 (Young) and No. 2 (Johnson) in touchdowns with 26 and 20 respectively.

When it comes to which quarterback has the edge in this matchup it comes down to the weapons. For LSU they have Ty Davis-Price, Jack Bech, Deion Smith, Briant Thomas Jr. They lack the name power of those on the opposite sideline.

Brian Robinson Jr is the feature back and he has done a great job of relieving some of the pressure. On the outside there is John Metchie and Jameson Williams. That doesn’t include the reserves who can be dangerous as well.

Quarterback Comparison

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The battle of the sophomore quarterback goes down in prime time.

Young

vs

Johnson

6-0

Ht

6-5

194

Wt

219

Sophomore

Class

Sophomore

188

Comp

162

268

Att

264

70.1

Comp %

61.4

2,453

Yards

2,008

9.2

YPA

7.6

26-3

TD-INT

20-5

We give Alabama’s Bryce Young the edge in this tale of the tape. He has shown the ability to create on his own and buy time for his receivers. He limits the number of turnovers and throws down the field at a high percentage of completions.

Max Johnson will have to play the game of his life for the LSU Tigers to come out on top in Tuscaloosa for the second-straight time.