In a game of this magnitude, trash talk and bulletin board material aren’t likely to pack too much punch. After all, if players aren’t already up for this Saturday’s #1 versus #2, LSU-Alabama matchup, no amount of chatter and chirping is going to charge them up.
That said, it’s still news that one of Saturday’s combatants has opened his mouth and fired a bit of an insult at his opponents.
Enter LSU tight end Deangelo Peterson. He believes he can have a big impact on this weekend’s showdown. Here’s why:
“I think I can play a big role because I feel like their linebackers can’t guard me one-on-one, and I don’t think their safeties can either. If the ball comes my way, I’ll make an opportunity with it…
They’re slow. They’re big. I don’t think they can run with me. I feel like I can get open against their linebackers.”
That’s pretty big talk for a guy who has 12 catches for 137 yards and a single touchdown on the season. The senior has 33 catches for his career.