Still on top: LSU needs OT to beat No. 2 Alabama

The most recent edition of the "Game of the ranked LSU Tigers took 6.

Drew Alleman's 25-yard field goal in the extra session ended college football's first No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup in five years, but only after Alabama missed its fourth field goal in the defensive slugfest.

Cade Foster was unsuccessful on three kicks, including a 52-yard try after the Tide (8-1, 5-1 SEC) went backwards on the first possession of OT.

Michael Ford's 15-yard run set up the game-winner and put the Tigers (9-0, 6-0) in the driver's seat in the SEC West and the BCS national title race.