Countdown to camp: kicking it around 

July, 23, 2012
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GeauxTigerNation writers David Helman and Gary Laney break down the competitions, issues and talking points of LSU's August camp. Players report to campus Aug. 1 and we'll have a preview segment every weekday in July leading up to the day the players report:

Of all the battles LSU dominated en route to one of the remarkable regular seasons in college football history, there was one that stood out against the rest.

On November 5, 2011 kicker Drew Alleman was a perfect 3-for-3 on field goals, including a game-winning, 25-yarder in overtime that gave the Tigers a 9-6 win over Alabama in what was LSU's only down-to-the wire regular season game and a game, at the time, that appeared to give the Tigers the inside track to the national championship.

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