For Pete's Sake

SEC West takes a beating in public perception

LSU. Ole Miss. Mississippi State. Auburn. Alabama.

The five big powers of the SEC West all lost their bowl games. But instead of hushed voices and glowing obituaries, there was glee. At least on the Internet.

The final nail came in the Sugar Bowl as Alabama was beaten 42-35 by Ohio State. Auburn lost in overtime to Wisconsin 34-31; Mississippi State was drilled by Georgia Tech 49-34; Ole Miss was thumped by TCU 42-3; and Notre Dame topped LSU 31-28.

Here are some of the funny responses to the SEC West’s troubles:

Naturally, some people noted that Missouri and the rest of the SEC East are having a good bowl season: