Kirk Herbstreit now has a bleak outlook for LSU’s season.

The ESPN college football analyst said Monday on The Paul Finebaum show that the No. 5 Tigers could finish 7-5 if they continue the level of play they displayed in their 16-14 loss to Wisconsin.

LSU’s national championship hype melted away as its sluggish offense struggled despite coach Les Miles’ promise of a revamped scheme. Some are even calling for Miles’ job after he nearly lost it last season.