LSU will be without one of its top defenders for the first half of the Alabama game.
On Saturday, star linebacker Devin White was ejected on a targeting call in the fourth quarter against Mississippi State. That means he will be suspended for the first half of the Tigers’ next game, which is against the No. 1 Crimson Tide on Nov. 3.
It was ruled that White was targeting the head of Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald, but many LSU fans were upset with the call on social media after it happened. Some argued that White led with his arms and didn’t make contact with Fitzgerald’s head so he shouldn’t have been penalized.
But the referees made the call, and White will now miss half of one of LSU’s biggest games of the season.
Watch how the play unfolded below:
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Entering Saturday, White, a junior, had 66 tackles and a sack for the Tigers this season.