When all said and done, Alabama-LSU will have been one of the most-watched football games in America this season.

With nearly 10.4 million viewers tuning in to the high intensity, 10-0 defensive struggle in Death Valley Saturday night, the game saw better numbers than four different Monday Night Football games to this point:

While the high ratings show that college football is continuing its upward trend in terms of growing viewership, the NFL’s ratings decline shows the league has a real issue on its hands moving forward.