ESPN likes its personalities to “embrace debate.” Analysts Greg McElroy and Danny Kanell did just that on Sunday.

McElroy, a former Alabama quarterback (2007-10), called out “haters” of the UA-LSU game, a 10-0 victory for the Crimson Tide Saturday night:

Kanell, a former FSU quarterback (1992-95) and vocal critic of the SEC, couldn’t resist replying to McElroy:

The two went back and forth a bit, comparing low-scoring football games to low-scoring baseball games and offense in the SEC to defense in the Big 12:

SEC Network’s Booger McFarland and Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman came to the defense of McElroy about the quality of Saturday’s primetime showdown from Death Valley: