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COLUMN: In his own time

LSU QB Zach Mettenberger

Through eight games the book on Zach Mettenberger wasn't flattering. But, beginning with the 'Bama game, the first-year starter has found a groove. The result is an improved LSU offense.

The time has come to heap sufficient praise on a guy who caught a lot of flak through the first eight starts of his LSU career. Zach Mettenberger, heir to the Tiger quarterback throne surrendered disgracefully by Jordan Jefferson late in the evening of Jan. 9, 2012, didn't win many fans over between the first of September and second of November this fall. It was a foregone conclusion before the... Recommended Stories