Make no mistake about it, soccer shouldn’t be a contact sport.
It’s a collision sport.
Our newest reminder of that truth involves us from Saturday’s crucial SEC tile between LSU and Mississippi. Early within the first quarter, the Tigers confronted a third and 6 simply outdoors the Mississippi crimson zone. With the group at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at full voice, LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels dropped to throw.
With some strain collapsing round him, Daniels stepped up after which flushed to his proper, a determined try to get the primary down together with his legs.
Alongside got here security Daijahn Anthony:
Anthony decleats Daniels, knocking the LSU quarterback to the turf, and separating Daniels from the soccer. Trey Washington recovered for Mississippi, and the whole sideline exploded after the hit.
Mississippi then went on to attain a landing on their ensuing possession to take a 14-0 lead on this burst from operating again Ulysses Bentley IV:
It is a crucial sport for Lane Kiffin and Mississippi. Kiffin enters this sport with a 5-7 report in opposition to ranked opponents throughout his time at Mississippi. Once you embrace his time at Tennessee, Kiffin is now 8-22 in his teaching profession in opposition to ranked opponents.
Plus, a loss would all however finish Mississippi’s ideas of an SEC West title.
Maybe Daijahn Anthony obtained the message.