Photos: Alabama defeats LSU in OT _lowres

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, right, resists pressure from LSU cornerback Jalen Collins en route to a touchdown Saturday in Tiger Stadium.

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It’s less than a week away from the Sugar Bowl and the start of the College Football Playoff semifinals, but already Alabama has delivered the biggest hit.

After his team got off the plane at the Louis Armstrong International Airport, Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated quoted in a tweet that Alabama receiver Amari Cooper told a group of reporters: “No disrespect to the place, but I don’t really like New Orleans.”

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