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ATLANTA — Jalen Carter, Georgia’s massive defensive tackle who is large enough to draw other players into his orbit with his gravitational pull, wrapped up Jayden Daniels, hoisted the LSU quarterback in the air with his left arm like he was lugging a sack of potatoes and made a No. 1 signal with his right index finger.

How successful have LSU and Georgia been over the past two decades? Saturday’s Southeastern Conference Championship Game showdown (3 p.m. CST on CBS) will mark the fifth time the Tigers and Bulldogs have met with the conference title at stake since 2003. In that same span, they’ve only met five times in the regular season. LSU leads the overall series 18-13-1, including a 3-1 record in SEC Championship Games. That includes a 37-10 LSU victory in 2019 in Atlanta, en route to the Tigers’ CFP national championship. Overall, LSU is 5-1 in SEC title games, its lone loss a 34-14 smackdown by Georgia in 2005. Conversely, the Bulldogs are just 3-6 in SEC Championship games and have lost three straight, including 41-24 to Alabama last season. Here’s a look at five memorable games from this rare but impactful series:

LSU and Texas A&M have been playing every year as SEC West foes since the Aggies joined the conference in 2012, but the Tigers and A&M have been tangling for much longer than that. The series began way back in 1899, with LSU holding a 35-22-3 lead including wins in nine of their past 11 meetings. Here's a look back at five memorable games from this ancient series:

LSU and Arkansas have been battling each other across the border since way back in 1901. The Tigers lead the series 42-22-2, are 19-11 against the Razorbacks since Arkansas joined the SEC in 1992 and have won five of the past six meetings. Here’s a look back at five memorable games in the long and colorful series now known as “The Battle for the Boot.”

LSU and Alabama meet again Saturday in yet another important game in this long rivalry that began way back in 1895. The Crimson Tide holds a commanding 55-26-5 lead in the series, including a 29-9-2 mark in Baton Rouge (the Tigers actually have one more win in Tuscaloosa than they do against Bama here). The winner assumes control though is not assured of winning the SEC West with a month remaining until the SEC Championship Game. Considering how much Alabama has dominated this rivalry, winning 10 of the past 11 meetings, it’s worth remembering that LSU has had some of its greatest victories over the Crimson Tide. Here are five of the most memorable ones:

Southeastern Conference divisions are all but certain to be going on the ash heap of history once Texas and Oklahoma join the conference by 2025. After that, it will be the top two teams in the SEC standings — probably including some really intense tiebreakers — to decide who plays in Atlanta the first Saturday in December.