With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?
It is fitting that the Iron Bowl finally gets to play this kind of role in the SEC, and it is a shock it has not happened like this before. Since the addition of a conference championship game in the SEC in 1992, Alabama and Auburn have never been quite this good in the same season.
This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.
If there is one quarterback in the country you might want leading your offense down field with the game on the line, it may be Alabama’s AJ McCarron.
The Pac 12 has a few quarterbacks being talked about when discussing the Heisman Trophy this season. While Oregon’s Marcus Mariota may be considered the Heisman favorite at this point in the season, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion has been doing more than enough to stay in the running, and may be the ultimate sleeper pick this season.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are a bad team. Not just your average, every day, NFL bad team, but perhaps a bad team of historic proportions.
This year’s Heisman Trophy race is already off to a fast start and as you might have expected, it is quarterbacks leading the way after just two weeks of play. Here is a look at last year’s Heisman winner heading into week three of the season.
Both Alabama and Ohio State are regarded as monstrously strong this year. Which coach will walk away with the most wins?
The crippled cruise ship whose sewage-filled breakdown in the Gulf of Mexico subjected thousands to horrendous conditions tore loose Wednesday from the dock where it’s being repaired, lumbered downriver and crunched into a cargo ship.
Alabama cornerback doesn’t think shoulder surgery will hurt draft stock. Will Eagles take him?
Chris reviews New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s State of the State Address, Stephen Colbert’s jokes about the proposed trillion dollar coin, and the fallout against Brent Musberger fawning over Alabama Quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend during Monday’s National Championship game. He talks to Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath about the 50 best restaurants in the city and filmmaker Phelim McAleer about his assertions that Matt Damon is lying about fracking.
Chris details the cabinet nominations revealed yesterday by President Obama and the excitement that surrounded Alabama Quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend during last night’s national championship game. He also discusses New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney’s latest politization of Hurricane Sandy, Senator Pat Toomey’s intentions for raising the debt ceiling, and a brawl at the Cherry Hill Mall.
Alabama romped to its second consecutive BCS championship, and third in four seasons, beating No. 1 Notre Dame 42-14 in a BCS championship game that was no classic after all.
It is the game that college football fans have been waiting all season for as #1 Notre Dame and #2 Alabama meet tonight in Miami in the BCS Championship Game.
Great offensive lines are paving the way for Notre Dame and Alabama.