The Heisman Trophy winner threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the BCS championship game on Monday night.
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
It’ll be the ‘Noles and Tigers at the Rose Bowl on Jan. 6 for the national championship.
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?
If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.
The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.
Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
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.
BCS title game tickets will cost you at least $950.
Notre Dame finishes the season #1 in the AP Poll for the first time since 1988.
Notre Dame is #1 in the AP poll, and sits and waits to find out their National Championship opponent.
Notre Dame is #1 in the AP college football poll for the first time since 1993.
Alabama is #1, Florida is #2, and Kansas State #3 in new BCS standings.
Notre Dame moves into the top five of the new AP college football poll.