As much as the Bowl Championship Series was maligned; when the system wrote its final chapter Monday night at the Rose Bowl, it closed the book on an era of college football with one of the best championship games ever.
When the final gun sounded on the 2013 college football season, the Florida State Seminoles stood alone as the number one team in the country, ending a streak of seven consecutive national championships for the Southeastern Conference.
Only one team stands between the SEC closing out the BCS era with eight straight national championships, the Florida State Seminoles. FSU will try to dethrone the SEC Monday night by beating the Auburn Tigers in the final BCS National Championship Game.
Fans of the Florida State Seminoles and Auburn Tigers have just hours until kickoff and everyone is making their last-second pick on which team will bring home the crystal football.
The Auburn Tigers have been here before. A BCS national championship game after a quick turnaround. But Auburn is hoping this time, the game will remain the same, but the aftermath will be different.
As the Florida State Seminoles and the Auburn Tigers prepare to clash at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on January 6th, families will be gathering to enjoy the big game — but they won’t always be gathered in the same cheering section.
A student sitting atop a speckled Appaloosa and wearing a headdress and war paint will ride to the 30-yard line before the BCS title game and plant a flaming spear into the turf.
The annual bet between the governors of the states in the BCS national championship game has been made and either way, someone is going to get something good.
As Florida State and Auburn prepare to play for the BCS National Championship, a huge cloud of uncertainty is hanging over both head coaches.
The 2014 Orange Bowl features a matchup of two storied football programs in Ohio State and Clemson. The game is expected to be one of the best of the bowl season, but it’s still possibly a loser for both teams due to the outgoing BCS system.