The last steps to the BCS championship game summed up their seasons. For No. 1 Florida State, it was a breeze. For Auburn, it took the unexpected.
While the sports nation focused its attention on Auburn’s miraculous play at Jordan Hare Stadium and the dramatic ending between Michigan and Ohio State; in the middle of the nation, the Missouri Tigers continued to do what they have done all season, win.
After having their season saved on one of the most improbably finishes in college football history; the Auburn Tigers are just one win away from becoming the SEC Champion and possibly playing for the BCS Championship Game.
The biggest rivalry in college football will be amped up even more this Saturday when the number one Alabama Crimson Tide battles the fourth-ranked Auburn Tigers in a game that will give a clearer view to the national championship, the SEC championship, and bragging rights for the next year.
Jameis Winston threw for 225 yards and four touchdowns as No. 2 Florida State broke a school record for points in a game in an 80-14 victory against Idaho Saturday.
The Florida State Seminoles may as well be named the Steamrollers as they play out there schedule. The Noles put any distractions aside on Saturday and blew out Syracuse and that could be a trend over the Noles’ final three games of the season.
Coming off a 41-14 thrashing of the Miami Hurricanes, the Florida State Seminoles have reached a relatively easy part of the schedule as the team sets its sights on the ACC and BCS Championship.
It almost feels like the 1990’s with the hype building around the annual Florida State Seminoles vs. Miami Hurricanes game. It’s a battle of undefeated Top 10 teams with major implications for the ACC Championship and the BCS National Championship.
The Miami Hurricanes barely escaped an upset bid from Wake Forest on Saturday and got little respect from pollsters on Sunday. Now, the Canes have to put it all behind them and focus on what awaits them this weekend in Tallahassee…the number three Florida State Seminoles.
Eventually, the Miami Dolphins may just write a check for the full amount of the planned renovations to Sun Life Stadium. The team promised Wednesday to pay back some money to the state if taxpayers help pay for the renovations.