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.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston led arguably one of the top two-minute drills in college football history Monday night to capture the BCS championship. But a week before the game, Winston’s two-minute drill performance got him kicked out of practice.
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.
Jameis Winston threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night.
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.
The Florida State Seminoles will battle the Auburn Tigers for the BCS National Championship Monday night. Here are some of the numbers giving both teams and their fans reasons to hope for a championship.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher let loose a sly smile when asked if he had followed the Texas coaching search during his final press session before the BCS championship game.
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.
BCS executive director Bill Hancock says the creation of the Bowl Championship Series was a bigger and more challenging step in the evolution of college football’s postseason than going to a four-team playoff.