The best news in college football for the coming season will be that it’s the final year of the Bowl Championship Series. That means starting January 1, 2015, a four team playoff will commence and it will start in the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban had made it look easy since taking over the Tide, leading the team to three national championships in four years thanks to Monday night’s shellacking of Notre Dame. But for Saban, the time to celebrate is brief as he’s already looking to next season.
When Alabama took its opening drive and ran right through Notre Dame’s defense in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night, little did the more than 80,000 fans at Sun Life Stadium know it was the beginning of a massive crimson tidal wave.
The Alabama Crimson Tide enter the Bowl Championship Series national championship game with most oddsmakers and media pundits picking them to beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. But if there’s one thing the BCS has taught everyone is that its full of surprises.
The term dynasty gets thrown around in sports a lot, but for the Alabama Crimson Tide, a victory in Monday’s Bowl Championship Series national championship game would cement the team’s legacy in history.
Colleges across the country have filled all of the available head coaching jobs this year, but two of the hottest names each time a job comes open are ready to match wits against each other as defensive coordinators in the BCS national championship game at Sun Life Stadium.
The Alabama Crimson Tide have become synonymous with a solid running game since Nick Saban took over, but that running game is only as good as the offensive linemen blocking for the running backs. For Alabama, the offensive line is arguably the biggest strength of the team.
The Alabama Crimson Tide have been known for their defensive prowess since head coach Nick Saban took over. But Alabama isn’t the only team bringing a stellar defense to the Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game next week.
Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te’o has kept himself quite busy since the Irish’s final game against USC. From the Heisman Trophy ceremony to various other awards, Te’o has crisscrossed the country before ending up in Miami for the Bowl Championship Series title game.
The Alabama Crimson Tide’s offensive line has been one of the best in the country this year. An injury to center Barrett Jones had kept him out since the SEC Championship game. But that all changed during Tuesday afternoon’s practice.