Alabama Crimson Tide
Texas head coach Mack Brown is retiring after 16 seasons, with his final game to be the Dec. 30 Alamo Bowl against Oregon.
In all likelihood, Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston will walk away with the prestigious award. The 19-year-old has thrown for 38 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions, completing 68 percent of his passing attempts.
A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend’s Iron Bowl was angry that the victim and others didn’t seem upset over the Crimson Tide’s loss to archrival Auburn, said the sister of the slain woman.
Will Alabama be the next and most significant victim of the SEC’s internal battle royal? Can Florida State avoid a letdown and represent the ACC in the biggest game of the year? This is what makes college football so interesting.
Georgia’s Aaron Murray beat out Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel as first-team all-SEC preseason choice.
Chatty or not, it probably won’t be possible for T.J. Yeldon to maintain that low profile as he takes over the lead role in ‘Bama’s backfield after shining on national stages as a freshman.
The Jets’ first-round draft pick, cornerback Dee Milliner, did not show up to camp on Thursday and is holding out over his rookie contract.
AJ McCarron threw four touchdown passes and Eddie Lacy ran for 140 yards and scored twice for the second-ranked Crimson Tide, which scored on its first three drives and cruised from there.
In the end it will be up to Golson and AJ McCarron to lead their respective team to victory. At the end of the day, Alabama will just be too much, and the luck will finally run out for the Irish.
The Crimson Tide is taking on the Fighting Irish in the BCS National Championship Game, and Saban has been thinking out of the box to prepare his players for the big game. On Sunday, he took a page out of legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera’s book.
If Notre Dame were playing anyone but Alabama and Nick Saban, I would guarantee that the Dome comes home with the hardware. But only one team has an absurd surplus of future Sunday stars. Alabama wins a classic, 27-23.
Johnny Manziel beat out Manti Te’o and Collin Klein to win the 2012 Heisman Trophy.
College football has the national championship it has long dreamed of.
Notre Dame ends the regular season as the No. 1 team in The AP college football poll for the first time since 1988.
Joe Curci gives you his predictions ahead of championship weekend.