Alabama Crimson Tide
LSU gained the inside track to the BCS title game, beating No. 2 Alabama 9-6 on Drew Alleman’s 25-yard field goal in overtime after a fierce defensive struggle.
A #1 against a #2 has only happened five times in the BCS era, and the last four winners of those meetings have gone on to play in the national title game. I expect we’ll see that streak reach five this year.
Gantt, who played college football for Alabama, may be best known for having two punts blocked in a 17-16 loss to Auburn in 1972.
The game of the week features two undefeated teams with national championship aspirations. The Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-0) travel to Madison to take on the Wisconsin Badgers (4-0) in what will be Big Red’s first ever Big 10 game.
The college football season is back, and not a second too soon. This year’s race to the BCS title is wide open. I know that’s one of those overused clichés, but this year it rings truer than ever.
The latest class of College Football Hall of Famers is loaded on the defensive line, led by former Jets and Alabama star Marty Lyons.
Cam Newton threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, leading No. 2 Auburn back from a 24-point deficit Friday for a stunning 28-27 victory over No. 9 Alabama that kept the Tigers on course for a shot at the national championship.
LSU twice rallied from second-half deficits and once again coach Les Miles employed a little trickery on fourth down, allowing the No. 12 Tigers to beat fifth-ranked Alabama 24-21 on Saturday.
There’s a new No. 1 team in Ohio State and uncertainty at the top of the rankings for the first time all season, after Alabama’s 19-game winning streak ended at South Carolina.
Stephen Garcia threw three touchdown passes and Marcus Lattimore had two clinching TD runs as No. 19 South Carolina stunned No. 1 Alabama 35-21 on Saturday.
Mark Ingram ran for 157 yards and scored on a 1-yard run with 3:18 to play, completing top-ranked Alabama’s rally from a 13-point deficit in the second half for a 24-20 win.
Ingram rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns in his season debut, and No. 1 Alabama routed Duke 62-13 on Saturday in its highest-scoring game in 19 years.