Nick Saban Turns To Mariano Rivera To Stress Idea Of 'Focus' To His PlayersThe 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.
Notre Dame, Alabama Set To Battle It Out In BCS National Championship Game Love 'em or hate 'em, it's hard to turn away from Notre Dame and Alabama.
Notre Dame Tops Latest AP College Football PollThe newest AP college football poll with a new number one -- it's Notre Dame.
Alabama's Defensive Effort For The Ages Secures BCS National ChampionshipJeremy Shelley kicked five field goals and Trent Richardson broke a 34-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter as No. 2 Alabama beat No. 1 LSU 21-0 on Monday night—the first shutout in BCS title game history.
Early BCS Championship Ratings Down 12 PercentAuburn's last-second 22-19 win over Oregon on Monday night drew a 16.1 overnight rating on ESPN. Last season's Alabama-Texas game earned an 18.2 on Fox, which is available in about 15 percent more homes.
Casey's Call: Tigers Tame DucksThe Auburn Tigers won their first national championship in 53 years, but unlike the previous 13 games of the season, it wasn’t their offense which won them this game – it was their defense.
BCS Notes: Title Game Crowd Sets Stadium RecordThe BCS championship crowd of 78,603 set a University of Phoenix Stadium record, easily eclipsing the 74,628 who watched the 2007 BCS championship game between Florida and Ohio State.
BCS: Auburn, Oregon Set For High-Scoring AffairThere are reasons people are envisioning scores like 60-55 and 55-53 for the BCS title game Monday in nearby Glendale, a reason the matchup has turned into such a red-hot ticket.
Casey's Call: BCS Championship PreviewBoth the Ducks and Tigers come in to this game undefeated, having played brutal schedules and passing every test they faced. There’s no question that these are the two best teams in the country.
Auburn-Oregon Title Game Sure To Be Offensive ClinicAll this talk about the unstoppable offenses set to be unleashed by No. 1 Auburn and No. 2 Oregon in the BCS title game is enough to make a defensive coordinator's head spin.
Casey’s Call: College Football — Tuesday’s Top 1010. Boise State (11-1): The Broncos came a Kyle Brotzman chip-shot field goal away from making things very interesting in the BCS – But unfortunately for Kellen Moore and company, their kicker choked.