Nick Saban has been good for Alabama. But Alabama has also been good for Saban.
Alabama and Texas enjoyed some fun and games Saturday. But the object for both teams is to have fun in the game Thursday. Nick Saban and Mack Brown are well aware of that fact.
Alabama has been the more impressive team heading into the BCS title game, but Texas has the edge if history is any indication.
No player or team has made the first half of the season sparkle, leaving fans waiting to be dazzled in the second half.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle at the halfway point in the season, Penn State, Texas and Alabama are lined up in the I-Formation and ready to receive some midseason awards.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 7, the Oklahoma linebackers, Texas offense and Red River Rivalry are lined up in the I-Formation.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 6, the Big 12 race, Nutty development at Ole Miss and Penn State's personality are lined up in the I-Formation.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 4, Superdome spies, SEC collisions and USC RBs are lined up in the I-Formation.
Is there such a thing as a good bye-week coach? Are the coaching floodgates about to open? How dark are the clouds at Bama? Should Bobby Bowden retire? Ivan Maisel has all the answers.