In 74 years, No. 1 and No. 2 have met in the regular season just 22 times -- and only three other meetings have come after both teams had an off week. LSU and Alabama join elite company when they play next week.
Tie games play a big part in the World Cup. They also used to play a role in college football. Those days are over on the gridiron, but the debates they ignited endure.