The loss of a season-long goal can leave a scar on a football team's psyche. Many teams, such as LSU, are in the middle of adjusting their goals downward.
The country decided Tuesday that it will undergo an orderly transfer of legislative power. We're about to find out if college football can do the same.
Alabama's domination of Florida may be forgotten if the Tide go on to win the national championship. But Saturday's SEC finale deserves to be remembered.
Florida hopes to extend its celebration of its BCS championship victory for years to come, writes Ivan Maisel.
Lloyd Carr and Pete Carroll haven't had to sell their players on the importance of playing in the Rose Bowl, writes Ivan Maisel.
West Virginia worked hard. The Mountaineers stayed hungry and humble. They focused on reaching the BCS Championship Game. All of it disappeared in 5.5 minutes against Louisville, writes Ivan Maisel.
Texas didn't play near its high-rent standard in a win over Texas A&M, but sparkling special teams play ensured that the Horns could still end up in the penthouse, writes Ivan Maisel.
Davin Joseph is taking it upon himself to make sure the Sooners remain among the country's elite.
Maybe last year's team was a little better than this year's model, but there's no denying USC deserves a spot in the BCS Championship Game.
From narrowing down the entries for new names to more talk about the BCS, Ivan answers all the mail.
When No. 1 Notre Dame will play No. 2 Alabama for the Discover BCS National Championship, it pretty well checks off all the boxes, doesn't it?
The morning after Alabama defeated LSU in the BCS National Championship Game, Nick Saban reflected on his evolution as a coach, while Sugar Bowl CEO Paul Hoolahan pondered the future of the BCS.
The biggest difference between LSU-Alabama I and Monday's title game was the poise and presence of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron.
Every time the crystal football shows up in New Orleans, LSU shows up -- and the Tigers feel right at home in the Superdome.
Both LSU and Alabama are built in the image of their coaches, Les Miles and Nick Saban, whose football philosophies are more similar than their public personas.
The fans' passion for football drives attendance and TV ratings. It all adds up to a winning formula for the conference.