Nick Saban built his path to success one hit at a time. Thursday was just more of the same. Two molar-rattling tackles that will echo in Alabama lore for years to come delivered a title to the Tide.
Oklahoma isn't sneaking in the backdoor of the BCS title game this year. The Sooners sent a message in the Big 12 title game.
Oregon and Auburn don't have much in common. Pat Forde takes a closer look in the tale of the tape.
After a strange season capped by a strange game of inches, busted cinches and ethical flinches, the Auburn Tigers held the crystal football at last.
From friday night lights in Arkansas to the BCS title game, the coaching odyssey of Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn surprises even the man himself.
Ladies and gentlemen, it's the matchup you've been waiting to see: the tradition-rich SEC vs. the up-and-coming Pac-10. Oregon-Auburn has been decades in the making.
The 2010 BCS bus ride took many unexpected turns and experienced more than a few bumps in the road. In the end, Auburn and Oregon survived to make it to the final destination.
Because Saturday failed to deliver any suspense, Sunday's BCS announcement is a mere walk-through for what should be an explosive title game matchup.
Texas, a team with a recent national title and a $5 million coach, is an underdog in Thursday's Citi BCS National Championship Game. For college football's sake, root for the plucky Horns.
For one magical day -- the biggest day of the 2009 season to date -- Greg McElroy out-Tebowed Tim Tebow. Alabama's unsung QB has the Tide in the BCS National Championship Game.
The path to Pasadena is clear for Texas. The Longhorns demolished Oklahoma State to set themselves up for a BCS title run.
How do Florida and Oklahoma measure up? Pat Forde finds out in the championship edition of the Tale of the Tape.
Sportsmanship can be hazardous to your BCS health. Greed is good in the BCS era. Title game coaches Bob Stoops and Urban Meyer are proof that being vicious can have its benefits.
Next year's BCS National Championship Game will be played in Miami, and the Ohio State Buckeyes aren't invited. Especially if the Southeastern Conference champion is invited.
New Orleans will pause Monday night from the still-daunting reality of Katrina recovery to celebrate its return as a big-event sports city. We should celebrate with it.
The Big Ten and SEC have passionate fans and storied traditions. But which conference takes the cake? Pat Forde breaks it down in a BCS Championship edition of Tale of the Tape.