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.
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.
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.