Notre Dame couldn't keep up with Alabama in the BCS National Championship, adding another dud to this year's slate of BCS bowl games. This is why we need a playoff in college football, writes Mark Schlabach.
Illinois upset Wisconsin. Notre Dame capitalized on UCLA's collapse. But that doesn't mean the Illini or Irish have turned a corner. Chris Fowler looks at the work left to do, his top five and the toughest stadiums to get to.