The past two meetings of Florida-Alabama have been epic. Great trilogies are rare; enjoy seeing two great teams in their prime.
The first Forde-Yard Dash of the 2010 season sprints through the game's most interesting men, biggest dolts and name-drops a few game-changers.
Alabama's dominating defense will play a leading role, but the central figure in this appealing national championship drama is Texas QB Colt McCoy.
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 2009 season had its share of surprises. From unranked Cincinnati transforming into a national title contender to Ndamukong Suh becoming a Heisman candidate, the message for the postseason is clear: Expect the unexpected.
From pre-bowl crescendo games to the annual end-of-season awards, The Dash runs through it all.
From players, coaches and games to surprises and busts, The Dash's midterm exam runs through it all.