Chip Kelly has dazzled the nation with his spread offense at Oregon, and this offseason he could be asked to take his spread to the NFL. But until an NFL team completely commits to a spread offense, it's unlikely to transfer well to the pros.
His runs and passes will long live in Auburn lore, but Cam Newton brought more than athletic skills to the Plains. He established himself as a leader the Tigers could follow all the way to the BCS title game.
It used to be that defense won championships. With two high-octane offenses in Auburn and Oregon, this year's BCS National Championship Game has parted ways with college football's long-held traditions.