As LSU and Alabama prepare for their version of the "Game of the Century," past coaches such as Lou Holtz, Barry Switzer and Bobby Bowden remember the preparation and pressure surrounding No. 1-vs.-No. 2 games when they coached.
Texas Tech, USC and Syracuse made statements in Week 8, spoiling the seasons of Oklahoma, Notre Dame and West Virginia. For teams that have struggled, one big win can make all the difference in building a program.