Butler's run to the NCAA men's basketball title game isn't all that different from the road that Boise State finds itself on. Sustained success helped both teams break through the glass ceiling.
The visit to the White House is a special moment for any championship team. Monday was Alabama's turn to be awed by that experience.
The nation wrote off Ohio State six weeks ago. Joe Paterno was written off even earlier than that. Both have managed to come back strong, writes Ivan Maisel.
Penn State was waiting for Derrick Williams to have a breakout game. He played like a real star against Illinois. And the Nittany Lions look to be a real good team.
College football coaches know Texas has always been ripe for the picking of prospects. Now the nation will get to see the Lone Star State's wealth of quarterbacks in the nation's best bowls.