Fans and media critics alike toss around words like “greatest” and “all-time” fairly liberally. I am not immune from this type of hyperbole, as I’ve been known to wax poetically about most, best or awesome-est games, players, teams, moments or endings in the long and storied history of college football.But Florida State’s win over Auburn on Monday night in the...
Tune in to the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast as our staff talks college football every week leading up to the 2014 season.iTunes | Podcast ArchiveThe dust has barely settled on what was a truly magnificent ending to the BCS era. Not only in the national championship game performance by both Florida State and Auburn but also the rest of the BCS slate. BCS executive director Bill Hancock...
Alabama may have the top dog when it comes to the nation’s top strongside defensive ends, but LSU and Tennessee have two apiece when you take a look at the SEC’s top five.
Here’s a look at the best five strongside defensive ends in this year’s SEC recruiting class (high school recruits only):
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The SEC’s BCS National Championship streak has been broken with Florida State’s 34-31 win over Auburn, and it’s safe to say fans outside the conference are happy it’s over.
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The BCS is over; the SEC’s streak is over, and life is just rosy for everyone around college football.
Here is how fans reacted to the SEC’s streak of seven straight championships...
Mike Slive’s baby didn’t close out the BCS era like he had hoped. FSU defeated Auburn 34-31, thus ending the SEC’s seven championships in a row in one of the best games you’ll ever see.
Fitting for closing out the BCS era, I’ll say.
The SEC dominated the BCS era, and since 2002 when Slive took over as SEC commissioner, the conference has won eight total championships, including the streak of...
There have been 17 decommitments involving SEC recruits since Dec. 1, and three since New Years. Auburn has been the recent big winners–not surprisingly, as it was a national title game participant. Things like this happen every year.
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The Tigers have taken two DBs from Alabama in Stephen Roberts and Kalvaraz Bessent,...
The final USA Today Coaches’ Poll has been released, and like the AP Poll, seven SEC teams rank in the top 25.
Auburn, South Carolina, Missouri and Alabama all finish ranked in the top 10, while LSU, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt round out the top 25.
RELATED: Final AP Top 25
Here is the final coaches’ poll:
1. Florida State
3. Michigan State
4. South Carolina
The SEC’s Championship streak is over: the good and the bad
The final AP Poll has been released, and seven SEC teams are ranked in the top 25. Auburn finishes No. 2 ahead of Michigan State, while South Carolina, Missouri and Alabama all finish in the top 10. LSU, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt all finish in top 25.
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The final AP Top...
The BCS is dead. After 16 years of picking a two-team tournament, the Bowl Championship Series took its final breath in the form of a second BCS championship for Florida State. The Noles won one of the greatest college games played in a 34-31 final version of the BCS title.It was easy to hate the BCS and much more difficult to sing its praises. However, the Bowl Championship Series was a huge...
Whew! Catch your breath. Imagine how those Big Ten referees felt calling that game. They haven’t seen that type of speed from both teams the entire season.
RELATED: BCS 1st half uncensored recap
Florida State beat Auburn 34-31 in one of the best BCS Championships in history, and it’s only fitting the era was closed out on such a thrilling note. Now, we usher in the College Football...