This hasn’t exactly been the most compelling of bowl seasons so far but fear not, things are about to go to the next level as some terrific New Year’s Six Bowl games get under way. As great as some of the matchups are between some really great teams they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball.
The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy slate is on tap for Dec.
We all know there are still one or two more games left for Alabama to play in this 2017 college football season. But let’s take a quick snapshot at the best of the best from their regular season before we tilt an eye toward their Sugar Bowl showdown with Clemson.
One could make a strong argument that the 2017 college football season ranks among the very best of modern times. This campaign featured countless heart-stopping finishes, provided landscape-altering upsets, and was highlighted with many of the best individual performances of recent memory.
Head coach Ed Orgeron’s first season guiding the LSU Tigers was anything but boring, even finishing on the border of fantastic. The Bayou Bengals started out 3-2 with a head-scratching 24-21 loss to Troy at home mixed in, but rebounded for a 9-3 showing (6-2 in SEC play), highlighted by wins over then- No. 21 Florida and No.