Controversy aside, if Alabama wins the College Football Playoff, it will be the only school to garner two national championships without winning its division, much less its conference. The Crimson Tide accomplished the same feat in 2011.
College football's bowl slate wraps up with an intriguing slate of must-see matchups on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson could be playing in his final collegiate game in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State.
Alabama and Clemson meet on Monday, Jan. 1 in the Sugar Bowl with a trip to Atlanta, Ga. and a berth in the national championship up for grabs. This is the third consecutive year the Tigers and Crimson Tide have met in the postseason but the first of the matchups to take place outside of the national title game.
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.
As the 2017 college football season comes to a close, we can’t help but look ahead to 2018. Although the bowl season got started on Saturday, there are still 32 more games to go plus the two College Football Playoff semifinals and national championship game on Jan. 8.