Found January 08, 2012 on
Southeastern Conference rivals play for the title in New Orleans. Lousiana State defeated Alabama, 9-6, in a regular season game during which no touchdowns were scored.
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This Crimson Tide versus Tigers BCS Championship is a tough pick as these are two evenly matched SEC college football teams. Their mid-season matchup went to overtime and could have gone either way. But this is not the reason for my dilemma. In 1984, I moved to Baton Rouge and just had a great time down in the Bayou. Some people went to college I went to Louisiana. I had...
NEW ORLEANS One of these things is not like the others. One of these things just doesn't belong.
Anybody younger than 50 recognizes that jingle from "Sesame Street," but in football, the thing that's not like the others is the field goal kicker: that little guy with the clean uniform, the one who sits off by himself when he's not booting balls into a net...
Alabama coach Nick Saban was hopping mad two years ago after his players bumped him in the head with the Gatorade bucket while trying to do the celebratory beverage bath. This time around, his players were able to dump him with Gatorade without nailing him in the dome. And Saban actually enjoyed it:
Yes, Nick Saban actually expressed joy for a change. He was smiling and had a messed...
A staunch defensive effort, combined with a record-setting night from kicker Jeremy Shelley, propelled the University of Alabama football team to its 14th national championship with a 21-0 victory over LSU Monday night in the BCS National Championship Game.
Justin Hamilton and Storm Warren each had a double-double, and LSU defeated Ole Miss 81-55 in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams Saturday. Hamilton had career highs with 23 points and 16 rebounds. Hamilton made nine of his 12 field goal attempts. Warren matched his season-high with 15 points and collected 11 rebounds.
Is there any doubt the Crimson Tide are the national champs? No. 2 Alabama dominated No. 1 LSU in their rematch, a 21-0 defensive masterpiece and the first shutout in BCS history.