Found January 10, 2012 on
When the final BCS rankings came out and revealed which two teams would be playing for the BCS Championship, a good majority of us responded with a collective, “Aw come on, not them again!” When LSU and Alabama played on Nov. 5, we witnessed a 9-6 overtime festival of snores. Last night, when they met again in the BCS Championship game… well, at least one of them scored a touchdown this time.
Make no mistake, Alabama put on a heck of a show, dismantling the nation’s top team to the tune of 21-0. I remember hearing one of the commentators say that this was the first time that the No. 1-ranked team had ever been blanked in a championship game, but I was also busy trying to convince the bartender to put on a hockey game so we could watch something more exciting.
I’ll give LSU coach Les Miles some credit, though. It is pretty ballsy to play in a National Championship game without a quarterback while running a sorority flag football offense. I’m sure Nick Saban appreciated it, too.
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Stop if you've heard this one before. Fans buy expensive tickets to see a championship football game but get to the venue to find out that those seats are unavailable. At the BCS title game, fans entered to find members of the media sitting in their paid-for seats.
Harvey Updyke, the Alabama fan accused of poisoning the oak trees on Auburn's campus, was spotted on Bourbon Street on Sunday night.
Beware Les Miles and all the LSU Tigers supporters in New Orleans, the next scariest sports fan in history is in town. Hide yo kids, hide yo mascots and school symbols. [AL].
An LSU win over Alabama in tonight's BCS Championship Game would trigger two different clauses in Les Miles' contract that would increase his salary over the next six years, potentially making him the highest paid coach in the SEC and pushing to the brink of the $5 Million Club.
Miles is currently the fourth-highest paid coach in the country at $3.75 million per year, not...
LSU coach Les Miles has won the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year award for the Football Bowl Subdivision after leading his top-ranked Tigers to a perfect regular-season record and an SEC championship.
COLUMN: For reasons only he knows the answers to, LSU coach Les Miles decision to stick with Jordan Jefferson persists through the tough loss to Alabama.
LSU coach Les Miles has already come out a winner on the day of the BCS championship game.
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Nick Saban's boys, Alabama, and Les Miles' boys, LSU, will play on Monday for the BCS championship in a much-anticipated rematch of the overtime slugfest held in Tuscaloosa. The game will be broadcast at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Monday.
Defense may win championships, but NOT TV ratings.
Alabama's national championship win drew the lowest television ratings in the BCS' 14-year history.
An overnight rating of 13.8.
That was a dip from the previous all-time low, a 14.3 rating set in 2002 by Miami and Nebraska.
Now can we finally get our playoff system or a +1 or something? PLEASE BCS PLEASE?
Finally, after days and days of talk about absolutely nothing new, the game that will explode minds and possibly actual heads is upon us. And, as is customary with nearly every game, but always the big games, everyone and their brother are throwing out a score prediction, which means you'll be hearing from the one lucky bastard who manages to nail it exactly (he or she should...