Found November 20, 2011 on BCS Know How:
Trent Richardson Alabama’s home finale was all about Richardson as the Crimson Tide defense wasn’t quite up to par, leaving Richardson’s three touchdowns to be the key to another Alabama victory. Richardson ran for 175 yards against a very game Georgia Southern team in Tuscaloosa to once again prove he (along with Wisconsin’s Monte Ball) is among the the nation’s best running backs. Is Richardson, however, good enough to warrant a Heisman trophy this season? The running back may only get one more chance to prove his worth, however, if the Crimson Tide are unable to make their way to the SEC championship game. Either way, it will be integral for Richardson to perform well against Auburn next week in the Iron Bowl to leave voters with a good final impression. Case Keenum It wasn’t Keenum’s arm or Houston’s offense that shined for the Cougars on Saturday, although Keenum did set the FBS all-time record for completions. Instead it was Houston’s defense that shined Saturday against SMU,...

Richardson powers Bama past Ga. Southern, 45-21

Trent Richardson rushed for 175 yards and scored three touchdowns to power No. 3 Alabama to a 45-21 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday.

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Suck for Luck has become a catchphrase throughout the NFL in 2011.  At 6-4, 235lbs, the Stanford senior has already been deemed NFL ready and the soon to be savior for one lucky professional franchise that is still to be determined.  If NFL draft history has taught us anything it’s that there are no sure-fire NFL prodigies at any position coming out of college.  That brings...

Big Game has big meaning for Luck, No. 8 Stanford

The Big Game is a little bigger for Andrew Luck this year. Stanford's standout quarterback is coming off his worst performance of the season in a crushing loss to Oregon. His Heisman Trophy campaign is no longer a runaway and questions are starting to emerge about his abilities. So when Luck leads the No. 8 Cardinal for perhaps the final time in his career against California...

Richardson sets 'Bama TD mark in sluggish victory

Trent Richardson rushed for 175 yards and scored three touchdowns to power No. 3 Alabama to a 45-21 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday.

Bama players still sting from Iron Bowl collapse

Last year's Iron Bowl was a game Alabama players will probably always remember. The second-ranked Crimson Tide's coaches aren't letting them forget it, that's for sure. Alabama soared to an utterly one-sided 24-0 lead over Auburn and appeared poised to squash the Tigers' national championship hopes. It ended with a 28-27 Auburn win in the greatest collapse in...

SEC has a day only the SEC could survive

Univesity of Alabama running back Trent Richardson (3) tries to break away from the South Carolina defensive including Stephon Gilmore (5), Antonio Allen (26) and Chaun Gresham (29) during their NCAA college football game in Columbia,South Carolina October 9, 2010. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL) An annual tradition in the south is the second...

Luck, No. 8 Stanford survive to beat Cal 31-28

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Andrew Luck slogged through a soggy field, all smiles, hands raised, taking a little extra time watching his Stanford teammates sprint to lift The Axe in triumph. One last Big Game moment to savor. Luck threw for 257 yards and two touchdowns and No. 8 Stanford survived a shaky start to beat rival California 31-28 on Saturday night in rain-soaked Big Game...

Iron Bowl again figures in title, Heisman races

The Iron Bowl once again carries national title and Heisman Trophy implications. No. 2 Alabama visits rival Auburn on Saturday likely needing only a win to advance to the BCS championship game thanks to an array of losses by other contenders. Plus, Crimson Tide tailback Trent Richardson's among the Heisman contenders. The already bitter rivalry got spice from the Tigers'...

Stanford starts shaky but wins Big Game (AP)

Andrew Luck threw for 257 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 8 Stanford survived a shaky start to beat rival California 31-28 on Saturday night in a rain-soaked Big Game. Luck revived his Heisman Trophy campaign by tossing scores to Levine Toilolo and Ryan Hewitt, keeping the Cardinal's slim chances of a Pac-12 title and national championship alive.

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Cal comes up short in 31-28 loss at No. 8 Stanford

Zach Maynard took a small bit of satisfaction out of his first Big Game knowing he turned in one of his best performances of the season and considerably closed the gap in the long-running rivalry. Andrew Luck and Stanford took everything else. Maynard threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns before California's comeback bid came up just short, losing 31-28 to No. 8 Stanford on...
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