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Beyond the Combine:
Love it or hate it, there’s no getting away from the fact the SEC is a dominant force in college football.
And that dominance will be on display once again Saturday as No. 2 Alabama (11-1) takes on No. 3 Georgia (11-1) for the SEC title in the most anticipated showdown of the week.
But there’s much more than just conference bragging rights on the line, with the winner heading to Miami on Jan. 7 for a BCS Championship showdown with No. 1 Notre Dame and the loser dropping out of consideration for any of the five BCS bowl games.
Under head coach Nick Saban, Alabama is playing for a shot at a second consecutive national crown and third in four years, while the conference is seeking a remarkable seventh straight BCS title, with Florida (2006 and 2008), LSU (2007) and Auburn (2010) each also winning in recent years.
The matchup should also offer a contrast in styles, with the more physical, run-oriented Crimson Tide a touchdown favorite over the more athletic Bulldogs.
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Nothing has to be worse than throwing a horrific interception directly to Ha’Sean Clinton-Dixon and then getting absolutely leveled by a massive Alabama defensive tackle. This hit was definitely helmet to helmet, but it wasn’t as much of a blindside hit as you might think. If you look closely, Murray sees Dial at the very last second, but unfortunately for him it was too...
Talk about a battle between two heavyweights who stood in the middle of the ring and just kept delivering haymakers against each other, wondering who would be standing at the end saw a second half point spree that resulted in a 32-28 victory by the Crimson Tide. With this victory, Alabama gets a chance to repeat as it will play the #1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the BCS Championship...
Georgia State head coach Bill Curry coached his last game on November 10, 2012 in a drubbing 51-7 loss to Maine. The final score of his final game does not necessarily represent the final impact of Curry's coaching and football career. Curry took the job at Georgia State 12 years after his last time as a head coach at Kentucky in 1996. He was also previously the head coach at...
Alabama vs. Notre Dame. The BCS championship game couldn't get much bigger.
The Crimson Tide locked up a spot in the title game in Miami on Jan. 7 with a 32-28 victory over Georgia in the SEC championship game Saturday.
Now the hype can begin for what could be the most-watched BCS title game since the system was implemented in 1998. It'd be hard to find two more popular...
It was setting up to being one of the most dramatic endings to an SEC Championship, but then the Georgia Bulldogs finished it like only Georgia could. Alabama’s defense was on its heels when Georgia reached the 8-yard line with only 15 seconds remaining. The obvious thing to do at this point was to clock [...]
Alabama will get its shot at BCS history. For the first time since Ohio State made back-to-back trips to the BCS National Championship Game in 2007 and 2008, we have a return contender for the BCS title in the Crimson Tide.
But unlike the Buckeyes, who lost both attempts to lift the crystal football, the Crimson Tide have a shot to make history — and win a second straight BCS national...
As Alabama and Georgia prepare for Saturday’s Southeastern Conference Championship Game in Atlanta, for some reason, much more has been made of Alabama’s one loss than has been made of Georgia being beaten once this season. In fact, there has been more talk about the Crimson Tide’s one loss in 2011 than about the defeat suffered by the Bulldogs.
There’s no telling what kind of sh*t is going to be slung at Nick Saban this weekend, considering that the Crimson Tide are playing Georgia in Georgia. No matter what happens though we’re...
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The SEC Championship game will give one team a birth in the BCS Championship game against Notre Dame. Will it be Alabama seeking its second consecutive title or will Georgia find a way to punch its ticket to the big dance. The game which will be played in the Georgia Dome is scheduled for a 4 p.m. EST kickoff and can be seen on CBS.
Ranked No. 2 and No. 3, Alabama and Georgia both...
The Southeastern Conference was begun and, fittingly, Alabama won the first SEC Championship. Saturday night in Atlanta, the Crimson Tide won its 23rd. A part of that remarkable record is that Bama is the only team to have won league titles in each of the parts of nine decades of the conference.
Alabama's Nick Saban and Georgia's Mark Richt spoke to reporters Friday afternoon before the SEC Championship game Saturday. Afterwards, the Crimson Tide took to the field for a short practice.
Stop the presses………UGA will win on Saturday.
Every single talking head except for a few uniformed media fools are picking Alabama. It’s magic, it is Nick Saban the master of the big game. Coach Mark Richt matching wits against Saban could never happen, at least in the media’s eye. Little doubt the Master Saban will have such a game plan that the tolerable Mark Richt...
Nick Saban loves to equate a boxing match between two adept punchers as the scenario his team must endure for the inevitable test. Toughness, mental and physical, counts in the athletic arena. Alabama tasted the canvas many times falling behind a relentless Georgia team three times before the final bell concluded the gridiron slugfest.
In the BCS Standings they are No.2 and No.3. But for most observers, this is the national championship game.
Not since Florida and Alabama were 1 and 2 heading into the first week of December has an SEC Championship Game been as big. Either team, Alabama or Georgia, will be favored over Notre Dame.
But unlike previous SEC Championships, the Bulldogs and Crimson Tide are more than...