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If LSU coach Les Miles is up for it, count Nick Saban in. Much of the post-game talk after No. 2 Alabama’s 42-14 win at Auburn was of an Alabama/LSU rematch in the BCS national title game.
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Nick Saban says picking the two most worthy teams is the only criteria that should matter to poll voters helping to choose the national championship game participants.
The Crimson Tide coach says, ''Who's the best two teams? That's the question.''
Of course he has a vested interest.
His criteria means not voting the second-ranked Tide lower to avoid a rematch...
COACH MILES: We'd like to offer congratulations to a great Georgia team for winning the East. I know they started slowly but got it in gear. Mark Richt has done a great job there. I can tell you that our football team is looking forward to competing against them, the opportunity to get through the regular season and get to a game that is representative of the conference championship...
Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino was not happy with LSU's Les Miles for running up the score, and cameras caught Petrino delivering a message to his coaching counterpart.
LSU coach Les Miles talks to TigerSportsDigest.com's Emily Villere about improving to 12-0 after his Tigers beat Arkansas 41-17 to claim the SEC Western Division title.
Nick Saban says picking the two most worthy teams is the only criteria that should matter to poll voters helping to choose the national championship game participants. The Crimson Tide coach says, "Who's the best two teams? That's the question." Of course he has a vested interest. His criteria means not voting the second-ranked Tide lower to avoid a rematch with No.
BATON ROUGE -- As his undefeated team prepares to face No. 12 Georgia in the Southeastern Conference Championship game, LSU football head coach Les Miles spoke to the media at his weekly press conference.
Les Miles did not even want to contemplate whether his top-ranked Tigers might get a bid to the BCS title game even if they lost next weekend's SEC championship showdown with Georgia.
''I just want you to know something,'' Miles said. ''There would be no way that this team could come to Atlanta and not play their best.''
At this point, though...
AUBURN, Ala. -- They did everything they could do. Alabama put an emphatic exclamation point on their bid for another trip to the BCS Championship, and in the process, they exacted revenge on their biggest rival with a 42-14 win over Auburn in the Iron Bowl.
It was one of the most dominating performances of the year, especially considering Auburn's two touchdowns were not against...
LSU coach Les Miles answers questions about the upcoming meeting with Georgia in the SEC title game.
The only certainty for No. 2 Alabama is that its postseason destination is New Orleans. When and which game remains to be determined. The Crimson Tide polished off its body of work with Saturday's 42-14 romp at Auburn. Now Nick Saban and his players will be spectators while No. 3 Oklahoma State and No.
With this last regular season power poll, I’m going to repeat something I did last year and include the net conference per game yardage numbers for each team. There should be a rough correlation between the net numbers and won-loss records.
LSU (12-0, 8-0) [+167.1 ypg]. First, the Tigers won the Arkansas game. Then Les Miles won the postgame.
Alabama (11-1, 7-1) [+233.5...
11-WIN SEASONS: The win over Auburn marked the 11th on the season for Auburn. It is the 15th 11-win season in Crimson Tide history. The 15 11-win seasons ties Penn State for the second most 11-win seasons in college football history. UA has won 11 or more games three times under head coach Nick Saban.
By BRETT MARTELBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- As huge and heavy as the trophy known as "The Boot" may be, Arkansas and LSU both have much bigger things to play for when their annual Thanksgiving week rivalry is renewed on Friday.
This is arguably the biggest game to be played in venerable Tiger Stadium in more than half a century.
"This is a game that we really look forward...