On Monday evening, Florida State and Auburn put a tidy bow on the season and the BCS era, playing what should become an iconic game in college football history. The Seminoles scored the game-winning touchdown with 13 seconds left to come back and beat the Tigers, 34-31.
With the completion of that game, the 2013 season is officially part of the past. We can now look forward to a new chapter of college football history, starting with the four-team College Football Playoff in 2014.
Before we do, however, let's take a moment to pause and reflect on the last non-playoff bowl season. Right from the opening game between Washington State and Colorado State, it was clear that this could be a special slate of games—and it didn't disappoint.
Here are some winners and losers from the past month.