1. LSU vs. Alabama Rematch: Watch the Top Highlights from the First Game

    Alabama fans are very familiar with the fact that the Crimson Tide moved the ball seemingly at-will over the LSU defense. They did that as long as they stuck to the plan...

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  2. Pac-12 Football Schedule 2012: The Best Conference Matchup for Every Week.

    Pac-12 football should be back in the national spotlight again in 2012. USC returns to bowl-eligibility, Matt Barkley returns to USC for his senior year and Oregon returns an intimidating offense...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 4,525 reads 9 comments

  3. Pac-12 Football Schedule 2012: Grading Every Team's Conference Schedule

    The Pac-12 finally released its full conference schedule, and I'm here to grade each team's schedule. The teams will be presented in alphabetical order and by division, with the Pac-12 North first...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 1,189 reads 2 comments

  4. Montee Ball Returns to Wisconsin: What Does That Mean for the Badgers?

    Montee Ball " target="_blank"> Montee Ball , as of Monday, plans to return for his senior season at Wisconsin instead of entering the 2012 NFL draft...

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  5. Missed Field Goals That Led to 2012 BCS National Championship Game

    There are many reasons why Alabama is facing off against LSU in New Orleans on January 9th. Most of the reasons aren't Alabama's wins. They are other teams' losses. We all know about the Iowa State upset of Oklahoma State, and the ensuing controversy..

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  6. Michigan Football: Can Michigan Raise the Bar to the BCS NCG Next Year?

    Michigan , as I wrote earlier today , has been given renewed hope by Brady Hoke. After a disappointing 7-6 2010 season, he came in and led the Wolverines to an 11-2 season in ...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 1,463 reads 8 comments

  7. Michigan's Brady Hoke and the 5 Best Breakout Coaches in College Football

    This has been a great year for college football. It's had Hail Mary passes in the final seconds of regulation. It's had tough overtime losses and wins...

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  8. Michigan Football: Why It's Better for CFB That Michigan Won the Sugar Bowl

    Michigan is one of the most storied programs in college football today. The Wolverines' rivalry with Ohio State is one of the greatest games of the season every year...

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  9. Alabama Football: 5 Reasons to Be Optimistic in 2012

    The Crimson Tide's schedule has been released for about a week now, and folks are already burying the Tide in the season opener. I'm hearing things like, "Michigan's a top 10 team and the Tide are losing too many people to be a contender next year...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 9,872 reads 19 comments

  10. Oklahoma State vs. Stanford: 5 Things We Learned from the Fiesta Bowl

    The 2011-2012 college football season will be known as "The Year of the BCS," "The Year of the Rematch," and for this sports fan, "The Year of the Kicker." I'm an Alabama Featured Columnist, so I'm familiar with games lost by kickers...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 2,238 reads 17 comments

  11. Fiesta Bowl, Stanford vs. Oklahoma State: Live Blog, Highlights and Analysis

    Oklahoma State 41, Stanford 38 — Final Score (OT) Stanford has four rushers with more than 50 carries apiece, that's what I call "major rushers." Oklahoma State comes into this game with only two...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 1,581 reads 6 comments

  12. Music City Bowl, Mississippi State vs. Wake Forest: Highlights and Live Blog

    Mississippi State 23, Wake Forest 17 FINAL SCORE CLICK HERE FOR THE HIGHLIGHT REEL FROM ESPN (1:17 long) Mississippi State's rushing attack and scoring defense battles the Wake Forest Demon Deacons' superior passing attack...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 1,137 reads 13 comments

  13. Alabama Football: Who's Missing from the Tide's 2012 SEC Schedule?

    As an avid 'Bama (and therefore SEC) fan, today is a banner day. The SEC schedule has been released, and I've already got my eyes on a few games as "season-makers...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 1,566 reads 11 comments

  14. The College Football Playoff System Where Everybody Wins!

    There has been much talk of a playoff system over the years. But, the perfect system will require compromise. My offering requires no financial compromise: It requires a compromise of tradition...

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  15. Independence Bowl, Missouri vs. UNC: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Missouri 41, UNC 24 FINAL SCORE! UNC scored on their first possession, and Missouri answered with 31 points. There were times that UNC showed flashes of a comeback, but the Tigers answered aggressively every time...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 1,858 reads 7 comments

  16. Alabama vs. LSU Rematch: Countdown to the BCS National Championship

    Bowls played: 33 Bowls left: 1 LAST BOWL GAME BEFORE THE BCS NCG: GoDaddy Bowl on 1/8/2012 at 9 PM BCS National Championship Game: January 9, 2012 My bowl record ...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 2,133 reads 20 comments

  17. New Mexico Bowl, Wyoming vs. Temple: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Temple 37, Wyoming 15 FINAL SCORE Gildan New Mexico Bowl win goes to the Temple Owls. This is their first bowl victory since 1979, and I think it's a tradition they'd like to continue...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 828 reads 7 comments

  18. The 50 Greatest Players in Alabama Crimson Tide History

    Alabama has a rich history of success and tradition. Normally, I would write this article based solely on college accomplishments, but that's not how 'Bama works, so why should I? ...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 6,294 reads 17 comments

  19. Alabama Football: 'Bama's Road to the Championship

    The Crimson Tide's road to the BCS National Championship Game had almost everything a 'Bama fan could possibly want. It had Tide victories (fans' favorite kind of victory)...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 1,864 reads 10 comments

  20. BCS Rankings: 5 Things the BCS Needs to Happen This Bowl Season

    The BCS has come under tremendous heat this year for what I like to call "The Year of the Quality Loss." The quality of loss allowed Alabama (lost to No. 1 LSU by three in OT) to remain in the No...

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  21. LSU vs. Alabama Rematch: 10 Reasons Why Alabama Blows out the Tigers This Time

    Nov. 5 was a defensive battle for the No. 1 spot in BCS rankings. Jan. 9 will be the last battle. It will not be a battle for a No. 1 seed; it will be the battle for the crystal football...

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  22. Fiesta Bowl 2012 Projection: Oklahoma State vs. Stanford

    Oklahoma State has finished their season 11-1, Stanford has also finished 11-1, but are not their conference champions. OSU finished the season with their sixth win over Oklahoma in school history...

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  23. BCS Rankings: 5 Reasons Why the System Did Its Job—Putting 1 vs 2 Together

    "The Rematch" is what this championship will be called for years to come. Alabama, win or lose, gets to put another marker in the NCAA record books. The first rematch of a regular season game in the national championship in BCS history...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 324 reads 5 comments

  24. BCS Rankings: What the Top 5 Should Look Like After LSU's Win

    LSU came out a little hesitantly, allowing Georgia to score 10 unanswered points to start the game. It would have been 24, but for some reason, UGA's receivers don't like the football to hit them in their hands...

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  25. LSU vs. Alabama Rematch: 5 Things the Tide Need to Improve to Win Round II

    LSU dominated Georgia...eventually. It took the locker-room talk at halftime, but they came out ready to dominate in the second half...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about almost 3 years ago 505 reads 25 comments