The Alabama Crimson Tide have reportedly locked up Nick Saban as their head coach for the forseable future.
With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?
Brady Poppinga joins MaD Radio to discuss the moving and shaking going on in NCAAF and what the University of Texas should do with Mack Brown.
It is fitting that the Iron Bowl finally gets to play this kind of role in the SEC, and it is a shock it has not happened like this before. Since the addition of a conference championship game in the SEC in 1992, Alabama and Auburn have never been quite this good in the same season.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are eligible to play in the BCS Title game, they’re just not good enough.
Even Nick Saban isn’t protesting too loudly that Alabama-LSU is just another game.
No. 10 LSU (7-2, 3-2 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama (8-0, 5-0), 8 p.m. (CBS)
The agent for coach Nick Saban told Texas officials in January that Texas was the only school he would consider leaving Alabama for, and his success with the Crimson Tide had put him under “special pressure,” The Associated Press has learned.
This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.
No. 1 Alabama versus No. 10 LSU is still a made-for-prime-time matchup in the Southeastern Conference Saturday night and maybe even a must-win in the Crimson Tide’s bid for a third consecutive national championship.