Monday, January 7, 2013
The No. 1 Irish and No. 2 Crimson Tide meet in Miami to decide the national championship in Miami. Who are you pulling for?
And then there was one. The climax of the 2012-13 bowl season is Monday (January 7), when Notre Dame and Alabama meet in Miami in the BCS Championship Game. (Game time: 8:30 p.m., ESPN). The unbeaten, No. 1 Irish and No. 2 Crimson Tide have been practicing and talking with media members for several days, so we want to bring you a sampling of the information, to -- Who ya got in Alabama-Notre Dame? Share your predictions and thoughts in the comments below. -- Who ya got in Alabama-Notre Dame? Share your predictions and thoughts in the comments below. You might also enjoy reading: Keep up with Peachtree Corners news. Subscribe to the Peachtree Corners Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
If the Bulldogs beat Bama, they're likely headed to Miami to take on Notre Dame for the BCS title.
Well, here we are, on the brink of the SEC championship game, a game that many doubted the Georgia Bulldogs would reach this year, but which could propel them to the contest for the National Championship. The Bulldogs haven't won a national title since they beat Notre Dame in 1980, despite fielding one of the most consistently successful teams in the country. As Dan Wolken of USA Today put it, "There aren't many opportunities to put 30 years of frustration aside as a program, but Georgia is on the doorstep of one of them." To get in the door, the Bulldogs have to defeat No. 2 Alabama, no easy feat. Seth Emerson reports for the Ledger-Enquirer that the teams are pretty evenly matched, with Georgia bringing the nation's No. 1 quarterback in …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The day has arrived for the BCS title game -- and the controversial rematch. Also, discussions about the future of the BCS are expected.
Monday, January 9, 2012
The day many SEC football fans have been waiting for has arrived. Alabama and LSU will tangle -- again -- Monday night in the Superdome in New Orleans to determine the Bowl Championship Series champion. It's controversial for several reasons. One, LSU already has beaten Alabama once this season, during the regular season in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Thus, the Crimson Tide could win the national title game despite not winning their own conference. And Oklahoma State got nosed out of the title game despite winning the Big 12. Also, the BCS itself is the subject of much criticism. Its matchups are determined by both computer rankings and human voters. Thus, the inference of political influence is constant. It has the word "championship" in its title, …