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BCS Title Game in Review

MIKE CUMMINGS: I suppose there’s a joke somewhere in all of this for the rest of the country, and as a citizen of the great state of Alabama, I’ve gotta admit we kinda, sorta do it to ourselves sometimes. But anyway, here goes: When Wes Byrum drove the game-winning field goal through the uprights for Auburn on Monday night, about half the state was sitting under 6-12 inches of ice and snow. Presumably the 50 percent who felt the wrath of Old Man Winter also just happened to be the fans of that other school down the road in Tuscaloosa, because with Auburn winning the national championship a mere one year after the Sabanocalypse, hell had indeed just frozen over.

CHRIS PUMMER: Give credit where credit is due for Monday’s game. Auburn’s defense, which had been spotty all season, came through in a big way. Continue reading

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College Football Top Five

BRAD GOLDBACH: College football is just around the corner. A lot of big name quarterbacks like Tim Tebow, Sam Bradford and Colt McCoy are gone, and although there will be some new faces taking the field this season, one name stands above the rest: Alabama. Here’s how I see the top five shaking out right now:

ALEX PREWITT: Trot out the goofy mascots and let’s charge through the tunnel, because it’s time for college football season. There’s a jumbled mess atop the preseason rankings, a convoluted pile that doesn’t figure to sort itself anytime soon. Here’s my take on the top five entering 2010-11: Continue reading

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