These are the top three reasons why it is OK for you Michigan fans to not want both of these teams to die in a fiery plane crash on the way to the B1G Title Game.
The stakes couldn’t be higher: To the winner goes an all-expenses paid bowl trip to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl.
Few quarterbacks in college football have put up the kind of passing numbers Fresno State’s Derek Carr has this season. Carr has passed for a nation-leading 4,462 yards and 45 touchdowns while being picked off just five times all year.
If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
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 season might be winding down but for some, it’s just getting started.
The Wolverines rank next to last in the Big Ten in rushing offense and just seventh in scoring defense.
It’s all in sight for No. 13 Michigan State, as long as the Spartans don’t stumble down the stretch.
If Kellen Moore and Colt Brennan could do it, then why not Northern Illinois Jordan Lynch? Lynch received three first-place votes for the Heisman Trophy in 2012, so he is certainly on the radar for some voters out there.