Forget much of what you know about college football. The chase for one of the four playoff spots begins this weekend with a handful of high-profile games.
This isn’t your average run-of-the-mill locker room – no, sir. We’re in an age of bigger and better and Texas A&M went all out to make sure their football players are completely comfortable – you know, by offering all the creature comforts of home.
WWJ’s Murray Feldman explained that the investigation of investor Carl Icahn could have a ripple effect in the Metro Detroit area.
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
Despite posting a disappointing 7-5 record and having to watch its two biggest rivals duke it out for the Big Ten Championship this weekend, the Michigan Wolverines football team pulled in the second-highest television ratings in the nation this season, bested only by the Alabama Crimson Tide.
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.
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.
By now, we have taken a glance at some of the SEC’s Heisman hopefuls like Manziel, McCarron and Murray. But what about the league’s second highest-rated passer, LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger?
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.
If there is one quarterback in the country you might want leading your offense down field with the game on the line, it may be Alabama’s AJ McCarron.