December 9th, 2013 11:45 AM║ Posted By: Josh Ward ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt
Tags: Auburn, BCS, Florida State, Ole Miss
1. The SEC is looking to end the BCS era with eight consecutive titles. It’s up to Florida State to stop the SEC’s streak.
2. It looks like the BCS got things right this year, writes Adam Rittenberg.
3. Bill Hancock certainly agrees. The executive of director of the BCS was confident the best two teams would play for the title.
4. It was a “miraculous” turnaround for Auburn after a disastrous 3-9 season in 2012.
5. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn discussed the Tigers’ invitation to play for the BCS championship.
7. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher will be facing his former employer when he takes on Auburn.
SEC Bowl Matchups
8. Here’s a look at the full bowl schedule. The bowl season will kickoff on Dec. 21.
10. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops called Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron the “best player in the country.”
11. LSU will play Iowa in the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day.
12. LSU will get a look at its future quarterback when freshman Anthony Jennings starts for injured Zach Mettenberger.
13. Ole Miss is headed to the Music City Bowl. The Rebels will play Georgia Tech on Dec. 30.
14. Mississippi State is headed to its fourth consecutive bowl game for the first time in school history.
16. Georgia will play Nebraska for the second straight year. They’ll square off in the Gator Bowl on Jan. 1.
17. Gator Bowl president Rick Catlett: “Unfortunately the selection process for bowl games under the BCS has not been the easiest process.”
18. Steve Spurrier said the Capital One Bowl is “by far” the best bowl for South Carolina. The Gamecocks will play Wisconsin on Jan. 1.
20. Vanderbilt is headed to the BBVA Compass Bowl to play Houston on Jan. 4.
21. Ole Miss came close but lost to Oregon 115-105 in overtime on Sunday.
22. Auburn’s football success hasn’t carried over to basketball. The Tigers lost 81-62 to Illinois on Sunday.
21. Jameis Winston is going to win the Heisman Trophy, writes Chris Huston. The real race appears to be for second place.
22. Here are the final USA Today Coaches Poll ballots. Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury voted Alabama No. 6.
23. Paul Myerberg provides a quick look at the BCS bowl matchups.
24. Bowling Green coach Dave Clawson is interviewing for the Wake Forest job. BG won the MAC championship last week.
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