The 2011 BCS Championship game between the Auburn Tigers and Oregon Ducks is being played tonight in Glenadale, Ariz. Both teams had perfect 12-0 seasons and both are making their BCS title game debuts.
The No. 1 ranked Tigers are led by Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Cam Newton and head coach Gene Chizik. Oregon, led by running back LaMichael James, averaged 49.3 points per game this year. Both squads won their conferences and each has a very high-scoring offense.
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01/11/2011 12:12 AM EST
Wes Byrum kicks a 19-yard field goal and Auburn wins the BCS Championship!
01/11/2011 12:11 AM EST
Tigers Waste More Time
Cam Newton took a knee to knock off eight more seconds. With two seconds remaining, the Tigers will attempt a game-winning field goal.
01/11/2011 12:09 AM EST
The refs ruled that he was down before the goal line. It will be first-and-goal at the half-yard-line.
01/11/2011 12:08 AM EST
Michael Dyer completed the amazing drive by running up the middle and getting dragged into the end zone. The ruling on the field is a touchdown, but the play is under review. Dyer's knee appears to be down before he got in. 10 seconds left in the game.
01/11/2011 12:06 AM EST
Tigers In The Red Zone
Cam Newton and the Tigers are trying to waste as much time as they can in order to set up for a game-winning field goal.
01/11/2011 12:04 AM EST
The officials confirmed that the ruling on the field stands, making it a crazy 37-yard run for Auburn's Michael Dyer.
01/11/2011 12:03 AM EST
Running back Michael Dyer was dragged down after a short gain... or was he? The whistle never blew and Dyer kept running. He doesn't appear to be down after watching the replay. What will be the call?
01/10/2011 11:59 PM EST
Oregon ties the game at 19! Darron Thomas finds Jeff Maehl in the back of the end zone for the two-point conversion.
01/10/2011 11:58 PM EST
Darron Thomas throws a shuffle pass to LaMichael James for the TOUCHDOWN. Oregon cuts the lead to 19-17. They're going for TWO!
01/10/2011 11:57 PM EST
Ducks Use 2nd Timeout
On third-and-1, the Ducks used their second timeout with 2:36 remaining.