The Crimson Tide faithful were left empty-handed and disappointed at the conclusion of Saturday night's events, many, even frustrated. A rough night in Tuscaloosa and a rough Saturday for the Tide Faithful as Alabama Football fell to Ole Miss 43-37.
It's "Rivalry Week" in college football and few games mean more to the College Football Playoff picture than the Egg Bowl taking place in Oxford, Mississippi between the Ole Miss Rebels and the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
This morning I overheard a man in his mid-fifties say, "Isn't he a homo?" Naturally, I assumed he was talking about me, so I looked up from my book and started to not-so-accidentally eavesdrop. Turns out, they were talking about Michael Sam.
2015 marks the first year of the Final Four format, which means the much anticipated end to the 16-year BCS. That is a good thing for college football. Let me rephrase that: It is a great thing for college football. And the SEC showing a chink in its armor might just be as well.
Alabama will put its hopes of three straight national championships (the winner of this game has actually already won four straight national championships) on the line on the road against a surprising, yet talented Auburn team.
The SEC has ruled the landscape of college football for seven years by producing seven straight national champions. And yet, while the Alabama's, LSU's and Georgia's of the world continue their impressive runs, it is the Pac-12 that may just be the best conference in college football today.
Year one didn't go as planned for the boys from Columbia, Missouri with too many injuries to the offensive line and many skill positions ending in a 5-7 finish with no bowl appearance. Things will be different in the fall of 2013 and a bowl appearance will happen for the Tigers.