PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After a regular season filled with blowout victories and easy fourth quarters, Jameis Winston and Florida State showed they could close like champions, too.
Leading Auburn in 2010 to a national championship & winning a Heisman trophy while in his first year, Cam Newton has never been shy to shout “War Eagle” & support his love of Auburn football. But Twitter has gone viral this week with a picture of Cam repping a FSU hoodie!
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
The Southeastern Conference has stated its case. Now all Auburn can do is watch, wait and hope for No. 1 Florida State or No. 2 Ohio State to stumble.
Cam Newton’s coach at auburn, Gene Chizik, spoke with Mac about Cam’s development, Auburn’s success after he departed and breaking down the SEC championship game.
I don’t think that the SEC will win a national championship in college football this year, and I am perfectly okay with that if that’s the case.
With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?
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.
Cam Newton walked into the press conference Sunday afternoon, flashed that familiar smile and gave a tip of the hat to his former college team. “War Eagle. War Eagle. War. Damn. Eagle,” Newton said.
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.