Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: BCS title game edition with Jeremy Shelley, A.J. McCarron, Nick Saban, and more.

All Over But the Crying.  
Alabama defeats LSU for the BCS championship 21-0. (ESPN)

Going along with the crowd. 
AP writers avoid a potential split "national championship" by voting Alabama no. 1 in the final writers poll of the season. (ESPN)

Redemption Song.
Alabama kicker Jeremy Shelley made up for his notoriously poor performance in the first meeting between LSU and Alabama this season by kicking five field goals in the BCS title game. (ESPN)

From Here to Maturity.
Ivan Maisel praises the maturity level of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron. (ESPN)

My Bad. 
LSU head football coach Les Miles takes responsibility for the Tigers' embarrassing loss to Alabama. (The Times-Picayune)

He should have gone to Jarrett. 

Les Miles comes under fire for not replacing QB Jordan Jefferson with his back-up, Jarrett Lee. (Dr. Saturday)

Stop the Insanity! 
Adam Hoge begs The Powers That Be in  college football to never allow a game like Monday night's BCS title game to ever happen again. (CBS Chicago)

 "I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened."
The BCS title game seen through the eyes of Twitter. (USA Today)

Alabama is "a half-great team."
Because Bill Dwyre said so. Shut up, Bill. (The Los Angeles Times)

"Why Nick Saban is the Next Bear Bryant."
Oh child, please. (The Bleacher Report)

14 Shots to the Dome.
Brent Musburger called Tyrann Matheiu "Honey Badger" 14 times last night. Someone must have told him about "The BCS Title Drinking Game." (Deadspin)

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